One of the show’s impressive accomplishments is that its creators managed to find musicians who could act.
Are we seeing the birth of a competing union, one dedicated to mobilizing a generation of musicians whose needs aren’t being met by the American Federation of Musicians?
Renowned singer and actress Annie Ross is urgently in need of financial assistance to pay for home care during this pandemic.
Singer Leslie Beukelman has a lot going for her, including her time, the quality of her voice, her control of improvisation, and her capacity to reach deeply into a ballad.
Andrew Child pictures the candidates riding a skateboard, each in a slightly different pose and dressed in slightly different cool gear.
The idea of posting this list is to remind people of what has been lost and hope that it stirs us to preserve what we have left.
Listeners familiar with Lennie Tristano’s earlier work will find there are a few surprises on this disc.
Apart from Claudio Roditi’s musical skill, what stood out was his warmth.
Camille Bertault is an uncommon talent. She has a crystalline voice, good intonation, understands the rhythmic and harmonic underpinnings of jazz and has a prodigious memory.
Trumpeter Jack Sheldon will be missed for much more than his musical output would account for.