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Looking ahead to a weekend of music -- and back to the week that was

If you can manage to be in more than one place at a time and you happen to live in Miami these days, congratulations, next weekend is made for you. 1,162 more words

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Caught In The Act!

Funky Latin and cool grooves from an established sextet., riffing on some familiar standards, some surprise tunes.

Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar) 15 more words

CJF 2017 - Registered Bands

Valiant's Jazz Trio

Local pianist Valiant Halborg teams up with ace drummer Mike Hirsch and Melbourne bassist Omar Cruz, playing modern latin jazz. These boys cooked at Castlemaine 2015 – will they do it again? 8 more words

CJF 2017 - Registered Bands

Sol e Alma Quintetto

Sol é Alma Quintetto are Melbourne’s newest choro quintet. Formed in early 2016, and, since you ask, playing dreamy Brazilian instrumentals. This band is right out there: for something different, drop by and listen in… you will be glad you did! 20 more words

CJF 2017 - Registered Bands

Roberto Vally - Pure Lines

Brooklyn born, L.A. based, and world influenced bass player Roberto Vally calls as his influences Paul Jackson, Stanley Clarke, and Jaco Pastorius. He has played with Michael Franks, Bobby Caldwell, Paul Brown, Boney James, Boz Scaggs, Arturo Sandoval, Michael Lington, and Randy Crawford. 119 more words

Smooth Jazz

International Jazz Day in Havana; Salif Keita in Miami Beach

On Monday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced that the worldwide celebration of the  6th International Jazz Day, on April 30th,  will culminate with an all-star concert at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. 805 more words

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Flute, Brass Vibes and Percussion // Herbie Mann (Verve V6- 8392)

Rolling right along with the musical celebration of April, the first full month of spring, here’s an interesting album from the late flutist Herbie Mann. Mann was a dedicated bebopper, but in the late 1950’s and into the 1960’s, he delved into world music, particularly Afro-Cuban and Latin music, and created some intriguing music in process.

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