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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Oct 18, 2011

The 9th Annual Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT) series will be held at the Jazz Standard in New York from Thursday, October 20, through Sunday, October 23  This year, the FONT series celebrates Kenny Wheeler, one of the most creative and iconic of progressive trumpeters. Wheeler (pictured above), a Canadian residing...


Oct 18, 2011

It may be hard for those who discovered jazz in the late 1970's and early 1980's to wrap their heads around it, but trumepter Wynton Marsalis turns 50 years old today. Despite his position as one of jazz's most revered voices and organizers, I always saw him as the new kid on the block.

Clearly that's no longer the...


JazzWeek Jazz Charts for the Week of October 17, 2011

Oct 18, 2011

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GIACOMO GATES Revolution Will Be Jazz: The Songs Of Gil Scott-Heron (Savant)

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WARREN WOLF Warren Wolf (Mack Avenue)

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CEDAR WALTON The Bouncer (HighNote)

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LARRY VUCKOVICH Somethin’ Special (Tetrachord)

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