Archive for March 2017

Sean Jones – “Live from Jazz at the Bistro” – Available May 26

The young jazz veteran trumpeter Sean Jones believes passionately in championing the creative arc of artists who are committed to their life journey. “I think the progression of the art form [jazz] comes with people being allowed to be themselves in their rawest form with no compromise,” he has noted and added, “My body of…

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Regina Carter – “Ella: Accentuate the Positive” – Available April 21

“Ms. Carter is widely considered the finest jazz violinist  of her generation, a hard-charging soloist whose precisely focused tone  and graceful way with a ballad hint at her long years of classical training.” – The New York Times   A hundred years after her birth, the ever-eloquent Ella Fitzgerald continues to teach us lessons. Regina Carter has chosen…

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Detroit Jazz Festival: Announces Wayne Shorter as 2017 Artist-in-Resident

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The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, is thrilled to announce legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter as its 2017 Artist-in-Residence. Through this role, Shorter will act as an ambassador for the Festival, support the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation’s efforts to enhance year-round jazz music education opportunities, and thrill music enthusiasts…

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Steve Davis – “Think Ahead” – Available May 26

In life as in jazz, you never know what’s coming around the next corner — so it’s always best to think ahead. Trombonist/composer Steve Davis not only offers those two words as a sound piece of advice on his new album, Think Ahead, but exemplifies the art of putting it into action. Out May 26 from…

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