Burt Jagolinzer

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Jazz Insights: Irving Lipson
August 7, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Irving Lipson

RI’s own Irving Lipson was known for his reed instrument performances throughout New England. He was born on PVD’s East ...

Jazz Insights: George M. Cohan
June 26, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: George M. Cohan

Rhode Island’s long list of jazz musicians began with George M. Cohan. George was born in Providence during 1878. He ...

Jazz Insights: Harry Allen
May 29, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Harry Allen

Rhode Island’s Harry Allen is considered one of America’s finest tenor saxophone players. Although he was born in Washington D.C., ...

Jazz Insights: Bobby Hackett
February 13, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Bobby Hackett

Bobby Hackett, a one-of-a-kind original soft-performing trumpet-player, was born in Providence in 1915. His slow and romantic high-quality tone has never been ...

Jazz Insights: Frankie Carle
January 9, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Frankie Carle

  Big band pianist and songwriter Frankie Carle passed away at age 98 in 2001 in Mesa, Arizona, where he ...

Jazz Insights: Bonnie Mann
January 2, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Bonnie Mann

Three years ago we lost one of jazz’s popular cabaret singers. Eighty-five year old Bonnie Mann (Boncorsi Wotherspoon) was born ...

Jazz Insights: Catherine Pratte
October 24, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Catherine Pratte

Jazz enthusiast and veteran violinist Catherine Pratte was born in Providence. Cathy, who now lives in Bristol, graduated Salve Regina ...

Jazz Insights: Debra Mann
October 3, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Debra Mann

One of Rhode Island’s finest all-around jazz entertainer is Debra Mann. Her young talents brought her to Boston’s Berklee College, where she ...

Jazz Insights: Joe C Esposito
August 22, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Joe C Esposito

One the premier reed players in New England represents Rhode Island. Joe C. Esposito was born in Westerly, grew-up in ...

Jazz Insights: Mike Coffey
July 25, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Mike Coffey

Newport’s Mike Coffey is one of Southern New England’s premier veteran drummers. He was born in New London, Connecticut, and ...