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Times of Malta: Mark Guiliana

From Times Of Malta Watch: ‘Play with others’, world-renowned drummer urges musicians By: Herman Grech Mark Guiliana gives a very simple piece of advice to budding and established musicians out there: just keep playing with other musicians. “It might be easier to get distracted and play alone. I’ve grown more as a musician by playing with others rather than through individual practice. For me, the joy comes with playing with others, improvising, reacting,” the world-renowned drummer tells Times of Malta ahead of his performance at the Malta Jazz Festival tonight. Guiliana is the epitome of a musician who could have erased his dreams at a young age after he was rejected from a jazz college. Unfazed by the snub, he went on to form the duo Mehliana with Brad Mehldau, spawned an award-winning album, created an independent record label, recorded with some of the world’s biggest stars and was recently... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 21st, 2017 in News

Even In Chaos, There Is A Ray Of Hope

From theSundaily ‘I want to live’: Diva Lila Downs self-censors message to Mexico The Mexican-American singer-songwriter is known for her politically charged music on immigration, human rights, and women’s empowerment. She even dedicated a song called The Demagogue to Donald... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 20th, 2017 in News

All About Jazz: Danilo Pérez At Montreal

From All About Jazz Festival International De Jazz De Montréal 2017: July 3-4 – Danilo Pérez Trio By: Mark Sullivan The first of two acts billed as a “Programme double,” the Panamanian pianist/composer Danilo Pérez brought his longtime band mates... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 20th, 2017 in News

'Weekend in Havana' - Watch Full Episode

From PBS Weekend in Havana Join Geoffrey Baer as he travels to Havana, where dancers, musicians, architects and writers invite him into their lives to experience the color, culture and history of a beautiful and seductive city only recently re-opened... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 19th, 2017 in News

JazzTimes Editor's Choice: Jazzmeia Horn

From JazzTimes Editor’s Choice – Jazzmeia Horn: A Social Call (Prestige) By: Christopher Loudon It is fitting that the serendipitously named Jazzmeia Horn, winner of the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition in 2013 and the Thelonious Monk Institute jazz... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 17th, 2017 in News

Maceo Brings The Funk

From Jazz Corner Maceo, Blow! Iconic Saxophonist Brings the Funk to the Newport Jazz Festival on Friday, August 4 By: Carolyn McClair What does it mean when the master of funk, the legendary saxophonist Maceo Parker and his impeccably tight... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 17th, 2017 in News

Kneebody Daytrotter Session

Daytrotter just posted their session with Kneebody. Click here to check it out. Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 14th, 2017 in News

Irish meets classical in Placid

From Adirondack Daily Enterprise Irish meets classical in Placid By: Kevin Shea Cherish the Ladies travels the world, entertaining audiences with their Irish music, comedic anecdotes in between songs, and the combination of music and dance through the two Irish... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 13th, 2017 in News

PBS: Weekend In Havana

From PBS “Weekend in Havana” premieres July 18, 2017 at 8/7c. Airing nationally on July 18th at 8:00PM on all PBS stations: Weekend in Havana (part of the PBS Summer of Adventure), which will feature Roberto Fonseca. To read more... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 12th, 2017 in News

Breaking Borders With Music

From CBC Radio Lila Downs wants to break down borders with her music By: Tom Power Mexican-American singer, actress and activist Lila Downs has just released her latest record Salon, Legrimas y Deseo. Downs brings a multilingual flair to her... Read The Full Article

Posted Jul 11th, 2017 in News

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