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Tucson Jazz Institute Wins First Place at Essentially Ellington

Tue, 04/30/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
On Sunday night Wynton Marsalis proudly announced the high school jazz bands that took the highest honors at the prestigious 18th Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE). After a packed three days of mentoring, jam sessions, and workshops, EE culminated wit... Read more

An Awesome 2013 Piano Night!

Tue, 04/30/13
Authored by David Stafford
It was a spectacular night at the House of Blues, with performances by an amazing group of players all celebrating the New Orleans Piano tradition and benefitting WWOZ. Check out this slide show from last evening's performances. Here are a couple of shots to whet the appeti... Read more

Piano Night Is Happening!

Mon, 04/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
  Marco Benevento: Keiko Komaki: Read more

Piano Night Is Tonight!

Mon, 04/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
Piano Night 2013 happens tonight!  Get your tix here. Piano Night Line Up 2013: Keiko Komaki, Tom McDermott, Bob Malone, Marco Benevento, Ike Stubblefield, Terrance Simien Trio featuring Danny Williams, Liz McComb, Paul Longstreth, Bob Andrews, Joe Krown, Marcia  Ball, Carol... Read more

Native American Street Art Pop Up

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
In the midst of the Cultural Exchange Pavillion a temporary wall was constructed and painted white as the giant canvas for Thomas "Breeze" Marcus and Douglas Miles - Native American street artists from Phoenix, AZ. These artists will be at the fest both weekends, working ... Read more

The Selvy Singers

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
The Selvy Singers are a family gospel-singing group organized by their parents, Reverend Jesse Selvy Jr. and their mother Johnnie Selvyin 1988. For 24 years, they have been performing in the gospel music internationally. In addition to their Jazz Fest appearance, the Selvy S... Read more

John McCusker, author of Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
John McCusker, author of Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz, stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview during Jazz Fest this afternoon. Lucien Barbarin, who tours internationally with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and with Harry ... Read more

Jazz Fest All Booted Up

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
After this morning's rainfall, the weather out here has already turned warm, fresh and beautiful! Dedicated Jazz Festers showed up this morning wearing a fantastic showcase of boots, sandals, crocs and other soggy weather attire. Here's a smattering captured during a quick ... Read more

First Weekend at Jazz Fest

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by Russell
Here's a slide a show of First Weekend Highlights, including the shots below and many, many more. CJ Chenier. Photo by Hunter King. Dianne Reeves. Photo by Hunter King. Germaine Bazzle. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. Read more

Food of the Day: Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo

Sun, 04/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today: Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo It's not as photogenic as Crawfish Sacks or Soft Shell Po-Boys, but it's really, REALLY delicious. A member of the Jazz Fest Forum st nojazzfest.com, with the handle HotBrownGravy, posted this recipe for Jazz Fest ... Read more

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