Home » Posts tagged with "McCoy Tyner"

Posts tagged with "McCoy Tyner"

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...

In memory of legendary jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller

In memory of legendary jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller

Jun. 12 |       There was something magical about the way he played. All of my closest friends knew he was my favorite living pianist. His name is Mulgrew Miller. On Wednesday, May 29, Mulgrew passed away at the age of 57. He had a stroke the week...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Apr. 10 |     The Music   Beenie Man Fri., Apr. 12, 10 pm • Epic, 110 N. 5th St., Mpls., 612-332-3742 or epicmpls.com Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae artist and self-proclaimed “King of Dancehall.”           Fatoumata...

The SF JAZZ Collective at Dakota March 19

The SF JAZZ Collective at Dakota March 19

Mar. 13 |       The SF JAZZ Collective returns to the Dakota on March 19 for one of the most anticipated musical performances of the year. The world-class ensemble will feature the repertoire of Chick Corea, legendary keyboardist and new compositions. Stefon...

SFJAZZ’s new home, Bobby Z’s 2nd benefit, D’Angelo’s new music

SFJAZZ’s new home, Bobby Z’s 2nd benefit, D’Angelo’s new music

Jan. 30 |   Congrats to SFJAZZ. After presenting its first concerts in San Francisco 30 years ago, today the nonprofit organization SFJAZZ has built a home and performance venue of its own. Its grand opening occurred on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January...

Spring starts strong with jazz bandleader concerts

Spring starts strong with jazz bandleader concerts

Apr. 4 |     It’s springtime, and romance is in the air. So, lately I got to thinking… Why is the music of New Orleans so romantic? Go check out Irvin Mayfield at Orchestra Hall on April 6 at 8 pm and find out. If you can’t make the gig,...