Redd has always credited vibraphonist
Milt Jackson as a role model, and there's no mistaking his influence on ballads and blues.
Warren Chiasson is featured in the jazz series at the Phil, (239) 597-1900.
Carrying on from this series Radioservis has issued several titles of Czech jazz from the 1950s to sixties, including the music of the jazz radio orchestra (JOCR) set up by the clarinettist and saxophonist Karel Krautgartner (who died in exile, having emigrated after the occupation in August 1968), and recordings of various different line-ups of the SHQ bands led by vibraphonist
He received a full scholarship to Bard College with the intention of pursuing a career in Economics, however at Bard Steve met teacher and jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd, who inspired him to study music and become a vibraphonist
. He graduated with a BA in Economics and Associate's Degree in Music.
Gary Burton, faced with the choice of two music schools for his college career--Berklee and North Texas State--quickly decided that the Texas campus was "more desolate than my little Indiana town" and, sight unseen, left for Boston, where he ended up staying for most of his career.
Jay Hoggard's extensive discography (17 albums as leader and more than 50 as sideman) he is not as well known as he deserves, possibly because his role as a jazz educator has limited his gigs to the NY area.
They include a champion golfer, a top-ranked tennis player, a computer database guru, an award-winning filmmaker, an extraordinary flutist, an accomplished author and an amazing vibraphonist
who is winning nods from jazz legends.
From poet Ruth Forman, novelist Jenoyne Adams to jazz drummer Willie Jones III, and vibraphonist
Stefon Harris, the World Stage has set fire under a new breed of artists who have their feet set firmly in the community.
Steve McCall had come to Europe in 1967, providing a link between the AACM and vibraphonist
Hampel and saxophonist Breuker, but except for Braxton and Smith, the newcomers performed mainly with their AACM colleagues.
After working in the groups of Tito Puente and vibraphonist
Cai Tjader, he launched his own group.
Arthur Lyman, vibraphonist
known for his contributions to the "exotic music" from Hawaii, died Feb.
The life and music of legendary vibraphonist
Lionel Hampton will be celebrated at an annual Moscow Idaho, jazz bash that bears his name.