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2014/11/21 21:44
2014/11/21 21:44
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Surviving in New York City as a trumpeter or saxophonist takes talent and tenacity, but succeeding as a flute player requires an added layer of toughness. Jamie Baum has been one of jazz's most...
2014/11/21 21:44
2014/11/21 21:44
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2014/11/21 03:58
2014/11/21 03:58
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The best mainstream jazz has thrived on a dynamic balance between old and new – tradition invigorated by innovation. That’s the defining concept of several new releases. ▪ Danya Stephens, a...
2014/11/20 19:48
2014/11/20 19:48
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The Jazz Ambassador of the West Side Published Nov 20, 2014 at 2:43 pm (Updated Nov 14, 2014) Singers from all over the world trek to open mic night at Cleopatra’s Needle -- and many of the are...
2014/11/20 19:47
2014/11/20 19:47
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Ashleigh Smith, a singer from Lewisville, Tex., won the third Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (now known as the SASSY awards), held on Nov. 16 at the New Jersey Performing...
2014/11/20 19:38
2014/11/20 19:38
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Owned by Louis Armstrong's manager, Joe Glaser, the venue played host to such performers as Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Johnny Dodds, Bix Beiderbecke, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa and,...
2014/11/20 05:41
2014/11/20 05:41
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Driving Jackie Jocko “Are you going to interview me, Jim?” “You know, why don’t we just chat,” I replied to the man seated next to me in my rented car. It was the fates that put one of Buffalo’s...
2014/11/17 23:46
2014/11/17 23:46
6d
Breeding ground: The Hatchery at the University of Technology, Sydney will aim to provide market-ready tech entrepreneurs. Having secured Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as an adjunct professor, the...
2014/11/13 15:08
2014/11/13 15:08
11d
She had nice things to say about Adele ("Young singer, good singer"), reasonable things to say about Alicia Keys ("Young performer, good writer"), and respectful things to say about Whitney Houston...
2014/11/11 00:50
2014/11/11 00:50
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Rehearsal: Bernadette Robinson at work. Photo: Pam Kleeman Listen to how Joanna Murray-Smith describes Bernadette Robinson. "It's wonderful writing for a performer because it allows you to be more...
2014/11/06 20:36
2014/11/06 20:36
18d
Friday, November 7It's a longstanding tradition in jazz (born out of necessity more than anything else) for the big names to employ local cats as their sidemen when they come to town—at least when...
2014/11/05 02:23
2014/11/05 02:23
19d
Twice a year, tenor saxophonist Rob Scheps — a Kansas City native and a New York transplant — returns home, usually bringing with him a special guest musician of great talent. On this trip, he's...
2014/11/04 21:18
2014/11/04 21:18
20d
Jazz singer Dee Alexander relishes both the experimental and mainstream aspects of her repertoire. Photo: Supplied It was the music she heard each week when her mother was ironing: Sarah Vaughan,...
2014/10/31 05:05
2014/10/31 05:05
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Who's that girl?: Annie Lennox has spent four decades in the public eye, but could her new album be her last? Photo: Robert Sebree Annie Lennox seemed nervous but talkative as she introduced her new...
2014/10/29 12:57
2014/10/29 12:57
26d
Beauty is more than skin deep. Particularly for Black women. “I came of age in the black power/civil rights era,” Mikki Taylor told The Root in 2010 after she announced that she would be stepping...
2014/10/28 16:16
2014/10/28 16:16
27d
For Ziggy Marley, it would seem like there would be a simple path to take in the genre pioneered by your legendary father. Crank out a new album every other year, accumulate the riches, play gigs...
2014/10/28 06:43
2014/10/28 06:43
27d
Photo: Courtesy of Armando L. Sanchez In December 2001, Regina Carter was invited to Genoa, Italy to play on one of the most famous violins in existence: a 1743 Guarneri once favored by the virtuoso...
2014/10/28 03:19
2014/10/28 03:19
27d
The startup panel at TechEd 2014 in Sydney. Instil an entrepreneurial culture Maree Teeson, director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Abuse, said she has...
2014/10/27 15:42
2014/10/27 15:42
28d
Of all those rubbish ideas dreamt up by major-label record honchos frantically trying to balance their ailing books, the pop star – often fading, but not necessarily – sings jazz standards album feels...
2014/10/27 09:17
2014/10/27 09:17
28d
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Grandmother Project makes its Westchester debut in Peekskill on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at New Era Creative Space. The concert is an innovative presentation of jazz,...
2014/10/26 18:44
2014/10/26 18:44
29d
An aversion to the spotlight might seem unusual for a nationally acclaimed bassist whose credits range from jazz legends Sarah Vaughan, Joe Pass and Art Pepper to such pop luminaries as Linda...
2014/11/21 21:44
2014/11/21 21:44
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