Newport Jazz Festival 2022 – JazzTimes

The 2022 Newport Jazz Festival’s three days of sunshine were bracketed, more or less, by a pair of all-star ensemble jams that included Christian McBride. The second of them celebrated the man whom McBride succeeded as the festival’s artistic director, George Wein. It was the festival’s first edition since Wein’s passing last September at 95. … Read more

David Forman (New album ‘Like A Rainbow’ on Basho Records) – London Jazz News

At 91 years of age, David Forman has enjoyed an illustrious life. The former dentist and intrepid travel photographer is known on the UK jazz scene for his photographs of jazz musicians. He has now collaborated with the pianist and arranger Mark Edwards on a new project that combines a lifetime’s worth of compositions with … Read more

Summer Jazz Festival Kraków 2022 – London Jazz News

Summer Jazz Festival Krakow 2022(Kraków. 25 June-31 July 2022. Round-up report by Izzy Blankfield) John Scofield’s ‘Yankee Go Home’ quartet at the Kijów Centrum. Photo credit: Wojtek Kayko (permission pending) Kraków’s annual summer jazz festival is the city’s music scene at its best. The festival, organized by Witold Wnukis now in its 27th year and … Read more

Kindred Spirits of Americana article @ All About Jazz

Multiple Reviews By Doug Collette August 7, 2022 Sign in to view read count For all the attention garnered in recent years by the ” data-original-title=”” title=””>The Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers, et.al., a raft of other Americana artists go largely unrecognized. The Felice Brothers top the list of the unsung nouveau folksters, … Read more

Thomas Heberer – The Day That Is (Sunnyside Records, 2021)/The Nu Band – In Memory Of Marc Whitecage

By Steve Gijssels German trumpeter and New York resident Thomas Heberer stands with one foot in jazz tradition and one foot in avant-garde music. On this album he is joined by another German expat in the US, Ingrid Laubrock, on tenor and soprano, with John Hébert on bass and Michael Sarin on drums. Two elements … Read more

What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic By Peter Shapiro article @ All About Jazz

Book Review By Doug Collette August 5, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Music Never Stops: What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic Peter Shapiro 352 pages ISBN: 978-0306845185 Hachette Book Group 2022 By the time readers finish poring through the three hundred fifty-two … Read more

FREE NOW (Mercury Prize Sponsor) to support London small venue gigs in partnership with Music Venue Trust – London Jazz News

The new sponsor of the Mercury Prize FREE NOW is announcing a new partnership with the Music Venue Trust to support/sponsor gigs, including jazz gigs in small London venues. The complete series covers a of 120 gigs in various centers in the UK – London, Edinburgh and Manchester Performing at the Crypt in Camberwell on … Read more

Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the future article @ All About Jazz

Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the future article @ All About Jazz Home » Jazz Articles » Emmet Cohen has one foot in the tradition, and another in the futu… Radio & Podcasts By Leo Sidran | The Third Story August 3, 2022 Sign in to view read count … Read more

July 2022 article @ All About Jazz

Multiple Reviews By Geno Thackara August 3, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Florian Hoefner Trio’s first emergence, Desert Bloom is the picture of a colorful summer to follow—warmer, more vibrant, and at the same time more settled. As on their debut, the trio shows off an impressively honed interplay and an … Read more