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The Official Twitter account of award winning JAZZIZ, the authoritative voice of jazz culture.

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Guitarist Grant Green, who helped move jazz in the direction of funk and soul, was born on this day in 1935. We cel… https://t.co/0yG56AN5f6
6/6
2019
Brand new @Anat_Cohen for your ears! #newmusic #nowplaying #jazz @Anzic https://t.co/6xx4ORdksxThe Ultimate Charles Mingus playlist has career-spanning focus on the brilliant, iconoclastic pianist. https://t.co/PGCJNctQ2U"Sing, Sing, Sing" with Benny Goodman, who was born on this day (May 30) in Chicago, Illinois, in 1909. https://t.co/Dbk1zQJ4xEThe free @CBrownJazzFest is entering its 31st year! https://t.co/G9Fykcm49V
5/30
2019
Drift away with this cut off of @herbiehancock's debut album as a bandleader, 'Takin’ Off'. https://t.co/nqMinrR2BB
5/28
2019
@NEAarts Jazz Masters Announced: Meet the Class of 2020 including @bobbymcferrin and Roscoe Mitchell! https://t.co/2ehM9X32f4.@EspeSpalding Spalding nabbed the number 1 spot on the Billboard Jazz charts with her new album 12 'Little Spells'… https://t.co/PhdxFMTtBo
5/21
2019
New music from @NorahJones and more to start your #Monday! https://t.co/0QvqjICvOy
5/20
2019
Wayne Powers cut his teeth in NYC jazz nightclubs in the 1960s. After years in Hollywood as a successful actor, voi… https://t.co/E0uj9TXrl2
5/10
2019
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane collaborated, along with released by Dexter Gordon, Art Blakey and more! 1962 was a… https://t.co/n006XubEH1Be sure to see Melissa Aldana at @artsforart Vision Festival! https://t.co/dWCLFQqR80
5/9
2019
#ICYMI: yesterday's #SongOfTheDay with Miles Davis & Gil Evans! https://t.co/cSsZV97lHl#NewMusicMonday with Allen Toussaint, @jamiecullum, @gracekellymusic and more! https://t.co/C7MOEg68sn
5/7
2019
“Jazz is the universal language of peace", @herbiehancock told the thousands of spectators on hand in Melbourne, Au… https://t.co/hzahnpHdFD
5/3
2019
Happy Birthday Joe Henderson! https://t.co/BG4O9S74K0
4/24
2019
Happy Birthday to Charles Mingus! https://t.co/lxFCuEZFmc
4/22
2019
On this day in 1963, Miles Davis entered Columbia Studios in LA to begin the recording session for 'Seven Steps To… https://t.co/r1M0n0Wz88JAZZIZ spoke with genre-defying harpist @Harpista, whose fourth album 'Soul Awakening' is a collection of eight rec… https://t.co/yN9CRSE42l
4/16
2019
1958 was another landmark year in jazz history, with seminal albums from John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Cannonball Add… https://t.co/TkbUxBIiZGCheck out our recap of an unforgettable night hosted by The Jazz Foundation, where superstars like Bruce Willis and… https://t.co/BGRo7cQMw6Last week we wished a Happy birthday to the completely legendary Herbie Hancock! It’s as good of a time as ever to… https://t.co/kT5WnzYFzMJoin us in discussing the 10 Albums You Need To Know for April 2019, with new releases by @NorahJones,… https://t.co/UMJR7R5CNeToday's #SongOfTheDay is "Till the End of Time", a personal favorite of singer Sarah McKenzie off her brand new alb… https://t.co/FBWStEXkmx
4/15
2019
1957: another incredibly influential year in jazz history. Here are our five essential records by Miles Davis, Thel… https://t.co/g3b7lxFKUiOur #UKJazz #playlist features buzz-worthy bands like The Comet is Coming and GoGo Penguin, along with up-and-comer… https://t.co/WZXsypAbqvLast week, #ICYMI... @RealSnarkyPuppy tour dates, #MarvinGaye stamps, and more!! #jazz #jazzmusic #livemusic https://t.co/kjrqJce8bJFor today's #SongOfTheDay, check out a video of @BillFrisell & Skúli Sverrisson performing “Afternoon Variant". If… https://t.co/mqaWkcUPInGrateful Dead drummer @mickeyhart joined JAZZIZ Publisher Michael Fagien for a riveting discussion of his life in m… https://t.co/ZQZP1nvBHA
4/8
2019
Jazz vocal legend Sarah Vaughan was born on March 27 in Newark, New Jersey, in 1924. We celebrate what would have b… https://t.co/sj5MrRBujeI think it is up to musicians to encourage people to be courageous, to try things and listen to things they haven’t… https://t.co/Zuhfr3TOlC
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3/27
2019
Today's #SongOfTheDay is by birthday boy James Moody along with Eddie Jefferson. Check out "I'm in the Mood For Lov… https://t.co/rFFzkSzGx6In #April, new music from @wyntonmarsalis, @kendrickscott, @markguiliana, @anatfort, @BillFrisell, and more will be… https://t.co/ltrMF3QzXwNew Music Monday: The Last Poets, Mark Guiliana, Brandon Goldberg & More https://t.co/9igHRBpuCg via @jazzizmagazine
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineJames Moody & Eddie Jefferson -“Moody’s Mood for Love” https://t.co/FhVeWifZ9v vía @JazzizMagazine https://t.co/4pX5z6UzcN
Retweeted by JAZZIZ Magazine.@KendrickScott Oracle "A Wall Becomes A Bridge" is a New Jazz Album You Need to Know About says @JazzizMagazine! P… https://t.co/5F9mm3P5Tu
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3/26
2019
1955 was loaded with good jazz albums, but we selected 5 essentials...#jazz #essentials #records #LPs #vinyl https://t.co/l16IheRyEMPianist Andrew Hill recorded his seminal album 'Point of Departure' on this day in 1964. While firmly planted in th… https://t.co/vNZdZv0oB7
3/21
2019
On this day in 1961, Miles Davis recorded the title track for his final collaborative album with John Coltrane. Tak… https://t.co/RBuhyQVue3
3/20
2019
We caught up with award-winning pianist-composer @benwinkmusic to discuss his new album 'Balance', the origins of h… https://t.co/8yj4ufFY27Happy birthday to the wonderful @BillFrisell! Check out yesterday's #SongOfTheDay to commemorate the wonderful guit… https://t.co/eC791uvjkW#ICYMI, #NewMusicMonday featured tracks by George Benson, @markdeclivelowe, @durand_jones, and more! https://t.co/sQBGEqOHU1 @herbiehancock recorded 'My Point of View' on this day in 1963. Its leadoff track, “Blind Man, Blind Man,” is a lai… https://t.co/blPStiLB52
3/19
2019
Before it was used as the theme song for 'Austin Powers', "Soul Bossa Nova" was actually an early hit by legendary… https://t.co/17zq24B1rt
3/14
2019
#HalBlaine, who died Monday, March 11, at age 90, was often cited as “the most recorded #drummer in history.” Here… https://t.co/GxdkQnrQiTYou think you got style and got rhythmic hipness? Just remember....you’ll never be Roy Haynes! 😃 HAPPY 94th BIRTHDA… https://t.co/GgWuN34MVU
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineRoy Haynes is celebrating his 94th birthday today! For the #SongOfTheDay, we selected "Green Chimneys" from his apt… https://t.co/pOgXZvPMBD
3/13
2019
Presenting the Blue Note 80 Vinyl Reissue Series! Featuring mid-priced 180g vinyl releases in standard packaging wi… https://t.co/SNCaxyJ6D2
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineLegendary bassist Charles Mingus recorded tracks from his album 'The Clown' on this day in 1957. Listen to the stan… https://t.co/cjyg4BHmdnIn case you missed it! Yesterday's #NewMusicMonday featured @cscottjazz, Claude Fontaine, Typical Sisters, Ehud Ash… https://t.co/oY8BnusIbv @KarlDenson Tiny Universe just released 'Gnomes and Badgers', their first album in five years. Denson spoke with JA… https://t.co/3Ek50hLHC5
3/12
2019
Today is #InternationalWomensDay, a day for celebrating women’s achievement, raising awareness against bias and tak… https://t.co/xpj8XvSWwTThe Week in #Jazz: a #Coltrane box set, New Music from Kendrick Scott Oracle, new releases, and more! https://t.co/gpQTw7Dx6oOur Ultimate @sonnyrollins Playlist features the lauded saxophonists collaborations with #Miles Davis, John… https://t.co/DB75iqgMFS
3/8
2019
Today's #SongOfTheDay features Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane trading licks on "Freight Trane". Listen to the first… https://t.co/4TUwwco5lEA happy belated to Wes Montgomery! Yesterday was the guitar legend's day of birth, and we celebrated with a… https://t.co/x1fzSD9212If anyone has ever asked you where to start with the incredibly vast catalogue of jazz music, this #Top10 list is f… https://t.co/0oxKh8ILK1Have you ever wanted to produce a jazz album? On March 24, @Newvelle Records will offer a once-in-a-lifetime live s… https://t.co/caQeBnoJ2dWe ranked @herbiehancock's Top 10 albums...what's your pick for #1? #HerbieHancock #jazz #topalbums #rankedhttps://t.co/KYTy46TDO0
3/7
2019
It's #FatTuesday!! Listen to our playlist of #NOLA jazz/funk to get your party started! #jazz #funk #playlisthttps://t.co/6XPy1WUqMY. @vijayiyer and Craig Taborn release "The Transitory Poems"! A marvel of shared invention, it incorporates pieces… https://t.co/mhDGanO45M
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineThis impromptu 1975 jam on @SoulTrain with B.B.King, James Brown and Bobby “Blue” Bland has got to be one of the gr… https://t.co/208MP8VxGv
Retweeted by JAZZIZ Magazine. @TimBerne speaks on his band Snakeoil and new music from Sun Of Goldfinger (w/ @torndavid and @ChesSmith1) on… https://t.co/EA7DLsbAtD
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineWe chatted with @CyrilleAimee following her experience in the Costa Rican jungle: "You wake up with the sun and you… https://t.co/fQMflryZ3w @recordstoreday 2019 has a boatload of great releases, including @herbiehancock, Bill Evans, Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers,… https://t.co/ZUeBdF1oquToday’s #SongOfTheDay features McCoy Tyner covering Burt Bacharach for a beautiful version of “What the World Needs… https://t.co/8ViMnDKfXCOver the years, we've commissioned photographers to shoot iconic photos of legendary jazz artists. Here you see Ger… https://t.co/9EZgoKdE8k
3/5
2019
In this edition of JAZZIZ Backstage Pass, we caught up with @mikemazmaher from @RealSnarkyPuppy at the… https://t.co/mdjU08yaev
3/1
2019
March boasts new albums from @bmarsalis, @vijayiyer & Craig Taborn, @RealSnarkyPuppy, Joshua Redman, and more! Refr… https://t.co/dvH8I7Kqf5
2/28
2019
We caught up with @markdeclivelowe about #HouseMusic, #ayahuasca and more. Check out the full interview here...… https://t.co/BY0tSqHLA5. @torndavid, @TimBerne, and @ChesSmith1 release "Sun Of Goldfinger"! "an eerie, movement-of-the-heavens grandeur."… https://t.co/wHBNHhoSkk
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineLet us walk you through some of the exciting changes that are coming to https://t.co/6OyLV6dLCw, including our digi… https://t.co/aNhDU43DcsToday's #SongOfTheDay is by birthday boy Dexter Gordon. Hear him take on Thelonious Monk's "'Round Midnight", a tun… https://t.co/SyvQR8tZ2s
2/27
2019
Today's #SongOfTheDay was recorded in Chicago in 1926, and is said to contain the first example of scat singing in… https://t.co/0fzkWImMvK
2/26
2019
Today's #NewMusicMonday features @RealSnarkyPuppy @durand_jones @KarlDenson & more! #SnarkyPuppy #newmusichttps://t.co/fYakF1pWtVWe are pleased to announce that we will now offer digital subscriptions to Jazziz Magazine! #Jazz #Magazinehttps://t.co/CT2F9C2Y3VToday's #SongOfTheDay catches Eric Dolphy merging the unfettered creativity of free-jazz with the tropes and struct… https://t.co/XGCsMFNeu4
2/25
2019
'Epistrophy,' @BillFrisell and Thomas Morgan's upcoming album, is on the near horizon: it is set to release on Apri… https://t.co/OKumfYcfAC
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineNEW SINGLE OUT NOW Stream/pre-save: https://t.co/IRzp1Hacfz Pre-order vinyl: https://t.co/PTSI6KXjrOhttps://t.co/fege7IPEaS
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineThe queue for @jacobcollier in London this eve is mad! At least a mile long! Jacob book Wembley Arena next time! 😉😀 https://t.co/PwSDGn0uWH
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineCheck out the new @RealSnarkyPuppy video! 😎 @RollingStone with the scoop on the visual concept and forthcoming LP… https://t.co/noU2crEdQI
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineThe Week in #Jazz: @Tromboneshorty announces #ShortyFest, @thedavidcrosby announces tour, John Adams receives 2019… https://t.co/NSMHgPUPe5
2/22
2019
It's here: the Essential Electric Miles Playlist! #MilesDavis #Essential #Jazz https://t.co/afKSXiclxA https://t.co/hHz1t4yDUx“A Taste of Honey” has been recorded by over 200 artists, but the most famous version features Herb Alpert’s trumpe… https://t.co/yhcJ3yXSJt"Sinnerman" by Nina Simone. A classic! Recorded in New York City, it's a deep and exhilarating ride. #SongOfTheDayhttps://t.co/PUdVrvVyBM @bluenoterecords X @GShock_US, check out the teaser featuring @CharlesLloydSax & @kendrickscotthttps://t.co/xZRQaIuVQh
2/21
2019
Read our conversation with @MackAvenueMusic president @dennystilwell to get a glimpse into the label's future...… https://t.co/xbXs6jH1nq"Are you doing what you think you should be doing? That’s far more important than me telling you what you should b… https://t.co/M4JjZfT6xH
Retweeted by JAZZIZ MagazineToday's #SongOfTheDay features the late Nancy Wilson bringing effortless vocalism and narrative flair to “This Girl… https://t.co/baF2AeYEzqHere's some #WednesdayMotivation for ya, @JustinAWilsonLJ at just 4 years old 😲 #motivation #drummers #Wow https://t.co/OgzFrJRvzcStart your day off with some #GoodVibes via Joe Lockes https://t.co/FunIAziTOo
2/20
2019
Check out Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt 'Soul Summit,' recorded on this day in 1962: https://t.co/5JFy9uspCT #NowPlaying #SongOfTheDay #Jazz
2/19
2019
Listen to today's #SongoftheDay: "In a Silent Way" by Miles Davis. The track -- and the album that included it -- w… https://t.co/1fWD78yilw#NewMusicMonday: Five new #jazz songs you can listen to right now to start you week the right way! Your weekly fix… https://t.co/A9xFwh2HNi
2/18
2019
Listen to today's #SongoftheDay: "The Bridge" by Sonny Rollins. The saxophonist recorded the tune on this day in 19… https://t.co/1kKwZVsJSPThere's something about the #FrankSinatra and #AvaGardner love story that makes it stand out among other "damned" H… https://t.co/au6sWhgeha
2/14
2019
Listen to today's #SongoftheDay: "Samba De Uma Nota So" by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd. The song was recorded on thi… https://t.co/jvxWAyBDF4
2/13
2019
Listen to today's #SongoftheDay: "My Funny Valentine (Live)" by Miles Davis. This live recording came from a concer… https://t.co/9KP8F3dxOj
2/12
2019
Listen to today's #SongoftheDay: "St. Louis Blues" by Bing Crosby and the Duke Ellington Orchestra. The song was re… https://t.co/OzMhNIEyWl#NewMusicMonday: Five new songs that you can listen to right now to start your week the right way #MondayMotivationhttps://t.co/LtXZ4Duw0l
2/11
2019

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