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Atlanta Jazz Festival 2015: Through the eyes of "Jazzy John"

The 38th Atlanta Jazz Festival has come and gone leaving many great sounds and sights, for those of us who were there, to cherish. This year my teenage son John, known usually in these posts as “Jazzy John”, joined me on photographer’s row for the first time. 160 more words

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Atlanta Jazz Festival 2015 Preview: Sunday on the Main Stage - "The Center Holds"

Over the last few years the Atlanta Jazz Festival has developed a pattern in its Main Stage lineup scheduling – on Saturday, the younger, less traditional artists are given the spotlight, with a chance to build an audience for their (and by extension, jazz’s) future. 1,262 more words

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Recent (W)riting Roundup

Some recent music writing I’ve done, published in various places:

Steve Tibbetts: “Northern Song” and the Sounds of Silence
An article and interview I wrote for All About Jazz about one of my favorite albums. 126 more words

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Atlanta Jazz Festival partners with BronzeLens, Blue Note and Revive Music for Free Screening and Live Jazz in May

The Atlanta Jazz Festival is proud to announce several important new partnerships this year. In order to present the classic jazz film, One Night With Blue Note… 670 more words


Stanley Jordan playing "Georgia on my Mind"

Amazing. Like Oscar Peterson playing it. Or Ray Charles playing “America the Beautiful.”


Phil & Friends Announce Fall Shows at Capitol Theatre

 Phil Lesh & Friends are set to return to The Captiol Theatre in Port Chester, NY this fall! Phil will be at The Cap the last weekend in October (Oct. 55 more words

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Guitar champ Muriel Anderson loves Christopher Parkening, Chet Atkins and Les Paul


By Steve Newton

A lot of amazing guitarists have won the U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship since the annual contest at the Walnut Valley Festival near Wichita, Kansas, began in 1979. 606 more words

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