April 12, 2019

Whether or not you attended the fantastic 2019 Pensacola JazzFest, you can relive those two days of musical merriment through our massive photo gallery. Just go to photos.jazzpensacola.com and click on the “Pensacola JazzFest 2019” gallery. Featured are photos by Ali Egan, Norman Vickers, Paul Herrick and Mike Suchcicki. Stay tuned for our official Pensacola[…]

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February 27, 2019

Every year, Jazz Pensacola sponsors a Student Jazz Competition, and every year we go through the moves to make it a great success — not only for Jazz Pensacola, but also for the young musicians who are truly reaching the goal of playing jazz in front of an audience. They are playing themselves. Yes, they[…]

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February 26, 2019

The Definition of Insanity Tony Monaco- Hammond B3, piano, accordion and voice Chicken Coop Records—Release date January 18, 2019 Monaco, a Hammond B3 artist, has done it again. With his usual small-group format, which includes guitarist Derek Decenzo, and drummer Tony McClung, he also uses his wife Asake Monaco on piano on a single number,[…]

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January 8, 2019

There’s a saying some circles: There are two kinds of music, TRAD and STAD. (S—t, that ain’t Dixieland.) If you’re a strict adherent to the former, then this review won’t appeal to you. However, for the rest of you musically adventurous souls, this may or may not appeal to you. I was aware of Eric[…]

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November 19, 2018

Too bad … If you were not at our Foo Foo sponsored gumbo this past Monday, too bad. Annie Sellick and Chris Walters Big Time Band … unbelievable If you decided to watch Monday Night Football (no offense to Giant and 49er fans), too bad. If you think you can find this kind of jazz[…]

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October 24, 2018

It was a few years back … The Guffman Trio was playing around town and the regional area quite often. We were even threatening to record a long awaited CD … I did say threatening. My wife, and one of my favorite all time musicians, Cynthia, found a very cool version of the Lambert, Hendricks[…]

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