Dr. Lonnie Smith Dies at 79

From childhood doo-wop singer to becoming a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master. It was the kindness of the owner of a local music shop in Buffalo that landed Lonnie Smith ownership of a mighty Hammond B3. In Buffalo’s vibrant 1960s Jazz scene word of Lonnie’s talent spread quickly

Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias Mirror Mirror

Pianist Eliane Elias releases a new album of duets with the late Chick Corea and Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdés. These duets are very

Brianna Thomas – Everybody Knows

Vocalist, composer, arranger and bandleader Brianna Thomas is proud to announce the release of her sophomore album Everybody Knows showcasing a uniquely soulful and captivating

Women of Jazz Highlighted on Jazz Northwest

Jim Wilke looks back on the fine form of vocalist Ernestine Anderson. Jim highlights songs from a 2011 performance at Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Columbus Circle in New York City on this episode of Jazz Northwest. The Seattle Jazz icon is joined by a soulful group