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Geri Allen, Pianist, Composer And Educator, Dies At 60

The jazz pianist defied classification while steadfastly affirming her roots in the hard-bop tradition of her native Detroit. She died Tuesday in Philadelphia.

Eddie Gomez On Piano Jazz

The Grammy-winning bassist's sense of swing shines through on this session with Marian McPartland, who joins in on "My Foolish Heart" and "All Of You."

Still Dreaming: Joshua Redman's Tribute To A Tribute

The saxophonist opens up about the legacy of his father, Dewey Redman, and performs with Still Dreaming — his own nod to the quartet his dad once helped convene as an homage to Ornette Coleman.

Newly Uncovered Recordings Find Thelonious Monk In His Prime

Released for the first time this year, Monk's spirited musical contributions to the 1959 French film Les Liaisons Dangereuses expand listeners' understanding of his creative genius.

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah On World Cafe

Enjoy a live performance from the trumpet virtuoso who's stretching modern jazz music to include flavors of hip-hop, trap and West African percussion.

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This year we celebrate the 9 year anniversary of The Jazz Network Worldwide! I do hope that it is a work that has been looked at as my art and contribution to jazz and its forward movement. In dedication to my father "Chubby" Jackson, you won't find me stopping anytime soon for  I'll continue to create with no negatives as my father would say.

I just integrated a new network under The Jazz Network Worldwide umbrella.

The Not Just Jazz Network, where we find the best of the best in all genres that integrates their artistry with jazz.  There is much to do and create, so its presented with class, dignity and an innovative flare in keeping this art form moving forward.

I’m looking to open our horizons, be a place where festivals come to see what is new and exciting in the world of jazz and its booking capabilities.  Its up to us to show the marketplace what a real jazz festival can be with talent that makes sense to be on a jazz stage.   I’m all for variety music festivals, showcasing the various genres, but what I don’t stand for is other genres booked on these festivals that have nothing to do with jazz, singing their R&B hits from the 90’s. Wrong.

Only through my heritage do I get my fuel, I need for those of you from other genres that would like to be a part of this quest to join us in the 'great place to hang' and share who you are…let’s hear your musical integration of jazz your way!

That is my quest for 2017 and beyond so jazz festivals will consider just that, where it honors the artistry of all who improvise their hearts and were inspired by Jazz. 

CLICK HERE TO PUT YOUR MUSIC IN THE MIX OF 'NOT JUST JAZZ'

The Jazz Network Worldwide would like to thank Jamie Glaser

for creating the music for the NOT JUST JAZZ promo. 

Visit the official website of Jamie Glaser


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FEATURED THIS WEEK MULTI-WOODWIND INSTRUMENTALIST MIKE VACCARO

Mike Vaccaro is a freelance musician in greater Los Angeles, California.  He is active in the fields of motion pictures, television, jingles, live theater, and classical, jazz and pop concerts.  Performing on a multitude of woodwind instruments including the clarinet, flute, saxophone, and oboe families his background and current performance activities are varied.

After studies at Cerritos College and Cal State University Long Beach (where he premiered the Scaramouche for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra by Darius Milhaud) in classical music he served his professional apprenticeship on tours with Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Paul Horn and the American Folk Ballet.

A four year stint in Las Vegas had him performing for production shows and celebrities and various hotels.  At the same time he was performing with the Las Vegas Chamber Players and the Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra.

Since 1975, Mike has performed as a freelance musician in virtually every performance situation in the Los Angeles area.  Most recently he has been performing at the Pantages Theater, South Bay Civic Light Opera, with The Pageant Of The Masters Orchestra, Long Beach Grand Opera and in a variety of recording studios, venues and at concerts throughout the area. 

Recent recording engagements include The Academy Awards, and the motion pictures, Up, Star Trek, Speed Racer, Ratatouille, Hairspray, Land of the Lost, and Mission Impossible lll, The Incredibles, etc. In addition, he is the music contractor at The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts.

Mike has recently released two new CDs "Latin Love" and "A Due'", which, along with his other CDs, can be accessed on the CD page of his website.  He continues to record new CDs, so revisit his page from time to time to see Mike's Latest Hits.

CLICK HERE TO ENJOY THE VIDEO PRESENTATION OF

'LURE OF THE COWBELL'

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
"LATIN LOVE" & A DUE'

Get One On One Lessons With Bassist David Pastorius!

TJNW DEDICATED TO JAZZ BASSIST 'CHUBBY' JACKSON

Chubby Jackson helped popularize the the 5-string C bass, was responsible for bringing be-bop jazz to schools all over the country, and also had the first American jazz band to tour Europe after WWII. He appeared in numerous movies and TV shows featuring the grand masters of Jazz.

Chubby performed and recorded with Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Barnet, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gilllespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Red Norvo, Buddy Rich, Charlie Parker,Terry Gibbs, Ben Webster, Raymond Scott, Bill Harris, JJ Johnson, Zoot Sims, Gerry Mulligan, just to name a few.

 

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The Jazz Network reserves the right to approve, decline, ban or suspend membership at anytime without notice at its own discretion.

THE JAZZ NETWORK WORLDWIDE IS AN ORIGINAL ENTITY AND SOLE PROPRIETOR AND HAS NEVER PARTNERED OR AFFILIATED ITSELF WITH ANY OTHER JAZZ NETWORK THAT EXISTS THAT HAS A SIMILAR INTERFACE TO OUR ORIGINAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, LAYOUT, ADVERTISEMENTS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN.

 
 
 

SPOTLIGHTED ARTISTS AND BUSINESSES:


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"LATIN LOVE'

MIKE VACCARO & FRIENDS

"A DUE'"

FEATURING

MIKE VACCARO 

GERRY SCHROEDER

JAEE LOGAN

SUN RIDER

RAMON ALEXANDER

ECHOES FROM LOUWSKOOF

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
AFRO CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA
BOBBY SANABRIA ~ CONDUCTOR
GERALD ALBRIGHT
"G"


Jaijai Jackson 

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The Jazz Network Worldwide is dedicated with love to my father,
jazz legend bassist "Chubby" Jackson for his contribution to jazz and entertainment.
~ Jaijai Jackson

 

The Jazz Network Worldwide is comprised of all the subsets of the industry worldwide from managers, agents, publicists, venues, festivals, radio stations, studios, musicians, vocalists, etc. and of course fans.  You can use it as a database by utilizing the tool bar for what you seek to connect and network with.

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Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.

I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.

My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."

Let's be audacious, my friends!

Buster Williams


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