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Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

On Thursday, pianist Stu MacAskie brings a quartet to Dazzle at 7 pm that includes a special guest – trumpeter Scott Wendholt. Like guitarist Bill Frisell, Wendholdt was born in…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

During this week, people’s ears are tuned into the sounds surrounding Cinco de Mayo. Since KUVO has information on all of that, I thought I’d tell a little story connected…

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

Before we know it, the end of April, the end of Jazz Appreciation Month, will be here. Jazz’s designated month wraps up on April 30 each year – designated by…

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

Norman Provizer

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…

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