Quantcast

Jazz Notes

Subscribe

Jazz giant Dave Brubeck dies at 91

Pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, who led the West Coast school of cool jazz and...

New Year's Eve happenings, Bang documentary

In Gotham, parties are a way of life, but on New Year's Eve, attending a...

Miguel's 'Adorn' was the jam of summer 2012, right?

At any moment, the chill of December will settle in, and the 20-degree days that...

Ted Curson, international jazz trumpeter, dies at 77

Ted Curson, a Montclair, N.J.-based trumpeter who gained international fame as a free jazz contributor...

Amel Larrieux, 'Sleep Song,' Mickey Bass at Sista's

Amel Larrieux is a cult songstress who was often presented as an R&B soul vocalist....

Benefit NJMH, Cape May Fest, Abyssinian Jazz Vespers

To carry on its many projects that promote jazz to Harlem and beyond, the National...

Blue Ark, Manhattan School of Music celebrates GHCC

Amiri and Amina Baraka with Blue Ark: The Word Ship will set sail on Oct....

The Jass Syncopators, Monk exhibition

The Cuban pianist and composer Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators, who always play their...

Cuba Gooding Sr. and the test of time

The strings and keyboards on "Happiness is Just Around the Bend" are memorable on that...

McFerrin, Lake, Haynes swings on

The unique vocals of Bobby McFerrin are to be enjoyed, not wasted on trying to...

The Savoy King, James Cotton Blues

Blues, like jazz, is an American art form. It came out of African-American communities in...

Charlie Parker Fest

Charlie Parker was a living legend. After him, there was no other. The way he...

Wolf at Vanguard, Cyro Baptista, Jazzmobile summer

When you hear young musicians like Warren Wolf playing vibraphone, it is clear the jazz...

Waller rent party, Terry at Zinc, open mic, Rome Neal

Back in the day, a good rent party could actually pay your rent, but then...

Seleno Clarke honored, Shanto, Eddie Palmieri

The Hammond B-3 organ will make one shout "Amen" or keep dancing until the early...