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These Hand-Me-Downs Still Shine Like New

The imprimatur of elders was a theme running clearly through the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Harlem, no matter the age of the performers.

An Exhibition of Movement

For “Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street,” the Children’s Museum of Manhattan has recruited tap specialists to demonstrate and discuss dance’s relationship to music.

Champion of Jazz Talent Brings His Work Home

Bruce Lundvall, a former president of Blue Note Records now in an assisted-living center, has brought music to his turf with the Sunrise Senior Living Jazz Festival.

Jazz Listings for Aug. 22-28

A selected guide to performances and festivals in the New York City area.

Summer Salute to Charlie Parker

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival shares his legacy on stages across Manhattan.

John Blake Jr., Versatile Jazz Violinist, Dies at 67

He combined strong classical technique with the expressive power of African-American spirituals, folk music and blues.

Time to Focus on a Jazz Stalwart

The pianist George Cables, a first-call jazz sideman in the ’70s and ’80s, will lead the bassist Essiet Okon Essiet and the drummer Victor Lewis at the Village Vanguard.

From Meditative to Modern, a Sense of Ripening Virtuosity

Sizing up new albums from Eric Harland’s Voyager, Cyrille Aimée, the Enrico Pieranunzi Trio, Bobby Broom and Hildur Gudnadottir.

Jazz Listings for Aug. 15-21

A selected guide to performances in New York City.

Worldly Music Branching Out From a Single Root

The pianist Fabian Almazan took his “Rhizome” project to the Village Vanguard, explaining how all music, like people, has commonalities under the surface.

Upcoming Events  
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Trio da Paz + Friends with Harry Allen, Claudio Roditi, and Maucha Adnet
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Late Night Session: Joe McDonough's Octet
Wednesday, Aug 27
* "Round Midnight" with: Victor Gould
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Diane Sweet
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Kelsey Jillette
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Prohibited Hot Jazz, Room Temp Red, with YEP! at The City Winery
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Author @ the Library: Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America, with Donald L. Miller, the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and a prominent biographer and historian.
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Arts, Culture & Fun: The Marriage of Latin Music & Jazz with Joe Conzo Sr.
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Anna Elizabeth Kendrick
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Trio da Paz and Friends: The Music of Jobim & Getz
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Ron Carter Big Band
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Jazz Faculty Concert
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Ray Schinnery
Wednesday, Aug 27
* J. Gatsby's "Gold Coast" Sunset Bootlegger Jazz Party
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* TOM HARRELL - COLORS OF A DREAM FEAT. ESPERANZA SPALDING
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* THE HEATH BROTHERS
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Aidan Carroll
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Raviv Markovitz
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Music at The Iridium
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* Live Jazz at Birdland
Wednesday, Aug 27
* David Broza
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Chris Thomas King
Wednesday, Aug 27
* SELWYN BIRCHWOOD
Wednesday, Aug 27
* MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING
Wednesday, Aug 27 (weekly on Wednesdays until February 22, 2015)
* The Habibi Kings Live Jazz at AZA
Wednesday, Aug 27 (weekly on Wednesdays for 13 times)
* Manhattan By Sail: Jazz Sail
Wednesday, Aug 27
* No Wahala DJs' Unwind at Bedvyne 1 Year Anniversary at Bed-Vyne Brew
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Tim Hegarty Quintet
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Tim Hegarty Group
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Jazz Sail Aboard the Clipper City Tall Ship
Wednesday, Aug 27 (on various days)
* THE MANDINGO AMBASSADORS.
Wednesday, Aug 27
* Chris Thomas King
Thursday, Aug 28
* "Round Midnight" with: The Carlos Abadie Quintet
Thursday, Aug 28
* The "Early Bird" Session hosted by: The Dwayne Clemons Quintet
Thursday, Aug 28
* Summer Sunset Concert Series: Rock, R&B, and Jazz
Thursday, Aug 28
* Scott Feiner & Pandeiro Jazz
Thursday, Aug 28
* Boney James
Thursday, Aug 28 (weekly on Thursdays for 50 times)
* Live Jazz NYC & Jam Session
Thursday, Aug 28
* KJ Denhert
Thursday, Aug 28
* Summer Sounds: Sean Nowell and the Kung Fu Masters Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, Aug 28
* Out by Ten: Laugh, Love, Dance: KJ Denhert's Folk/Rock/Jazz Music
Thursday, Aug 28
* Petula Beckles LIVE at Ella Lounge
Thursday, Aug 28
* Southern Hospitality
Thursday, Aug 28
* Raviv Markovitz
Thursday, Aug 28
* Travis Sullivan Trio Fare Well Party!

Interviews, Articles, Reviews  
Indie Lable Showcase: Macktet's Rollin'

Marc Ribot at The Bowery Poetry Club 1/15/04

Orrin Evans and Ethan Iverson at Jazz Gallery

Cyro Baptista and Beat the Donkey:3/26/03

Bootleg Remedy: Brooklyn, NY, 3/19/03

Marc Ribot and The Hub at North Six:3/8/03

Gogol Bordello at North Six: 2/28/03

Howard Fishman Quartet at The Bottom Line

John Zorn: Electric Masada

The Jazz Composers Collective Review

William Parker presents "Universal Tonality"

The Jazz Gallery's Composer Series: 2002

Interview with Brad Mehldau

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