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The Hartford CourantSuper players with deep Connecticut roots, including tenor saxophonists Wayne Escoffery and Noah Preminger, along with such international legends as pianist/composer Chick Corea and Latin jazz maestro Eddie Palmieri, dominate Connecticut's Top Ten jazz...
The Hartford CourantWith singer Freddy Cole (Nat King Cole's brother) singing them down the aisle at their celebrity-studded wedding in 2007 at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center, Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap officially became the jazz world's piano powerhouse couple....
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Hartford CourantThe National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects. Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
It's the 17th season for one of Connecticut's — and the Northeast's — greatest jazz events, the Litchfield Jazz Festival, which this year has moved back to its previous location at the Goshen Fairgrounds (by popular demand). (They've also...
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
By his own account, jazz drum master Roy Haynes is just one man with a passion for keeping time. “I've always got a set of drums set up in the basement — all kinds of drums around,” he says, “if I'm not playing I'm always thinking...
Perhaps it's built into the fabric of jazz that we listen for — and even expect to hear — quantum leaps from time to time, steps that mark distant degrees of separation from what's already known and anticipated. When you listen to Vijay Iyer'...
When 25-year Trombone Shorty (aka Troy Andrews) takes the stage tonight at 9:15 p.m. in Litchfield with his band Orleans Avenue, I bet there'll be tons of rump-shaking going on amongst the Cabernet-swilling festival-goers. Who doesn't like to do a...
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Hopefully you're getting psyched for the Vijay Iyer Trio and Jimmy Heath, Trombone Shorty and Roy Haynes, Lonnie Smith and Joe Lovano. But make sure you also hit the Sunday afternoon performance by the Matt Wilson Quartet Plus Strings, featuring the...
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The Hartford CourantEven with the release of his new, second album comfortably behind him, Orice Jenkins, a 17-year-old pianist, composer and honor student at East Hartford High School, spends his waking hours thinking about music. Not just ordinary music, easily...
Connecticut's jazz scene sizzles this summer with a variety of performers, including the supreme saxophone smoothie Marion Meadows, modern tenor saxophone master Sonny Rollins and the rough-riding trad group Igor's Jazz Cowboys. Meadows, the...
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