The Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band at the University of North Texas will tour Europe this October, including performances at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival — one of Ireland’s biggest jazz events. Festival organizers have billed the band as “widely reckoned to be the best college jazz big band in the world today” and “one of the best ensembles to perform in Cork in recent years.”
The Jazz Ministry at Saint Peter’s Church - All Nite Soul: Sunday, October 10, 2010 – 5 PM Vespers, 7 PM Concert Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington (at 54th Street), New York City
Diction and Contradiction, the new biopic on jazz maestro Cecil Taylor features a clip of Taylor on stage with long-time friend and poet Amiri Baraka in Barcelona, Spain.
HALF NOTE ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF TWO POWERFUL RECORDINGS KENNY WERNER - “NO BEGINNING, NO END” featuring Joe Lovano and Judi Silvano CONRAD HERWIG - “THE LATIN SIDE OF HERBIE HANCOCK” featuring Eddie Palmieri and Randy Brecker
Pianist Geri Allen & narrator Fr. Peter F. O'Brien S.J. celebrate Mary Lou Williams centennial with Aardvark Jazz Orchestra -- May 9th
Aardvark Jazz Orchestra with special guests Geri Allen, pianist and Father Peter F. O’Brien, narrator; Mary Lou Williams Centennial Celebration: From Swing to Sacred Music, a Journey of Faith