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Jost Project to Perform at First Jazz Near You House Concert

Jost Project to Perform at First Jazz Near You House Concert

Philadelphia, PA: The Jost Project with Paul Jost, Tony Miceli and Kevin MacConnell will appear at the home of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You founder, Michael Ricci on Friday, October 24th. The house concert program represents a new direction for Jazz Near You which plans to develop additional performance opportunities for musicians while creating ...

RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: October 27, 2014

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks111Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio We're Back (Whaling City Sounds)317258+5955815222Mark Elf Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.)250255-505419373Stanley Clarke Band Up (Mack Avenue)223200+2334336444Akiko Commencement (At)221238-17255485125Orrin Evans Liberation Blues (Smoke Sessions)191167+2414059636Chick Corea Trilogy (Concord)188246-5814737797Cookers Time And Time Again (Motema)184174+1024475888Paul Carr B3 Sessions (DC-NY) (PCJ Music)179182-3046889199Bobby Broom My Shining Hour (Origin)178146+3203731110510Jason Moran All Rise: A Joyful ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Odean Pope

Jazz Musician of the Day: Odean Pope

All About Jazz is celebrating Odean Pope's birthday today! Odean Pope was born in Ninety-Six, South Carolina to musical parents who rooted him in the sounds of the Southern Baptist Church. After moving to Philadelphia at the age of ten, his lifelong study of music began in earnest and was buttressed by The Graniff School of ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, October 24-30

The week before Halloween and don't be spooked out if you hear some jazz goblins nearby! The options this weekend and over the following nights are scarily good. Big Gigs This Week Friday, October 24. One of the Twin Cities most prolific composers and a frequent bandleader, Jeremy Walker rounds up a quartet  of frequent cohorts ...

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Presenter? Identify Your Events at Jazz Near You

If you represent a presenting organization and submit your events to Jazz Near You, then identify your organization as the presenter on your event's detail page. To do this, first add your organization's information here. Once added, select your organization's name from the “Presenter" auto-completion box on the event submission form. When you do this, Jazz ...

INTERVIEW

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dianne Reeves

Jazz Musician of the Day: Dianne Reeves

All About Jazz is celebrating Dianne Reeves' birthday today! Recognized as one of jazz\'s pre-eminent vocalists, Grammy winner Dianne Reeves is one of the most significant singers in jazz. While her singing is steeped in tradition, her rhythmic virtuosity and improvisational ease are breathtaking. Reeves has won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for each ...

OBITUARY

Raphael Ravenscroft Dies At 60; Played Sax Solo On "Baker Street"

Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos in pop music on Gerry Rafferty's “Baker Street," has died. He was 60. Ravenscroft died Sunday after being taken to a hospital near his home in Exeter, in southwest England. The BBC said a heart attack was the suspected cause of death. The bluesy, ...

NEW RECORDING

Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell - M.O.D. Technologies Releases Collaboration Of Three Outstanding Musical Voices, The Process.

Jon Batiste, Chad Smith, Bill Laswell - M.O.D. Technologies Releases Collaboration Of Three Outstanding Musical Voices, The Process.

Transformative pianist and uplifting young visionary from jny: New York City via New Orleans – Jon Batiste, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer – Chad Smith and legendary bassist / producer – Bill Laswell, detonate avant-funk, African styles, electric Miles Davis, Meters, Mutant Hip Hop, Ginger Baker…and more, on their album called The Process. A sonic / ...


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