Por Héctor Martin, Canción a Quemarropa Ya tenemos sobre la mesa el nuevo disco de la saxofonista Berta Moreno que lleva por título Tumaini y que es definido sonoramente como un proyecto de jazz y soul africano, o lo que es lo mismo; Afro Jazz Soul Project. 10 canciones en donde Moreno integra una serie … Read More
FEATURE INTERVIEW: “The Pulse” Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with Dara Tucker – wbgo
by Keanna Faircloth, The Pulse On this episode of The Pulse, host and WBGO Afternoon Jazz radio personality, Keanna Faircloth, celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month talking with vocalist, pianist and composer, Dara Tucker. The award-winning artist has crafted an engaging style weaving a tapestry of acoustic jazz, soul and more for her angelic voice on her several projects including the latest single, “Secret O’ Life” from … Read More
INTERVIEW: A Conversation With … Lorne Lofsky – FYI Music News
By Bill King, FYI Music News Most young players long for that participatory dream moment when opportunity permits and the confidence is there to approach a peer and ask to sit in. The bones rattle, the knees wobble, the hands turn blue/white, fingers drain of blood and muscles weaken. Showtime! Read more here.
INTERVIEW: The Baylor Project – NEWS4 St. Louis
By Paige Hulsey, NEWS4 St. Louis There is a special St. Louis connection to tonight’s show! St. Louis native, Marcus Baylor, of The Baylor Project is nominated for “Best Traditional R&B Performance” for “Sit on Down.” Check this interview here.
INTERVIEW: Strong, Lush Debut by Daniele Germani with “A Congregation of Folks” – Debbie Burke Author
By Debbie Burke Releasing this month on the Italian label GleAM Records, the new CD “A Congregation of Folks” by front man/sax player Daniele Germani presents some top-notch material. Read more here.
FEATURE/INTERVIEW: Jazz Publicist Lydia Liebman – London Jazz News
By Sebastian Scotney, London Jazz News Lydia Liebman is an accomplished media and music industry professional with experience as a publicist, concert promoter, radio host, musician, producer and journalist. Since she launched her own jazz-focused PR agency while still in college in 2011, she has represented more than 200 artists, led Grammy campaigns and landed … Read More
INTERVIEW: Dave Liebman Placing Free Jazz And The Avant Garde In Musical And Historical Perspective – All About Jazz
By Victor L. Schermer, All About Jazz Like free jazz, this interview arose spontaneously from an informal “how are you doin’” telephone conversation between saxophonist Dave Liebman and All About Jazz contributor Vic Schermer. Schermer phoned Liebman to compliment him on his new e-book The Art of Skill: Establishing the Mindset for Unleashing the Music … Read More
REVIEW: From Jazz to Opera to Broadway — Janinah Burnett Does It All – San Francisco Classical Voice
By Lily O’Brien, San Francisco Classical Voice In what almost seems like an alternative universe, not so long ago, when the performing arts weren’t just a virtual reality, you could have found acclaimed soprano Janinah Burnett in any number of places — interpreting roles like Bianca in La Rondine at the Metropolitan Opera House, enchanting … Read More
PODCAST: Allan Harris on All That’s Jazz
By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz The Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer Allan Harris is one the most accomplished and exceptional singers of his generation. A self-described “storyteller through the genre of jazz” he brings it all together with his new album, ‘Kate’s Soulfood’, a beautiful collection of songs crafted with love and a depth of life … Read More
INTERVIEW: Words & Music: A Conversation with Katchie Cartwright – Arts Alive San Antonio
By Bett Butler, Arts Alive San Antonio Dr. Katchie Cartwright’s new EP Rainy Afternoon might have been tailor-made for the COVID-19 era. Recorded in Austin shortly before the pandemic hit, it’s both soothing and energizing. Catchy melodies and Brazilian rhythms provide a perfect soundtrack for sequestering at home. Read more here.