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It was just last week that pianist James Francies thrilled the thousands that gathered in Central Park to take part in Igmar Thomas‘s A Journey Through keep reading »

Saxophonist Charlie Parker, best known as “Bird” (short for “Yardbird”) is universally celebrated for single-handedly inventing bebop and bringing jazz into the modern era. Born keep reading »

On Sunday, August 7th, Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band present the second installment of A Journey Through The Legacy of Black Culture – a keep reading »

British/Nigerian bass virtuoso and composer Michael Olatuja has been applauded by audiences worldwide for his artful amalgamation of sound and culture. This August, Olatuja will keep reading »

Afraid of the things that go bump in the night? How about carnivorous koala bears that drop from trees? Dropbears, endearingly known as “Killer Koalas,” are keep reading »

Following the success of his 2014 album CHURCH, broken beat maestro Mark de-Clive Lowe has been drawing crowds to witness the spectacle that is CHURCH –  a keep reading »

In the past year, saxophonist and member of LA-based jazz super-group West Coast Get Down, Kamasi Washington has exploded into the spotlight. His debut record, keep reading »

With “a singular voice that taps all the cultures from which it is born” (BBC), British/Nigerian bass virtuoso and composer Michael Olatuja has been applauded by audiences worldwide for keep reading »

Fresh off their wild success at DC JazzFest, Igmar Thomas and the Revive Big Band are back and ready for more. This time, catch the keep reading »

Ask someone about jazz, and images of dark clubs – hazy with midnight light and the ooze of smoke, dripping with liquor and centered around the keep reading »