The News Review:
- Top five off-peak destinations for summer
- Thomas loved performing jazz
- Needham jazz cat nips into classical on the road
- Nellie McKay | Music Artist | Videos News Photos & Ringtones |…
- Steve Penn: Radio station’s programming change a sad refrain for jazz…
- Wednesday ‘” May 14
- Alexis Cuadrado: Jazz from the Underground
Top five off-peak destinations for summer
ABC News – May 14, 2008
June brings PrideFest a two-day celebration of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) lifestyles with live music drag performers and more on June 28 and 29. July 4 through 6 brings the Essence Music Festival headlined by major artists including Kanye West and Rihanna with local artists such as the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Gospel Revival performing on a smaller stage. Satchmo SummerFest dedicated to New Orleans native Louis Armstrong is celebrated July 31 to August 31 with live jazz music on the lawn of the Old U. Mint and food booths with local specialties like shrimp po’ boys seafood gumbo and pecan pie. Looking for more New Orleans trip ideas? Escapes Under $500 columnist Anne Banas recently shared tips for affordable visits to the.
Thomas loved performing jazz
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (subscription… – May 14, 2008
Derby Thomas died in 1964. A news item later that year announced that the club “home of some of Milwaukee’s better jazz music over the years has been reopened by proprietor-organist Loretta Whyte. She fronts The Flame club trio.
Needham jazz cat nips into classical on the road
Daily News Tribune – May 14, 2008
Like the library show the album features mostly classical music with an emphasis on one of Hubbard’s favorite composers Ferdinando Carulli. But as his library program’s title suggests the album isn’t only classical. Hubbard opens it with the title track a kind of funky bluesy original that he says is “my musical representation of a cat under the influence of catnip scooting around the living room and chasing string. ”He also does a cover of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s popular “Wave” and joined by guitarist Willy Buechler the album’s lone duet Kenny Dorham’s “Blue Bossa” which Hubbard had been playing at his solo shows but feels works better as a duet. Hubbard remembers growing up hearing his older sister’s 45s — mostly Top 10 hits from the early- mid-1960s… “It’s scraping by. But it’s getting a little more lucrative all the time. And it’s very rewarding to provide this for people and to get out into the more rural areas of the country and bring them what they don’t get much of: classical and jazz music. ”But there are appreciative folks a lot closer than Mississippi and West Virginia. “I was doing a series of library concerts in Queens in March and April” he says. “At the end of one of them a guy who was in his late 30s or early 40s came up to me and said ‘Man dude you sent me on a magical musical experience. Wow man! Thank you.
Nellie McKay | Music Artist | Videos News Photos & Ringtones |…
MTV.com – May 14, 2008
Those jazz or jazz-influenced pop artists tend to be romantically comforting whereas McKay’s lyrics can be every bit as cutting edgy and biting as. McKay who is also a talented pianist brings an unlikely combination of influences to her work which isn’t easy to categorize… Pretty Little Head finally surfaced in October of 2006 released on McKay’s own Hungry Mouse label and overseen by the indie spinART. Less than one year later McKay returned with a 30-minute miniature entitled Obligatory Villagers. ~ Alex Henderson All Music Guide.
Steve Penn: Radio station’s programming change a sad refrain for jazz…
Kansas City Star – May 14, 2008
1 FM seeks to “stimulate educate and entertain our audience to reflect the diversity of the local and world community and to provide a channel for individuals and groups issues and music that have been overlooked suppressed and under-represented by other media. Monday through Thursday. After the cut which began in March the hour of music from noon to 1 p.
Wednesday ‘” May 14
NEWS.com.au – May 14, 2008
35 Leading the Way. 11 Mid-Week Jazz and Swing. 30pm National Radio News… 11 The Chamber Music Hour. Noon Jazz on the Terrace. 30 Launch Pad (new broadcasters).
Alexis Cuadrado: Jazz from the Underground
NPR – May 14, 2008
They’re trying to challenge themselves and push the envelope with their own music. “These days integrity counts for a lot. That’s what keeps independent jazz relevant in a fragmented music industry. Musicians like Cuadrado and the Brooklyn Jazz Underground understand that it takes more than talent. Listen to Cuadrado’s three compositions and you’ll find every reason to take him seriously. Between the Puzzles Quartet and the Brooklyn Jazz Underground he’s found a way to make all the pieces fit. Originally recorded Jan.