Tulsa Jazz.Com’s National Artist Spotlight: Bassist Ron Carter

Photo courtesy of Fortuna Sung The most recorded jazz bassist in history with 2,221 individual recording credits as of September 15th, 2015  verified by Guinness World Records!  “Ron Carter is living proof that integrity and clarity of artistic vision are alive and well in … jazz.” John Snyder, Em Arcy Walk or wander into the world of …

Tulsa Jazz.Com’s National Artist Spotlight: Terri Lyne Carrington

GRAMMY® award-winning drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington was born in 1965 in Medford, Massachusetts. After an extensive touring career of over 20 years with luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry, Dianne Reeves and more, she returned to her hometown where she was …

Thank You For Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day!

A Worldwide Celebration of Jazz! I hope everyone enjoyed Jazz Appreciation Month (April) and  International Jazz Day (April 30th), a celebration of a great American art form! Many thanks to everyone that participated in events, lectures, seminars, concerts, jam sessions, and the many other ways you may have  celebrated, not just today but all throughout the …