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Tigran Hamasyan's "Mockroot" Due Out On Nonesuch Records, Feb. 17

Tigran Hamasyan's "Mockroot" Due Out On Nonesuch Records, Feb. 17

Nonesuch Records Releases Label Debut By Pianist Tigran Hamasyan, Mockroot, on February 17, 2015 US Tour Dates announced including stops in Chicago, Los Angeles, Cambridge and New York “Tigran has found a way to keep improvisation fresh and lyrical. Other jazz musicians would be wise to take note.” —Guardian “There are many brilliant and perfectly finished ...

RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: February 2, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Louis Hayes and the Cannonball Adderly Legacy Band Live at Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club (Cellar Live)262220+4224519212David Hazeltine I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)242259-1704418333Jeff Hamilton Trio Great American Songs (Capri)212213-113438454Chip White Family Dedications and More (Dark Colors)210192+1844543575Jimmy Greene Beautiful Life (Mack Avenue)195170+2533819565James Farm City Folk (Nonesuch)195183+121345117157Art Hirahara Libations & Meditations (Posi-Tone)190132+5884073848Kenny Barron & Dave Holland The Art ...

NEW RECORDING

Audio Fidelity To Release Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr.'s Double-Grammy Award Winning Album "Winelight" On 5.1 Hybrid SACD

Audio Fidelity To Release Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr.'s Double-Grammy Award Winning Album "Winelight" On 5.1 Hybrid SACD

Camarillo, CA: Jazz aficionados and high end audio enthusiasts alike are excited about the forthcoming release of jazz legend Grover Washington, Jr.'s Winelight album on 5.1 Hybrid SACD from Audio Fidelity in association with ETrain Records. With Winelight, Grover Washington, Jr. produced a magical collection of jazz and soul with a touch of pop. He set ...

PERFORMANCE

Jovan Alexandre Launches Weekly NYC Jazz Residency At The Music Room At Carroll Place

Jovan Alexandre Launches Weekly NYC Jazz Residency At The Music Room At Carroll Place

SETS AT 10PM AND MIDNIGHT EVERY THURSDAY BEGINNING JANUARY 29 DEBUT ALBUM COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS OUT FEBRUARY 24 “Jovan Alexandre is one of the most exciting new voices to emerge on the tenor saxophone— conceptually—in a long time. A gifted composer, his personal sound can seem variously molten and sharp-cornered within the same tune, sometimes almost within ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby Hackett

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bobby Hackett

All About Jazz is celebrating Bobby Hackett's birthday today! Bobby Hackett, one of nine children, was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. At an early age he played the ukulele and by the time he was twelve played guitar and violin, and had bought his first cornet. He left high school after his freshman year ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, January 30 - February 5

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, January 30 - February 5

Our January thaw is apparently over, but live jazz continues at a simmering level as we head into February. Steve Kenny continues to book jazz on Saturdays at the Black Dog (Dean Granros Quartet this weekend), and has just announced similar intentions for Fridays at The Nicollet in Minneapolis starting in March; What Would Monk Do ...

EVENT

Debbie Harry Adds Additional Shows To Sold Out Cafe Carlyle Residency

Debbie Harry Adds Additional Shows To Sold Out Cafe Carlyle Residency

While perhaps best known for her trailblazing 40-year career with iconic Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Blondie, Debbie Harry has always staunchly resisted the option of coasting on her laurels. Instead she has followed an idiosyncratic path that has demonstrated her restless creative spirit, wide-ranging interests and diverse skills. She has performed alongside Marina ...

FESTIVAL

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Takes Place June 14 & 21 In The Urban Meadow

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Takes Place June 14 & 21 In The Urban Meadow

“The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill... The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.” —Nate Chinen, New ...

WEBSITE

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz Musician Database Tops 70,000 Profiles

All About Jazz, stewards of the largest jazz database on the internet, is now home to over 70,000 jazz musician profiles. A veritable who's who directory, the Jazz Musician Database includes musician profiles ranging from legendary figures like Miles Davis, to today's stars like Pat Metheny, to emerging artists like Ambrose Akinmusire. Musician/band profiles include biographical ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

From author Larry Reni Thomas: I am not on anybody's side. I am not on Lee Morgan's side. I am not on Helen Morgan's side. I am on the side of history. I understand people who loved Lee. And can also understand the people who loved Helen. But, I wrote this book for historical significance. I ...


 

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