Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 – Ron Steen Quartet

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 - RON STEEN QUARTET: I don't think the organizers could have picked a better act to open...
Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar

Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar Charlie Saibel’s first gig at Tipsy Piano Bar

Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar I only go out on the town when there are great musician's playing, and of course my friend Charlie...
Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression Montavilla Jazz Festival 2017

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression The Montavilla Jazz Festival (in the Montavilla area of Portland, Oregon) is in it's fourth year (unbeknownst to...
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* jazzcamp portland ryanmeahger * Ryan Meahger’s Jazz Camp 2017

A most sincere thanks to Ryan and Cuong Vu for letting me sit in & observe * jazzcamp portland ryanmeahger * RYAN MEAGHER'S JAZZ CAMP...
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* contemporaryfusionreviews get music reviews * Oh NO! Not another “how to get...

* contemporaryfusionreviews get music reviews *   Hi, I'm Dick Metcalf, editor and publisher of Improvijazzation Nation and Contemporary Fusion Reviews magazines. I'm in...

Smoocho Gusto at Cascadia Grill, 2017/06/21

Just DON'T let me hear you claiming that the Magickland of Olywa "doesn't have anything good to do"... life here is full of great...

A Tribute to John Keeslar LIVE SHOW review by Dick Metcalf

  It's been a whole host of years since the gang of players featured during the BENEFIT SHOW reviewed here had opportunity to get back...
Interview with Tony Roc Adamo

INTERVIEW with Tony Roc Adamo

Interview with Tony Roc Adamo Folks who have been with me for a good while know that I have a special place in my jazz...
Interview with Daniel Lantz of Beat Funktion

Interview with Daniel Lantz of Beat Funktion

Interview with Daniel Lantz of Beat Funktion I first started reviewing this great jazz band back in late 2007, or early 2008... I was enthralled...

The Indie Bible – A Player’s best friend!!!

  When it comes to making sure you are able to get the word out about your music, there is no better resource available on...

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Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence

Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence – New York Suite

Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence - NEW YORK SUITE:  Jamie's jazz is extraordinary... he plays some of the most professional keyboards you...
Uncompromising jazz improvisation Jason Kao Hwang

Uncompromising jazz improvisation Jason Kao Hwang – Blood

Uncompromising jazz improvisation Jason Kao Hwang - BLOOD:  Jason's improvisations with his Burning Bridge ensemble are nothing to be "trifled with"... he's posted an...
Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin

Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin – Ornettiquette

Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin - ORNETTIQUETTE:  I've been a BIG fan of Chris Pasin's trumpet work for a long time, but...