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"She has a technique and musicality that bests most performers of her generation, and her understanding of the "great American songbook" makes pretenders pale in comparison."
30 March 2017

Harold Mabern


The magic of the legendary "Mr. Big Hands" of jazz -  Harold Mabern credits Errol Garner, Phineas Newborn, Ahmad Jamal and Bud Powell as his main mentors, but the influence of Blues pianists like Memphis Slim can also be detected in his playing. In Mabern’s own words: “… I think of myself today as a blues pianist who understands jazz.”

25 March 2017

Bill Frisell


One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise and more. He is known for using an array of effects to create unique sounds from his instrument.

18 March 2017

Kenny Garrett


The fiery alto player and former Miles Davis sideman delivers with his 5tete a program of original, driving tunes dedicated to various influences.


 John Scofield pays tribute to country greats. John Scofield’s guitar work has influenced jazz since the late 70’s  and is going strong today. Possessor of a very distinctive sound and stylistic diversity, Scofield is a masterful jazz improviser whose music generally falls somewhere between post-bop, funk edged jazz, and R & B. 

10 February 2017

Lizz Wright


 “It would not be hyperbolic to describe Lizz Wright as an awesome talent “ The New York Times .

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