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
Mar022014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 03 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 - Joel Uriola Latin Jazz Quintet's  Melao!

 

 

 

  1. HAROLD MABERN Right On Time (Smoke Sessions)
  2. GEORGE CABLES Icons and Influences (HighNote)
  3. HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day (Concord)
  4. DIANNE REEVES Beautiful Life (Concord)
  5. CRAIG HANDY Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith (Okeh)

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Wednesday
Feb262014

Dexter Gordon - The Sophisticated Giant [Feb 27, 1923 - April 25, 1990] By Jonathan Martin

Guest Post

Jonathan Martin is a Jazz Trumpet Player, Composer, and stay home Dad. He is the author of Ear Training for Music: Hearing Inside Out, the only online Ear Training that is Mobile and Comprehensive. And ii V7 Jazz Studies
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If your not hip to the magic that is known as Dexter Gordon, here is your chance to get acquainted!

 

Saxophonist Dexter Gordon

 

One of my favorite all time tenor players, Dexter Gordon was the top of cool. His stage manner, and the way he managed the band from behind the horn always blows me away.

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Monday
Feb242014

The GRAMMY Foundation® Announces GRAMMY Camp® To Be Held In Four US Cities In Summer 2014!

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

Music Industry Camp Will Feature
Tracks in Performance, Music Journalism,
Video Production, and Music Business

Financial Assistance Available
For Qualified Applicants —
Deadline To Apply Is March 31,
2014

 

WHO:

GRAMMY® -winning nominated professionals, industry specialists affiliated with The Recording Academy® to participate in the GRAMMY Foundation®'s GRAMMY Camp® for talented high school students in four cities this summer.

 

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Sunday
Feb232014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 24 February 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.

 

 

  1. HAROLD MABERN Right On Time (Smoke Sessions)
  2. GEORGE CABLES Icons and Influences (HighNote)
  3. CRAIG HANDY Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith (Okeh)
  4. HELEN SUNG Anthem For A New Day (Concord)
  5. CORY WEEDS Let’s Go (Cellar Live)

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