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Contemporary Jazz

Turning the Age of 50 the Trumpeter Dave Douglas Takes his Music to the 50 States

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

To many, Douglas represents the epitome of the independent artist, who despite the difficulties of a shrinking music industry, has managed to find his niche and flourish doing it his way.

Marvin Stamm and Mike Holober Serenade at Nyack Library's Carnegie Room

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

In the tiny town of Nyack, in the shadows of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the Rockland County Jazz and Blues Society and the Nyack Library once again provide a superlative matching of two local jazz musicians as part of their Carnegie Concert series.

Contemporary Bassist & Composer Ben Allison Plays Carnegie Hall

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Often inspired by the music and events of his times, Allison's witty deconstruction of popular songs is one of his most engaging attributes and has let him cross over into a wider audience than is generally afforded most jazz artists.