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The Willie Pickens Quintet at the Green Mill, October 24-25 PDF Print
Written by Ronaldo Oregano   
Sunday, 19 October 2014

 

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Willie Pickens

Veteran Chicago pianist Willie Pickens will grace the stage of the Green Mill in Chicago with his quintet on Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. Now in his 80's,  Willie Pickens' contributions to the world of jazz and music education have been immeasurable. The list of musicians with whom he has worked is a veritable who’s who of the industry: Elvin Jones, James Moody, Max Roach, Eddie Harris, Marian McPartland, Roy Hargrove, Bobby Hutcherson—the list goes on and on.

 

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Larry Coryell Trio Featuring Larry Gray and Paul Wertico at the Jazz Showcase 10/16-19 PDF Print
Written by Ronaldo Oregano   
Sunday, 12 October 2014
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Larry Coryell Andrea Canter

Larry Coryell is one of the world's acknowledged guitar masters. He has recorded more than 75 albums over the past 40 years as a bandleader, soloist and 'featured accompanist'. Hailed by his legion of fans as one of "the guitar gods" in the late 1970s and as a "truly Renaissance musician who excels at all styles of playing", he has also been christened as "a true pioneer of rock-jazz fusion" by the New York Times, and dubbed "the Godfather of Fusion" by Dan Ouellette of Down Beat Magazine. He will be joined by Chicago  jazz masters Larry Gray on bass and Paul Wertico on drums. who both released CD's as part of the Chicago Sessions series. Gray's "1, 2, 3 .." which he recorded with  John Moulder on acoustic & electric guitars and  Charles Heath IV on drums, was first in the twelve volume series. Wertico's innovative Impresseions Of A City by his Mid-East/Mid-West Alliance quintet was volume ten. Both are highly recommended. They are not new to working with Larry Coryell, this trio has toured together before and bring their special chemistry to the Jazz Showcase on Thursday, October 16th through Sunday, October 19th.

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Helen Sung Quartet at the Jazz Showcase 10/9-12 PDF Print
Written by Ronaldo Oregano   
Sunday, 05 October 2014
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Helen Sung


An award-­‐winning classical pianist before jazz intervened “in the form of a Tommy Flanagan solo”, pianist/composer Helen Sung went on to graduate from the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance and win the Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Jazz Piano Competition. Now captivating listeners everywhere with a riveting artistry that seamlessly integrates the jazz and classical worlds, Sung’s new album Anthem For A New Day (2014), which features Grammy-­‐winning NEA Jazz Master Paquito D’Rivera and MacArthur Fellow Regina Carter, heralds a new chapter in her musical evolution and is her debut recording for Concord Records.  The Helen Sung Quartet performs at the Jazz Showcase on Tuesday, October 9th through Sunday, October 12th.
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Douglas Ewart and Inventions: "Sonic Remedies" A Birthday Celebration for Douglas Ewart PDF Print
Written by Ronaldo Oregano   
Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Douglas Ewart

Multi-instrumentalist and instrument builder Douglas Ewart plays saxophones, clarinets, bassoon, flute, bamboo flutes (shakuhachi, ney, and panpipes), and didgeridoo; as well as Rastafarian hand drums (nyabingi, repeater, and bass). Douglas R. Ewart and Inventions will deliver their “Sonic Remedies” at Constellation in Chicago at 9:30p.m. on Saturday, September 27th.Inventions includes Mankwe Ndosi on voice, poetry and percussion, Duriel Harris on poetry & percussion, Dee Alexander on voice and percussion, Mwata Bowden on winds and percussion, Edward Wilkerson on winds and percussion, Dushun Mosley on drums, Darius Savage on bass, and Douglas R. Ewart on winds, vocals & percussion. This performance also features special guest Maggie Brown on voice and percussion.

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