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Commentary 12.19.19

2020 IS THE CHARLIE PARKER CENTENNIAL There are already quite a number of musical projects commemorating the fact that 2020 is the centennial year of the birth of CHARLIE PARKER (who was born on August 29, 1920 in Kansas City, Kansas). One particular recording project by Bobby Watson, Vincent Herring, and Gary Bartz (“Bird at […]

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Review: As Is, HERE’S TO LIFE

Artist: AS IS Album: HERE’S TO LIFE © Copyright 2017 – Stacey and Alan Schulman Self-Released Reviewed By Scott Yanow Jazz Artistry Now – “As Is” is the name of the musical partnership of singer Stacey Shulman and her husband guitarist Alan Schulman. Stacey has been a professional vocalist since she was nine and has […]

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Commentary 12.25.17

Jazz Artistry Now is happy to announce and pleased to introduce readers to our review staff of Jazz Journalists. JAZZ JOURNALISTS Scott Yanow has written 11 books on jazz, over 800 liner notes, and more than 20,000 recording reviews through the years. His writing has graced virtually all of the top jazz magazines and he […]

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Top Jazz of 2017

Jazz Artistry Now – 2017 marks the 16th year I have submitted a “Top Jazz” recordings list for consideration. PARAMETERS This is the same list submitted to the Jazz Journalists Association and posted to my long-time “Musings In Cb” blog as well. The list contains links to the recordings. Readers are encouraged to listen and […]

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Review: David Binney, THE TIME VERSES

Artist: David Binney Album: The Time Verses © Copyright 2017 – David Binney Criss Cross Jazz – 1392 Reviewed By Scott Yanow Jazz Artistry Now – David Binney has never taken the easy way out in his music or played an obvious phrase. The altoist was born in Miami and raised in Southern California. After […]

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Preview: “The Time Verses” by David Binney

David Binney | Label: Criss Cross Jazz – – – Jazz Artistry Now – We are excited about reviewing saxophonist/composer, David Binney‘s release, The Time Verses (Criss Cross Jazz 1392 CD). Look for it soon. JAN Preview Mr. Binney is a prolific musician who also releases music on his own Mythology Records, as well as appears on […]