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United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

United Trumpet Summit comes to the Dakota

Sep. 11 |     By Robin James Contributing Writer   For one-night only on September 11 (sets at 7 & 9) at the Dakota, jazz fans are in for a rare treat with a performance featuring the United Trumpet Summit consisting of some of today’s...

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Legendary guitarist still going strong with new CD — Self-taught virtuoso has recorded over 30 albums

Jul. 31 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Earl Klugh’s 60th birthday is this coming September. As a result he is celebrating with his first solo record since 2006. “A birthday gift to me? I didn’t think of it that way,” admits...

True artists shine in concert: Esperanza Spalding, Cassandra Wilson, Marcus Miller

True artists shine in concert: Esperanza Spalding, Cassandra Wilson, Marcus Miller

Oct. 1 | True artists know how to captivate an audience. Inspiration from their musical mentors may have something to do with it. Bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding is an artist who knows how to captivate an audience. Just ask Prince. He is very supportive...

Marcus Miller: Music a reflection of revolution, a link to the past

Marcus Miller: Music a reflection of revolution, a link to the past

Sep. 12 |   We are pleased to present part-two of our interview with world-class bassist Marcus Miller. He performed with his band at the Dakota on Sept 11-12. His new album is Renaissance on Concord Records.   MSR: As it’s been referenced in the...

New hope in New Orleans, new albums, new books, and all that jazz

New hope in New Orleans, new albums, new books, and all that jazz

Jul. 18 | A quick scan of jazz news confirms pop-oriented jazz is still the name of the game, and new albums and books attempt to keep up with the trends in the jazz world. Here’s an update and sampling of what’s happening.   News from Marsalis Music:...