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Entries Tagged as 'Jazz Music Links'

Jazz Baroness

If the mysterious Baroness Pannonica de Koenigswarter is at all remembered today, it is for her proximity to the deaths of two legendary jazz musicians. In 1955 Charlie Parker died on a sofa in her Fifth Avenue home; 27 years later Thelonious Monk died after secluding himself for years in her New Jersey house. Both […]

Date: Oct 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Arturo Sandoval Pull Out Plans to Open Jazz Club in Miami

It would appeared that Miami would have a new jazz venue in Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts until the proposed clubs namesake, but earlier this month Arturo Sandoval pulled out his plans to open a jazz club in Miami. Arturo Sandoval, a Miami-based Cuban trumpeter was also to serve as curator of the […]

Date: Jun 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Wynton Marsalis on the Tavis Smiley Show

Today on ‘Tavis Smiley,’ Mr. Smiley recorded an interview with the Pulitzer Prize winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. Wynton Marsalis appeared on ‘Tavis Smiley’ to help promote his new CD ‘addressStreetCongo Square.’ During the interview Wynton Marsalis and Tavis Smiley discussed Mr. Marsalis’ passion for education as he is the co-founder and artistic director of […]

Date: Jun 21st, 2007 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links · Recommended New Music

Etta James Talks With Tavis Smiley

Usually I delete all spam emails, but this morning I got an email from Brian Steffen, Who represents the PBS and the Tavis Smiley TV show. It appears that Etta James was a guest of Tavis Smiley today and the interview will be aired tonight. During the interview Etta James talks about her new album, […]

Date: Jun 12th, 2007 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Top 25 Musician Profiles Viewed on AAJ

There is a list of the Top 25 Jazz artist’s profiles viewed by visitors to In the #1 spot is Russell Malone, a great guitarist who recent answer his well received MAXJAZZ debut, Playground (2004) with his first live recording, documenting performance held September 9-11, 2005 at New York’s Jazz Standard. I was surprised […]

Date: Jun 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Ella Fitzgerald Tribute Album: We All Love Ella

Verve Records recently launched a new website in support of the label’s new upcoming Ella Fitzgerald tribute albums, We All Love Ella: Celebrating the First Lady of Song out on June 5. will include never seen behind-the-scenses footage of artist such as Michael Buble, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, K.d.lang, Dianne Reeves, and Chaka […]

Date: Jun 2nd, 2007 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links · Recommended New Music

Jazz Quotes – Charlie “Bird” Parker

An American Jazz Master Charlie Parker, arguably one of the greatest Saxophonist and Jazz Composer who ever lived. Parker is commonly considered one of the greatest jazz musicians, ranked with such players as Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Charlie’s innovative approaches to melody, rhythm, and harmony were enormously influential on his contemporaries, and his music […]

Date: May 23rd, 2007 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links · Jazz Quotes