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Aaron Diehl, a Piano Prodigy, Taps Jazz Legends

June 15, 2015

[Aaron] Diehl said the decision to collaborate with 86-year-old tenor saxophonist Benny Golson and 85-year-old baritone saxophonist Joe Temperley was about more than paying tribute to jazz’s history and two of the genre’s legends.

Aaron Diehl - Space, Time, Continuum

June 02, 2015

Aaron Diehl’s sophomore effort for Mack Avenue finds the American Pianists Association 2011 Cole Porter Fellow expanding his compositional voice on an intergenerational date. The leader augments his usual working trio with cameo appearances by hornplayers, young and old, on four of eight tracks.

Kirk Whalum: The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV (DVD)

May 19, 2015

Outside of Whalum’s magic on tenor and soprano sax (he even plays flute on the delicately fragrant “This is the Day”) and the fabulous piano work of John Stoddart is singer Shelea’s gorgeous and amazing interpretation of “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.” It is the best moment of the DVD.

7/31/15 Stanley Jordan Pensicola, Spain Peniscola Jazz Festival
7/31/15 Christian McBride Newport, RI Newport Jazz Festival
7/31/15 Steve Cole Boston, MA Scullers
8/1/15 Kirk Whalum Tucson, AZ J.W. Marriott Starr Pass Resort
8/1/15 Kenny Garrett Newport, RI Newport Jazz Festival
8/1/15 Steve Cole Boston, MA Scullers
8/2/15 Steve Cole Detroit, MI Jazz on the River
8/4/15 Stanley Jordan Palma De Mallorca, Spain Mallorca Jazz Festival
8/4/15 Christian McBride New York, NY Jazz Standard
8/5/15 Christian McBride New York, NY Jazz Standard
8/5/15 Rick Braun New York, NY Infinity Cruise Ship
8/6/15 Christian McBride New York, NY Jazz Standard
8/6/15 Kirk Whalum Kansas City, MO Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Auditorium
8/7/15 Christian McBride New York, NY Jazz Standard
8/7/15 Kirk Whalum Indianapolis, IN The Jazz Kitchen
8/7/15 Rick Braun Kansas City, MO Music Hall
8/7/15 Warren Wolf New York, NY Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
8/7/15 Jackiem Joyner Livermore, CA Livermore Valley Performing Arts
8/8/15 Jonathan Butler Long Beach, CA Long Beach Jazz Festival
8/8/15 Stanley Jordan Brecon, Wales Brecon Jazz Festival
8/8/15 Christian McBride New York, NY Jazz Standard
8/8/15 Kirk Whalum Indianapolis, IN The Jazz Kitchen
8/8/15 Rick Braun Kettering, OH Festival of the Vine - Fine Wine, Cool Jazz Festival
8/8/15 Warren Wolf New York, NY Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
8/8/15 Jackiem Joyner Long Beach, CA Long Beach Jazz Festival
8/9/15 Christian McBride Litchfield, CT Litchfield Jazz Festival