Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Woman’s Perspective pt. 9: Sheila Anderson

Our ongoing series of dialogues with women music writers continues with Sheila Anderson, who is actually a triple-threat. She has written about jazz for periodicals, authored a couple of valuable books, and is a regular show host for “America’s jazz … Continue reading

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Recent Sightings in the DMV

Don’t sell the DMV short – DC/Maryland/Virginia, the Washington, DC-metro area – as fertile ground for jazz presentations. And with new venues springing up across the DMV, including the spiffy joint known as The Hamilton (for Alexander) in downtown DC, … Continue reading

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Catching up with Sumi Tonooka

One thing about this music we call jazz, it seems that far too often when an artist is at their peek of artistic maturity, they somehow become scarce or fade a bit from the spotlight. Could that be the case … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Perspective pt 8: Lyn Horton

Jazz writing: A Woman’s Perspective: Lyn Horton Lyn Horton, in addition to her active writing on jazz is also a distinguished visual artist. Throughout this piece we’ve posted a few examples of her work, currently on exhibit at the McKenzie … Continue reading

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A Woman’s perspective pt. 7: author Karen Chilton

The latest contributor to our ongoing dialogue with women jazz writers and so far one photographer, is author Karen Chilton. Among Karen’s notable contributions are books on the lives of two exceptional artists, pianist Hazel Scott and vocalist Gloria Lynne, … Continue reading

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