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Born on this day...Trumpeter Clark Terry

Born on this day... Clark Terry’s career in jazz spanned more than seventy years. He was a world-class trumpeter, flugelhornist, educator, composer, writer, trumpet/flugelhorn designer, teacher, and NEA Jazz Master.…

Vinyl Vault—Keyed In

A woman-led piano trio is on tap for the next Vinyl Vault when we listen to Joanne Brackeen’s album “Keyed In.” Released in 1979 on the Tappan Zee label, the…

The Jazz River—Free Jazz—Most Disliked, Least Understood

Turn that crap off! It’s just a bunch of noise. Where’s the rhythm? These cats can’t swing and they sound like they just picked up their instruments. This isn’t music.…

The Jazz River—The Magic & Artistry of Maria Schneider

Composer, conductor, band leader, 12-time Grammy nominated, 5-time winner in Jazz, Classical, and Pop categories. Maria Schneider is a 2019 recipient of NEA Jazz Master status. She has held her…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Saturday Salon with Ramsey Lewis

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis returns to the “Stage” with the monthly online performance series, “Saturday Salon” and will take place on the last Saturday of…

Jimmy Cobb, The Pulse Of 'Kind Of Blue,' Dies At 91

(From NPR) Jimmy Cobb, whose subtle and steady drumming formed the pulse of some of jazz's most beloved recordings, died at his home in Manhattan on Sunday. He was 91.…

Kenny Barron-Dave Holland Trio: Without Deception | March 2020 CD of the Month

Kenny Barron is a veteran pianist and composer who is highly regarded as one of the best living jazz piano players. Dave Holland is an amazing talent of the bass;…

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