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Another Look Back at 2020 – David Amram’s 90th Birthday Celebration at Jazz Forum

March 29, 2021  •  

David Amram and Mark Morganelli at the Jazz Forum © Kevin R. Mason The Jazz Forum in Tarrytown, NY celebrated yet another marvelous birthday with David Amram & Friends. This […]

Looking Back – The 2020 Monterey Jazz Festival – Virtual!

March 24, 2021  •  

Christian Sands –  2020/2021 Monterey Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence © Kevin R. Mason 2020 was an unprecedented and challenging year for live, in-person music events. Due to the pandemic, most jazz […]

Mourning and Celebration: Notes on Recent Losses in Twin Cities Jazz

March 22, 2021  •  

By Bill Stieger. “You want to play JAZZ? That music is too good. Now, you’ll really starve” – William Stieger Sr. The consequences of aging accumulate with each passing year. […]

Prepared Piano Albums from Benoît Delbecq and Satoko Fujii

March 21, 2021  •  

The Weight Of Light by Benoît Delbecq was released on February 13th and Beyond, the debut recording of Futari, a duo of pianist-composer Satoko Fujii and vibraphonist Taiko Saito was […]

Coping With COVID: Views From the Perspective of Twin Cities Jazz

March 12, 2021  •  

The pandemic of 2020 has forced a tsunami of change for everyone in the performing arts. With nightclubs, theaters, and museums closed, or operating at limited capacity, Twin City jazz musicians […]

Experience Jazz, Grades 7-12: Applications Due March 5!

February 26, 2021  •  

Experience Jazz is a genre-bridging music ensemble program for aspiring musical artists with a common desire to make new music rooted in jazz, blues, pop and hip-hop, to create and […]