Jazz & World

The Mark Harvey Group in 1971,, L-R: Bloom, Standish, Harvey, Ellis. (credit: Margot Niederland)

Unearthed live album from little-recorded Mark Harvey Group worth discovering

Jon Ross | 23 JUL 2020 New releases of long-lost recordings are on trend, but offer mixed results. These “unearthed” recordings can sometimes be little more than a capitalistic impulse (maybe those selections by a noted trumpeter didn’t need […]

Amertican jazz singer and pianist Freddy Cole (October 15, 1931 – June 27, 2020).

News in brief: Freddy Cole dead at 88; Gov. Kemp extends COVID-19 executive orders; Warner Media to sell CNN Center

EarRelevant Staff | 29 JUN 2020 Jazz great Freddy Cole dead at 88 ATLANTA, GA — American jazz pianist, vocalist and long-time Atlanta resident Freddy Cole passed away on Saturday at the age of 88, Cole’s death was due […]

Emory Gamelan Ensemble (credit: Mark Gresham)

News in brief: Georgia pandemic update; Jazz Festival goes canceled; word from Emory Gamelan

EarRelevant Staft | 28 MAY 2020 Atlanta, GA— Several timely local news items of the day: State officials to offer pandemic update today Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp is scheduled to will give an update on the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Kenny Banks, Sr.,, piano,. and Joe Gransden, trumpet, in Sunday's virtual session. (video still courtesy of Atlanta Jazz festival)

With Atlanta Jazz Festival postponed, city presents local musicians online

Jon Ross | 05 MAY 2020 Every memorial day weekend, around 100,000 Atlantans pack Piedmont Park for the free, multi-day Atlanta Jazz Festival. A smattering of top-tier headliners from the jazz world invariably appear every year, but to the […]

Cellist Lynn Harrell [assed away unexpectedly Monday night. (photo Christian Steiner)

News in brief: Lynn Harrell dead at 76, Atlanta Jazz Festival postponed, Georgia boosts coronavirus testing

EarRelevant Staff | 29 APR 2020 Lynn Harrell has died at age 76 Prominent American cellist Lynn Harrell, died unexpectedly Monday night at age 76. His death was announced by his wife, violinist Helen Nightengale on social media early […]