NPR Music, WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center have joined to produce the next generation of jazz programming in public radio, which they’ve titled Jazz Night in America. The new initiative premiered October 15 with an online hub accessible at jazz.org/jazznight and a radio show airing on more than 100 stations nationwide including Nashville’s WFSK […]
A new documentary film, Keep on Keepin’ On, profiles jazz great Clark Terry, premiered at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre Friday, October 24. It ran in Nashville through October 30. If you saw the film, you know how great it is. If you didn’t, watch for it on video and be sure to see it.
Shot over the course […]
Pianist/vocalist Jody Nardone was the guest artist for the latest installment of the new Sessions at Steinway series sponsored by the Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society and the Steinway Piano Gallery. With him were longtime trio-mates Jerry Navarro (bass) and Nioshi Jackson (drums) and host/interviewer Cliff Richmond. The interview/performance series is a new concept […]
The 16th Season of MTSU’s Jazz Series opens Monday, October 20th as tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath joins the MTSU Jazz Ensemble I and MTSU jazz faculty to present “A Tribute to Illinois Jacquet.” This salute celebrates the American jazz tenor saxophonist’s 60-year-plus career that deeply influenced jazz, blues, and rock artists.
In addition to the concert, […]