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The Monterey Jazz Festival: Through the Lens of a First-Timer

Valerie Wardlaw | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Valerie Wardlaw

This past weekend, I attended the Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) in picturesque Monterey, California. I was a bona fide festival first-timer. You're p...

Gregory Porter: 'The Word 'Political' Doesn't Scare Me'

FaceCulture | Posted 08.11.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter has never shied away from political conversations in his music. On his fourth album Take Me To The A...

The Top 5 Summer Jazz Festivals Across the Northeast

ZEALnyc | Posted 06.23.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

The Newport Jazz Festival By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, June 23, 2016 When the sun boldly arrives after the winter turns into a tentative...

The 39th Annual #AtlantaJazzFest Provided a Myriad of Great Music Over Memorial Day Weekend

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

I was unable to attend the Friday night concerts which featured the progressive group The Next Collective and the singer Joi. By all accounts those who went were not disappointed.

Sing Me Home: Chats with Yo-Yo Ma, Max Jury and Imagine Dragons' Wayne Sermon, Plus Valerio Piccolo, Matt Hatt & Edda Glass and Shannon LaBrie Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma Mike Ragogna: Yo-Yo! Your latest album, Sing Me Home, is your next step with the Silk Road Ensemble, following the critic...

The Mayor's Office of the City of Atlanta Announces the Atlanta Jazz Festival Artist Line up for 2016

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 04.13.2017 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

This year's Festival, the 39th of such annual events, is one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country and takes place in Atlanta's historic and verdant Piedmont Park. The press conference was kicked off by the performance of local artist Alex Lattimore and his quartet.

Grammy Winner Gregory Porter Shares The One Thing That Keeps Him Grounded

Reuters | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.21.2015 | Black Voices

Gregory Porter has won a Grammy Award and performed for Britain's royal family at Buckingham Palace, but the jazz singer says his family know just how...

Conversations with Jamie Cullum, Peter White and Amanda Kravat, Plus Yellowcard Teams with Invisible Children

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jamie Cullum: "I've lived my short life as a record geek. I take quite a heavy interest in music. Lots of people are interested in music, but I'm the kind of guy who'd be digging through boxfuls of old records in secondhand stores and record fares and things like that."

Gregory Porter and the Gospel of Jazz

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

Photo: Shawn Peters "Divine," comes to mind, "charismatic," "dignified," and a voice that is "habit forming." Only a few positive associations and...

My Conversation With Gregory Porter

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.02.2013 | Celebrity
Tavis Smiley

Have you heard Gregory Porter's new album? Many are calling him the best new jazz vocalist in years. Tomorrow night on PBS, I chat with the Grammy nominee about his chart-topping new album, Liquid Spirit, and what inspires him to create.

Gregory Porter: The Brilliant New Voice of Jazz

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Marlynn Snyder

A good friend introduced me to Gregory Porter's music initially, which, once his vocal gifts hit me, led to a round of frenzied YouTube and Google searches.

Hot Summer Fun in Harlem

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Sometimes when the temperature climbs to such an extent that it's impossible to beat the heat, the only alternative is to give in and accept reality. ...