Posts Tagged ‘Larry Appelbaum’

Jazz Setlist, Oct. 29-Nov. 4: The Old and the New

Fred Foss! A Willis Conover birthday celebration! And much more!

The Library of Congress’ Jazz Film Fridays, Explored

The 19th annual Library of Congress jazz film series (aka Jazz Film Fridays) includes such notable moments as: a young Warren Beatty as a comic on the run from the mob with Stan Getz’s sax acting as his alter ego; documentary footage of the late trumpeter/composer/ conductor Lawrence “Butch” Morris; free jazz filmed in D.C.; [...]

Catch Vintage Episodes of The !!!! Beat at Hill Center

In 1966, a Tennessee radio DJ named William “Hoss” Allen went to a Dallas TV station to host The !!!! Beat, a soul and blues program that would go on to feature an impressive lineup of artists. Beginning tonight and continuing every Friday in September, the Library of Congress plans to show a handful of classic [...]

Jazz Setlist, April 19-25: Everything in Its Right Place

Thursday, April 19
In 2000, the pianist Brad Mehldau recorded a jazz meditation of Radiohead's anthemic "Paranoid Android" and opened up the floodgates to jazz interpretations of Radiohead. A dozen years later, that trend isn't going anywhere: It's permeated the international jazz scene, trickled down into educational curricula, and become an important project of D.C. saxophonist [...]

Jazz Setlist (Supplemental): The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

The former East Coast Jazz Festival returns this weekend as the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, under the stewardship of DC saxophonist, educator, and mentor Paul Carr. Held at the Hilton Rockville — the ECJF's longtime home base — the festival features a gallimaufry of performances, master classes, and live interviews, with a couple of film screenings [...]

Reminder-“New Orleans Music in Exile” Wednesday Night at the Library of Congress

As Michael J. West noted here nearly a month ago, the Library of Congress’s Larry Appelbaum has been presenting jazz and jazz-related films on Wednesdays for free throughout the month of April in the sixty seat Mary Pickford Theater (3rd floor of the Library’s James Madison building).  This is a quick reminder that tonight, Wednesday [...]