Eliane Elias, pianist, composer and drummer Michael Carvin are featured on two different covers for the May issue of Jazz Inside Magazine (print and digital). Eliane Elias discusses her new release, I Thought About You, a tribute to Chet Baker on Concord Records. Michael Carvin discusses his lengthy career ranging from his experience as an L.A. studio musician in the 1960s to to playing for leading artists including Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean and others, in addition to his teaching activities.
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This expanded 80-page issue of Jazz Inside Magazine also features comprehensive interviews by Ken Weiss with drummers Billy Cobham and Mickey Roker. Other interviews include pianist Jeff Babko, Dr. Steve Briody, guitarist, composer, educator at Five Towns College, and guitarist Jussi Reijonen.
The new Jazz Birthday Gallery features cool photos and backgrounders on numerous artists with May birthdays.
The newly expanded CD Review section features Barry Altschul; Uri Caine, Han Bennink; Samuel Blaser; Blue Cranes; Ron Carter; Alex Cline; Steve Coleman; Eliane Elias; Michael Feinstein, Andre Previn; Beata Pater; Laszlo Gardony; Christian Howe; José James; Hank Jones; Oliver Lake Big Band; Liberation Prophesy; Karen Marguth; Diane Marino; Jason Marsalis; Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystal; Roscoe Mitchell; Thelonious Monk; Leslie Pintchik; Omar Sosa; Verneri Pohjola & Black Motor; Wallace Roney.
Other features this issue include a review and stunning color photo gallery of the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Improvisation Program at New England Conservatory. The Noteworthy Performances section for May, with color photos, includes Harold Mabern (Bar On 5th), Will Calhoun (Blue Note), Bill Charlap (Dizzy’s Club); James Carter (Jazz Standard); Rudresh Mahanthappa (Tribeca PAC); Ryan Truesdell (Jazz Standard).
As New York’s only monthly jazz and improvisational music magazine, and printed in color on premium glossy paper, each issue is jam-packed with features, signature in-depth interviews, comprehensive reviews, compelling photos and a calendar of hundreds of New York area jazz concert, club and event listings. Jazz Inside Magazine, published monthly is available in print at numerous locations throughout the New York metro area, by paid subscription, and as a digital download.
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Kevin Eubanks, guitarist, composer, is featured in the April 2013 edition of Jazz Inside Magazine (print and digital) – DOWNLOAD HERE - in concert with the release of his new CD, The Messenger (Mack Avenue Records) and his April 9 thru 13 performances in New York (Birdland). The feature written by John R Barrett Jr. discusses Kevin’s accomplishments and several of Kevin’s recordings along with his latest.
This 48-page edition of Jazz Inside Magazine also features interviews with Kevin’s brothers, trombonist Robin Eubanks and trumpeter Duane Eubanks; along with pianist, composer, conductor and Five Towns College educator, Scott Ballin. There are also interviews in our Noteworthy Performances section, with jazz luminaries – saxophonist Wayne Escoffery and trumpeter Christian Scott who are appearing at The Jazz Standard, pianist Hiromi and trumpeter Arturo Sandoval appearing at the Blue Note; Bad Plus with Bill Frisell at Jazz at Lincoln Center; Ralph Lalama at Small’s; and Kings Of The Crescent City with Victor Goines at Jazz At Lincoln Center. Reviews of CDs include releases by Aaron Diehl, Vince Ector, Kevin Eubanks, Nilson Matta, Chris Potter, Shamie Royston. Alexander von Schippenbach, Allen Vizzutti, Eli Yamin.
Around Town and other news stories include: The Louis Armstrong At Freedomland USA 1961, 1964 Exhibit at The Louis Armstrong House Museum; International Jazz Day April 30; Jazz Appreciation Month At New School for Jazz; Eli Yamin and Evan Christopher: Louie’s Dream CD Release Celebration at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola; Celebrating Duke Ellington at Jazz At Lincoln Center
As New York’s only monthly jazz and improvisational music magazine, and printed in color on premium glossy paper, each issue is jam-packed with features, signature in-depth interviews, comprehensive reviews, compelling photos and a calendar of more than 1,200 New York area jazz concert, club and event listings. Jazz Inside Magazine, published monthly is available in print at numerous locations throughout the New York metro area, by paid subscription, and as a digital download.
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Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer, Artistic Director of Jazz At Lincoln Center, as well as pianist Bill Charlap, Aaron Diehl and Jonathan Batiste are featured in the January 2013 edition of Jazz Inside Magazine (print and digital) in concert with the issue focus on the 25th Anniversary of Jazz At Lincoln Center and their Birth Of The Cool Festival on January 18-19. There is also a detailed essay on the subject by John R. Barrett, Jr. entitled Impressions in Modern Music: An Overview of Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool Recordings. This 48-page edition also features interviews with Jana Herzen (composer, guitarist and founder of the Motema record label), pianist Ramsey Lewis and Dr. Lonnie Smith. Reviews of CDs include releases by Terri Lynne Carrington, Charles Compo, Paulette Dozier, Hiromi, Four Freshmen, David Gilmore, Marcus Goldhaber, Florencia Gonzalez, Wayne Shorter, Pharez Whitted. Comprehensive monthly calendar and event listings for the number one jazz market in the world – jazz in New York – span 16 pages. Jazz Inside Magazine, published monthly is available in print and as a digital download.
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Jazz drummer Mauricio Zottarelli http://www.mzdrums.com ) and fellow Sao Paolo native pianist Gilson Schachnik perform on Saturday evening, November 10, 12:30 AM (technically Sunday morning) at Blue Note, in New York City, 131 West 3rd Street, New York City, 212-475-8592, www.BlueNote.net. The band – Mozik – features international cohorts from the CD, Brazilian guitarist Gustavo Assis-Brasil, Russian flutist Yulia Musayelyan, and Argentine bassist Fernando Huergo – playing a distinctive brand of muscular Brazilian jazz, engaging both their love of traditional Brazilian music and the early fusion Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock.
View Mauricio’s video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb3SFgLdTkk
Jazz Women – Women in Jazz – Baruch Performing Arts Center (located at Baruch College on E. 25th St. between Lexington and 3rd Aves.) announces the 21st season of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Series, named after the former jazz bassist and photographer who lead a music workshop at Baruch College during the 1980s and 1990s. General admission is $25-$30, but all public can purchase $20 tickets with the code PRESS. College students can purchase $10 tickets only at the box office on the campus of Baruch College at 55 Lexington Ave, NYC.
The theme of this year’s series will be Women In Jazz and will feature the following musicians:
Jazz Pianist Renee Rosnes and Friends: Mon, Dec 3, 2012 @ 7pm
The Duke Ellington Society (TDES, Inc.), Celebrating the music of Duke Ellington stages its opening concert and party on Wednesday. September 19, 2012, at 7:30PM, Saint Peterʼs Church; 54th St. & Lexington Avenue, featuring The Warren Chiasson Quartet including Warren Chiasson-–Vibes & Piano; Bobby Porcelli –Sax & Flute; Paul Gill-–Bass; Jimmy Madison–Drums.
Warren Chiasson is a highly regarded musician in the jazz world who has been called “one of the six top vibraphonists of the last half century” by The New York Times.Originally a member of the George Shearing Quintet, he has emerged as his own man with a distinctive four-
mallet technique that he weaves into a percussive, melodic style.
Members are admitted free. Non-members, $20. Students, $10 donation.
To join The Duke Ellington Society and enjoy two free concert/parties, refreshments, the newsletter, and monthly informative meetings with Ellington experts. Contact: TDES, Inc., Box 31 Church Street Station; New York, NY 10008–0031
Afro-Peruvian Jazz Vocalist Corina Bartra, Appears August 14 with Quartet & August 18 with 11-Piece Orquestra
Afro-Peruvian Jazz Vocalist Corina Bartra performs twice in the coming week in concert with the release of her new album featuring groundbreaking jazz and Afro-Latin Fusion with Kirk Lightsey, piano; Santi Debriano, bass; Clifford Barbaro, drums, Pucho Salas and Perico Diaz. On August 14, Ms. Bartra performs with her Afro Peruvian Jazz Quartet at the Dizzy Gillespie Auditorium, Bahai Center, University Place, New York City. Then, on August 18, at 8:00 PM, she will appear with her 11-Piece Orquestra, at the Latino Arts Festival, Queens Theater in the Park, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Queens, New York. www.queenstheatre.org
We catch a glimpse of Corina Bartra’s versatility as a singer and composer by listening to this wonderful and new edition of Corina Bartra Quartet. On her opening tune: Come on and dance. the band which features the dynamic band of Kirk lightsey, Santi Debriano, Clifford Barbaro, Pucho Salas, and Perico Diaz swings effortlessly from start to finish, blending with her vibrant voice.
Dave Koz, saxophonist appears at The Paramount NY, 370 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743,Phone: 631-673-7300, www.paramountny.com, on August 10, 2012 at 8:00 PM.
Hello Tomorrow (Concord Records), Koz’s latest album, was nominated for a GRAMMY award for Best Pop Instrumental Album and was named Best Contemporary Jazz Album at the 2011 Soul Train Awards. Produced by Marcus Miller and John Burk, Hello Tomorrow debuted at No. 1 on both Billboard’s Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and iTunes’ Jazz Album chart. The New York Times hailed Hello Tomorrow as “an event record.” Koz’s latest video, “This Guy’s In Love With You,” recently won the grand prize in the Panasonic ‘Shoot It. Share It’ online video contest. Lensed by Graham Streeter, it makes a powerful statement in support of marriage equality and features a sly cameo by trumpeter Herb Alpert, whose 1968 version of the Burt Bacharach!Hal David song was a No. 1 hit.
Washington, DC – Dizzy Gillespie. Count Basie. Ella Fitzgerald. Herbie Hancock. Names of the greatest purveyors of America’s homegrown art form, jazz-and all NEA Jazz Masters. Today, the National Endowment for the Arts adds four new names to the list with the announcement of the 2013 NEA Jazz Masters. Like the 124 honorees who came before them, these four individuals are recognized for their lifetime achievements and significant contributions to the development and performance of jazz.They will each receive a one-time award of $25,000.
The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters are:
Mose Allison, pianist, vocalist, composer
Lou Donaldson, saxophonist – Born in Badin, North Carolina, currently lives in New York, New York
*Lorraine Gordon, jazz club owner – Born in Newark, New Jersey, currently lives in New York, New York
Eddie Palmieri, pianist, bandleader, arranger, composer – Born in New York, New York, currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada