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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...

Mega Jazz Action Coming To New York This Fall

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts

By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc's Senior Editor, September 8, 2016 After a summer's worth of primo jazz festivals spread all over the city of New York and ...

Twenty five Great Jazz Flute Performances

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 12.30.2015 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

While I'm sure it is not in anyway complete, it does represent some of the most brilliant playing that I have heard on the instrument.

Quincy Jones Receives Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award

Philip David Morton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

Quincy Jones received the Herbie Hancock Humanitarian award from Herbie Hancock himself at the Thelonious Monk Institute's International Jazz Vocals Competitions Award Gala at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood last Sunday night.

Composer Steve Barta Releases CD and LP - 'Symphonic Arrangement: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Released July 15 on vinyl LP and CD formats, Symphonic Arrangement: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio is a breakthrough recording and a dream fulfilled. The Suite part comes from composer Claude Bolling in 1973.

Friday Fourplay 1: Chatting With Bob James & Chuck Loeb, Plus Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite's Fan Video and Kady Z's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

No matter who you're voting for, you've got to try to keep your sense of humor. Check out this fan video of the Harper/Musselwhite track "I Don't Believe A Word You Say." Word.

Chatting With Joe Jackson And Earl Klugh, Plus Mick Harvey's "The Ballad Of Jay Givens" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Joe Jackson, performing is the best part of the "madness" that he's involved in. It's better than being in the studio or anything else.