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Jazz Road with Denise King

Influenced by Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Frank Sinatra and Aretha Franklin, Denise King is an expressive, big-voiced singer who combines jazz with elements of R&B, blues and gospel. Denise King was born and raised in…

Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2021 | Jazz

10. Emile Parisien / Tim Lefebvre / Christian Lillinger / Michael Wollny - XXXXThis international quartet of contemporary jazz mavericks was invited by German virtuoso pianist / composer Michael Wollny to perform four evenings of unheard…

Duo kick launch a jazz band

NEW JAZZ SOUND: Shylie Harrison and Laura Small have launched a new jazz sound here in Mount Gambier. THE sound of jazz will return to the Limestone Coast pantry next month with the first!-->!-->…

The Month In Jazz – November 2021

Wynton Marsalis turned 60 last month, October 18. It's a milestone in everyone's life, so kudos to him for making it happen, especially at a time when many famous black musicians have died in middle age, if not sooner. I probably…

Jazz is in season for Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli released an "A Touch of Jazz" this summer. He recorded the album with a combo led by jazz artist Joey DeFrancesco.Courtesy photoBefore he sang "Big Girls Don't Cry" or his life story turned into "Jersey Boys," Frankie Valli…

Lonnie Smith obituary | Jazz

Few Hammond organ players encourage bar staff in jazz clubs to stop clinking bottles for fear of piercing an almost inaudible fragile sound environment - the ingenious Hammond B3s having started their life in the 1930s in as portable props…

2021 Jazz Festival events

September 20 - 26 Jazz Festival 2021 Limerick will host a host of local and international musicians for the tenth annual Limerick Jazz Festival, which takes place the week of September 20-26. 2021. Bands from Switzerland, Chile and…

The Jazz Project | HillRag

Sunday race •••Blake Aaron, Guitar"Sunday Strut" by Blake Aaron from his Color and passion The album, starring Najee, is now the third Billboard No. 1 hit on the album released in September 2019. Guitarist and Adam…

10 must-see shows

After a year lost to the pandemic, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is back, and while the three-day event isn't bigger than ever, it's kept everything (including the food offerings) which makes it one of the premier jazz events on the West…