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Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt's #Jive Culture: Hipness Meets Maturity

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

When a new album comes out from an artist that you have listened to and appreciated, it is always a moment of anticipation when you play the first cut and see if it holds up to your expectations.

Joe Alterman Packs Birdland's Weird and Wonderful Early Bird Special

Myra Chanin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Manhattan's Birdland, the Mother of All Jazz Clubs, has a new way of getting paying customers' asses into seats at 6 pm a few evenings a week. Just do...

Bruce Springsteen Won't Sing In North Carolina. Here's A List Of Bands Scheduled To Play There This Summer. Who's Next?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."

Song of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 08.31.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I caught up with director N.C. Heikin to ask her what inspired her to want to bring to life the "reality" of Frank Morgan's life and she graciously took the time to give me some insight into her journey.

Living Legends of Jazz

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

I continue to believe that jazz is an art form that has become the most internationally cooperative means of communication in the world today. As artists and listeners alike have found out it can be a tremendously spiritual medium allowing us to transcend everyday life with beauty and connectivity.

Who Is Renee Neufville: From R&B to Jazz an Icon in the Making

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 07.12.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Ron Carter is where it all began for me. His name is synonymous with Jazz and Classical music. But what many may not know about Carter is that he is also respected and appreciated by the modern musicians of today.

Finding The Right Notes: Ron Carter, Celebrating a Living Legend

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I am no music expert, nor a historian of this topic, but there is one thing I do know from my ancestors: There is no life without music.

Glen Campbell's "Ghost On The Canvas" Video, Plus Chatting with Miles Español's Bob Belden

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is "Ghost On The Canvas," the first video from Glen Campbell's critically acclaimed album of the same name.

Making Whoopie at the 20th Annual Jazz Loft Party

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

We had a sublime night, especially listening to a divine duet, Ron Carter on bass and Gene Bertoncini on guitar, performing the standards "Autumn Leaves" and "My One and Only Love." Yeahhh.

Tribute To Miles: A Conversation With Herbie Hancock

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Herbie Hancock is doing the European jazz festival circuit this year paying tribute to Miles Davis. Here he talks a little bit about it with me.

Crosstalk Thursday: Conversations with Billy Currington, Brett Dennen, Al DiMeola, and Yellowjackets' Bob Mintzer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Billy Currington just released a new single, "Let Me Down Easy," which has a music video to go along with it.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 167

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Cursive, The Civil Wars, Ron Carter, and more.

Tequila, Jazz And Show Tunes: How Congress Is Raising Money This Week

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress are fighting the holiday blues with a vengeance, at least judging from the flamboyant fundraising events scheduled for this week. ...