Bill Evans on Vinyl

Bill Evans

On November 11, Concord Music Group will release a vinyl box set of Bill Evans’ The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl, the four LPs are packaged with a 12-page booklet, complete with new liner notes by reissue producer Bill Belmont, as well as the original liner notes by the producer of […]

Read More →


Lovano and Douglas Hit the Road

Joe Lovano

This Fall saxophonist Joe Lovano (pictured above) and trumpeter Dave Douglas will launch a 22-date tour across the United States and Europe with their co-led quintet Sound Prints, featuring pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron. Sound Prints will be previewing their forthcoming Blue Note debut which will be released in early […]

Read More →


J@LC’s Brazilian Festival

SpokFrevo Orquestra

On October 24 and 25, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Brazilian Festival will highlight music from Northeast Brazil’s Pernambuco state. The innovative SpokFrevo Orquestra [pictured above), of Recife, Pernambuco’s largest city, will make its Jazz at Lincoln Center debut in The Appel Room, led by saxophonist Inaldo Cavalcante de Albuquerque and joined by special guests Melissa […]

Read More →


Peter White’s Smile

Peter Daily

British-born, LA-based guitarist Peter White’s 14th solo album, Smile, is set for release on October 7. This is his third album for Heads Up/Concord and completes a trilogy of CDs comprising all original material. Good Day, released in 2009, was the first That was followed by 2012’s Here We Go. Smile is the last in […]

Read More →


Gerald Wilson Passes

Gerald Wilson

Bandleader, composer and multi-instrumentalist Gerald Wilson died on September 8 at the age of 96. He had been diagnosed with pneumonia two weeks before his passing. The following statement was released on September 9 by the National Endowment of the Arts Public Affairs Office: “It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the […]

Read More →


Mezzrow Opens in the Village

Mezzrow

Mezzrow, a new jazz piano room, opened in New York’s Greenwich Village on September 3. The listening room and lounge, located at 163 West 10th Street, will regularly feature some New York’s finest jazz pianists. First up was Johnny O’Neal, who christened the venue’s classic 1923 Steinway on opening night. Mezzrow is owned and operated […]

Read More →


Roberto Fonseca Set to Tour

Roberto Fonseca

The Grammy-nominated Cuban jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca has announced fall tour dates. He’ll be accompanied by bassist Yandy Martinez and drummer Ramsés Rodriguez. Fonseca’s latest album, Yo, blends traditional acoustic instrumentation with cutting edge electronic. The disc pays homage to Cuba’s African roots while updating the country’s rich musical lineage. Released last year on the […]

Read More →


Gerald Albright’s Slam Dunk

Gerald Albright

Gerald Albright is set to release Slam Dunk, a 12-track outing that finds the saxophonist trying his hand on electric bass guitar. Most of the album’s dozen songs are Albright originals, though he does toss in a couple of covers that were popularized by Phil Collins and James Brown. “This record is synonymous with my […]

Read More →


Sean Jones Joins Berklee College of Music

Sean Jones

Berklee College of Music has named trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department. Jones succeeds trombonist Tom Plsek, who served as chair for 25 years. Jones, a widely acclaimed composer and trumpeter, recently released his seventh album as a leader, im•pro•vise never before seen, on Mack Avenue Records. “Sean Jones brings an amazing […]

Read More →


 

Upcoming Star Performance

OLETA ADAMS is now on our stage!

JAZZIZ Magazine

current digital edition

Print Edition

On Sale Now! See what's inside.

Subscribe
×
×