Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City


Jazz at Lincoln Center Doho - Qatar

Jazz Alley in Seattle, WA


Blue Note Jazz Club - Tokyo, Japan


Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver, CO


Ronnie Scott's in London



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♫ Chris Philips Presents "The Blueprint" on Jazz FM - 15 November 2015 

Did you miss the broadcast this weekend?

The Blueprint is Chris Philips' midnight maraud through new jazz heat, grooves and free sounds on Jazz FM UK every Saturday night at midnight (4PM PST/7PM EST). Nocturnal emissions on a discovery ride through new releases and ear opening archive selections deep into the night.

New additions this week include Emma Larsson, Stacey Kent & Antonio Figura Trio, Christian Scott and Esperanza Spalding. Enjoy!


The Blueprint on Jazz FM Sunday November 15th 2015 by Chris Philips on Mixcloud




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.




Top 5 GRAMMY Moments In Jazz

The following GRAMMY moments in Jazz are by no means an authoritative list. These are events that come to mind just for me; I’m hopeful that you will share your own Top 5 GRAMMY moments in Jazz in the comments section.



  • During the first GRAMMY Awards ceremony in 1958, there were just two categories in the Jazz genre:   Ella Fitzgerald won the GRAMMY for Best Jazz Performance, Individual with Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book and The Count Basie Orchestra won Best Jazz Performance, Group with their recording Basie.

Listen to Ella Fitzgerald singing I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good).  She has such a beautiful voice!



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Esperanza Spalding's "Radio Music Society" Out Today in the US!

Here's just a taste of what you'll hear from Spalding's latest musical gift to the world, the album Radio Music Society. The video is for the track Radio Song.