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Virtual Concert Celebrates the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters on August 20, 2020

Virtual Concert Celebrates the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters on August 20, 2020

The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special online-only concert in honor of the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters—Dorthaan Kirk (A.B. Spellman Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy), Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman—on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater will emcee this premier event, which will include performances by acclaimed jazz musicians—including honorees McFerrin, Mitchell, and Workman—recorded from locations around the country. ...

Jazz Alive Announces Lineup for Jazz Tales, Season 2

Jazz Alive Announces Lineup for Jazz Tales, Season 2

After a successful Session #1 which included bassists Paul Langosch, Michael Bowie, Herman Burney, and Tommy Cecil, Jazz Alive is pleased to announce the lineup for the next session of Jazz Tales. “We are excited to present each of these artist’s unique stories and tales from their years in the business,” said Fred Hughes, Founder and President of Jazz Alive. About Jazz Tales Presented by Jazz Alive, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, Jazz Tales is a weekly live-stream concert supporting Jazz ...

Arts And Jazzfest NYC In Association With The ON Channel Announces Home Spun Sundays With Broadway Composer Emme Kemp And Jazz By The Water

Arts And  Jazzfest NYC In Association With The ON Channel Announces Home Spun Sundays With Broadway Composer Emme Kemp And Jazz By The Water

A Virtual Concert And Arts And Jazzfest NYC 17th Anniversary Celebration. Saturday, August 22nd, 8 PM Via Facebook Live, a Pre-Home Spun Sunday Conversation with Broadway Composer, Pianist, and Singer Emme Kemp and Arts and Jazzfest NYCTM Founder and Producer Gwendolyn Black. Ms. Kemp will discuss her long standing musical career and her celebrating 75 Years of Dancing on the KeysTM. Sunday, August 23rd, 8 PM Streaming on The On Channel, Home Spun SundaysTM with an evening of piano, singing, ...

Bay Area Jazz Aficionados Host August 8, Online Musical Tribute For Eddie Gale

Bay Area Jazz Aficionados Host August 8, Online Musical Tribute Memorializing Eddie Gale, San Jose’s Ambassador of Jazz More than 20 Bay area jazz aficionados will present a livestream musical tribute, Saturday, August 8 from 2-4 PM (PST), 5-7 PM (EST), to memorialize their friend and mentor jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale. The Tribute sanctioned by Gale’s family to extend love and peace to friends, fans, and the communities he served, is being co-ordinated by jazz pianist Valerie Mih ...

Three-Day HeartH Star Festival:One Streaming Event Begins May 21, 2020!

Three-Day HeartH Star Festival:One Streaming Event Begins May 21, 2020!

Welcome Aboard HeartH Star Festival:One A unique world-wide music and arts festival! The Hearth Star Festival: One is a live three-day, online festival intended to weave an international array of passionate storytellers, dancers, healers and musicians into a beautiful tapestry of sound, light and color. Please join us at our opening ceremony from the beach in Maui this Thursday, May 21, 2020, and participate in the creation of our collective worldwide tapestry. It’s all too beautiful! Featuring: Ron Carter, Dick ...

Grammy Winning Trumpeter, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Songwriter Michael Leonhart Spins Classic & Rare Blue Note Albums On April 21st At 7:30pm ET

Grammy Winning Trumpeter, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist, Songwriter Michael Leonhart Spins Classic & Rare Blue Note Albums On April 21st At 7:30pm ET

Live from Leonhart's Lounge! Grab your favorite beverage, sit back and tune in as Michael Leonhart (of Michael Leonhart Orchestra and Steely Dan) “drops the needle" on some classic and rare Blue Note albums on April 21, 2020 at 7:30m ET. A virtual listening party As part of their ongoing monthly residency at Jazz Standard, the Michael Leonhart Orchestra was scheduled to present the “Blue Note Suite / Birthday Show" on April 21st (also Michael's birthday). In place of the ...

2020 NEA Jazz Masters to be Honored at Events April 1-3 at SFJAZZ in San Francisco

2020 NEA Jazz Masters to be Honored at Events April 1-3 at SFJAZZ in San Francisco

Join the National Endowment for the Arts in celebrating the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters—Dorthaan Kirk, Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman—at free, open to the public events April 1–3, 2020, at the SFJAZZ Center in jny: San Francisco, held in collaboration with SFJAZZ. In addition to hearing from the masters themselves at a listening party and a master class, a one-night-only concert on Thursday, April 2, will feature performances that exemplify the honorees’ impact on jazz. Hosted by 2017 ...

Logan Richardson’s Blues People Present: Searching For Charlie Parker In Partnership With Jazz Sister Cities To Celebrate Charlie Parker’s Centennial

Logan Richardson’s Blues People Present: Searching For Charlie Parker In Partnership With Jazz Sister Cities To Celebrate Charlie Parker’s Centennial

Searching for Charlie Parker is a year-long international performance to honor jny: Kansas City’s most celebrated Jazz artist during the year of his centennial. More than any other figure, Charlie Parker changed the sound of Jazz, and one hundred years later he continues to impact Jazz artists and the art-form today. Throughout 2020, in Searching for Charlie Parker, blues PEOPLE will play their songbook in the spirit of Charlie Parker's innovation, also, to collaborating with The Kansas City Art Ensemble, ...


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