REVIEWS: Dave Brubeck, Aaron Burnett, Sarah Elizabeth Charles & Jarrett Cherner, and more in Dec/Jan Issue of Jazz Magazine

November 30, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

Reviews by Étienne Dorsay, Fred Goaty, Philippe Vincent, Vincent Cotro, and Noadya Amoux, Jazz Magazine The upcoming December/January issue of Jazz Magazine will include album reviews for Dave Brubeck, Aaron Burnett, Sarah Elizabeth Charles & Jarrett Cherner, Miki Yamanaka, The Royal Bopsters, and Alonzo Demetrius. Read in the December/January 2020/2021 upcoming issue of Jazz Magazine.

GRAMMY NEWS: The Baylor Project Earns GRAMMY® Nod for Quarantine-Era Anthem “Sit On Down”

November 30, 2020GRAMMY Awards, Press Releases, Special Announcement

The Baylor Project Earns GRAMMY® Nod for Quarantine-Era Anthem “Sit On Down” “Sit On Down” is nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance at the 63rd GRAMMY® Awards Watch the official video for “Sit On Down” Here  New York, NY –  “Sit On Down”, the soulful pandemic-era anthem by The Baylor Project has been nominated for a … Read More

REVIEW: Sylwester Ostrowski’s “Jammin’ With KC” – All About Jazz

November 30, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

by Kyle Simpler, All About Jazz Sylwester Ostrowski traveled from his native Poland to Kansas City in February 2020 to participate in a centennial celebration of Charlie Parker‘s life and music. During the visit, Ostrowski visited Parker’s childhood home, his grave, and other historical landmarks. He also sat in with some of Kansas City’s finest jazz musicians at several … Read More

FEATURE: Mariel Bildsten’s Backbone – Santa Barbara Independent

November 29, 2020Features, Press Reel

Josef Woodard, Santa Barbara Independent Santa Barbara Musician Comes Out Swinging in New York In recent years, the arrival of the holidays in Santa Barbara has brought with it an array of traditions, one of which has been the regular appearance of S.B.-raised and increasingly acclaimed N.Y.C.-based jazz trombonist Mariel Bildsten on the SOhO calendar … Read More

FEATURE: Regina Carter mixes music and politics in ‘Swing States: Harmony in the Battleground’ – The Bay State Banner

November 26, 2020Features, Press Reel

By Scott Haas, The Bay State Banner Jazz violinist Regina Carter teamed up with Grammy Award-winning producer and writer Kabir Sehgal to release “Swing States: Harmony in the Battleground” in July. Sehgal, a godson of civil rights icon Andrew Young and author of “Jazzocracy: Jazz, Democracy, and the Creation of a New American Mythology,” among … Read More

REVIEW: Freedom by Javier Nero – Last Row Music

November 25, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Jeremy Smith, Last Row Music “All music, but particularly jazz is the ultimate example of the beauty that can be created by learning from and appreciating disparate cultures. Jazz is the ultimate expression of freedom.” These words in musical form ring true throughout Freedom, the debut album of jazz trombonist Javier Nero. Read more here. … Read More