• Tag: Jazz (15)

    • VIDEO blog | Watch Colombian jazz harpist Edmar Castañeda talk about the Colombian harp. He also demonstrates how he has adapted from different genres of music into his own playing.
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    • VIDEO blog | This season we go behind the scenes with Colombian harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda. In this first video, let's meet Edmar and how he found his voice by combining the unconventional Colombian harp with jazz.
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    • 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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