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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

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

BassistRonCarter

2021 Jazz Journalist Association Awards

The Jazz Journalists Association is a U.S. non-profit corporation that supports the creation and dissemination of journalism on all of jazz’s genres and encourages the

2021 Jazz GRAMMY Winners

The winners of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards were announced on March 14 during a ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With COVID protocols in

Chien Chien Lu’s Path is Solid

Chien Chien Lu is a jazz vibraphonist, contemporary percussionist, and composer from Taiwan who has recently stepped forward as a composer and leader with her

From Naussau to New York

20-year old Bahamian trumpeter Giveton Gelin, started teaching himself to play the trumpet at 10 years old after his mother bought him the instrument in