Jazz Blogs and Media

Jazz Profiles: George Duke, Keyboard Across the Ages

For the better part of 25 years, Duke has composed and recorded numerous scores for film and television. See where he's been in jazz and where he's taking it.

 

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Dianne Reeves jazz concert with all-star friends

Get a behind the scenes look at the Carnegie Hall jazz concert featuring Dianne Reeves with special guests Esperanza Spalding, George Duke, Lalah Hathaway, Nadia Washington, and Terri Lyne Carrington, each of whom will be profiled in upcoming blogs.  

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Mardi Gras Music Celebration!

Share about how Carnival and Mardi Gras are celebrated in your area. Where would you like to go to enjoy this music?

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Paquito D'Rivera 2014 Latin Jazz Workshop

This May, Grammy Award–winning Latin jazz great Paquito D’Rivera teams up with members of his ensemble to mentor young jazz musicians. Check out this video of his Carnegie Hall workshop a few years ago.

 

 

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Latin Jazz

WATCH | CHAT: Carnegie Hall Archivist Gino shows some hidden treasures from Latin Jazz performances at Carnegie Hall, from the Newport Jazz Festival to Ella Fitzgerald's debut with Dizzy and Bird and the introduction of Bossa Nova and Afro-Cuban music on the New York mainstage.

 

When All That Jazz Began

READ | PHOTOS: Jazz—in its earliest form—was first heard at Carnegie Hall 100 years ago onMay 2, 1912, when James Reese Europe and his Clef Club Orchestra presented a "Concert of Negro Music" to benefit the Music School Settlement.


 

Live from Carnegie Hall: Ella Fitzgerald and Newport Jazz

READ: In 1972, Jazz legend George Wein temporarily relocated the Newport Jazz Festival from its Rhode Island home to New York City.
 

 

Jazz Bassist and Composer Ben Allison

READ | WATCH: Allison is one of only a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound.


 

Jazz Great, Charles Mingus at Carnegie Hall: 90th Birthday Salute

READ | PHOTOS: We're taking the opportunity to look back at this legendary musician's Carnegie Hall performances.

 

2012 Newport Jazz Festival Video Archives

WATCH: View the videos and information from the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

 

The A to Z of Carnegie Hall: E is for Ellington

READ | PHOTOS: By the time he made his wartime Carnegie Hall debut on January 23, 1943, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was already a star.

 

Live from Carnegie Hall: Stan Getz and João Gilberto

READ | WATCH: Get to story on the live follow-up to one of the most successful jazz albums of all time by Stan Getz and João Gilberto.

 

Live from Carnegie Hall: Buena Vista Social Club

READ | WATCH: Although its roots stretch back to World War II–era Havana, the Buena Vista Social Club phenomenon went global in 1997 with the release of the Ry Cooder–produced eponymous album.

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