RIP Marian McPartland Twilight World: Remembering Marian McPartland’s Songs
Mulgrew Miller, Dynamic Jazz Pianist, Dies at 57
X is for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Started by some jazz lovers in Rochester, John Nugent and Marc Iacona in 2002, Xerox became the title sponsor in 2009. Our first visit, Stratoz went to vespers at Christ Church, one of the venues, and after asked if he could photograph the Tiffany mosaic. [...]
Source: india.blogs.nytimes.com via Margaret on Pinterest M is for Montgomery County Community College and the Lively Arts Program, Blue Bell, PA. For more than 25 years, MCCC has brought dance, jazz, and classical music, and theater to Montgomery County. It is a place of creative expression, and creative energy. On April 13, 2013, [...]
Jimmy Greene, Jazz Saxophonist, Named Song After His Daughter Ana Grace, Killed in Newtown Massacre More Wordless.
Dave Brubeck at the Pytheas Center for Contemporary Music.
Curt’s Jazz Cafe blog has a wonderful Unsung Women of Jazz series, and on Curt’s recommendation I checked out Dorothy Ashby, and have been listening to Hip Harp and In a Minor Groove in the studio. Every time I listen, I catch a few bars where I’m not sure what instrument she’s playing, and then I remember [...]
I was introduced to the macrame and silver jewelry of Coco Paniora Salinas doing the Chase Show in August, 2012. He and his wife Melanie Vento have a business called Rumi Sumaq(which means “beautiful stones” in Quechua). Coco begins with a stone or fossil or shell from his native land of Peru that inspires him [...]
Source: web.stagram.com via Margaret on Pinterest For Canada Day, and I am reflecting on my circuitous route from Edmonton, AB to Lansdale, PA and my vacation to Rochester for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. 2012 was the 4th year Stratoz and I have made the journey north for the festival, as we both [...]