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Make Someone Happy! Newsletter Signup DC Jazz Festival Names Willard Jenkins Artistic Director
12/16/2014


Billy Childs, Chick Corea, Gordon Goodwin Among Grammy Nominees
12/5/2014


Salvant, Hyman To Celebrate Season at Jazz at Lincoln Center
12/4/2014


Marcos Valle, Stacey Kent Reunite at Birdland for Five-Night Residency
12/4/2014


Annual Jazz Education Network Conference To Honor Herbie Hancock
11/25/2014


Husband Augments Holdsworth’s Fusion Thriller at Iridium
11/21/2014


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Mike LeDonne, founder of Disability Pride NYC, will curate the Jan. 8 benefit concert in New York City (Photo: Courtesy of Mike LeDonne)

Mike LeDonne Unites Jazz Legends for Disability Benefit Concert in New York

Ron Carter, Benny Golson, George Coleman and Brad Mehldau are among the artists slated to perform at the Jazz Legends for Disability Pride concert, a fundraiser for the Dis …  
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REVIEWS EDITORS’ PICKS     December 2014


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Horace Silver: In Pursuit
Published 9/13/1973

Horace Silver remembers a time years ago in a Boston hotel room when he wrote out the idea for a new tune on a cardboard bath mat. He doesn’t have to do that today, of course; the creative process has been augmented by the miniature tape recorder tha …  
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Maynard Ferguson Looks Forward to New Leading Career
Published 10/3/1956

Dubbed “showboater,” “crowd pleaser” and “exhibitionist” for years, Maynard Ferguson, one of the most talked-about trumpet players of his generation, is today crashing the barrier of those accusations and finding himself on the threshold of a ne …  
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Tony Williams: Two Decades of Drum Innovation
Published 11/1/1983

Tony Williams erupted onto the jazz scene in 1963 as a 17-year-old prodigy with a full-blown, volcanic style of drumming that would blow hard-bop tastiness out the door. Williams’ arrival was hailed with a great deal of fanfare. The week he came with …  
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Freddy Cole: Melody Man
Published 7/1/2001

Freddy Cole is a singer and a pianist. Outside of a couple of showpieces he was compelled to compose by way of acknowledging and freeing himself from the looming presence of his famous brother, Nat Cole (“I’m Not My Brother, I’m Me” and “He Was The K …  
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