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Jimmy Cobb (Courtesy of Smoke Sessions Records via AP)

Jazz world mourns the loss of Jimmy Cobb, Kind of Blue drummer for Miles Davis, at age 91

Jimmy Cobb, percussionist and last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 Kind of Blue groundbreaking jazz album, which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died on Sunday.

Published on 26th May 2020
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Jazz virtuoso Dick Hyman to present an online performance with grandson and other accomplished musicians

The event is a part of a commissioned series of online performances supported by Woks & Processes Artists

Published on 22nd May 2020
Virtual International Jazz Day with #SOCIALIndoors

Celebrate a virtual Jazz Day with #SOCIALIndoors on social media on 30th April, 7 pm 

This year, #SOCIALIndoors is all set to flood your feed with a dedication to #InternationalJazzDay which is annually celebrated on the last day of April.

Published on 29th April 2020
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Jazz world loses another great: Guitarist John 'Bucky' Pizzarelli dies of coronavirus at age 94

Jazz guitarist John “Bucky” Pizzarelli, who was inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 94.

Published on 3rd April 2020
Ellis Marsalis (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis, father of Wynton and Branford, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.

Published on 2nd April 2020
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Tarun Balani's project Seasonal Affected Beats releases its debut EP

The album is about climate change and is said to be inspired by Amitav Ghosh’s book The Great Derangement
 

Published on 30th March 2020

Tolly star Anirban Bhattacharya looks smashing in Abhishek Dutta's jazzy summer edit

Tolly actor Anirban Bhattacharya unveils five looks from Abhishek Dutta’s summer menswear edit

Published on 27th March 2020
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Jazz giant Manu Dibango dies at age 86 in France of coronavirus

Renowned jazz musician Manu Dibango, the beloved “Papy Groove” to many, who served as an inspiration and pioneer in his art, died on Tuesday with the coronavirus.

Published on 24th March 2020
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Contemporary jazz performer Bianca Gismonti talks about everything from Brazilian jazz to Chaurasia

Gismonti explains her deep connect with Indian music cultures

Published on 13th March 2020

Jazz drummer Tarun Balani set to release debut EP 2 degrees on March 13 

Seasonal Affected Beats, the alter ego of jazz drummer Tarun Balani releases ‘2 ° (2 degrees)’  inspired by climate change and rapid urbanisation

Published on 11th March 2020
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McCoy Tyner, iconic jazz pianist and last surviving member of John Coltrane Quartet, dies at 81

McCoy Tyner, the groundbreaking and influential jazz pianist and the last surviving member of the John Coltrane Quartet, has died. He was 81.

Published on 8th March 2020
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Blending jazz with native West African instruments, Dogo Fara’s tunes promote world peace

Dogo Fara’s tunes are all about a message of peace and love.

Published on 26th February 2020
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London-based jazz percussionist Sarathy Korwar is set to go live in the city tomorrow!

Korwar is set to perform live at Vault Lounge Bar, with an opening set by  Tushar Bagla AKA PhreshPrince

Published on 20th February 2020
Dhruv Vishwanath (Photo: IANS)

Debut edition of Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival to be hosted from February 28 to March 1

The first edition of Jaipur Jazz and Blues Festival, which will host performances by artistes from the US, Canada, Brazil and more, will be held here from February 28 to March 1.

Published on 19th February 2020
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Hyderabad's band Raag talks about fusing jazz and funk with popular film songs

Although most of their base songs are hit tracks of AR Rahman and Ilaiyaraaja, Raag uses styles of jazz and blues to add a different tone, making it a fusion piece.

Published on 14th February 2020

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