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There’s nothing more classic than the soul-splicing sound of Miles Davis. Whether he was cooing out raspy standards or delving into the raucous unknown of keep reading »

For bassist and composer Ben Wolfe, the core of all music lies within his relationships to his fellow musicians. This family of musicians has led him to be prominently featured on projects with Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Orrin Evans, Diana Krall, Benny Green, and many more. With his latest record, ‘From Here I See,’ Wolfe and crew took it deep into the realm of ballads featuring the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Macus Strickland, and Russell Malone accompanied by the core rhythm section of Orrin Evans and Donald Edwards. Ben Wolfe will also be at Dizzy’s 3/28-3/31 with Nicholas Payton for the record release and a celebration of new music.

Fresh off of her Grammy-award winning ‘Mosaic Project,’ Terri Lyne Carrington went straight back into the studio to create another project of equal quality and substance. ‘Money Jungle’ was originally recorded in 1962 by Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus. Just over 50 years later Carrington brings back the raw tension evoked by Ellington, Roach, and Mingus with her own trio filled out by Christian McBride and Gerald Clayton and featuring additional guests Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Tia Fuller, and more. Check out what Carrington had to say about the record before you see her perform it at Dizzy’s this week!

The Manhattan School of Music has long been a breeding ground for some of the most talented musicians in New York and around the world with alum like Ron Carter, Donald Byrd, Chris Potter, Herbie Hancock and more recently Miguel Zenon and Ambrose Akinmusire. Be sure to check them out if you’re around tonight.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola will be streaming live on Thursday nights in June for anyone that is unable to attend one of their many great events. Check out the schedule below and be sure to tune in when you get the chance!