Top 10 Moments in Jazz History article @ All About Jazz

Top 10 Moments in Jazz History article @ All About Jazz Genius Guide to Jazz By Jeff Fitzgerald, Genius July 19, 2022 Sign in to view read count (King) Oliver’s influence on the development of Jazz cannot be overstated, even by a writer who once won an extremely prestigious award for overstatement. ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Miles … Read more

Take Five with Matthew Muñeses article @ All About Jazz

Take Five With… Courtesy Janet M. Takayana By AAJ Staff July 18, 2022 Sign in to view read count Meet Matthew Muñeses Matthew Muñeses is a saxophonist and educator residing in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. In 2011, he received his BM in Saxophone Performance at Illinois State University and his MM in Jazz Performance … Read more

Ethno Port 2022 article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Maciej Kaczyński By Martin Longley July 17, 2022 Sign in to view read count Ethno Port Centrum Kultury Zamek Poznań, Poland June 11-12 2022 The three-day Ethno Port festival moved back to its natural month of June in 2022, following a September edition in ’21. Your scribe only managed to arrive for … Read more

Guitarists in the Age of Isolation article @ All About Jazz

Multiple Reviews By Geno Thackara July 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Joel Newton Situation New Now Self Produced 2022 Since the first year of Covid had left everyone suddenly making music alone, of course it was inevitable that the trend of isolation albums would eventually give way to the out-of-isolation album … Read more

Meet Laura Simone-Martin article @ All About Jazz

Rising Stars Courtesy AV Brown Photography By Sanford Josephson July 12, 2022 Sign in to view read count Studying under John Clayton at the Vail Jazz Workshop was life changing. He’s one of the nicest and most supportive teachers I ever had. —Laura Simone-Martin ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Laura-Simone Martin was planning to play the cello. But … Read more

Inspiration Incarnate article @ All About Jazz

Wadada Leo Smith: Inspiration Incarnate article @ All About Jazz Multiple Reviews By Doug Collette July 11, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Wadada Leo Smith‘s The String Quartets Nos. 1-12 and The Emerald Duets are right in line with his well-established, iconoclastic means of creativity. Material composed and arranged with consummate … Read more

A New Path for the Nordic Sound article @ All About Jazz

Interview Courtesy Frank Nielsen By Jakob Baekgaard July 8, 2022 Sign in to view read count With this release, I feel we are expanding the understanding of Nordic jazz, which all the time hovers between the abstract and tangible. —Jakob Sørensen For a long time, {jny: Copenhagen}} has been considered the jazz capital of Denmark … Read more

Not Just A Throwback article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Philly Joe Jones. throughout Sidewalkin’, Sherman’s self-produced recording from 2021, and a recent live performance at the Madison Community Arts Center in Madison, NJ, these influences are perceptible, but they’re only a small portion of the story. At the age of 29, Sherman has already made huge strides in realizing an exciting, vital … Read more

Big Band Superhero In the Making article @ All About Jazz

Profile By John Chacona July 6, 2022 Sign in to view read count I just had a bug for big band music. Since I got to grad school that was my whole thing. —Stephen Philip Harvey ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Stephen Philip Harvey Jazz Orchestra’s debut recording, Smash! (Next Level, 2022) where the band claps hands, whoops … Read more