Horns

Why ‘True Blue’ Ensures Tina Brooks Will Never Be Forgotten

Tina Brooks was a hard bop tenor saxophonist and composer who had the talent to go far in the jazz world but who never got his just desserts. Though …

Music

Butch Lacy tribute concert at Dizzy's to salute former San Diego jazz mainstay

Before he became legendary singer Sarah Vaughan’s pianist and musical director in the early 1980s, Butch Lacy was a vibrant mainstay of the San Diego …

San Diego

Fireside Chat – Jon Hassell

Roman Koval<p>The American trumpeter and godfather of “fourth world music” delves deep into his ethnomusicological style of composition.<p>Raised in …

Trumpeter

Kamasi Washington gets a festive homecoming at Arroyo Seco Weekend

“We back home,” a beaming Kamasi Washington told the sun-drenched crowd at the main stage of Arroyo Seco Weekend on Saturday afternoon before beginning his set with a rousing piece from his just-released double-album, “Heaven and Earth.”<p>The Los Angeles-raised saxophonist was referencing the …

Music Festivals

Leonid & Friends: Street Player

It is always fun to see a new video from Leonid & Friends pop up.<p>Here’s the band performing another stellar cover of a Chicago tune. This time …

Bass Guitar

Piano, clarinet & saxophone teacher in Bel air. - Towson, MD Patch

Hi everyone, my name is Patrick Businge. I am a piano and clarinet teacher with both my ABRSM certifications in grades 1-8. Shortly after completing …

Clarinet

The String Cheese Incident Welcomes Guests & Offers Debuts At Electric Forest Opener

The first weekend of the Electric Forest Festival got underway on Thursday in Rothbury, Michigan. The eclectic multi-day and multi-weekend fest that …

Bob Marley

Sunday Open Thread: June 24 was a date for prodigious battles and much more

and it is also Sweetmorn, Confusion 15, 3184 YOLD<br>(for you Discordians out there)<p><b>World History this day</b><p>217 BC - Hannible pulled history's greatest …

UFOs

Beyonce & Jay-Z, Dave Matthews bring delight to senses

“Let’s make love in the summertime,” Beyonce sings at the top of the sonic surprise of the month.<p>Kanye West’s behavior may have dominated headlines, …

Boston

Saxl Rose jammed with Paramore onstage for "Ain't It Fun"

If you’re aiming to join Paramore onstage at one point or another, clearly catching the eye of Hayley Williams is the right way to go. Luckily for …

Music

Concert Review: Son of Goldfinger at the 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

Son of Goldfinger<br>2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival<br>NAC Fourth Stage<br>June 22, 8 p.m.Friday night’s concert by the all-star free-jazz trio Son of Goldfinger …

Drums

In 1969 Telegram, Jimi Hendrix Invites Paul McCartney to Join a Super Group with Miles Davis

<i>Click above for a (slightly) larger image</i><p>A trending story this weekend brings to light what could have been a pretty super 1969 collaboration between …

Guitar

What Works For Me: 'Playing Trombone Takes Me Away From The Stresses Of Work'

Junior doctor Rosie Connell says counting bars is almost like a form of meditation 🎶🙏<p><i>In ‘What Works For Me’ - a series of articles considering how</i> …

Lifestyle (UK)

“Tuxedo Junction” Erskine Hawkins (1939) and Glenn Miller (1940)

Composed by Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson and Julian Dash; head arrangement organized by William Johnson.<p><b>Recorded by Erskine Hawkins and His</b> …

Brown v. Board of Education

Concert Reviews: Boz Scaggs played soft rock for mellow listeners, but Moon Hooch ignited crowd with beats

In its new, temporary home at Ottawa City Hall, the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival reminds me of a mullet. Just like the groovy and versatile hairstyle of …

City Halls

Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth review – a second album full of vitality

Los Angeles saxophonist and band leader Kamasi Washington cuts a divisive figure in the jazz world. Some traditionalists consider his sound derivative, but for a new generation the Kendrick Lamar collaborator has catalysed interest in a scene that once felt inaccessible. His second LP, a conceptual …

Music (UK)

Hot Air's picks for 2018 Vancouver Jazz Fest

From clubs to concert halls to city parks, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival features over 300 concerts at 35 venues.<p>Hot Air host Margaret …

British Columbia

Tissue, Great Spiders

Album Release Show<p>Recommended, Don’t Miss<p>Spin Cycle Capitol Hill <br>Sat June 23, 7 pm All Ages<p>Free<p>Recommended by Dave Segal<p>Consisting of local power …

Seattle

Concert Review: Joe Sullivan Big Band at the 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

Joe Sullivan Big Band<br>TD Ottawa Jazz Festival<br>Top Shelf Main Stage<br>Friday, June 22, 6:30 p.m.In recent years, it’s been too easy for an Ottawa jazz fan …

Canadian News

Chris Botti at Botanic Gardens and more of your Denver-area jazz best bets

Experience some accessible live music this week, and chase it with a long-lost gem of a recording that hasn't been heard since it was committed to …

Trumpeter

Little Mix's Jesy Nelson shows off her abs in a blue bralet as she celebrates her birthday in London

JESY Nelson showed off her abs as she stepped out in London's West End to celebrate her recent birthday.<p>The Little Mix singer, 27, looked sensational …

Celebrity (UK)

RHA’s MA390 Wireless are classy, banded in-ears with a working-class price

British audio brand RHA has announced a banded wireless version of its popular MA390 headphones, aiming to grab a portion of the market who is tired …

Tech Trends

Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)

The estimable tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington has, over the past few years, earned a reputation as something of a seer. That’s partly thanks to …

Kendrick Lamar

Paul McCartney’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ goes down memory lane, makes James Corden cry

LONDON — It had been a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown of Liverpool during a “Carpool Karaoke “ segment …

Music

Kevin's Meandering Mind | My Students Know Me Well: A Gifted Saxophone

I am always appreciative of any gift a student and family give me at the end of the year, but I am also a little uncomfortable with such gifts, too. …

Woodwinds

Trombone Shorty In The House #ALAAC18 - ALSC Blog

Eat a lot. Listen to a lot of music. Help young people in your city.<p>ALA president specifically recognizes the Louisiana region native American tribes …

New Orleans

Pat Metheny and Lea Salonga to head San Diego Symphony's Jazz @ The Jacobs and City Lights concert series, respectively

The San Diego Symphony will boast some major star-power for its 2018/2019 Jazz @ The Jacobs and City Lights series, which will feature five and four …

San Diego

5 things to know about Maciej Obara Quartet

Polish saxophonist/composer Maciej Obara discusses his latest record.

Trumpeter

A jazz icon, Dee Dee Bridgewater, revisits her Memphis roots

<b>Dee Dee Bridgewater and the Memphis Soulphony</b><b>8:30 p.m. June 25, Top Shelf main stage, Marion Dewar Plaza, Ottawa City Hall, TD Ottawa Jazz</b> …

Soul Music

Tamar Osborn

Collocutor’s composer and driving force Tamar graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2000.<br>A strong classical background complemented …

The Theatre