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Lara Solnicki’s Cinematic New Vocal Project “The One and the Other”

The Canadian composer, singer, and poet unveils a confident collection  of ‘tone poems’ – her own post-modern mix of jazz, free improvisation,  ‘contemporary’ classical, poetry, and film music elements.  The singer, composer, and poet Lara Solnicki is praised for her “boldly unique style” (All About Jazz). Solnicki’s third album, The One and …

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Legendary composer and trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith presents the CREATE Festival, April 8 & 9, 2017 at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, CT

“Smith uses his magisterial instrumental voice, his inspirational leadership and his command of classical, jazz and blues forms to remind us of what has gone down and what’s still happening.” —Bill Meyer, DownBeat’s 80 Coolest Things in Jazz Today “A trumpeter and composer of penetrating insight.”– Nate Chinen, The New …

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NPR’S Jazz Night in America will record Philadelphia concert honoring jazz pioneer Jymie Merritt on Sat., Jan. 16

A long-overdue tribute concert celebrating lifelong Philadelphia jazz artist Jymie Merritt, the innovative double bass and electric bassist, band leader and composer, will be recorded for an upcoming edition of NPR’s Jazz Night in America program. The Music of Jymie Merritt and The Forerunners will take place Saturday, January 16, …

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Highlights In Jazz Presents “A Salute to Ken Peplowski” Thursday, March 6th 8 pm @ Tribeca Performing Arts Center

Jack Kleinsinger’s Highlights In Jazz New York’s Longest Running Jazz Concert Series Presents “A Salute to Ken Peplowski” Thursday, March 6th 8 pm Featuring Bucky Pizzarelli Houston Person Derek Smith Nicki Parrott Chuck Redd ••• Guest of Honor ••• Ken Peplowski At Tribeca Performing Arts Center Borough of Manhattan Community …

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