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Multi-Instrumentalist Howard Johnson Dies at 79 Photo Multi-Instrumentalist Howard Johnson Dies at 79
by Stephi Wild - January 12, 2021

Howard Johnson, veteran jazz musician, tuba innovator and founding member of the Saturday Night Live band, died at home in New York on Jan. 11, 2021, following a long illness, according to his longtime partner, Nancy Olewine. ...
Lafayette Gilchrist Celebrates 'NOW' With Year-End Solo Livestream Concert Photo Lafayette Gilchrist Celebrates 'NOW' With Year-End Solo Livestream Concert
by Stephi Wild - December 24, 2020

On Monday, December 28 at 7 p.m. EST, Baltimore-based pianist, composer and bandleader Lafayette Gilchrist will perform a livestream solo piano concert presented by An Die Musik in Baltimore.  ...
Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox, Pharrell & More Among 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induc Photo Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox, Pharrell & More Among 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 16, 2020

Musical legends Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox / Dave Stewart p/k/a Eurythmics, Ernie Isley / Marvin Isley / O'Kelly Isley / Ronald Isley / Rudolph Isley / Chris Jasper p/k/a The Isley Brothers, Steve Miller, Chad Hugo / Pharrell Williams p/k/a The Neptunes, Rick Nowels and William “Mickey” Stevenson wi...
DC Jazz Festival Announces Nick Cannon to Host Finale Celebrating Great Masters of Ja Photo DC Jazz Festival Announces Nick Cannon to Host Finale Celebrating Great Masters of Jazz
by Tori Hartshorn - May 03, 2019

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), with the only city-wide jazz festival in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced that Nick Cannon will host Great Masters of Jazz, on June 16 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Co-presented by the DC Jazz Festival and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, wit...
Highlights In Jazz Presents 'A Salute to Randy Brecker' Photo Highlights In Jazz Presents 'A Salute to Randy Brecker'
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 01, 2019

The annual Highlights In Jazz series, a fan fave for almost a half century, can be counted on to deliver concerts that surprise and delight savvy jazz fans. The third event of the 2019 lineup showcases one of the series' most beloved traditions: paying homage to a living jazz great. The Highlights I...
Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Perfor Photo Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
by Tori Hartshorn - February 21, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four ...
Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season Photo Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 02, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four ...
Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season Photo Highlights In Jazz Announces its 47th All-Star Season
by Kaitlin Milligan - November 19, 2018

In four stellar concerts featuring some of the brightest luminaries in jazz today, 2019's Highlights In Jazz series brings together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. You'll hear unforgettable performances from jazz veterans including Warren Vac...
NAACP Mourns Passing of Jazz Great Randy Weston Photo NAACP Mourns Passing of Jazz Great Randy Weston
by Kaitlin Milligan - September 05, 2018

The nation's foremost civil rights organization mourns the passing of jazz great Randy Weston, a modern-griot and powerful unifier of African culture in the Diaspora....
PLAYING FOR CHANGE Launches New Monthly Video Series & Announces New Album LISTEN TO Photo PLAYING FOR CHANGE Launches New Monthly Video Series & Announces New Album LISTEN TO THE MUSIC
by Tori Hartshorn - February 01, 2018

PLAYING FOR CHANGE Launches New Monthly Video Series & Announces New Album LISTEN TO THE MUSIC...
T.K. Blue's 'Amour' Out on Dot Time Records
by Caryn Robbins - June 12, 2017

T.K. Blue's latest release 'Amour' (Dot Time Records) is a musical homage to the time he spent in Paris....