Greetings from Sheffield. Legendary jazz composer Mike Gibbs came to the Birmingham gig, that was really pretty cool. Got a snap with Jorge Rossy: And …
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New DTM page, about the late great Peter Serkin, one of the classical pianists I have spent the most time with. Also on the blog, a little bit about Ji…
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Tomorrow — we will be on closer to 8:30 than 8: Dance Sonata was commissioned by Dance Heginbotham and will get a proper premiere at Jacob’s Pillow thi…
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DTM: Thomas Perry has a new book out, A Small Town. I updated my overview with an edit so major that it is almost a new piece: “The Professional.” Thou…
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I’ve been busy at the blog: Think piece in response to a socialist broadside saying jazz insiders are snobs for hating on Kenny G Small word problem wi…
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NYE with Marcy Harriell, Corcoran Holt, and Vinnie Sperrazza at the Zinc bar was great! The club was sold out and Marcy killed it. A star is born! (I m…
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New DTM, with comments and pictures.
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In the 1960’s, Burt Bacharach, Hal David, and Dionne Warwick captured lighting in a bottle, crafting some of the most sophisticated pop music of all ti…
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My latest column for JazzTimes is about the Shirley Horn, simply one of the best ever: Diva in Bloom. On DTM there’s a little few bits and pieces about…
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(photo by Michael Perez during the Philadelphia Beat session) This coming weekend, Friday and Saturday, I’m showcasing the legendary Albert “Tootie Hea…
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Tonight at Spectrum Second Annual Modern Piano (+) Festival, Brooklyn, I’m on at 9 pm after Sonya Belaya (7 pm) and Jacob Rhodebeck (8 pm). Set list of…
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New DTM overview: Harold Shapero’s Credo. Credo is one of my favorite pieces ever! And I finally found the score down at the Library of Congress. It ma…
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