Discover: Norman Provizer’s Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes—Horace Silver

Norman Provizer

During undergraduate school, I was fortunate enough to discover the generosity of jazz players when it came to mentoring members of a younger generation in the music. Since I had…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

If you want to set up your jazz-listening tent at one spot for the coming week, the place to do it is at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club. Starting on…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

On Friday, hulu (the television streaming channel) premieres The United States vs. Billie Holiday, a film by Lee Daniels that stars Andra Day and is based on the book Chasing…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes—Chick Corea

Norman Provizer

In 1982, Boston-based alto saxophonist Jimmy Mosher released an album called A Chick from Chelsea based on the disc’s title track. That Chick is pianist Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea who…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

As the country continues to struggle with Covid-19 at the same time that people are waiting for the call to get their two-shot vaccine injections, you can catch live sounds…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

This week there are several streaming events to consider. First, on Sunday at noon MT, there’s a celebration of “40 Years in Yiddishland,” marking the 40th anniversary of the Klezmer…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Saying goodbye to 2020 isn’t a very hard thing to do. Certainly it is a year that will be impossible to forget, a year has the potential to haunt us…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Earlier this week, on December 14, the jazz world marked what would have been the 10oth birthday of trumpeter Clark Terry if he had not passed away in 2015. Through…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

After I moved to Denver in 1989, one of my first stops in town was an evening visit to the corner of 20th and Market and El Chapultepec. The club…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

During the final month of 2020, Dazzle hosts a "Bread and Jam" series that combines live-streamed music with material support, including free meals, for musicians on Sundays. While the players…

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