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Detroit Jazz Festival can't-miss picks

1392 days ago
Detroit Free PressArtist-in-residence Wayne Shorter, legends like Herbie Hancock, Benny Golson, Jack DeJohnette, Chucho Valdes and more will be present for the largest free-of-charge jazz festival in the North America.             more info

At 88, saxophonist Benny Golson has stories to tell

1411 days ago
Chicago TribuneYou don’t often see standing ovations at the Jazz Showcase, or most any such club, for that matter. But the large crowd that rose up at the end of Benny Golson’s first set on Thursday evening had the right idea. And it’s a fair bet that the aud... more info

Full lineup announced for 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival

1870 days ago
Chicago Sun-Times, ILThe City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events today announced the complete lineup for the 2016 Chicago Jazz Festival, running Sept. 1-4 in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington). In addition to the... more info

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club: Punters get the chance to take the stage in epic show

2173 days ago
The Independent Miles Davis, Count Basie, Benny Golson – and now Geoffrey, the IT consultant from Brentwood, Essex. He, too, was playing the legendary Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho, London. more info

Five questions with Benny Golson, legendary jazz composer and tenor saxophonist

3365 days ago
Detroit Free PressTenor saxophonist and composer Benny Golson is performing this weekend in metro Detroit at the Dirty Dog Jazz Café, but his music will be heard all over the world wherever jazz is played.... more info

Ray Bryant obituary

3667 days ago
Guardian MusicVersatile pianist and a member of a musical dynasty, he bridged the jazz generationsThe distinguished African-American pianist Ray Bryant, who has died aged 79 after a long illness, became a fixture of the jazz mainstream after enjoying a measure of... more info

OBITUARY: Remembering William Marcel "Buddy" Collette

3924 days ago
All About JazzBy c: Ed Hamilton Saxophonist and flautist Buddy Collette brought color to white TV game show orchestras, before Martin Luther King fought for civil rights in the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. He paved the way for the hiring of musicians of color... more info

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Benny Golson: Big City Sounds

3948 days ago
All About JazzWhen saxophonist Benny Golson and trumpeter Art Farmer decided to form a sextet in late 1959 with trombonist Curtis Fuller, they were stuck for a name. So Benny asked Fuller if they could use "Jazztet," a name the trombonist had come up with for a Sa... more info

Chris Dagley obituary

3977 days ago
Guardian MusicVersatile session man and house drummer at Ronnie Scott's clubRonnie Scott's jazz club has found some superb local candidates for the taxing task of drumming in its house band over the years – including the wilful Phil Seamen in the 1960s, the inno... more info

RADIO/PODCAST: WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat Performance, 7/16/10

3996 days ago
All About JazzPlease tune in worldwide for another great musical performance on WLRN's SOUTH FLORIDA ARTS BEAT Friday, July 16, 2010 Featuring the JIM GASIOR TRIO Now serving as the Interim Dean of Music at the New World School of the Arts, pianist/composer/Jaz... more info

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