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Jazz Musician of the Day: Horace Silver

Jazz Musician of the Day: Horace Silver

All About Jazz is celebrating Horace Silver's birthday today! When Horace Silver once wrote out his rules for musical composition (in the liner notes to the 1968 record, Serenade to a Soul Sister), he expounded on the importance of “meaningful simplicity." The pianist could have just as easily been describing his own life. For more than ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Art Pepper

Jazz Musician of the Day: Art Pepper

All About Jazz is celebrating Art Pepper's birthday today! Alto Saxophonist Art Pepper, a native of Gardena California, played in the overtly emotional manner that came to define the West Coast style. His solo approach was always passionate, from early recordings made with Stan Kenton\'s orchestra during his years with the band (1943 and 1946-52) and ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Tineke Postma

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tineke Postma

All About Jazz is celebrating Tineke Postma's birthday today! Tineke Postma is an internationally acknowleged active jazzsaxophonist. During her college years at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, she received two scolarships to study at the Manhattan School for Music in New York, where she was taught by Dick Oatts, David Liebman and Chris Potter. In 2003, Tineke ...

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JazzWeek Radio Chart: September 1, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Cyrus Chestnut Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)246280-3415617222Bobby Hutcherson Enjoy The View (Blue Note)238270-3205219333Sean Jones im.pro.vise (Mack Avenue)233221+1225817454Cyrille Aimée It's A Good Day (Mack Avenue)217201+16552445225Bobby Broom My Shining Hour (Origin)205160+4544653666Barbara Morrison I Love You, Yes I Do (Savant)200199+1148467117Fred Hersch Floating (Fred Hersch Music)197184+1324476898Henry Butler-Steven Bernstein and The Hot 9 Viper's Drag (Impulse!/Universal)195193+214777949Theo Croker Afro Physicist (OKeh)189215-26040211101910Rodney Whitaker When ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Parker

Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie Parker

All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Parker's birthday today! The only child of Charles and Addie Parker, Charlie Parker was one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz players of the 1940’s. When Parker was still a child, his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where jazz, blues and gospel music were flourishing. His ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Legendary Jazz Influencers Reign in the 2014-15 Season with Jazz at the Kimmel Ticketed and Free Events

Legendary Jazz Influencers Reign in the 2014-15 Season with Jazz at the Kimmel Ticketed and Free Events

ALL STAR SITTIN’ IN JAM SESSION Kicks off the Jazz Season with Ticketed Performance Featuring Trombone Legend JEFF BRADSHAW, Jazz Vocalist LAURIN TALESE, Spoken Word Star URSULA RUCKER, Singer Songwriter SOMI, Hip-Hop Producer Kokayi, and Electro-Pop Chanteuse KATE FAUST Season Long Celebration of Jazz Features Kurt Elling, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis with ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Goldings

Jazz Musician of the Day: Larry Goldings

All About Jazz is celebrating Larry Goldings' birthday today! With his signature Hammond organ style and versatility on many keyboards, Boston native Larry Goldings has traversed not only the wide spectrum of jazz where he is perhaps best known, but also the worlds of funk, pop, and electronic/alternative music.  High in demand as a sideman, Goldings\' ...

PERFORMANCE/TOUR

Roulette Announces Details Of Fall 2014 Performance Season

Thirty-Four Experimental Music, Dance and Intermedia Performances in the Fall 2014 Season Season Highlights To Include: THE SUN RA ARKESTRA directed by Marshall Allen
29 SpaceTime: Julia Heyward and Perry Hoberman
[DANCEROULETTE] Sally Silvers: Actual Size
John Zorn’s Cobra!
Henry Threadgill
Annie Gosfield / JACK Quartet: ...

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Saxophonist Joshua Redman on the issues that face jazz musicians

Saxophonist Joshua Redman on the issues that face jazz musicians

Tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman has been a star since he burst onto the jazz scene in his early 20s, winning the Thelonious Monk competition in 1991 and launching his prolific recording career in 1993. At 45, he remains a charismatic musician with broad stylistic interests, but with a blues sensibility and a fundamental allegiance to mainstream ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Lester Young

Jazz Musician of the Day: Lester Young

All About Jazz is celebrating Lester Young's birthday today! Lester “Prez" Young was one of the giants of the tenor saxophone. He was the greatest improviser between Coleman Hawkins and Louis Armstrong of the 1920s and Charlie Parker in the 1940s. From the beginning, he set out to be different: He had his own lingo; In ...


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