Posts Tagged ‘Jeremy Pelt’

Generations Band, featuring Jimmy Cobb and Eric Alexander, returns to Yoshi’s SF Tonight and Tomorrow

Editor’s Note: Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt will be replacing Terrell Stafford tonight. Generations Band, featuring Jimmy Cobb and Eric Alexander, returns to Yoshi’s SF on Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 & 7 Two sets Wednesday night and “Battle of the Combos” Competition Finals on Thursday April 3, 2009–For immediate release Media contact: Jerry Karp at (707) […]

The Saturday Edition

Remembering Percy Heath – This photo was taken of legendary bassist Percy Heath at the 45th Monterey Jazz Festival in 2002 after an interview that he and his brothers, Jimmy and Albert “Tootie” Heath, did with Orrin Keepnews. Percy, who passed recently, was the last living member of the Modern Jazz Quartet. The new Lizz […]

A Tribute to Shirley Horn: “The Music Never Ends” – The Kennedy Center

A Tribute to Shirley Horn: “The Music Never Ends” On December 11, 2004, some of today’s brightest jazz talents come out to pay homage to Grammy winner and Washington, D.C. native Shirley Horn whose trademark velvet vocals and smooth piano stylings have been enchanting international audiences for more than 40 years. For one performance only, […] Artist Interview – Jeremy Pelt

Jazz trumpeter Jeremy Pelt is blazing a trail with his hot new release, Close to My Heart on MAXJAZZ Records. The music industry is giving the album much well-deserved praise. It is a must have for your music collection. I had the opportunity to ask Jeremy a few questions about the new album and his […]

Jeremy Pelt – Close to My Heart

Tradition is defined as the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by example from one generation to another without written instruction. Jazz is an ever evolving journey with new roads being explored every day. Jeremy Pelt is a gatekeeper of the straight-ahead jazz tradition while adding his own nuances […]

Three for Tuesday

       Three great new releases hit the stores today. I have had the pleasure of listening to each album and I am very impressed. Jeremy Pelt – Close To My Heart – MAXJAZZ Jeremy Pelt has big chops, great stage presence and enormous talent for composing and playing. He’s one of those rare young performers […]