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Happy Birthday Dizzy Gillespie

44 days ago
Magnet MagazineHappy birthday Dizzy Gillespie. The melody lingers on. The post Happy Birthday Dizzy Gillespie appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

The James Morrison Quartet - "Live @ Sydney Opera House (Digital Season)" [Blues & Jazz, Live In Concert]

435 days ago
Totally Fuzzy"Live @ Sydney Opera House (Digital Season)" music video by The James Morrison QuartetAdded: 25-09-2020Genre : Blues & Jazz, Live In ConcertDescription : The James Morrison Quartet (Premiere) | Digital SeasonThe James Morrison Quartet is one of the w... more info

Rebecca Parris, Jazz Singer, Is Dead at 66

1261 days ago
New York TimesIn a four-decade career, Ms. Parris, hailed as Boston’s first lady of jazz, recorded 10 albums and performed with Dizzy Gillespie and Gary Burton. more info

Arturo Sandoval & Pharrell Williams – “Arturo Sandoval” (Feat. Ariana Grande)

1310 days ago
StereogumLegendary Cuban-born jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval has played with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to Frank Sinatra to Barbara Streisand to Justin Timberlake to Alicia Keys. He's won ten Grammys, six Billboard awards, one Emmy, and Presidential Medal ... more info

The Best Jazz Albums Of 2017

1452 days ago
StereogumJazz had an amazing 2017. It was the music’s centennial—the Original Dixieland Jass Band’s "Dixie Jass Band One Step" and "Livery Stable Blues" were recorded on February 26, 1917 and released in May of that year. Several major figures in jazz h... more info

Remembering Lena Horne on the centennial of her birth

1480 days ago
Chicago TribuneThis year’s centennials of jazz giants Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald have been celebrated around the world. But one centenarian of legendary stature has been unjustly overlooked: Lena Horne. A superb singer, radiant movie sta... more info

Jon Faddis returns for Dizzy Gillespie tribute at Chicago Jazz Festival

1558 days ago
Chicago TribuneFew living musicians come closer to capturing the spirit and technical brilliance of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie’s work than Jon Faddis. Not that anyone has yet matched the combination of high-register velocity, lightness of tone, harmonic ingenuity ... more info

Vijay Iyer Sextet soars, and CJO celebrates Dizzy Gillespie

1658 days ago
Chicago TribuneWhat does innovation sound like? Chicago listeners heard at least two answers to that question over the weekend, via concerts that spotlighted innovators past and present. On Friday night, pianist Vijay Iyer — whose gifts for musical invention won ... more info

Remembering Dizzy in the centennial year of his birth

1671 days ago
Chicago TribuneIn this year of major jazz centennials, none holds more importance than that of Dizzy Gillespie, who transformed the music in ways that resonate profoundly to this day. Alongside Charlie Parker and others, John Birks Gillespie crafted the idiom we ca... more info

'Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary' serves the jazz legend well

1689 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentHow has there never been a comprehensive documentary about John Coltrane before now? One of the giants of jazz, the saxophonist collaborated with the best in the business — including Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis. From his s... more info

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