Jazz

Live Music
11:54 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Mimi Jones to perform at Evening of Jazz and Wine

On April 25th at 6:30 p.m., WAER will present the annual Jazz and Wine fundraiser in partnership with the Community Folk Art Center. This year's event will feature the talented bassist and vocalist, Mimi Jones. Jones played in Syracuse last year as part of Tia Fuller's ensemble at WAER's Jazz Appreciation Month concert last year. This time around, Jones is showcasing her unique individual talents as a performer and composer.

 

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Live Music
1:16 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in Syracuse

 

Every year, April represents a month of awareness and appreciation. It is Autism Awareness Month, National Poetry Month, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Public Radio Music Month, just to name a few. While in the midst of all the events and observances taking place during this busy time of year, be sure to embrace one annual celebration that is centered around slowing down and letting loose: the observance of Jazz Appreciation Month.

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Live Music
2:16 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Legends of Jazz Concert Series Continues with The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet Featuring Carla Cook

Don Byron performs at Unterfahrt
Credit OhWeh

On Friday, February 28th, The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet with featured vocalist Carla Cook will perform at Onondaga Communtiy College as a part of the continuing Legends of Jazz concert series.

Don Byron has gained much individual attention for his mastery of the clarinet. He released his first album in 1992. Since then, Byron has been exploring and executing musical styles and themes— everything from hip-hop to classical. The Don Byron New Gospel Quintet, which was formed in 2009, evolved from Byron's study of Gospel music from a cultural and personal perspective.

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Entertainment
11:30 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Jazz Journeys - Episode 7

Birdland in New York City

This week, we venture down to midtown Manhattan to the place known as "The Jazz Corner Of The World." A jazz club that has hosted the best of the best since it opened in 1949.  Come join me as we explore the wonderful world of Birdland.

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Arts & Culture
11:25 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Jazz Journeys - Episode 5

Dexter Gordon in ROUND MIDNIGHT

Over the years, there have been a number of motion pictures that have used jazz as either a main or underlying theme.  On this week's episode of Jazz Journeys, I'll touch on two such examples.

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