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November 30, 2018

Respected physicist Stephon Alexander, a professor at Brown University and author of “The Jazz Of Physics” presents an opening lecture at a concert by the Ernie Watts Quartet at the Deutsch-American Institute (DAI) in Heidelberg, Germany on December 2.  Alexander…

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November 2, 2018

The new Tyler Perry Film “Nobody’s Fool” employs the T-Bone Walker classic “Stormy Monday.”   The 2-minute scene uses the Bobby “Blue” Bland version of this blues standard.

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October 30, 2018

Saxophonist Ernie Watts releases his latest quartet project “Home Light” on November 16 via City Hall Records.  “Home Light” is filled with a variety of powerful and lyrical pieces, and also some humor, such as the Ornette-like energy of ‘Frequie…

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October 20, 2018

Diane Schuur headlines the Appel Room for Jazz At Lincoln Center in New York City on Nov. 2 & 3 singing the music of Count Basie with full big band.  On the evening of Nov. 1 she will open the…

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October 10, 2018

Saturday, October 20 is the inaugural T-Bone Walker Day in Linden, Texas, the guitarist’s birthplace.  The city of Linden honors its favorite son with a T-Bone steak dinner and concert by Walker’s musical descendent Duke Robillard at the Music City…

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September 17, 2018

New recording from Kenny Wayne, “Inspired By The Blues” is out Sept. 28 on Stony Plain Records.  This project finds the Boogie Woogie Hall of Famer applying his deft touch and tremendous talents to another slate of top-notch originals, with the…

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September 10, 2018

Boogie Woogie man Kenny Wayne played Labor Day weekend for the West Coast Fishing Club at Langara Island Clubhouse Lodge in British Columbia (about 45 miles from Alaska).   Kenny was treated to a 2-hour chartered fishing adventure and caught a…

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September 7, 2018

The Standard Bank Joy Of Jazz Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa hosts Diane Schuur for two performances September 28 & 29.

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August 25, 2018

Diane Schuur headlines the Riverfront Jazz Festival in Dallas on September 1, 2018.  Ernie Watts appears as special guest in her quartet on the Visit Dallas Jazz Mainstage.

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July 30, 2018

Country artist Mandy Barnett recently covered the Ted Hawkins composition “Strange Conversation,” which is also the title track from her new CD due out September 21 via the Nashville-based Thirty Tigers.

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