03/20 – 03/26: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

Monday, March 20, 2017

Marian McPartland Day
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/26260.html

About The Arts: Marian McPartland
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/26259.html

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Harold Ashby Day
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/26261.html

Remembering Dave Valentin
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/30792.html

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Happy Birthday George Benson
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/26273.html

Happy Birthday George Benson (Continued)
Video link: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/29544.html

Thursday, March 23, Read more

Havana: March 2017 – Taking it to the streets

Not all the music in Cuba is in formal venues.

A few blocks from where I was staying I came across this band.

They got together to accompany an outdoor basketball tournament taking place in in public park.

In the last video the guys identify themselves and the name of the band.

A Saturday morning surprise on Calle 23 in Read more

Havana: March 2017 – Fiesta del Tambor

If you’re looking for a great time to visit Havana, keep your eyes open for the Fiesta del Tambor which takes place every March.

This festival literally offers more music at more locations than any mere mortal could possibly absorb.

I focused on three of the five venues, all of which are relatively close to each other: The Riviera Hotel … Read more

Havana: March 2017 – Cuban women in jazz

By marvelous coincidence, Fiesta del Tambor coincided with Cuban Women in Jazz Week.

El Zorra y La Cuarva, Havana’s pre-eminent jazz club, featured a different woman-led band every night during the week of March 6.

The truth is this scheduling only required a little rearranging of Zorra’s schedule since all of these bands already play there regularly when they’re in … Read more

Dave Bryant: Plaid vs Spaghetti (1983-2000)

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Pianist Dave Bryant met Ornette in 1981 and in 1983 became his student auditing rehearsals of Prime Time at Rivington Street. He joined Prime Time in 1990 and was the pianist on Tone Dialing.

You can follow Dave’s work here: dbryantmusic.com

Dave Bryant in 1999

Released September

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