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‘Reconvexo’ Out Today

In their second duo album, following the Grammy-nominated release Outra Coisa: The Music for Moacir Santos, Brazilian 7-string guitar player Gonçalves and New York-based clarinetist Cohen turn their attention to music from the Música Popular Brasileira (MPB) songbook. Artists responded to the forced isolation brought about by the 2020 pandemic in various way across the globe. In Brazil, superstars such as Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento and Gilberto Gil shared performances from their homes, sharing their hit songs intimately with their fans, from one living room to another. Performing in this new format further strengthened the already deep impact these melodies and lyrics had on Brazilian culture. Among those fans were Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves, quarantined in Rio. As Marcello puts it: ‘I’ve been dreaming of Anat singing those words through her clarinet, imagining how her unique way of interpreting melodies would powerfully convey the message of the lyrics to... Read The Full Article

Posted Oct 15th, 2021 in News


Library of Congress Virtual Concert

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Posted Oct 15th, 2021 in News


New Single From Jazzmeia Horn

From JAZZIZ Erroll Garner, Jazzmeia Horn, Charlie Parker & More: The Week in Jazz By: Matt Micucci Jazzmeia Horn Shares New Single, Announces Album Release Shows at NYC’s Joe’s Pub: Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force have released “Let Us... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 26th, 2021 in News


Country Music Queen Kathy Mattea Performs Live at The Birchmere

From WTOP Grammy-winning country music queen Kathy Mattea performs live at The Birchmere By: Jason Fraley She remains one of the most underrated, unsung heroes of the women in country music. On Saturday, Kathy Mattea performs live at The Birchmere... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 20th, 2021 in News


The Bad Plus Reformulates

From WBGO The Bad Plus Reformulates Again, Now as a Quartet with Ben Monder and Chris Speed By: Nate Chinen Four years ago, The Bad Plus made the startling announcement that its charter pianist, Ethan Iverson, had left the band,... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 18th, 2021 in News


Jazz Coalition Helps More Than 100 Musicians

From grammy.com IMN extends a special thank you to the Jazz Coalition for helping to support our artists Jazzmeia Horn, Dayme Arocena, Michael Mayo, and so many others. How The Jazz Coalition Commission Fund Is Helping More Than 100 Jazz... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 16th, 2021 in News


Relief: A Benefit for the JFA’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund

From WBGO Joshua Redman, ‘Facts’ …The song, which fully captivates without an improvised solo, appears on the forthcoming Relief: A Benefit for the Jazz Foundation of America’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund, alongside tracks by Charles Lloyd, Herbie Hancock and Cécile McLorin... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 16th, 2021 in News


POTTER REUNITES A TRIO ON ‘SUNRISE REPRISE’

From PopMatters JAZZ SAXOPHONIST CHRIS POTTER REUNITES A TRIO ON ‘SUNRISE REPRISE’ By: Will Layman The new recording from saxophonist Chris Potter reunites him with keyboardist James Francies and drummer Eric Harland, a trio last heard on Potter’s Circuits from... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 16th, 2021 in News


‘Variations on a Melancholy’ Theme Review

From London Jazz News Brad Mehldau and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra ‘” ‘Variations on a Melancholy Theme’ Imagine if Brahms woke up one day and had the blues, Brad Mehldau speculated about his Variations on a Melancholy Theme. This orchestral work... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 11th, 2021 in News


Q-Music: Beyond Pride playlist

From Philadelphia Gay News Q-Music: Beyond Pride playlist By: Gregg Shapiro Proving to not be a typical year for Pride celebrations, with rescheduling a common occurrence, 2021 is not your typical year for LGBTQ+ music either. The abundance of releases... Read The Full Article

Posted Aug 4th, 2021 in News


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