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Tom Tallitsch
Tom Tallitsch

Tenor Saxophonist Tom Tallitsch's new CD, Heads Or Tales, blends classic sounds with contemporary compositions

Tom Tallitsch has just released a new CD for Posi-Tone Records, and has tapped three great players to interpret his modern compositions with an old school sound. He talked about it with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Melissa Stylianou's "Silent Movie"
Melissa Stylianou's "Silent Movie"

Singer Melissa Stylianou's new CD is a compelling mix of standards, originals, and re-worked pop tunes

Melissa Stylianou has roots in Toronto and London, Ontario, but for the last six years has been a busy singer and educator in New York City. Her fourth CD, Silent Movie, has just been released on Anzic Records, and she talked about the CD, her early years as an aspiring actress in Toronto, and more with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Carl Bartlett, Jr.
Carl Bartlett, Jr.

A strong debut for alto saxophonist Carl Bartlett, Jr.

Alto saxophonist Carl Bartlett, Jr's debut CD, Hopeful, features six original tunes and a guest appearance by the trumpeter who turned him on to jazz more than 15 years ago: his uncle Charles. He talked about the CD, his musical vision, and more with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article

Drummer Jack DeJohnette's Sound Travels features nice melodies and strong grooves

Jack DeJohnette is widely regarded as one of the greatest drummers in the world. This year he celebrates his 70th birthday and shows no signs of slowing down. His latest CD is "Sound Travels" on E-One Records. He talked about it with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
The SFJAZZ Collective
The SFJAZZ Collective

The SFJAZZ Collective to make three stops in the region

Jazz supergroup The SFJAZZ Collective will be playing three shows in the area this weekend. March 2nd at The Flynn Theatre in Burlington, March 3rd at Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam, and March 4th at The Egg in Albany. The concerts will feature music of Stevie Wonder along with original compositions from the band members. The group's trombonist Robin Eubanks talked with Joel Hurd.  Go to full article
The SFJAZZ Collective
The SFJAZZ Collective

The SFJAZZ Collective to make three stops in the region

Jazz supergroup The SFJAZZ Collective will be playing three shows in the area next week. March 2nd at The Flynn Theatre in Burlington, March 3rd at Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam, and March 4th at The Egg in Albany. The concerts will feature music of Stevie Wonder along with original compositions from the band members. The group's trombonist Robin Eubanks talked with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Kevin Crabb
Kevin Crabb

Drummer Kevin Crabb returns to Toronto to record the new CD, Waltz for Dylan

Kevin Crabb grew up in Toronto but has lived in Los Angeles since his college days at Pepperdine University. His debut CD, Waltz for Dylan, was recorded in his hometown and features nine original compositions. He talked about it with Joel Hurd on The Bridge  Go to full article
Shirley Crabbe's new CD, <em>Home</em>
Shirley Crabbe's new CD, Home

Singer Shirley Crabbe releases her debut CD, "Home"

Jazz singer Shirley Crabbe's new CD, Home is getting rave reviews and lots of national attention. She joined Joel Hurd on The Bridge (via Skype from her home near NYC) to talk about the new disc, growing up in a musical family, and a vocal cord injury that nearly ended her singing career before it ever even started.  Go to full article

Singer Alan Leatherman makes a strong debut with "Detour Ahead"

Alan Leatherman's new CD, Detour Ahead, is a very appealing, yet simple, celebration of songs that fit the theme, "The Blues In Love". It's Joel Hurd's favorite CD release of 2011. Alan talked about it with Joel on The Bridge.  Go to full article

Potsdam native Paul Meyers releases new CD this weekend

Solo jazz guitarists almost always turn to the electric guitar to express their musical ideas. But one guitarist who grew up in the North Country has found that the nylon-stringed acoustic guitar best suits the way he hears jazz, and he's releasing a CD of original music for the instrument at a house concert near Potsdam this weekend. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

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