February 23, 2018

What is the future of jazz? Will there be more, less, new styles? Defining jazz as a music characterized by a motivating beat, improvisation, and jazz-like sounds and styles, let me make a few predictions based on my experience and observations.   Jazz will certainly live on and thrive. I very much doubt it will[…]

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February 14, 2018

Editor’s Note: Today we begin what we hope will be an ongoing series of guest columns from jazz musicians, specialists, historians and other experts. Today’s guest columnist is Marc-Andre Seguin of JazzGuitarLessons.net. Marc-Andre Seguin These days, there is a lot of importance placed on scales while other aspects of improvisation are neglected. Still, however, knowing your[…]

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February 12, 2018

The great thing about Jazz Pensacola’s monthy Jazz Jams is that anything can happen and anyone can show up to join the House Band. Jazz Jam for Feb. 5 was no exception. The House Band — Roger Villines on trumpet and flugelhorn, Gino Rosaria on keyboards, Steve Gilmore on bass and Fred Domulot on drums[…]

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