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Jazz Concert Review: Donny McCaslin And The Trio - About.com
Apr 7, 2014 ... A few weeks removed from their triumphant 10-day Portland Jazz Festival, which ... “Fast Brazil,” another McCaslin composition, was just that: a ...
Ten Important Musicians of Early Jazz - About.com
His virtuosity at the piano, and his mixture of composition and improvisation had a lasting effect on jazz performance. Near the end of his life, folklorist Alan ...
Artist Profile: Jazz Drummer Max Roach - About.com
Freedom Now Suite, an extended jazz composition that called attention to the struggles of blacks for equal rights. After the album's release, he told Down Beat ...
Concert Review: 'Campo' by Pedro Giraudo's Jazz ... - About.com
Review of 'Campo' by bassist Pedro Giraudo, performed at the Jazz Gallery on March 6th, ... Part of the Jazz Gallery's Large Composition Commissions Series.
10 Famous Jazz Pianists - About.com
A list of 10 Famous Jazz Pianists. ... what would be his legacy, Duke Ellington was an artist whose goal it was to transcend the boundaries of jazz composition.
Top Summer Music Programs for High School Students
Blue Lake campers select to focus on one major, which include band, choir, harp, jazz, music composition, orchestra and piano. Students are grouped according ...
Charles Mingus Biography - Profile of Jazz Bassist Charles Mingus
In 1956 he released Pithecanthropus Erectus (Atlantic), an intricate composition that incorporated free jazz. 1959 brought Mingus Ah Um, which featured songs ...
Jazz Album Review: Roberto Fonseca's "Yo" - About.com
At 14, he began writing his own compositions, fusing native Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz harmonies. “I felt my music would be a fusion of both genres,” he says.
Biography of Jazz Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie - About.com
Jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie was the youngest of nine children born to ... His most famous experiment with Afro-Cuban music is his composition “Manteca.”.
Album Review: Frank Carlberg's 'Uncivilized ... - Jazz - About.com
Jun 14, 2011 ... Free Jazz Newsletter! ... of Music, and have performed or studied with Bob Brookmeyer, one of the undisputed gurus of jazz composition.
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