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  • Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour - 2016
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  • News

    Award: Gary Burton 2016 NEA Jazz Masters Recipient

    The National Endowment for the Arts will honor four jazz leaders – including Gary Burton – with the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters award for their significant accomplishments in the field.

    Gary Burton discusses "Tennessee Firebird"

    Gary Burton plays an instrument rarely heard in Nashville recording studios — the vibraphone. In fact, the scarcity of this instrument is the reason Burton got his first break towards becoming a professional musician. Tom Wilmelth retrospective for SOMETHING ELSE NEWS.

    Adding Swagger To Festival Swan Song

    The pleasure Gary & Chick derive from each other’s musical company radiates from their recordings and live performances, and Sunday night’s concert found the pair in particularly ebullient form. Review by Jessica Nicholas for the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD.

    JJA Announce 2014 Jazz Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording. TKA artist garnered 8 awards this year, with Maria Schneider winning three Jazz Awards and Cécile McLorin Salvant awarded two.

    TKA Grammy Nominations

    Congratulations goes out to all the TKA artists nabbing Grammy nominations this year in the categories of Jazz, Bluegrass, and Classical. Artists nominated are: Terence Blanchard, Del McCoury Band, Christian McBride Trio, The New Gary Burton Quartet, Cécile McLorin Salvant and Maria Schneider.

    Learning To Listen

    In the mid-1980s, Gary Burton was just entering middle age, but he’d had experiences as a jazz player to fill several lifetimes. Duke Ellington had treated him with kindness, Milt Jackson with suspicion, Miles Davis with a death threat. And Stan Getz? Book review by Siddhartha Miller for the BOSTON GLOBE

    Gary Burton at 70: Taking Care of Business

    Burton has been an innovator on several fronts: virtuoso soloist as well as influential bandleader and educator. He’s discovered one future star after another as well as ushered in the new wave of “jazz-rock fusion.”

    The Jazzman With a Debt to Nashville

    There’s a moment in “Learning to Listen: The Jazz Journey of Gary Burton,” an autobiography due out on Sept. 3 from Berklee Press, that depicts the author’s earliest encounter with Miles Davis. It happened at a summer jazz festival in Mr. Burton’s home state, Indiana, and probably could have gone a little better. Review by Nate Chinen for NEW YORK TIMES

    TKA Artists Win 5 Grammys

    At the 55th Grammy Awards last night, TKA Artists won a total 5 Awards. Chick Corea was the big winner with a performance tribute to Dave Brubeck as well as winning two awards. Sharing the stage with The Black Keys and Dr. John were Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Newcomers Quetzal won for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.

    2012 DownBeat Readers Poll Winners

    The results of the 77th Annual DOWNBEAT Readers Poll are in. Wynton Marsalis topped the Trumpet category, and his collaboration with guitarist Eric Clapton, Play The Blues: Live From Jazz At Lincoln Center (Reprise), took honors for best Blues Album.

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