Jazz

Is This Jazz? Axes at the Fort: The Newport Jazz Festival returns
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? Axes at the Fort: The Newport Jazz Festival returns

Every year at The Newport Jazz Festival, we are treated to an immense spectrum of performance that displays not only ...

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Greg Abate
July 10, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Greg Abate

Saxophonist Greg Abate has been leading the charge of post-bop excellence around the state and remains a constant fixture in ...

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 ...

Is this Jazz? Work and Art, part 3
June 26, 2019 No Commentby

Is this Jazz? Work and Art, part 3

To help shine a light on the lives of working musicians, I’ve been interviewing my peers about performing and balancing ...

And All That Jazz: RI musicians show their chops
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

And All That Jazz: RI musicians show their chops

The warmer months are always prime music time around Rhode Island, and jazz is no exception. To make your life easier, ...