By Allen Scott, All That Jazz Considered one of the most influential trumpeters of our time, Shunzo Ohno has played, recorded and toured with such renowned leaders as Gil Evans, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey, and many others. Mr. Ohno has 16 recordings under his name as a leader and has appeared on over … Read More
By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz Lydia Liebman is an accomplished media and music industry professional with experience deeply rooted in jazz as a publicist, concert promoter, radio host, musician, producer and journalist. She currently runs Lydia Liebman Promotions, a boutique public relations agency and consulting firm based in NYC. Listen to this podcast here.
By Michael Jeffers, Chicago Jazz Magazine Pianist Orrin Evans previews his upcoming weekend performances at the legendary Green Mill Jazz Club with Chicago Jazz Magazine founder Mike Jeffers on this week’s “Chicago Jazz Audio Experience” podcast! Listen to the full interview here.
By Under The Radar Staff, WGBH If you’re a regular listener, you already know that at the beginning of 2020, Under the Radar debuted brand new music. After almost 10 years of the same theme, we wanted to ring in the next decade with a fresh sound. We spent months searching and carefully curating playlists … Read More
Dave Lavender, NPR Listen to Catherine’s live performance here! Making her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage since 2006, Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell treated the audience to songs off her latest album, Alone Together. Russell performed with David Bowie in his last touring band as background vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, and she’s been singing with Steely Dan from … Read More
Svetlana’s interview with Jay Daniels, Simply Timeless Svetlana on Singer’s Unlimited, WBGO
on WBGO Oscar Hernandez is the musical director of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra – but it wasn’t his idea to form the band. Producer Aaron Levinson approached the pianist almost two decades ago with the idea of assembling and recording a Latin jazz orchestra. They did just that, but the album sat on the shelf … Read More
Listen to full episode here! PLAYING TRACKS BY Jigmastas, Arthur Russel, Onyx Collective, George Lewis, Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar and more. CHART POSITIONS This show was 10th in the global classical chart. TAGGED #classical#jazz#creativemusic#new york city A strange thing happened to jazz and classical music in New York amidst the countless pronouncements that they were getting old, losing audiences and cultural relevance: at … Read More
A Noise From The Deep, Greenleaf Music with Dave Douglas Dave talks to Sam Newsome about being a solo soprano saxophonist, how he creates his recordings, and the basic underlying decisions that guide his work. Sam also talks about smooth jazz, as well as about his more recent interest in balloon sculpting and the new areas … Read More
By: Michael Bourne, WBGO It’s been too many years since Vanessa Rubin came on Singers Unlimited with a new album, and her newest is one of her best. The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron celebrates the great composer and arranger of the ’40s and ’50s. Dameron, like Vanessa herself, was born in … Read More