“The boundary-bursting artist Jason Moran (b. 1975) grounds his practice in the composition of jazz, bridging the visual and performing arts through spellbinding stagecraft. Heralded as one of the country’s leading jazz innovators, Moran transmutes his personal experience of the world into dynamic musical compositions… Read More
Baruch Performing Arts Center presented Aaron Diehl Trio Virtuoso at Play on Thursday, March 28, 2019 as part of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Series. The trio, with Aaron Diehl, piano, Aaron Kimmel, drums, and David Wong, bass, performed music from Space, Time, Continuum. This is Diehl’s second album and… Read More
“A major exhibition of Lee Friedlander (American, born 1934), one of the most famous living American photographers. Lee Friedlander in Louisiana explores the ways in which Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, have had a profound impact on the career of this important artist, while… Read More
“In 1948, fresh from a valuable year-long apprenticeship with master portraitist Yousuf Karsh, photographer Herman Leonard (1923–2010) opened his first studio in New York City’s Greenwich Village. His timing could not have been better, at least as far as jazz was concerned. The swing era,… Read More
Photographs by Corrado Serra. The Woodlawn Cemetery is known internationally as the historic site where many members of the Jazz Community are memorialized. To commemorate the 90th Anniversary of Miles Davis’ birth a tribute concert was held at ‘Jazz Corner’, in front of Davis’ memorial, by… Read More
Photographs by Corrado Serra. SummerStage, the largest free performing arts festival in New York City, is celebrating its 30th season. On August 12, vibraphonist/vocalist Roy Ayers was on stage at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. Ayers is among the best-known, most-loved and respected jazz/R&B artists on the music-scene today.
Images courtesy Museum of Modern Art