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It’s always a challenge for me to find great male jazz vocalists. I am picky to the point of obsession, and, when Frank Sinatra of the perfect phrasing, diction, pitch and timbre is your standard, who can ever measure up? So I search and search and usually come up dry.
People ask me all the time, “Where do you find these artists?.” I usually say “The real question is what do I do with all the artists I find?” Few call me because they seem to know there is no time for chitchat here. Most send CDs. I look at
I was chatting with a festival fan recently who told me she was at the very first Litchfield Jazz Festival. She came on her own and sat right up front. That’s the beautiful thing about jazz AND life— you don’t have to be half of a matched set to enjoy
Dr. John has a big fan base at Litchfield and headlined here twice. The second time, a funny thing happened on the way to New Haven. So here’s the story. The festival was going swimmingly when I received a call from the gate that a gaggle– read 25 or 30
My daughter Lindsey Turner and I attended two funerals in the past two weeks. On the last day of April we attended a very musical service for George Griebel in Sharon. George was a mechanical engineer in his working life and a sports car buff who was a favorite usher at Litchfield
Eartha Kitt was a legend. No two ways about it. I saw her live in 2004 at Mohegan Sun and rarely have I seen anyone own the stage the way she did. She was 77 years old, beautiful, and sexy with the best pair of legs I have ever seen.
Volunteer registration is now open for the 22nd annual Litchfield Jazz Festival. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with Litchfield Jazz and to be a part of our team. The Jazz Festival would not be possible without our volunteers, YOU make it possible each and every year. Enjoy
Influential journalist and jazz critic Nat Hentoff passed away on Saturday January 7. Hentoff wrote for The Village Voice for 50 years. He also write for DownBeat Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post among many others. He was the first jazz critic to be named Jazz Master by the