• Tag: Jazz (8)

    • WATCH | LISTEN Viennese jazz artist Josef Erich “Joe” Zawinul combined traditional jazz with elements of rock and world music. Comprising alums from several of his musical projects, the Zawinul Legacy Band united to honor this pioneering jazz keyboardist and composer, on Saturday March 8, 2014 in Zankel Hall as part of Carnegie Hall's Vienna: City of Dreams festival.
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    • READ | It’s difficult today to comprehend the extraordinary mainstream popularity enjoyed by Brazilian music in the United States—particularly the swaying bossa nova sound introduced to American ears by the saxophone of Stan Getz and the melodies of Antônio Carlos Jobim—during the early 1960s.
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    • READ | With an exciting tribute performance–The Music of Paul Simon, presented by Michael Dorf–coming up on March 31 in Stern Auditorium, we want to share the story of another remarkable tribute performance; one that was even more exciting than the audience expected. Read the story of a 1974 Thelonious Monk tribute performance that one critic calls "one of the great moments of American music in my lifetime."
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    • READ | Jeff Tamarkin, associate editor of JazzTimes magazine explores the continuing legacy of Joe Zawinul, the innovative and distinctibe keyboardist and composer who died in 2007. The Zawinul Legacy Band, founded and produced by Joe's son Tony Zawinul, performs in Zankel Hall this Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 PM as part of Vienna: City of Dreams.
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    • What is Social Music? Find out in Shannon Effinger's insightful piece on Mr. Batiste and his latest project. Mr. Batiste and Stay Human perform in Zankel Hall one week from today—Saturday, October 12 at 9 PM
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