Monthly Archives: October 2020

Catching up with writer Angelika Beener

Back when we began our series of dialogues with Black jazz and music journalists & critics in the Independent Ear one of the newer breed of writers who have to a large extent operated in the still relatively new online … Continue reading

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The arrival of Artemis

One of the best evenings I spent last January at the annual Winterjazzfest was with the superb new all-woman ensemble known as Artemis.  This band of impressively accomplished women bandleaders includes pianist Renee Rosnes, vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, clarinetist & … Continue reading

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