Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

Jazz Alley in Seattle

Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver

 

Ronnie Scott's in London

Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco

 

Sunday
Mar302014

A "60 Minutes" Presentation ~ "The Virtuoso: Marcus Roberts"

 "Who is the greatest American musician that most people have never heard of? To me, it's Marcus Roberts." - Wynton Marsalis.  Please enjoy this "60 Minutes" segment about pianist Marcus Roberts (I wish that there was a way to fast-forward through the sponsor's ad. 0_o )!

 

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Sunday
Mar232014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 24 March 2014 [JazzWeek]

Happy new week!

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Do you have any new favorites for 2014 yet? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure ~ Pianist and composer Scott Bradlee's arrangement of Beyonce's Drunk in Love. Enjoy!  

 

 

 

  1. GEORGE CABLES Icons and Influences (HighNote)
  2. CRAIG HANDY Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith (Okeh)
  3. HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day (Concord)
  4. CATHERINE RUSSELL Bring It Back (Jazz Village)
  5. DAVE STRYKER Eight Track (Strike Zone)

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Sunday
Mar162014

Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the Week of 17 March 2014 [JazzWeek]

Here are the top 50+ Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Do you have any new favorites for 2014 yet? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure ~ Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based trumpeter Tukuya Kuroda:

 

 

  1. GEORGE CABLES Icons and Influences (HighNote)
  2. CRAIG HANDY Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith (Okeh)
  3. HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day (Concord)
  4. DAVE STRYKER Eight Track (Strike Zone)
  5. PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP Kin (<-->) (Nonesuch)

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Monday
Mar102014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For The Week of 10 March 2014 [JazzWeek]

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Do you have any new favorites for 2014 yet? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For you viewing pleasure: Cameroon born, London-based songstress Debra Debs  Fizzy Lemonade. Enjoy!

 

 

  1. GEORGE CABLES Icons and Influences (HighNote)
  2. HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day (Concord)
  3. DIANNE REEVES Beautiful Life (Concord)
  4. CATHERINE RUSSELL Bring It Back (Jazz Village)
  5. HAROLD MABERN Right On Time (Smoke Sessions)

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