Jazz Appreciation MOnth

New Music
10:54 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Cécile McLorin Salvant's 'Woman Child'

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Jazz Appreciation Month concludes with International Jazz Day on Tuesday, April 30th and the global release of Woman Child by the trans-national singing sensation, Cécile McLorin Salvant on April 29th. “Woman Child” truly is a cause for celebration.

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New Music
3:32 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

April is Jazz Appreciation Month

Performance for the U.S. Bicentennial, New York City, July 4, 1976.
Tom Marcello (creative commons)

The April 22nd birthday of two legendary bassists: Charles Mingus and Paul Chambers is another reason that Congressman John Conyers submitted the legislation designating April as Jazz Appreciation Month in 2001. 

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New Music
10:30 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Eldar Djangirov's Breakthrough Music

Eldar Djangirov's Breakthrough is available now.

A Jazz Appreciation Month celebration should honor both the originators of the music and the new, emerging original voices. Our 89.1 Jazz premiere this morning achieved that goal. Breakthrough is the new CD by pianist Eldar Djangirov and his trio for a new label: Motéma Music. 

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