Every spring, a historically African-American neighborhood hosts a month of jazz events. This year, one of the featured performers was a versatile cellist who led her own string ensemble.
McTuff is a Seattle organ trio consisting of Joe Doria (Hammond B-3 organ), Andy Coe (guitar) and Tarik Abouzeid (drums). The band breaks through the constraints of genre expectations and reaches a wide range of music lovers.
I don’t get up to Vancouver, B.C. nearly enough. It’s a massive, international city with gorgeous scenery and lots to do, and I even have friends there. So wouldn’t you know, it took a jazz festival to get me back across our northern border. The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is celebrating their 30th year […]
When trumpeter Lance Buller takes the stage, the audience knows it’s in for a good time. He’s serious about his music but he’s also serious about making sure his listeners have fun. Put another way: he’s a terrific jazz trumpeter but he’s also an entertainer. Lance’s latest show is a tribute to his 3 greatest […]