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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, ...

Thailand International Jazz Conference (TIJC) 2020 Musters Most World-Class Jazz Artists In 12 Years

Thailand International Jazz Conference (TIJC) 2020 Musters Most World-Class Jazz Artists In 12 Years

The 12th Thailand International Jazz Conference, or TIJC 2020, is just around the corner. This year’s event will be even better than before. Held under the theme of “Jazz for All”, it will feature the largest gathering of world-class jazz artists, from January 31 to February 2, 2020, at the College of Music, Mahidol University’s Salaya Campus. Among the world’s leading jazz artists to join the TIJC 2020 is Ozmosys, the foremost jazz project led by world-renowned drummer Omar Hakim ...

Sephardic Treasures Jazz / Flamenco At Jamey's House of Music (Landsdowne, PA) on January 11

Sephardic Treasures Jazz / Flamenco At Jamey's House of Music (Landsdowne, PA) on January 11

Live at Jamey's House of Music in Landsdowne, just outside jny: Philadelphia on January 11, 2020, Soprano Meets Bass will preview their soon-to-be-released album Sephardic Treasures for all to enjoy. Soprano Meets Bass, led by Alan Lewine and Ana María Ruimonte, presents these medieval tunes set in a modern jazz/flamenco world music fusion style with middle eastern influences. Secular songs dealing with the lives of refugees and extolling powerful women. You've never heard anything like this before! Soprano Meets Bass, ...

Robert Fripp’s Introduction To The Guitar Circle Four-Day-Long Event For Guitar Players And Music-Lovers To Be Held In Saratoga Springs, NY - October 22nd - 26th, 2020

Robert Fripp’s Introduction To The Guitar Circle Four-Day-Long Event For Guitar Players And Music-Lovers To Be Held In Saratoga Springs, NY - October 22nd - 26th, 2020

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GUITAR CIRCLE October 22-26th. 2020 If music is to enter our world, the role of the audience is as necessary as the role of the musician. So, for the first time in the life of Guitar Craft and the Guitar Circle, we are inviting audients to this Intro, to learn the techniques and approaches available to Crafty Guitarists. Music has its own intelligence, but can music change the world? If so, how? How does ...

The Jazz Gallery 25th Anniversary Lures Back Eleven Acclaimed Performers For The Yearlong Commission Revisited Series

On January 24, The Jazz Gallery’s (TJG) Commission Revisited Series will launch with singer/songwriter Becca Stevens. For two nights (January 24 & 25), Stevens will take the stage at the legendary New York City venue, to perform songs from her album, Regina, The Jazz Gallery commissioned project that garnered her rave critical reviews when it was released in March of 2017. She is one of the 52 artists, given an opportunity to explore and expand their creativity through The Jazz ...

Trumpeter Markus Rutz Album Release Concert at PianoForte Studios in Chicago set for October 11th

Trumpeter Markus Rutz Album Release Concert at PianoForte Studios in Chicago set for October 11th

Blueprints – Figure One: Frameworks reveals the heart of an artist and his appreciation for the influences that surround him. Tickets for this exclusive 7:30pm event are available now and directly from Pianoforte Studios. Pianoforte Studios 1335 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605 ph. (312) 291-0000 Brice Winston is featured guest on saxophone and on bass is Marcos Varela. “Rutz has a big, dark tone and a fluid ease to his phrasing that makes ...

Experience Ayiti Joins With The Mingus Big Band At New York’s Jazz Standard This October To Support Music Initiatives In Haiti

Experience Ayiti Joins With The Mingus Big Band At New York’s Jazz Standard This October To Support Music Initiatives In Haiti

The New York-based Mingus Big Band will host the non-profit charity Experience Ayiti (XA) during October, to bring awareness and raise funds for XA’s mission in Haiti. The residency will take place at New York’s Jazz Standard on Mondays beginning October 7, followed by each consecutive Monday that month; October 14, 21, and 28. Sets are at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm; for ticket information visit: jazzstandard.com Experience Ayiti was founded by Haitian-American saxophonist Godwin Louis, alongside three fellow musicians ...


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