Latest News for: General jazz


Columbia’s Todd Mathis pays tribute to deceased producer and label partner Paul Bodamer

Free Times 24 Sep 2021
Among the many rock and jazz ... Bodamer’s role in the local jazz scene was as big or bigger than his contributions to rock and folk ... “He was a huge supporter, a huge advocate for jazz music and for acoustic music in general,” offered Rapp, ColaJazz’s founder and executive director.

The Rolling Stones Reminisce About Charlie Watts Ahead of Upcoming Tour

Spin 23 Sep 2021
Coming from a jazz background as a fan and a musician, Watts brought the feel of genre into the Stones, who has always been rooted in heavy blues and R&B sounds. Watts’ close, quick jazz drum hits are what outline the Stones’ songs, enabling the rest of the band to bring in a brash guitar or screaming vocals.

W&J to host arts series event, poetry reading

Observer-Reporter 22 Sep 2021
The Jazz Conspiracy will perform as part of W&J Arts Series from 7 to 9 p.m ... The Jazz Conspiracy is a Pittsburgh-based jazz band specializing in Big Band music. Individual tickets are $12 for General Admission, $10 for seniors (60+) and non-W&J Students, and $7 for children (12 and younger).

The Month In Jazz – September 2021

Stereogum 21 Sep 2021
George Wein (pronounced ween), the producer of the Newport Jazz Festival and many, many other events, died September 13 at 95 ... The JVC Jazz Festival ran for more than two decades ... There will never be another George Wein, and the jazz world as we know it today would not exist without him ... I’m not a big fan of jazz vocals, generally.

Sylwester Ostrowski: Music As A Celebration Of Life

All About Jazz 19 Sep 2021
In particular, he is the founder and organizer of the Szczecin Jazz Festival, a celebrated festival he organizes in his native city ... All About Jazz ... First of all, swing represents the roots of jazz music ... The Polish jazz scene is really strong right now ... we want to promote international and Polish culture, art and jazz music among the general public.

Sporting Life tipping record: How our recommended bets performed

Sporting Life 19 Sep 2021
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‘Listening to Kenny G’ Film Review: Entertaining Documentary Won’t Make You Stop Hating the Guy

The Wrap 17 Sep 2021
And then there’s “Listening to Kenny G,” which spends a lot of time telling you how much smooth-jazz saxophonist Kenny G sucks ... The film goes down the usual biographical roads, but it’s more interested in the relationship between the artist, his fans and his critics, and the question of where Kenny G belongs in the world of jazz in general.

Into outer space with a synthesiser: How Berlin’s free spaces nurtured avant-garde music

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Sep 2021
Because of Germany’s connection to the West and the US, British, and French soldiers stationed in the country, musicians wavered between an emotional link to such genres as jazz or beat, and radical rejection of this music because they opposed the ongoing war in Vietnam or capitalism in general.

George Wein at 90 (from 2015)

All About Jazz 16 Sep 2021
He then created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 ... Although his festivals have been responsible for bringing jazz, folk and pop music to general awareness, he is unabashedly a jazzman ... with jazz."

54gene raises $25m Series B to push drug discovery research in Africa

Business Day Online 16 Sep 2021
... as General Manager Diagnostics Pan-Africa ... Teresia Bost, General Counsel, joins with over 20 years experience in healthcare where she’s held various senior counsel roles at Celgene, was VP & Associate General Counsel at Jazz Pharmaceuticals, and General Counsel at Quartet Health.

UT Tyler launches NPR radio station

Longview News-Journal 16 Sep 2021
Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center and a radio tower set up in Bullard ... The station airs NPR programming along with local stories. Eclectic jazz also is played 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The three-member team includes journalists and broadcasters General Manager Lorri Allen, News Director Mike Landess and Director of Operations Jeff Johnson ... ....

Tingvall Trio at eastPLUGGED

All About Jazz 15 Sep 2021
Coming as it did in these times of performance cancellations and postponements, the hundred minute tour de force arrived like musical manna from a benevolent jazz deity ... Aficionados in the general area probably haven't had a chance to hear such optimal live jazz since the Moers Festival last May.

UT Tyler launches NPR radio station for Tyler, East Texas area

Tyler Morning Telegraph 15 Sep 2021
Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center and a radio tower set up in Bullard ... The station airs NPR programming along with local stories. There's also eclectic jazz played from 7 p.m ... The three-member team includes experienced journalists and broadcasters General Manager Lorri Allen, News Director Mike Landess and Director of Operations Jeff Johnson.

George Wein: Dinosaur Walks the Earth

All About Jazz 14 Sep 2021
This article first appeared at All About Jazz in June 2000. George Wein is in his 47th year of producing jazz festivals. He invented them, going back to the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 ... Nonetheless, he's a walking, breathing piece of jazz history ... From your seat, you have kind of seen it all over the years in general, in jazz terms.