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Roseanna Vitro | Sing A Song of Bird

Roseanna Vitro | Sing A Song of Bird

October 22, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Alan Broadbent, Alvester Garnett, Bill Goodwin, Bob Dorough, Dean Johnson, Gary Bartz, Jason Teborek, Marion Cowings, Mark Gross, Paul Wickliffe, Roseanna Vitro, Sheila Jordan

Sing A Song of Bird is not only Roseanna Vitro’s tribute to one of jazz’s greats, but also an incredible collaboration with three legendary figures who are the singer’s vocal mentors. Vitro invited vocal stalwarts Sheila Jordan, Bob Dorough and Marion Cowings to join her in ...

Q’d Up | Going Places

Q’d Up | Going Places

October 21, 2021 / No Comments

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David Finck | Bassic Instinct

October 20, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Barry Danielian, Bob Mann, Cliff Almond, David Finck, Kelly Mittleman, Kevin Winnard, Laura Conwesser, Meg Ruby, Melissa Errico, Mike Davis, Nelson Faria, Phillipe Saisse, Quinn Johnson, Ryan Dudley, Ted Firth, Téka Peneteriche, Teo Lima, Trist Curless

Bassist and composer David Finck returns with Bassic Instinct, a colorful, Latin-flavored production, featuring a nice selection of original and re-arranged covers. In addition to Finck’s contributions, the production includes compositions by Lalo Schifrin, Jerome Kern and Johnny Mandel, ...

Cathy Segal-Garcia | Social Anthems, Volume 1

Cathy Segal-Garcia | Social Anthems, Volume 1

October 12, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Anthony Wilson, Cathy Segal-Garcia, Edwin Livingston, Josh Nelson, Lorca Hart, Mon David, Paul Jost

Singer Cathy Segal-Garcia’s Social Anthems, Volume 1 is a meeting place for songs that speak to challenges of any time but feel especially resonant in the current world climate. The singer delivers each song soulfully and with an emotional depth all her own. Featured are compositions by ...

Skyler Floe | Abstraction

Skyler Floe | Abstraction

October 11, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Chris Parker, Greg Ward, Nick Tucker, Samantha Louise, Sean Imboden, Skyler Floe, Steve Allee

Abstraction is the thoroughly impressive debut of trumpeter and composer Skyler Floe. The Seattle area, New York-based musician has a wonderful way with notes and tone, as both a writer and player. The set is comprised completely of nine compelling original tunes that go from uptempo swing to ...

Lorraine Feather | My Own Particular Life

October 1, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Charlie Bisharat, Dave Grusin, Eddy Arkin, Grant Geissman, Jacob Braun, Lorraine Feather, Michael Shapiro, Russell Ferrante, Shelly Berg

My Own Particular Life is singer/songwriter Lorraine Feather’s latest epic addition to her prolific library. Her intricately woven pieces of life are again as engaging as ever, with words and notes working together to create wonderfully original musical short stories. Feather’s ...

Billy Test Trio | Coming Down Roses

September 24, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Billy Test, Evan Gregor, Ian Froman, thejazzpage.com

Coming Down Roses by the Billy Test Trio is a wonderful musical ride. The recording colorfully mixes beautiful winding ballads with straight-ahead swing tunes in a lovely display of collective and individual artistry. The unit is lead by Billy Test on piano, Evan Gregor on bass, and Ian Froman ...

NPR: Jazz And Folk Music Champion George Wein Dies At 95

NPR: Jazz And Folk Music Champion George Wein Dies At 95

September 23, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: George Wein

George Wein, one of America’s most storied and influential live-music impresarios, died at 95. Read More

Chris Standring | Wonderful World

Chris Standring | Wonderful World

September 7, 2021 / No Comments / Tags: Chris Standring, Chuck Berghofer, Darek Oleszkiewicz, Dave Karasony, Geoff Gascoyne, Harvey Mason, Katherin Shorr, Peter Erskine, Randy Brecker, thejazzpage.com

Guitarist Chris Standring’s Wonderful World is truly a wonderful recording. The production features the guitarist anchoring an all-star lineup of trios that includes the epic talents of drummers Peter Erskine, Harvey Mason and Dave Karasony, and bassists Geoff Gascoyne, Chuck Berghofer ...

Coltrane’s Dix Hills, NY home gets $50G grant

Coltrane’s Dix Hills, NY home gets $50G grant

September 7, 2021 / No Comments

The John and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills is getting a little help from an old friend. The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant through an affiliate of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to the home where jazz saxophone legend John Coltrane created his ...

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