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Jazz Musician of the Day: John Coltrane

Jazz Musician of the Day: John Coltrane

All About Jazz is celebrating John Coltrane's birthday today! John William Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. At the age of three his family moved to High Point, NC, where young Coltrane spent his early years. His father, John Robert Coltrane, died in 1939, leaving twelve year-old John and his mother ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Ken Vandermark

Jazz Musician of the Day: Ken Vandermark

All About Jazz is celebrating Ken Vandermark's birthday today! For the past 20 years, Ken Vandermark has been exploring and working to expand the possibilities of improvised and composed music in North America and Europe. Since moving to Chicago from Boston in 1989, he\'s performed and recorded in a variety of contexts, and with many internationally ...

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First-ever Spookeasy Announced. A Jazzy Halloween Extravaganza And Haunted Theatre

The first-ever jny: San Francisco Spookeasy Halloween Extravaganza is a new, daring, bold and sophisticated multi-evening experiential destination party that will transform Chinatown’s Great Star Theatre into a scintillating circus-like, madcap séance soiree beckoning back to life ghosts, spirits, and specters from the raucous and rollicking red hot era of 1930’s Burlesque and Barbary Coast Vaudeville ...

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Australian Prog Artist Ben Craven To Release New Single Through Innovative Music Delivery System TuneLeak

Brisbane, Australia – Much to the excitement of prog music aficionados across the planet, Australian cinematic progressive- rock singer-songwriter Ben Craven is releasing his new single through an innovative new music delivery system he's developed called TuneLeak. Ben Craven's new single titled “Critical Mass Part 2” is now available through TuneLeak. Ben explains, “This project is ...

FESTIVAL/CRUISE

The Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival

The Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival

Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival
October 16-18, 2014
Mulberry Mountain, Ozark, Arkansas Autumn has come to the Arkansas River Valley and the Ozark Mountains and the Eighth Annual Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival (AKA: The Yonder Mountain String Bands Harvest Music Festival) is fully slated with its final lineup and stage schedule. ...

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Renowned Composer/Pianist And NEC Faculty Member Fred Hersch Presents Master Class On Tuesday, October 7 At New England Conservatory

Renowned Composer/Pianist And NEC Faculty Member Fred Hersch Presents Master Class On Tuesday, October 7 At New England Conservatory

“The most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade or so.” —-Vanity Fair Magazine Jazz pianist, composer and NEC faculty member Fred Hersch presents a masterclass for NEC students on Tuesday, October 7 at 3 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in New England Conservatory’s Pierce Hall, ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Meredith D'Ambrosio on Jackie Cain

Meredith D'Ambrosio on Jackie Cain

When Jackie Cain died last week, I immediately thought of jazz singer-pianist Meredith d'Ambrosio. Meredith also has an intimate, conversational vocal style and, like Jackie, has an ear for great little-known songs that match her personality perfectly. Meredith and I chat often, so I asked her for a few recollections on Jackie (and Roy). Here's what ...

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM

Sarah Marie Young - Album Release Little Candy Heart

Sarah Marie Young - Album Release Little Candy Heart

The music video of the single “Lo And Behold" of Sarah Marie Young's album Little Candy Heart premieres today. The album will be released 14 October on SnipRecords as (high resolution) download. Sarah is a well known, versatile Chicago vocalist and winner of the Montreux Jazz Vocal competition (2011), judged by Quincy Jones. One year after ...

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All About Jazz Upgrades Musician Section, Revises Toolkit, and Partners with Bandzoogle

All About Jazz, the web's premiere jazz music destination, and home to over 65,000 musician profiles has announced the following upgrades to its musician services: Musician profile improvements include: Discographies. Musicians can now associate their discographies with their profile. Their discography page also includes an Amazon store widget to help facilitate music sales. For more about ...

INTERVIEW/PROFILE

Jazz Musician of the Day: Chico Hamilton

Jazz Musician of the Day: Chico Hamilton

All About Jazz is celebrating Chico Hamilton's birthday today! Legendary jazz drummer and bandleader Foreststorn ‘Chico’ Hamilton, born September 21st, 1921 in Los Angeles, had a fast track musical education in a band with his schoolmates Charles Mingus, Illinois Jacquet, Ernie Royal, Dexter Gordon, Buddy Collette and Jack Kelso. Engagements with Lionel Hampton, Slim & Slam, ...


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