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JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 30, 2015

JazzWeek Radio Chart: March 30, 2015

TWLW2WArtistTWLWMoveAddRptsPeakWks121Russell Malone Love Looks Good On You (HighNote)333285+4866113242Eddie Henderson Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)309282+2705517333Steve Turre Spiritman (Smoke Sessions)287284+385933414Jacky Terrasson Take This! (impulse!)280289-905414555Charles McPherson The Journey (Capri)274219+55350576176Wolff & Clark Expedition 2 (Random Act)218159+5965363767Justin Kauflin Dedication (Jazz Village)193196-3142110878Dave Bass NYC Sessions (Whaling City Sounds)192195-31435892389Dave Stryker Messin' With Mr. T (Strikezone)1912+18936409110910Jamie Cullum Interlude (Blue Note)189191-21422910710Sam Most New Jazz Standards (Summit)189195-624277121812Rez ...

PERFORMANCE

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, March 27 - April 2

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, March 27 - April 2

It's always good to return to the Twin Cities and one of the nation's most vibrant (and accessible) jazz scenes. And there's lots for all local jazz fans to enjoy in the coming week—some of our favorite veterans (and youngest stars) on stages from The Nicollet and Jazz Central across the river to the Black Dog ...

NEW RECORDING

Jazz for Newbies: Vocalists

Jazz for Newbies: Vocalists

In Part 1 of my ongoing series on jazz for those curious about the music but not quite sure where to start listening, I recently posted a list of 10 jazz piano albums that were nifty entry points. All are exciting, exceptional and easy to absorb for those with a beginner's ear. And all are guaranteed ...

BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah Vaughan

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sarah Vaughan

All About Jazz is celebrating Sarah Vaughan's birthday today! In the 1940s, when most women singers adorned big bands as stage attractions rather than legitimate members of jazz ensembles, Sarah Vaughan, along with her predecessor Ella Fitzgerald, helped elevate the vocalist\'s role as equal to that of the jazz instrumentalist. A woman known for her many ...

CAREER

Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

Bassist/Composer Mimi Jones Announces New Tour Dates

For bassist/composer Mimi Jones, the release one year ago of her second CD Balance accomplished several goals. It tested her mettle as a businesswoman, as the CD was released on the Hot Tone Music label she’d founded in 2009. It highlighted her propensity for collaboration and support of other indie jazz musicians, particularly women, as Hot ...

NEW RECORDING

“Traveler” Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

âTravelerâ Visits Barnes & Noble, Bossa Novas Onto Billboard Chart

World beat purveyor Lawson Rollins boosted by in-store play for his newly released album; the virtuoso guitarist to be profiled in Guitar Player magazine. San Francisco, CA: The guitar-guided world music excursions that you hear this month in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the United States come from the recently released Traveler, the critically-hailed fifth album ...

NEW RECORDING

Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles Based Sun Soul Orchestra Prepares To Release Their Long Awaited Full-length CD Debut "What Matters Most" Worldwide On April 28th, 2015

Los Angeles, CA - Sun Soul Orchestra is an inspired project that features a rotating collection of artists performing original music and covers arranged by Stevo Théard and Ginger Murphy. Their debut album, What Matters Most has been a labor of love over the past 5 years and finally releases worldwide, physically and digitally on April ...

WEBSITE

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Partner with Jazz Near You / All About Jazz

Leverage the All About Jazz and Jazz Near You platform to support your business. Your friends at All About Jazz are looking to develop win-win solutions with for-profit businesses and tax-exempt organizations that support jazz music and jazz culture by exploring strategic partnerships ranging from media to technology. To date, Jazz Near You has partnered with ...

BOOK / MAGAZINE

Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica: Jazz and the Italian American Experience

A book by Bill Dal Cerro and David Anthony Witter. Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Louie Bellson, Lennie Tristano, Tony Bennett, Buddy DeFranco, Flip Phillips, and Joe Lovano: These are just some of the hundreds of musicians of Italian descent whose talents have enriched jazz. Bebop, Swing, and Bella Musica is more than just a book about ...

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