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Pat Metheny and the Detroit Jazz Festival

Pat Metheny and the Detroit Jazz Festival

The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, has announced that guitarist/composer Pat Metheny will be its 2015 Artist-­in-­Residence. Metheny is the latest in a long line of jazz greats to take the mantle of the prestigious Detroit Jazz Festival Artist­in­Residence Program, which will include different musical incarnations at this year’s festival, as […]

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Back to Brazil

Eliane Elias

Pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias will release a new album, Made in Brazil, at the end of March. The disc marks a musical homecoming of sorts for Elias. In her three-decade-long career as a solo artist, Made in Brazil marks the first time she’s recorded a disc in her native Brazil since moving to the United States in 1981. Elias […]

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Solo Jarrett at Carnegie Hall

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Keith Jarrett returns to Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perleman Stage on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 8 p.m. to perform a rare solo-piano concert. The show will feature an entire evening of solo improvisations and will be his only solo concert appearance worldwide this winter. Jarrett’s solo-piano improvisations on ECM recordings such as Solo Concerts, The […]

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Charles Lloyd Returns to Blue Note

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Saxophonist and composer Charles Lloyd has signed with Blue Note Records and will release his first album for the iconic label in 30 years with the April 14 arrival of Wild Man Dance, a live recording of a long-form suite commissioned by the Jazztopad Festival in Wroclaw, Poland. Lloyd will present the North American premiere […]

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José James’ Holiday Album

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Vocalist José James has announced a March 31, 2015 release for his new album Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday, a tribute to the legendary singer in honor of Holiday’s 100th birthday. James celebrates the woman he refers to as his “musical mother” with nine songs written or popularized by Holiday. […]

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Remembering Jeff Golub

Jeff Golub

When the newly blind guitarist Jeff Golub stumbled and fell onto New York City subway tracks where he was clipped and dragged by a train in 2012, New Yorkers came to his aid. When word spread throughout the New York City music community last month that Golub was on his death bed, New Yorkers bought […]

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Vijay Iyer’s Stand at The Stone

Vijay Iyer

Vijay Iyer will host a residency at The Stone, in New York City, from January 20th to the 25th. During that six-day stand, the highly regarded pianist will play a total of 12 different sets, encompassing a variety of instrumental lineups, with a wide array collaborators, including Reggie Workman, Mat Maneri, Linda Oh, Marcus Gilmore, […]

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Celebrating Charlie Haden

Charlie Haden

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, the family and friends of the late bassist Charlie Haden for a memorial concert and celebration of his life. The show, which will begin at 7 p.m., will take place at Town Hall in New York City. Among the many performers and speakers attending will be Geri Allen, Kenny Barron, […]

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Coming Soon: The Panama Jazz Festival

Panama Jazz Festival

Uniting acclaimed jazz artists, renowned educators and jazz fans from around the world, the 12th Annual Panama Jazz Festival will be held January 12-17, 2015, at The City of Knowledge in Panama City and the recently founded Danilo’s Jazz Club, located at the American Trade Hotel in the Old Quarter of Panama City. This year’s […]

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