Jazz Notes

Joanne Brackeen Jazz Trio at Bryant Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPYW76PBoyI There is no age limit on jammin'. Here is composer and pianist Joanne Brackeen who has been been around since the 70's dazzling audiences with her melodic style and harmonies.

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Lambert Hendricks & Ross – “Doodlin'”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Lu1nVQDThI If you do something exceptional, even if it's for a short time, there is a chance it will be remembered and admired. That's the case with jazz vocalist, Annie Ross, who recently passed away at the age of 89. From 1958-62 she...

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Renee Rosnes Trio – “I Hear Rhapsody”, 1989

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyF3ji7OwG4&fbclid=IwAR3EROAqw2jvEuAi8FLF1H1qE9hLwHZbkJBRNqJch8dT_EHRsRpYi5OsTU0 Some musicians are like old friends, they are always around and they never fail to please. That can certainly be said for pianist Renee Rosnes who I first...

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Jane Ira Bloom – “Sixteen Sunsets”

https://youtu.be/hZLBATSiaes If there is one instrument that women musicians are calling their own its the sax. The younger players like Tia Fuller, Melissa Aldana and Lakecia Benjamin and getting all the buzz but let's not for forget the bar was set by the veteran,...

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