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North Country Public Radio

Music: Sweet Megg's new take on old jazz
North Country Public Radio
Feb 21, 2018 ? A group of musicians that was featured at last year's Hobo Fest in Saranac Lake has a new album. Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers is based in New York City, but will bring its rowdy, fun-loving sound back to the upstate region this spring ...



EDITH LETTNER'S FREEMOTION + DELIGHT at Metro Baptist Church SATURDAY, MARCH 3rd 7:30pm
Jazz-Quad
As to her preferred genres, the short answer is world music, jazz and improvised music. The real answer is any music that fascinates her enough ? Middle Eastern, Senegalese, South African, Cameroonian, Congolese, Armenian, Afghan, Kurdish ...



The San Diego Union-Tribune

Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, two giants of jazz, to be saluted at concert by musical disciples
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ray Brown (left), Jeff Hamilton and Oscar Peterson are shown at the 1993 Glenn Gould Prize evening in Toronto. (Photo courtesy of the Glenn Gould Foundation). George VargaContact Reporter. Just how important were pianist Oscar Peterson and bassist Ray ...



UW Jazz Ensembles Present Festival of Winds Concert Feb. 23
University of Wyoming News
The University of Wyoming Department of Music's jazz ensembles will present a combined concert Friday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for faculty, staff and senior ...

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The Point

JAZZ APPRECIATION: MIRIAM MAKEBA
The Point
We write about jazz because of our passion for the arts and our love for this beautiful music. Jazz music was founded in the southern part of the United States in the 1800's, and in the early years, it was spelt 'Jass'. The word 'Jazz' began as West ...



Thurrock Gazette

Ruby Robinson Launch
Thurrock Gazette
Lovers of jazz, swing and big band music will be pleased to hear that a new local act, Ruby Robinson, launches in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday the 16th of February. The 5-piece ensemble plays a wide range of music for all occasions, featuring tracks from ...



OSU - The Lantern

Ohio State Jazz Ensemble honors a legend in ?Basically Basie?
OSU - The Lantern
?[Diversity] needs to be celebrated more, especially when we're talking about these amazing, gifted musicians.? Vince Gillotti, a fifth-year in jazz studies performance, has been a member of the Jazz Ensemble for four years. He's glad that Keith pushed ...



Red Bull

Jazz demystified
Red Bull
For some years now, jazz in South Africa has had a distinctly young voice. A fresh, thriving scene evolved where Cape Town became the grooming ground and Johannesburg was the destination. The idea that jazz is an inaccessible, highbrow music genre is ...



New Times SLO

JUNO Award-winning New Flamenco and ethno jazz guitarist Jesse Cook plays Tooth & Nail Winery on Feb. 18
New Times SLO
If you want to get an idea of the crisp, authoritative playing of Canadian guitarist and composer Jesse Cook, check out the official video for "Double Dutch" off his new album Beyond Borders, which debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes World Music Albums ...

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wtvr.com

WCVE expands public radio programming in Richmond metro
wtvr.com
?This transaction fulfills a long-held objective, enabling us to meet the dual listening demands of our radio audience,? said Curtis Monk, president and CEO of Community Idea Stations. ?For the first time ever, we are excited to be able to dramatically ...

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