Among jazz musicians, especially in New York City, Kenny Barron is considered an institution. So it’s fitting that the pianist gets to celebrate his 70th birthday at another New York jazz institution. Here, Barron demonstrates his ebullient clarity in a live video webcast.
The Legend of John Henry is an iconic myth of American railroad history, a battle between man and steam drill. One of the intriguing things about the legend is that no one knows for sure if John Henry existed. At least part of the myth is based on historical events from the mid-1800’s; some say [...]
By Abe Beeson and Justin Steyer During this performance interview with The Greyboy Allstars, Jazz24/KPLU jazz host, Abe Beeson, called their latest CD (Inland Emperor) ‘the party album of 2013.’ The Greyboy Allstars’ reputation as a party/dance band is well-earned. They’ve been playing terrific jazz/funk all over the world for almost 20 years, staying [...]