Jazz Talkin’ with Jimmy Masters

Jazz Talkin’ with Jimmy Masters

MASTERS-FUL MUSICIAN: Jimmy Masters on bass. By Jerome Langston The popular Miller Jazz series returns this month to the Sandler Center, with a show titled The Art of the Alto Saxophone, which will feature the excellent Jeff Smith on alto sax, along with John Toomey...
Resilient Zydeco 

Resilient Zydeco 

(Terrance Simien will be a Bayou Bon Vivant highlight)   By Jeff Maisey Earlier this year, Zydeco music great Terrance Simien and his band were in Henderson, Nevada for an educational engagement with his Creole4Kidz program that brings the sounds and instruments...
That Latin Jazz Groove Lives On

That Latin Jazz Groove Lives On

By Jerome Langston “Besides being influenced by his artistry, the thing I inherited from my father, and what I think my sons have inherited from me, is dissatisfaction,” says Arturo O’Farrill, acclaimed leader of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, about his father, the...