Bobby Watson's MVP Quartet at the Dakota and
Jazz PoliceBobby Watson's MVP Quartet at the Dakota and Vieux Carre', February 20-21Jazz PoliceA graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Smitty has performed with Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Art Farmer, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, Milt Jackson and Dave Holland; is a former member fo the Ron Carter Quartet and Art ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 11:42 pm
On the Next All This Jazz, Extended Works by
Public Radio TulsaOn the Next All This Jazz, Extended Works by Duke Ellington and OthersPublic Radio TulsaListen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 18th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM (and live-streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org). Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each ...and more »
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 6:59 am
Whatever Happened to ... Shep's Paradise? -
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleWhatever Happened to ... Shep's Paradise?Rochester Democrat and ChronicleShep's Paradise was one of the last vestiges to the days when Clarissa Street was the heart of a thriving African-American business district and neighborhood. The night club opened as Shep's in the turbulent 1960s and survived urban renewal projects ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 5:08 am
The sax appeal of David Sanborn to liven
The sax appeal of David Sanborn to liven jazz festSDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog)Also, he has jammed with legends Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and Joe Sample. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore said “David Sanborn is a prolific musician and performer with wide appeal, and he will be joined on stage by an equally talented line-up drawn ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 12:53 am
Hear Bob Dylan's Smoky Frank Sinatra Cover
RollingStone.comHear Bob Dylan's Smoky Frank Sinatra Cover 'My One and Only ...RollingStone.comBob Dylan has unveiled his new single "My One and Only Love," another Sinatra-popularized classic from Dylan's triple-LP of standards, 'Triplicate.'and more »
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 6:41 am
TELEFUNKEN Champions Litchfield Jazz and
The undisputed centerpiece of the organization is The Litchfield Jazz Festival, which has had the honor of presenting jazz titans such as Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Dave Brubeck, Sonny Rollins, Slide Hampton, Wayne Shorter and Toots Thielemans. The Podunk ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 7:46 am
Woodstock Jazz Festival brings crowds,
To him, jazz is a mix of numerous genres of music, including blues, funk, soul and hip hop. Along with jazz greats Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Steve Coleman, he’s a fan of Prince, James Brown and Stevie Wonder, to name a few.
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:50 pm
Sonny Rollins, Volume One – 1956
. The guy is bluesy, edgy and clever. And it almost doesn't matter which period of Rollins' career you choose. It's all pretty terrific. But there's an unexpected down side: Because Rollins has so many fantastic recordings, listening to ones that are ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 9:47 pm
2nd Avenue: The Return of the Cello-Quartet
2nd Avenue flips that equation, with five of the nine played by quartet, including an obscure Dexter Gordon song (that had Sam Jones on bass), “Evergreenish,” and a delicious rendition of “I’m an Old Cowhand,” which, like the Sonny Rollins and ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 2:09 pm
Musical Bridges Presents Philly Great Tootie
Now 80, Heath has maintained a reputation as one of the top sidemen in jazz. In his long career, Tootie has played with jazz masters including Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Anthony Braxton and his own brothers, Jimmy (sax) and Percy (bass). "It was ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:55 pm