Jazziz Reviews Mark Whitfield’s “Grace”

February 9, 2017Reviews, Uncategorized

by Bill Milkowski, Jazziz ALL IN THE FAMILY BAND Mark Whitfield and his sons release their sparkling debut. During the 1990’s, Mark Whitfield would bring his two young boys, Davis and Mark Jr., to his gigs around town. They would sit on his amps during soundchecks, hang out in dressing rooms after sets and generally … Read More

The Wall Street Journal Reviews Akua Dixon’s “Akua’s Dance”

February 8, 2017Reviews

by Martin Johnson, The Wall Street Journal For decades, the cello has been on the fringes of jazz. The outstanding bassists, Oscar Pettiford and Ron Carter, occasionally recorded on the instrument, and cellists like Abdul Wadud,Diedre Murray and Fred Lonberg-Holm have been cornerstones of avant garde recordings and groups. Akua Dixon has forged a solid … Read More

German Blog, Sonic Soul Reviews The Baylor Project’s “The Journey”

February 8, 2017Uncategorized

by Joerg Schmitt, Sonic Soul Jean Baylor: Vormals ein Teil von Zhané, einem der besseren R&B Projekte der 90er. Jetzt der ruhig-besonnene Teil im Baylor-Verbund. Marcus Baylor: 10 Jahre der Rhythmus-Geber der Yellowjackets, mit allen Jazz-Wassern gewaschen. Jetzt der Muntermacher beiden Baylors, mit dem Hang zum Bedienen des Mobilfons während frohgemuter Touren im Automobil. Beide … Read More

Trumpeter Rachel Therrien Proudly Announces Spain Tour

February 6, 2017Event Announcement

Rachel Therrien & Dario Guibert Trio 7 Concert Spain Tour 02/11- 02/19 Trumpeter Rachel Therrien is proud to announce a 7 concert tour in Spain presenting material from her past three records. Joined by Dario Guibert Trio,  Jorge Castañeda on piano,  Mikel Urretagoiena on drums, and Dario Guibert Montana on bass, they will be playing … Read More

Brandee Younger & Courtney Bryan to appear at CUNY February 10!

February 4, 2017Event Announcement

Genre-defying harpist Brandee Younger to collaborate with composer/ pianist Courtney Bryan, at the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas & The Caribbean (IRADAC)   February 10th 2017, Graduate Center of CUNY, NYC In honor of the annual Black Women in Jazz Performance of IRADAC, Brandee Younger will join pianist Courtney Bryan … Read More