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Thanks to Steve Wolfinbarger and Andrew Glendenning, we were honored to be invited to the perform at the 2017 International Trombone Festival to present Duo Brubeck featuring Lindsay Blair. What a privilege to see and make so many friends. Apart from George Roberts and Bill Reichenbach, the bass trombone is often removed from the regular center of jazz music-making. A jazz duo featuring the complimentary timbres of guitar and bass trombone allows the instrument room to interpret and embellish melody, to accompany using walking/two-beat/Afro Cuban inspired bass lines, and to improvise solos. Not to mention arrange, compose and [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source David Brubeck
WYNTON Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) had Shanghai audiences on their feet at the 2017 Music in the Summer Air (MISA) in early July with his “jazz of integrity.” JLCO with 15 members presented such works as “Windows,” “Dean Man Blues” and “The Happiness of Being” at Shanghai Symphony Hall, while Marsalis, 56, as the artistic director and lead trumpeter, helped introduce the pieces and members of his group on the way. “All jazz is modern,” Marsalis said. “It is more like people talking, telling people's recognition of tragedy and optimism … It never dies.” Born in a family [...]
Sat, Jul 15, 2017
Source Wynton Marsalis
Watch Hush Little Baby (aka Nanny Nightmare) tonight on Lifetime Movie Network at 8pm with multiple re-airings throughout the month. Tony composed the entire score! [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source Tony Desare
Two years ago, Eliane Elias released Made In Brazil (Concord, 2015) and all it did was win the 2016 Grammy for Best Latin Album. It's a great album and with Dance of Time, Elias hasn't repeated a successful formula; she's perfected it. This is an opulent recording, rich in its authenticity and lavish in its glorious accomplishments. Read the full review here. The post All About Jazz give ‘Dance of Time' 5 stars! appeared first on Eliane Elias | New Album "Dance of Time" available now!. [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source Elian Elias
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Mon, Oct 31, 2016
Source Michelle Grand
NERO MY HEART TO THEE I always have a peculiar mix of excitement and trepidation when seeing a favorite entertainer live for the first time, especially when they are well past retirement years. In the case of Peter Nero, I wondered if my memories of listening to this astounding pianist would be pushed aside byRead More [...]
Mon, Nov 23, 2015
Source Peter Nero
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In September, my CASE colleagues and I unveiled a brand new program called the Duke CASE Change Academy. (If you missed the announcement, see the program details here.) We received 34 outstanding applications for the Academy's 6 slots, which left us with a tough decision to make. Today I am thrilled to announce the winners. Each organization below will bring 3 leaders to the Academy, for a total of 18 participants in the cohort. These leaders are fighting to make an impact in their communities—in education, in health care, in the economy. To meet their goals, they'll have to overcome daunting [...]
Thu, Dec 05, 2013
Source Heath Brothers