2012 was a huge year for Stephane Wrembel. The guitarist released his fourth album, Origins, to critical acclaim; performed his original song "Bistro Fada" (the theme to Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris) at the Academy Awards; made studio visits to NPR Weekend Edition BBC Radio, WNYC and others; toured across the U.S.
When critics speak of Sonny Fortune, names like Coltrane, Cannonball, Young, Bechet, Hawkins and Parker are mentioned. Quite a legacy - but well deserved - for Sonny Fortune embodies all of the finest qualities of those late, great musicians: hard work, dedication to his art, and exceptional music. Lucky for us, Sonny is still here and blowing hard.The Philadelphia native (born 1939) has been on the jazz scene since his move to New York City in 1968.
Marco Benevento's 2013 Colorado tour begins next week. Marco will make stops in Avon, Breckenridge, Carbondale, Frisco and two nights in Denver. MARCO BENEVENTOTIGERFACE COLORADO 2013~~~WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16AGAVE | AVON, COw/ special guests Will Bernard TrioDoors: 8pm | Show: 9pmBuy Advance Tickets Here~~~THURSDAY, JANUARY 17320 SOUTH | BRECKENRIDGE, CO
This January, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians.Our flagship educational program, Jazz For Curious Listeners, focuses on the visionary work of composer/saxophonist Wayne Shorter, with a series of events that shed light on various aspects of his genius. This series is presented in collaboration with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which is presenting Mr.
On Tuesday, Dec. 4th the Manhattan Penthouse was swinging as Louis Armstrong lovers from around the world gathered to celebrate Armstrong’s legacy and raise funds for the Louis Armstrong House Museum.The Museum honored Stanley Crouch, distinguished author and President of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation; Jimmy Heath, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and Queens College Professor Emeritus; and George Wein, legendary jazz impresario and Chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, for their pioneering work to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong.
Greetings from Asbury Park...It's never been so important to say those words, because compared to the rest of the Jersey Shore, we are fine. The Stone Pony, Paramount Theatre and Asbury Park Convention Hall are open for business and the rest of our boardwalk and surrounding beaches are progressing into the New Year.But our neighbors, our families and our friends however are not as fortunate. For the past month we've been with them, shoveling, ripping out drywall and now know why they call a crawl space a crawl space.
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour to the Boulder Theater on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $25 general admission seated, $32 reserved & $40 gold circle.December 10, 2012; Monterey, CA; Monterey Jazz Festival, world-renowned for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality, and longstandin
Today we lost jazz legend Dave Brubeck, age 91, to heart failure at a Norwalk, Connecticut hospital. Brubeck, whose tricky time signatures and extended improvisation jams transcended the swing rhythm of the 50's and 60's had an extensive career spanning six decades and he continued to pursue his musical career until this day. Brubeck would have been 92 on Thursday. Our thoughts and wishes go out to Brubeck's family, friends and fans.
This December, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians.
Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, offers in depth conversation with two pianists from different places and generations, but who both found an individual voice: Richard Wyands and Jean-Michel Pilc.