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Call John Pizzarelli a mensch — he's smart, chatty, and a hot ticket. Hell of a guitarist, too.
John Pizzarelli keeps jazz moving on
| February 26, 2010
Diana Krall at the Bank of America Pavilion
Once upon a time, Diana Krall was studying jazz at Berklee on scholarship. Since then, she’s been mentored by Rosemary Clooney, won two Grammys, sung...
| June 10, 2009
Diana Krall | Quiet Nights
Jazz as the language of love is the theme of this hitmaker's 12th album, an achingly pretty tribute to the spirit, pace, and sound of the bossa nova.
| March 23, 2009
Marianne Faithfull | Easy Come Easy Go
The CD cover is deceptively retro Sinatra: here's Marianne encased in a lady's tux in front of a vintage microphone with "Easy" twice on the title and the subtitle "12 Songs for Music Lovers."
| March 23, 2009
At 42, the pianist and composer Danilo Pérez is everywhere.
Danilo Pérez gets into the moment
| September 08, 2008
“If you take the biggest 100 names in comedy, you’ll see 90 of them here in the next couple of years.”
| August 13, 2008
In the overall retail picture, jazz accounts for about three percent of sales, and a “hit” CD is anything that exceeds 10,000 copies.
Esperanza Spalding steps up her game
| May 19, 2008
Live and kicking
Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
Live reviews: 2007 in review
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 17, 2007
McKay is an odd duck — a true musical eccentric.
Nellie McKay, Paradise Rock Club, October 2, 2007
| October 08, 2007
As usual, there was too much to see in a week that included avant-gardist Burton Greene at one end of the spectrum and crossover darling Diana Krall at the other.
5LMN2, Revelation at the Beehive, and Geni’s shakuhachi
| July 17, 2007
Despite its name, the three-year-old company called the Theatre Expansion is as much dance-oriented as theatre-focused.
The Theatre Explosion's Dancestravaganza
| June 05, 2007
Going on sale: April 13, 2007
Page McConnell, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
GOING ON SALE
| April 09, 2007
Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint
Elvis Costello long ago established himself as the best songwriter of his generation.
Foray to Funkytown
| July 14, 2006
All that jazz
On her new album, God Machine , Emilia Dahlin has fully embraced the jazzy sound she introduced with “No End” on her previous full-length CD.
Emilia Dahlin delivers on her potential with God Machine
| June 21, 2006
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