Saturday Spotlight: Jazz Journalists Association Awards

Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock

Last month, the Jazz Journalists Association held their Annual Jazz Awards Party at The Blue Note in New York.

Monty Alexander's Tribute to Sinatra & Nat King Cole

Monty Alexander
Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander discovered jazz at a Nat King Cole concert and played his first New York gig at Sinatra’s old haunt called “Jilly’s.” Alexander offers fresh, inventive readings on “Sweet Lorraine,” “Come Fly with Me,” and more – with vocalists James DeFrances and Allan Harris. Wendell Pierce hosts.

NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd at Newport, on JazzSet

Charles Lloyd
Charles Lloyd

For his uncompromising, serious music, the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival was eager to present Charles Lloyd. He could bring any group, they told him. Charles said he would bring Sangam (means confluence), his east-west trio with Zakir Hussain on tablas, Eric Harland on drums, and Lloyd on saxophone.

Latest News 7-24-14 Afternoon

Latest News 7-24-14 Afternoon

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Classical Performance - Omri Shimron - July 22, 2014

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Join Bethany Cagle for wonderful live music! The Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival is underway at USF - and one of the acclaimed faculty members, pianist Omri Shimron, will stop by our Tampa studio to talk about this exciting festival and play music from the French Suite by Bach, as well as selections by Bartok and CPE Bach.
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