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2021 Five Points Jazz Festival delayed due to pandemic

Kyle Cooke, RMPBS

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing “economic uncertainty,” the Five Points Jazz Festival is delaying its in-person festivities in 2021. “The most recent in-person Five Points Jazz Festival…

Chick Corea, Jazz Fusion Pioneer, Has Died Of Cancer At 79

NPR

The keyboardist, composer and bandleader Chick Corea — one of the most revered figures in contemporary jazz, but whose work spanned fusion to classical — died on Feb. 9 at…

Happy Birthday to Robert Flack

Celebrating American singer, Roberta Flack turning 88 on her birthday today. Born on February 10, 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina. Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our…

The Day the Music Died

Harvey Kubernik for Best Classic Bands

February 3, 2021, marks the 62nd anniversary of the tragic airplane crash that subsequently became known as “The Day the Music Died,” sadly referenced in Don McLean’s 1971 song, “American…

A Rare Instrumental Marvin Gaye Album has Surfaced

Zo, OKP

Hear the Motown icon dip into tripped-out funk and blues on the first standalone release of Funky Nation. Despite being a cornerstone of the Motown empire, the tragic loss of…

Honoring Jeff Clayton

Howard Stone - Vail Jazz

Dear Vail Jazz Family, I write to you with a very heavy heart. We have lost one of the original members of our Jazz Family. Jeff Clayton has passed away,…

The Pete Ellman Big Band to release recording "For Pete's Ache"

The Pete Ellman Big Band will release a new recording, “For Pete's Ache,” on November 20. The Pete Ellman Big Band was formed in 2009 after Pete retired from the…

It's Bandcamp Friday!

Today is Bandcamp Friday! All digital sales from our Bandcamp page made today will be going directly to artists, so buy up lots of digital downloads from Lula Wiles, Ella Jenkins,…

Denver Brass: Fascinating Brass

After delays caused by the ongoing pandemic, Denver Brass is pleased to announce the final stages of completing our newest CD! This new album, Fascinating Brass, was recorded live in…

NIVA—Support Our Stages

The mission of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States. Because of YOUR…

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