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Edel Meade – Brigids and Patricias album review: Distinctive and highly original

The Irish Times 05 Mar 2021
Meade’s jazz background filters into some of these songs, but these are generally unadorned piano-based arrangements, with her beautifully clear voice and unambiguous lyrics taking precedence over musical variance.

‘Pretty special and pretty rare’: Quin Snyder and his Utah Jazz players open up about ...

The Salt Lake Tribune 05 Mar 2021
And then, on June 6, 2014, he was hired by Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, who’d known him since their days together in the Spurs organization, where Lindsey had served as assistant GM ... “I went from being in the G League to being the [Jazz’s] backup and to being the starting center.

Sites, events that celebrate women's institutions

Stars and Stripes 05 Mar 2021
On March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated, albeit much more noticeably in some countries than in others ... Online ... The Women in Jazz Festival is a series of 22 events featuring jazz musicians hailing from Europe and those who have made the continent their home ... The Next General Women in Jazz section shines a light on future jazz talents.

Gordon Monson: Donovan, Rudy, Mike and the rest of the Utah Jazz, should stop crying ...

The Salt Lake Tribune 04 Mar 2021
Maybe you as a Jazz fan are mad, too ... But Mitchell, Gobert and Conley need to stand down on the insinuations, as they offered after Wednesday’s loss, that there’s some kind of collective effort by referees to screw over the Jazz, specifically, and to punish small-market teams, generally ... The Jazz led most of the way, and could have sealed the deal.

Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert say NBA officiating is getting out of hand after OT loss ...

Deseret News 04 Mar 2021
Utah Jazz’s Mike Conley, right, and Joe Ingles react to a foul call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Philadelphia ... The general sentiment from the Jazz is that there is a difference and that Wednesday was just a boiling point.

Spate of awards-season films track FBI tactics against Black activists

The Los Angeles Times 03 Mar 2021
By the time jazz singer Billie Holiday made her mark in the late ‘30s, singing the haunting lynching lament “Strange Fruit,” such investigations were commonplace ... According to the Hari book, Anslinger, played in the film by Garrett Hedlund, grew obsessed with jazz musicians in general and Holiday in particular.

Building a Jazz Audience: The Sisyphus Redux

All About Jazz 02 Mar 2021
What we're really talking about when we complain about the jazz scene (and the arts scene in general) is not that jazz is dying creatively, or that it's lost its vitality ... ...we live in a time of remarkable creative growth for music in general, and for jazz in particular.

Windsor set to open store in Mall of Louisiana

The Advocate 02 Mar 2021
The store will open in a 6,700 square foot space on the first floor of the mall near Dillard’s, where Jimmy Jazz used to be located.

Album Of The Week: Bernice Eau de Bonjourno

Stereogum 02 Mar 2021
Bernice have always been an intriguing prospect — a group of jazz-trained Toronto musicians making their own arty spin on pop music ... Indeed, Bernice and their new music remain hard to place — they have little to do with other notable names in the Toronto indie landscape, or with much else in the indie world in general.

Why this Utah Jazz Gaming star isn’t humble

Deseret News 28 Feb 2021
Splashy appears in a photo for Utah Jazz Gaming ... The Utah Jazz Gaming squad’s top rookie, Splashy, is a popular Twitch streamer and NBA 2K MyTeam player ... His high level of basketball IQ as our floor general has contributed to our fast start,” Jazz Gaming head coach Jelani “CompMitchell said in a statement at the time.

The Triple Team: Did Miami find a potential weak spot in the Jazz’s defense, or ...

The Salt Lake Tribune 27 Feb 2021
Three thoughts on the Utah Jazz’s 124-116 loss to the Miami Heat from Salt Lake Tribune Jazz beat writer Andy Larsen ... Then, Butler would drive on Bogdanovic, and generally draw a foul or get all the way to the rim ... The Jazz have only had limited success with it generally, but this year they’ve been less afraid to use it.

NBA launches investigation into alleged comments made by Dennis Lindsey to former Jazz player Elijah Millsap

Deseret News 26 Feb 2021
Dennis Lindsey, Utah Jazz general manager, talks to members of the media at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 25, 2019 ... I didn’t know what could happen to his chances of getting paid.” In 2015 Lindsey was the general manager of the Jazz and Zanik was the assistant general manager.

NBA Investigates Bigotry Allegations Against Jazz Vice President

Sports Illustrated 26 Feb 2021
Former Jazz guard Elijah Millsap accused team executive Dennis Lindsey of making racist remarks during a 2015 end-of-season meeting ... The investigation will examine notes taken in an April 2015 meeting attended by Millsap and three Jazz officials ... Since Lindsey became the general manager of Utah in 2012, the franchise has kept extensive notes.