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Posts Tagged ‘Fred Foss’
Even jazz musicians take a break for the holidays.
Fred Foss! A Willis Conover birthday celebration! And much more!
Aaron Myers celebrates his birthday at Mr. Henry's.
Akua Allrich and the Washington Women in Jazz Festival are back.
Muhal Richard Abrams is often called a "free jazz pianist," but his work extends far beyond "free" and "jazz."
Thursday, Nov. 7
The salty, melodic sound of Sonny Fortune's alto sax is one of the hidden pleasures of jazz. It's also one of the most surprising: Fortune has a tendency to play his themes straight, with little to no embellishment, letting you think you're in for a smooth ride on the tune. Come the improvisation, [...]
Friday, July 5
One of the great gifts of Dick Smith, the founder and organizer of Jazz Night at Westminster Presbyterian Church, is succinct descriptions for the shows he books. This week, for instance, is a sextet performance billed simply as "Two Generations of the Blues." Really, what can I or anyone else add to that [...]