You are here: Home » Featured
Featured

The 2019 Newport Jazz Festival – Coming Soon!

The Newport Jazz Festival, Presented by Natixis Investment Managers, is often called “The Granddaddy of Jazz Festivals,” It was founded in 1954 by George Wein, Elaine Lorillard and Louis...
Featured

The 2019 Litchfield Jazz Festival – Coming Soon!

The 24th Litchfield Jazz Festival  (LJF) will take place July 26 to 28, 2019.  LJF was launched by Founder and Executive/Artistic Director Vita West Muir under the auspices of Litchfield...
Featured

The 2019 Montreal Jazz Festival – Coming Soon!

The 2019 Montreal Jazz Festival, officially called Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, will take place from June 27 to July 6. There will be 3000 musicians from 30...
Featured

Coltrane ’58: The Prestige Recordings

Just after his only recording for Blue Note, and before moving to Atlantic to make his Giant Steps, John Coltrane had a very productive 1958 recording as a leader...
Featured

JC Sanford to Lead the JazzMN Orchestra

A few months ago, long-time founding Artistic and Music Director of the JazzMN Orchestra, Doug Snapp, announced he would step down at the end of this season, launching a...
Featured

The Roy Hargrove Memorial

Tuesday, January 8, a memorial was held for the late, great trumpeter/flugelhornist/composer Roy Hargrove, at Jazz at Lincoln Center. It was originally supposed to take place at the Cathedral...
Featured

Larry Englund: Farewell to Our Jazz Hero

[Note: Portions of this article are drawn from Janis Ewart’s nomination letter for Larry’s designation as Jazz Hero by the Jazz Journalists Association, and from Larry’s own self-penned obit,...
Featured

RIP Phil Mattson

“Phil Mattson is the greatest vocal jazz arranger on the #8221; –Richie Cole “Phil Mattson has been passionate about quality vocal jazz since his earliest experiences with the genre....
Featured

On Stage at Kingsborough – Billie and Blue Eyes!

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Brooklyn’s Kingsborough Community College presented another stellar event from the On Stage at Kingsborough series. Billie and Blue Eyes! was a tribute to the...
Featured

The 2018 JazzFest White Plains

Now that the end of the year is almost here, this is a look back at one of the best up-and-coming jazz festivals in the Northeast. The seventh annual...
Featured

The 2018 Newport Jazz Festival

Although summer is becoming a memory, some of the best memories of the season came from the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival, Presented by Natixis Investment Managers. Established in 1954...
12