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

 

Saturday
Feb222014

Alfredo Rodriguez - "The Invasion Parade" Recording Sessions [Video]

More good stuff from Alfredo Rodriguez and his latest project. In this video, he heads into Sear Sound in New York to record The Invasion Parade with producer Quincy Jones and an incredible group of musicians - Roman Filiu, Pedrito Pablo Martinez, Peter Slavov, Henry Cole, and Esperanza Spalding.

 

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Tuesday
Feb182014

Cuban Composer | Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez with Quincy Jones - "The Invasion Parade" Demos 

 

 

Alfredo Rodriguez sits down with his producer, Quincy Jones, to discuss the compositions that would become The Invasion Parade.


More info:
http://www.alfredomusic.com
http://www.mackavenue.com/alfredorodriguez

Tuesday
Feb182014

Carmen Lundy and Patrice Rushen Performing At The 2014 Lakeland Jazz Festival On Feb. 22! 

 

(by Chuck Yarborough, The Plain Dealer )

Carmen Lundy played the lead in a European tour of the Broadway smash “Sophisticated Ladies,’’ based on the music of Duke Ellington. Here in the States, she was Billie Holiday in an off-Broadway production of “They Were All Gardenias.’’

 

Carmen Lundy

Now she’s taking on a new role: headliner in the 42nd Annual Lakeland Jazz Festival, which begins on Friday, Feb. 21 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 23.

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Sunday
Feb162014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 17 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! Did you get a chance to check out a new tune from Dianne Reeves featuring Gregory Porter yesterday? Check it out here:

 

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

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