Amina Figarova

September 24, 2010

Amina Figarova has been earning recognition not only as a captivating pianist, but also as, “among the most important composers […]

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Jeff Lorber

July 9, 2010

A key figure in fusion and contemporary jazz for over 30 years, keyboardist/composer Jeff Lorber draws upon his background in […]

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Ali Jackson

March 24, 2010

A prodigious talent since childhood, Ali Jackson is one of jazz’s premier drummers, as well as a leading advocate of […]

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Najee

December 9, 2009

Among the more commercially successful instrumentalists of the past two-plus decades, saxophonist/flautist Najee consistently connects with both jazz and RB […]

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Wayne Wallace

October 28, 2009

Collaborations with the likes of Carlos Santana, Ray Charles, Sonny Rollins, John Lee Hooker, and Tito Puente, among many others, […]

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Seth Abramson

September 14, 2009

As artistic director of Jazz Standard, Seth Abramson has played an instrumental role in shaping one of the most successful […]

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John Clayton

June 9, 2009

Since the late ’70s, The Clayton Brothers Quartet has showcased the unique talents of, and symbiotic musical relationship between, Jeff […]

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Walter Beasley

March 18, 2009

Walter Beasley has made a name for himself in the world of contemporary jazz as both an accomplished saxophonist and […]

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Steve Shapiro

February 6, 2009

A respected session musician, vibraphonist, and music producer, Steve Shapiro has worked with such diverse artists as Steely Dan, Ornette […]

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Ken Hatfield

January 22, 2009

Guitarist, composer, and educator Ken Hatfield is a truly unique voice in the world of contemporary jazz. His distinctive fingerstyle […]

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