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
Sep212014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For the Week of 22 September 2014 via JazzWeek

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which albums are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

Congratulatons to trumpeter, composer and educator Sean Jones for being the Number 1 jazz album for the 3rd consecutive week!


For your listening pleasure today, here is saxophonist Ada Rovatti presenting the magic behind the music of her latest release Disguise. Enjoy!

 

 

  1. SEAN JONES im.pro.vise - never before seen (Mack Avenue)
  2. CYRUS CHESTNUT Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)
  3. MARK ELF Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.)
  4. FRED HERSCH Floating (Fred Hersch Music)
  5. ORRIN EVANS Liberation Blues (Smoke Sessions)

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Friday
Sep192014

Stanley Clarke Band - The Making of "Up" Video 

Hey ~ Happy weekend to everyone!  Here's a little something to get your Satuday off to a good start!

 

Take a look in the studio, as Stanley Clarke and his Band are joined by guests, from Stewart Copeland to Joe Walsh, on the new album, Up.

 

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Sunday
Sep142014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For the Week of 15 September 2014 via JazzWeek

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which artists are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your listening pleasure this week, Cecile McLorin Salvant performing WomanChild live on KCRW. Enjoy!

 

 

 

  1. SEAN JONES im.pro.vise - never before seen (Mack Avenue)
  2. FRED HERSCH Floating (Fred Hersch Music)
  3. CYRUS CHESTNUT Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)
  4. MARK ELF Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.)
  5. TOM HARRELL Trip (HighNote)

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Wednesday
Sep102014

The Recording Academy Statement RE: Gerald Wilson 

Dan Carlin, Honoree Gerald Wilson and Neil Portnow during 1st Annual GRAMMY Salute to Jazz at The Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, California. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®/Wireimage.com © 2004. Photographed by: R. Diamond.

A musician, composer, arranger, and a 2004 Recording Academy President’s Merit Award recipient, Gerald Wilson had an extraordinary career that spanned eight decades. A pioneer of jazz, he played trumpet in big bands and worked with legendary artists including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Bobby Darin, among many others.

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