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The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music Set for October 5-8 in Philadelphia

The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music Set for October 5-8 in Philadelphia

NEW PHILADELPHIA MUSIC FESTIVAL EXPANDS LINEUP The October Revolution of Jazz & Contemporary Music, a four-day (October 5-8, 2017) music festival presented by Ars Nova Workshop, in partnership with FringeArts, has confirmed several additional artists for its inaugural lineup as well as announcing single-day tickets. THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION 2017 FESTIVAL LINEUP Anthony Braxton: a solo performance ...

Jazz this week: Yellowjackets, Pangea, Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Yellowjackets, Pangea, Greater St. Louis Hispanic Festival, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features the return of a jazz-fusion favorite; a weekend of Latin jazz and salsa at a free outdoor festival, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, September 20 Jazz-fusion band Yellowjackets opens a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday at Jazz at the Bistro. ...

Jazz this week: Brand X, Tony Grey, Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Brand X, Tony Grey, Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features a bit of a British invasion, with two shows featuring headliners with roots in England's homegrown jazz-rock movement, plus several other noteworthy performances. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, September 13 The reunited British fusion band Brand X, touring in support of a ...

5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival: September 15-17, 2017

5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival: September 15-17, 2017

The 5th Annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival, a three day, FREE, mega-musical event will take place Friday, September 15, 6PM to 10PM in Flemington, Saturday, September 16, 1PM to 6PM in New Brunswick and Sunday, September 17, 1PM to 6PM in Somerville. All events are BYO seating and will take place rain or shine. The Central ...

Jazz this week: Alton Jazz and Wine Festival, Koplant No, a Horace Silver tribute, and more

Jazz this week: Alton Jazz and Wine Festival, Koplant No, a Horace Silver tribute, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features the return of a rising jazz star with local roots, a tribute to an iconic pianist and composer, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, September 6 The “Grand Center Jazz Crawl" presents guitarist/vocalist Jeremy Jacobs at KDHX's Magnolia Cafe; a jam ...

2017 Edition of Festival Musica Sulle Bocche runs from August 31 to September 3

2017 Edition of Festival Musica Sulle Bocche runs from August 31 to September 3

Musica sulle Bocche, the jazz festival born in 2001 on Bocche di Bonifacio, the strait between Sardinia and Corsica, will take place in Santa Teresa Gallura, from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd September. Among the many festivals dedicated to jazz music in Italy, “Musica sulle Bocche” is characterised, since its first editions, by the close ...

Jazz this week: Herbie Hancock, Louis Armstrong Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Herbie Hancock, Louis Armstrong Festival, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features the return of one of the most important living jazz musicians for one night only, a two-night tribute to the first superstar soloist in jazz, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Thursday, August 10 Keyboardist Herbie Hancock will perform in a concert ...

Jazz this week: Gateway Jazz Festival, Ptah Williams, Emily Wallace, and more

Jazz this week: Gateway Jazz Festival, Ptah Williams, Emily Wallace, and more

Due to some temporary time constraints and computer-related difficulties here at StLJN HQ, this week's survey of upcoming live jazz and creative music performances in St. Louis may be a day later than usual, but there still are shows worth noting, so let's go straight to the highlights... Thursday, July 27 This week's performance wrapping up ...

Count Basie Theatre Announces First-Ever Basie Summer Jazz Fest

Count Basie Theatre Announces First-Ever Basie Summer Jazz Fest

DAVE KOZ + LARRY GRAHAM, HERBIE HANCOCK, SNARKY PUPPY, CHICK COREA ELEKTRIC BAND with BELA FLECK AND THE FLECKTONES SPONSORED BY PATRIZIA’S OF RED BANK, MONMOUTH COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS AND THE ASBURY PARK PRESS The historic Count Basie Theatre, the state’s top-selling performing arts center and the namesake of jazz great William “Count” Basie, ...

Pianist will be remembered at Newport

Pianist will be remembered at Newport

Suffice it to say, Geri Allen will be there in spirit. The pianist had been scheduled to perform at this year's Newport Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 5 in the all-star, all-woman trio that has featured her with bassist Esparanza Spalding and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. That changed late last month when Allen succumbed to cancer. ...


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