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Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

When drummer Shelly Manne left the L.A. Four, Jeff Hamilton stepped in to keep the popular group (with Ray Brown, Bud Shank and Laurindo Almeida) grooving along. Over the years,…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Singer Cecile McLorin Salvant, who will be at Dazzle on Thursday, hit the jazz radar in 2010 when she captured the top spot at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

In 1971, Ornette Coleman recorded the tracks for his disc Science Fiction that was released the following year. But it was not until a decade later that one of those…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

[caption id="attachment_30881" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Joe Policastro Trio[/caption]   Recently, the great drummer Brian Blade was on stage at Dazzle as part of bassist Jeff Denson’s trio. This week Blade is…

Norm Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

In the past, the 43rd edition of the Telluride Jazz Festival that takes place Thursday through Sunday would dominate this week’s column. After all, that festival was truly a notable…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

In terms of weather, you might well feel that with the start of a new month you are still, to borrow the words of Jethro Tull, “Stuck in the August…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

This week’s top activity is the 37th edition of the Winter Park Jazz Festival held in the town’s Rendezvous Event Center on Saturday and Sunday. The Winter Park event is…

Mid-July’s Heat is Equaled on Stage by a Variety of Jazz Performances | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Since Nocturne opened its doors in 2015 the club, at 1330 27th St., has provided listeners with extended residencies by area-based players together with an emphasis on fine food prepared…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes: Stepping Toward the Edges

Norman Provizer

This week you have a chance to step out toward the edges of the music when Dazzle at Baur’s offers up the New Origin Trio on Friday and Ragin, Warren,…

Norman Provizer Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

In 1964 the musical Fiddler on the Roof (a play that recently turned the Buell Theater into an early 20th-century Russian village) opened on Broadway. That same year “Cannonball” Adderley…

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