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Christian Sands

Christian Sands is an emerging jazz force. A recent Steinway Artist, he possesses pianistic technique in abundance, but it perfectly matches his conception.  His use of understatement accomplishes a much deeper musical goal.  He takes a fresh look at the entire language of jazz: stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian …

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Roy Assaf

Breaking into the music scene only a few years ago, pianist Roy Assaf has already earned acclaim from jazz masters Kenny Barron and Jason Moran. With appearances on 20 albums as a sideman and co-leader, Roy’s first album as a leader—titled “Respect” and being released on Jazz Legacy Productions—includes such …

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YOTAM

At the ripe age of 30 years old, Yotam is being quickly recognized as the leading new voice of jazz guitar.   On BRASIL Yotam interprets some of that country’s greatest composers, including Edu Lobo, Chico Buarque, and Tom Jobim.  Beautiful, and very sexy.The legendary James Moody was so impressed with …

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Monty Alexander

In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner …

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Ed Cherry

“Ed is a great, soulful, swinging underrated player deserving of wider recognition.” – Bill Milkowski 1/13/11″ “An expressive instrumentalist, Cherry has a hip, melodic approach that is a refreshing contrast to guitarists who frequently resort to playing ‘finger music’, the execution of rapid streams of notes that serve no musical …

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Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger.  Jimmy is the middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (Percy Heath/bass and Tootie Heath/drums), and is the father of Mtume.   He has performed with nearly all the jazz greats of the last 50 …

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Dizzy Gillespie All Sar Big Band – Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS – March 1, 2013

 March 1, 2013 / 7:30PM The Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KS, USA BUY TICKETS http://www.pittstate.edu The incomparable Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band will be headlining the 39th annual Pittsburg State University (Kansas) Jazz Festival. The festival is one of the largest one day public …

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