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Creative Music Studio Changes Hands at a Critical Moment for Jazz - New York Times
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:25:17 GMT

New York Times

Creative Music Studio Changes Hands at a Critical Moment for Jazz
New York Times
“Can we develop practices that are not based on any particular kind of music — practicing rhythm, practicing sound, but not designing the music that we are going to practice?” For jazz, the early 1970s were a time of stylistic fracture and commercial ...

Why is there so little space for women in jazz music? - The Conversation AU
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:02:59 GMT

The Conversation AU

Why is there so little space for women in jazz music?
The Conversation AU
The lack of women composers represented in Australian music programming has been much discussed. One problem is a lack of female role models for aspiring jazz students – in the working world and the “canon”. Most musicians working in Australia across ...

Korgy and Bass Are Two Jazz Dudes Making Sampladelic Chillout Music - Willamette Week
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:56:07 GMT

Willamette Week

Korgy and Bass Are Two Jazz Dudes Making Sampladelic Chillout Music
Willamette Week
The two met at an open jam session in 2015 and discussed attempting a collaboration a little less intellectual than the traditional jazz endeavors they'd typically played in while earning hefty music degrees—Brown from Lewis and Clark, and Meltzer ...

Jazz Festival Calendar: Tuesday, June 27 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:03:56 GMT

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Jazz Festival Calendar: Tuesday, June 27
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival: The annual music festival will feature performances by hundreds of performers at nightclubs, auditoriums and venues (both indoor and outdoor) throughout downtown Rochester. Various times and sites July 27 to ...
Rochester Jazz Festival underway: Readers share photos, videosNewYorkUpstate.com

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The week in Jazz June 26 – July 2 - Bristol24/7
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:51:40 GMT

Bristol24/7

The week in Jazz June 26 – July 2
Bristol24/7
Is it something about the 'coalition of chaos'? It seems that free improvisation has definitely gained a bigger foothold on the Bristol jazz scene this summer, and after last weeks feast of freedom there's another prestigious improvising event at The ...

Jazz Fest 2017, Day 4: Daniel reviews Dinosaur and Lera Lynn - Rochester City Newspaper (blog)
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:24:20 GMT

Rochester City Newspaper (blog)

Jazz Fest 2017, Day 4: Daniel reviews Dinosaur and Lera Lynn
Rochester City Newspaper (blog)
In fact, Jurd's music seemed to allow keyboardist Elliot Galvin, electric bassist Conor Chaplin, and drummer Corrie Dick to get the lead out in a way the music didn't just the night before. It's truly incredible the difference one person can make. The ...

Jim James and Preservation Hall Jazz Band Playing Sweetwater Music Hall - jambands.com
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:34:34 GMT

jambands.com

Jim James and Preservation Hall Jazz Band Playing Sweetwater Music Hall
jambands.com
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will team up with Preservation Hall Jazz Band for a co-bill at Bob Weir's Sweetwater Music Hall on September 8 in Mill Valley, CA. The show will start with a set from James and his solo project followed by Pres Hall.

Local jazz musicians part of music series lineup - Wausau Daily Herald
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:31:24 GMT

Wausau Daily Herald

Local jazz musicians part of music series lineup
Wausau Daily Herald
WAUSAU - The newest music venue in downtown Wausau will finally be put to use this summer. Jazz on the River will kick off on July 9, using the portable stage installed this spring in the plaza behind the Marathon County Public Library. The series will ...

When Milwaukee started a music festival and named it after a dead fish - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:20:48 GMT

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When Milwaukee started a music festival and named it after a dead fish
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The second year, 1976, the festival added 21 free outdoor jazz concerts, with local stalwarts such as Sweetbottom and Manty Ellis and national stars Buddy Montgomery, who lived in Milwaukee at the time, and Chuck Mangione, the latter headlining a ...

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The top classical, world, folk and jazz of summer 2017 - The Guardian
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:01:09 GMT

The Guardian

The top classical, world, folk and jazz of summer 2017
The Guardian
The judges of Denmark's coveted Jazzpar prize once complimented maverick composer-pianist Django Bates's music as “grotesk og folsom” – grotesque and fulsome. That mix of wackiness, fearlessness and richly sophisticated musicality makes him the ...


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