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Jazzmeia Horn Trumpets History

From The Houston Chronicle Singer Jazzmeia Horn trumpets history By: Lawrence Elizabeth Knox Jazzmeia Horn was destined for a career in music. Her pianist grandmother, who dreamed of becoming a working musician but was denied a cabaret card in the mid-1900s, could feel it in her bones. In giving her such an apt name, she passed on a legacy that the 27-year-old jazz singer has undeniably lived up to, touring the world with her Grammy-nominated debut album, A Social Call, since its release in May 2017. Saturday will mark something of a homecoming for the Dallas-born mother of two as her septet — also consisting of a pianist, bassist, drummer, saxophonist, trumpeter and trombonist — will take the stage at the Wortham Theater Center in a concert presented by Da Camera. Horn has yet to perform in her home state since winning the prestigious 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 18th, 2019 in News


JAZZIZ Backstage Pass: Joe Lovano

From JAZZIZ JAZZIZ Backstage Pass: Joe Lovano By: Brian Zimmerman Joe Lovano may be best known for his outstanding tenure at Blue Note Records, which he’s called home since 1991. But he’s also been a vital presence on the German... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 17th, 2019 in News


Donna Grantis Shares 'Diamonds & Dynamite'

From Billboard Prince Collaborator Donna Grantis Shares ‘Diamonds & Dynamite’ Title Track: Premiere By: Gary Graff Donna Grantis understandably had the late Prince on her mind while making her new solo album, Diamonds & Dynamite, whose title track is premiering... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 17th, 2019 in News


NPR Tiny Desk: Nate Wood fOUR

From NPR Nate Wood – fOUR By: Colin Marshall Nate Wood says he only wishes he had more limbs. He made the comment in an interview NPR partner station WBGO, noting only the limitations of his physical body, rather than... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 16th, 2019 in News


Bringing High-Art Sound to Miami

From The Miami Herald Saxophonist Joshua Redman brings ‘high-art’ sound to Jazz Roots By: Bob Weinberg The Jazz Roots series’ 11th season continues Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami with a performance by saxophonist... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 15th, 2019 in News


The Gloaming Announce New Album

From Real World Records The Gloaming announce new album and share two tracks The Gloaming are delighted to announce that their new studio album ‘The Gloaming 3’ will be released on 22 February 2019 on Real World Records. Produced by... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 15th, 2019 in News


Why Blanchard could (and should) get Oscar nod

From The Los Angeles Times Why the ‘BlacKkKlansman’ score could (and should) earn Terence Blanchard his first Oscar nod By: Mikael Wood […] As crucial as his contributions to Lee’s movies are — emotionally, they’re up there with the director’s... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 14th, 2019 in News


How Kathy Mattea Got her Groove Back

From The Irish Times How Kathy Mattea got her groove – and voice – back By: Siobhan Long West Virginian native, Kathy Mattea has carved her reputation as an ace interpreter of other people’s songs over the course of three... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 14th, 2019 in News


Joe Lovano Unveils New Trio

From WBGO Joe Lovano and Michael Wolff Unveil New Trios, Among Other Highlights in Take Five By: Nate Chinen Joe Lovano, “Rare Beauty” For anyone who has followed the career of saxophonist Joe Lovano, it might be hard to believe... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 14th, 2019 in News


'Fenfo' Nominated - Victoires de la musique 2019

From Culturebox Victoires de la musique 2019 : Eddy De Pretto et Orelsan mènent les nominations Congratulations to Fatoumata Diawara, whose album Fenfo has been nominated for “Album de musiques du monde” – Best World Album – at the French... Read The Full Article

Posted Jan 10th, 2019 in News


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