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Photos: Newport Jazz Festival 2012
The Newport Jazz Festival 2012 takes over the Fort Adams State Park in Newport RI on August 3-5, 2012.
Fort Adams State Park, Newport RI | August 3-5, 2012
| August 10, 2012
Ten best bets at the Newport Jazz Festival
The Newport Jazz Festival has been on a roll these last few years, blending the commercial clout of big names with the creative cred of adventurous newcomers.
| August 03, 2012
20 discs you need
Astoundingly intricate notions rendered with a glowing attack on this solo disc by the NYC pianist. Perhaps its real triumph is the array of approaches it brokers throughout the program — each distinct, yet related.
| December 23, 2011
The top 10 jazz events in town this fall
As usual, there's too much to choose from. Here are some highlights.
Starting with the Beantown Jazz Festival, ensembles large and small mix it up
| September 16, 2011
The Claudia Quintet | Royal Toast
Although it’s led by a drummer, the Claudia Quintet is not necessarily about groove.
| May 28, 2010
Jorrit Dijkstra and John Hollenbeck at GASP Gallery
Two fearless improv experimenters, Dutch-born Bostonian saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Jorrit Dijkstra and New York percussionist/composer John Hollenbeck, face off at Brookline's GASP Gallery, 362-4 Boylston...
| February 17, 2010
Steampunk and Lima Beans
The hook for Darcy James Argue's Secret Society — who come to the Regattabar Thursday the 25th — is that they're a "steampunk big band."
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society and the Bert Seager Trio
| February 12, 2010
The music may suffer plenty of economic slings and arrows these days, but it's still full of thrills galore. As usual, it's looking outside of its orthodoxy for invigorating ideas. Here are titles you truly need.
10 must-hear jazz discs
| January 01, 2010
2009: The year in jazz
Here, in no particular order, are some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and concerts I wrote about in 2009.
In and out
| December 25, 2009
When I reach John Hollenbeck by phone, he's on a sojourn typical of the modern itinerant composer — a week-long teaching residency.
John Hollenbeck plays New Year's Eve! Plus, the Rempis/Rosaly duo
| December 18, 2009
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