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
Jul132014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 14 July 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! What music are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure this week, bassist Dave Holland & Prism in Frankfurt, DE in 2013. Enjoy!

 

 

  1. LOUIS HAYES Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)
  2. JIMMY COBB The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions)
  3. BOBBY HUTCHERSON Enjoy The View (Blue Note)
  4. ERIC ALEXANDER Chicago Fire (HighNote)
  5. THEO CROKER Afro Physicist [Sony Masterworks]

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Sunday
Jun292014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the week of 30 June 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! What music are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure this week, educator and flutist Holly Hofmann. Her newest release is climbing  the Top 50 ~ Low Life on Capri Records!

 

 

 

  1. LOUIS HAYES Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)
  2. ERIC ALEXANDER Chicago Fire (HighNote)
  3. THEO CROKER Afro Physicist [Sony Masterworks]
  4. JIMMY COBB The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions)
  5. MIKE LeDONNE I Love Music (Savant)

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Sunday
Jun222014

Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the week of 23 June 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! What music are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure this week, trumpeter and composer Theo Croker performing at the 2014 Winter Jazzfest in New York City ~ Enjoy!

 

 

  1. ERIC ALEXANDER Chicago Fire (HighNote)
  2. MONTY ALEXANDER Harlem-Kingston Express Vol 2: The River Rolls On (Motema)
  3. LOUIS HAYES Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)
  4. THEO CROKER Afro Physicist [Sony Masterworks]
  5. DAVID HAZELTINE For All We Know (Smoke Sessions)

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Thursday
Jun192014

The Recording Academy Statement re: Horace Silver 

 

Neil Portnow, president of The Recording Academy, Horace Silver and Dan Carlin, chairman of The Recording Academy. Silver, along with Benny Golson and Jon Hendricks, was honored at the GRAMMY Salute to Jazz on Feb. 8, 2005. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®/Wireimage.com © 2005. Photographed by: R. Diamond

 

Jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Silver was one of the most popular and influential jazz musicians of the ’50s and ’60s. Widely regarded as the creator of the hard bop sound — a combination of R&B, gospel, and his unique piano style — he performed with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Stan Getz, Miles Davis, and Art Blakey, the latter with whom he founded the legendary Jazz Messengers.

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