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Sebastian Rochford / Kit Downes: A Short Diary

Read "A Short Diary" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

London-based drummer Sebastian Rochford (aka, Seb) and pianist Kit Downes have a long working history but have recorded only once as a duo on the EP Live @ The Vortex (Loop Collective, 2012). They reunite on the poignant and cerebral A Short Diary. Rochford began his relationship with ECM Records as part of the Andy Sheppard-led ...


Article: Album Review

Ron Carter: Finding The Right Notes

Read "Finding The Right Notes" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Going back to the fall of 2016 and Ron Carter's appearance at the Detroit Jazz Festival as artist-in-residence, the buzz was that a biographical film on the man named the most recorded bassist in history was in the pipeline. During that festival, a film crew was seen regularly following Carter around Hart Plaza and the bassist ...


News: Music Industry

Craft Recording Celebrates the Enduring Legacy of Savoy Records and the Revolutionary Bebop Era with 'The Birth of Bop'

Craft Recording Celebrates the Enduring Legacy of Savoy Records and the Revolutionary Bebop Era with 'The Birth of Bop'

Featuring Painstaking Recreations of the Five 10-Inch LP Compilations That Were Originally Released by Savoy in 1952 and 1953, This Collection Includes 30 Newly Remastered Tracks Spanning 1944–1949 Craft Recordings proudly celebrates the legacy of Savoy Records with an all-new collection that chronicles the groundbreaking era of bebop (or bop) music. An essential introduction to this vital period in jazz music, The Birth of ...


News: Obituary

Gretchen Carhartt Valade Detroit Businesswoman and 'Angel of Jazz'

Gretchen Carhartt Valade Detroit Businesswoman and 'Angel of Jazz'

Metro Detroit and the global jazz community lost one of its greatest champions this week. Gretchen Carhartt Valade, businesswoman, and philanthropist, died peacefully on December 30, surrounded by family at her Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. home. She was 97.  Known by many in the arts community as the “Angel of Jazz,” Gretchen C. Valade will be ...


Article: Album Review

Mette Henriette: Drifting

Read "Drifting" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Norwegian saxophonist and composer Mette Henriette established herself as a major talent while in her teens, becoming a vital member of the country's creative music community. She was in the Aello trio and the Torg ensemble and worked with a broad array of artists including Sidsel Endresen, Karin Krog and Tim Berne. In 2015 Henriette released ...


Article: Album Review

Arild Andersen Group: Affirmation

Read "Affirmation" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

For almost half a century, Arild Andersen has been a pillar of Manfred Eicher's ECM label. His ECM albums have traversed dissimilar territory, from the brooding Shimri (1976), the folk-influenced Sagn (1990), to the orchestral grandeur of Live at Belleville (2008). At seventy-seven, the Norwegian bassist offers the almost entirely improvised Affirmation. Andersen is joined by ...


Article: Live Review

Pat Martino: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy @ Jazz at the Point Festival

Read "Pat Martino: A Celebration of His Life and Legacy @ Jazz at the Point Festival" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

A Celebration of the Life and the Legacy of Pat Martino 35+ Musicians [email protected] Festival Gateway Playhouse Somers Point, NJ November 3-5, 2022 NOTE: A complete listing of the Celebration events and musicians provided by the South Jersey Jazz Society can be found here. ...


Article: Album Review

Lisa Hilton: Paradise Cove

Read "Paradise Cove" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

At a time in our collective consciousness when it appears nothing is functioning as it once did, or is as reliable as it once was, or gives us purpose and solace as we once knew, along comes the soft sustaining magic of Lisa Hilton's gorgeous new recording, Paradise Cove, and for all of its enchanting forty-five ...


Article: Multiple Reviews

Bobby Broom And Bobby Watson: Tried And True

Read "Bobby Broom And Bobby Watson: Tried And True" reviewed by Doug Collette

The conventions of traditional jazz can provide a refreshing simplicity. If proffered with sufficient panache and ingenuity, the music transcends its superficial stylistic principles and tenders what amounts to a reboot of the psyche. So it is with Bobby Broom's Keyed Up and Bobby Watson's Back Home In Kansas City; with both of these albums, the ...


Article: Interview

Joe Donofrio: Remembering Pat Martino

Read "Joe Donofrio: Remembering Pat Martino" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Guitarist Pat Martino passed away on November 1, 2021 after an extended bout of respiratory illness. As we approach the first anniversary of his passing, his long-time manager and dear friend Joe Donofrio and the South Jersey Jazz Society are putting together an exciting four days in the New Jersey coastal town of Somers Point, consisting ...


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