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Saxophonist Marcus Strickland is back with the premiere of “Alive,” ahead of his March 16th SXSW debut at The Elephant Room. Featuring Jean Baylor on keep reading »

SXSW 2013 will be an exciting year for jazz aficionados with more and more live music and jazz being represented, honored, performed, and discussed. Among the exciting features is a panel entitled “Miles Davis Bootleg 2: The Lost Quintet” which will discuss Davis’ 1969 live lineup that toured Europe and the subsequent box set releases of this year as well as their significance.

I had bands in New Orleans and Memphis and so forth, so the younger people can play. They are working hard and they are very accomplished musicians, I’ve never been disappointed with a band backing me up on the road yet. They’ve all been good players, they learn my songs, and that’s the future of music, all of these young players.

We invite you to experience the panel on “The Intersection of Hip-Hop and Jazz” moderated by Raydar Ellis in a a 2 part series. A hand selected group of the panelists discuss the revival of jazz music through its marriage with hip-hop. Panelists talk about GURU’s legacy, how the use of new technologies has redefined the concept of jazz (formerly known as a genre stuck in a state of unchangeability) and what Miles Davis would play if he was still alive.

We invite you to experience the SXSW panel on “The Intersection of Hip-Hop and Jazz” moderated by Raydar Ellis in a a 2 part series. A hand selected group of the panelists discuss the revival of jazz music through its marriage with hip-hop. Panelists talk about GURU’s legacy, how the use of new technologies has redefined the concept of jazz (formerly known as a genre stuck in a state of unchangeability) and what Miles Davis would play if he was still alive.

On Wednesday, March 16th, Meghan Stabile (Founder/President of Revive Music Group), will be presenting on a SXSW panel moderated by Brian “Raydar” Ellis (Revive’s resident creative mastermind) on “The Intersection of Hip-Hop and Jazz.” They will share the roundtable discussion with Vince and Erin, as well as DJ Logic, and Andre Torres (Founder/Publisher of Wax Poetics).

The SXSW Music Festival is nearly upon us. To help you sift through the thousands of bands who will be playing at Austin, we put together a handy preview guide for you of some our favorite up-and-comers!