CD Review: Magnolia Memoir — “The Perfect Crime”

Magnolia Memoir  The Perfect Crime (Peak/eOne Music) By Devon Wendell For the past two years, the Los Angeles five piece ensemble Magnolia Memoir has attracted a large fan base with captivating live shows in which the group combines traditional jazz with R&B and poetry-fueled alternative rock. Finally, Magnolia Memoir has released its long awaited major… Read More CD Review: Magnolia Memoir — “The Perfect Crime”

News: THE 2012 MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL – FIRST LOOK

By Michael Katz I’ve made it no secret over the years that I consider The Monterey Jazz Festival one of the world’s great musical weekends.  This morning MJF, celebrating its 55th anniversary September 21-23, released a preview of its program:  Pat Metheny, Esperanza Spaulding,  Trombone Shorty and a new edition of the Monterey All-Stars highlight… Read More News: THE 2012 MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL – FIRST LOOK