The News Review:
- CNN Student News Transcript: August 27 2007
- Music Review | Absolute Ensemble
- Botti the beautiful face of jazz
- Jazz fest draws performance from Grammy Award winner
- Red Sea Jazz Fest kicks off
- A melancholy song from the broken cradle of jazz
CNN Student News Transcript: August 27 2007
CNN International – Aug 27, 2007
me! My nickname is the Crescent City. I’m considered by many to be the birthplace of jazz music. Floods from Hurricane Katrina devastated me in August 2005. I’m New rleans! And while I’m Louisiana’s largest city I’m not the state capital. That honor goes to Baton Rouge. Children of the Storm LLYD: This Wednesday is the anniversary of Katrina.
Music Review | Absolute Ensemble
New York Times – Aug 27, 2007
Jarvi presided over it all and in the style of a jazz bandleader he introduced soloists and on occasion the works about to be played. And he seemed to hold everything together ably although it wasn’t entirely clear that this music needed or benefited from a conductor. Most of the works on the program were by the composer and saxophonist Daniel Schnyder who performed with the ensemble and periodically took vigorously wailing modal solos.
Botti the beautiful face of jazz
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (subscription… – Aug 27, 2007
And people should really experience him live. ” Botti says he was inspired by jazz instrumentalists of the ’70s who found lucrative secondary careers in the world of pop record sessions. “When I was coming up I noticed a whole bunch of jazz musicians like David Sanborn Steve Gadd and Richard Tee who mixed it up with pop music and found a huge audience and that was my benchmark” Botti explained. “I figured I would try and do that sort of thing myself. ” Before launching his solo career the trumpeter recorded with such pop stars as Bob Dylan Joni Mitchell Natalie Merchant Paul Simon Burt Bacharach and Frank Sinatra. At one point in 1984 as part of the Buddy Rich ensemble Botti backed Sinatra at the Universal Amphitheatre for two weeks. It was there that he made a memorable faux pas.
Jazz fest draws performance from Grammy Award winner
Hagerstown Morning Herald – Aug 27, 2007
He and his wife Ruby brought their daughter Lois Rowe who lives in California. I’m enjoying the jazz music” Rowe said. The musicians in the tradition of past festivals hosted a question-and-answer session for the audience at the end of the two-hour performance. Renfrew Jazz Festival is supported by donations at the event a Pennsylvania Partner in the Arts grant and several area businesses. Reader Comments:Please note: The Herald-Mail does not review every comment posted by our visitors and we are not responsible for the content of the messages. The postings are the sole responsibility of the poster.
Red Sea Jazz Fest kicks off
Jerusalem Post – Aug 27, 2007
I write different lines for each sound with lots of arranging of the parts. His string quartets are wonderful. And he was an ethno-musicologist and researched folk music. That appeals to me. Farber also feels the jazz community here has a lot to offer the world. “The global jazz community knows about and respects Israeli jazz today. There are the two Avishai Cohens (double bass and trumpet) Anat Cohen (who recently won an award in the clarinet category of US jazz journal DownBeat’s 2007 Critic’s Pool) and (bass player) mer Avital.
A melancholy song from the broken cradle of jazz
Austin 360 – Austin 360 (subscription) – Aug 27, 2007
And then hand the loot to Boutte the son of seven generations of musicmaking New rleans Creoles. “I’m rich” Boutte says sardonically. Two years post-Katrina it’s like this for the city’s musicians: New rleans may be the music mecca the birthplace of jazz. But it’s no place to make money. Nearly 4000 New rleans musicians were sent scattering after Hurricane Katrina hit on Aug. Many of them have been trying to return ever since.