Monthly Archives: November 2020

Celebrating the venues: Lost Jazz Shrines

In 1998 my friend, colleague and longtime arts consultant Mikki Shepard and I met with David Jackson, a then Memphis-based journalist who had done significant time in New York and to whom I’d been previously introduced by our mutual friend, … Continue reading

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Chris Grasso answers the call for live music

DMV-based pianist Chris Grasso has carved out a niche that certainly qualifies him for the pantheon of great jazz vocal piano accompanists.  That admirable coterie includes a distinguished list of piano accompanists who were and are particularly adept at providing … Continue reading

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Share your love of jazz

How I Fell in Love With Jazz Video Contest presented by Savage Ticket Dear Jazz Lovers, How did you fall in love with Jazz? Was it a song? An artist? An instrument? How did your life change? How did your … Continue reading

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