November 30, 2021
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Review: Jazz singer biopic is a swing and a miss

By | Mar 9, 2021

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” Hollywood’s latest conveyor-belt music biopic is an insulting depiction of one of the finest singers of the swing era.


Review: Jazz album experiments with new sounds

By | Feb 10, 2021

Diego Pinera, an underground German Uruguayan jazz fusion musician, mixes sweet and sour on his new record “Odd Wisdom.”


Review: Rapper combines poetic lyrics with jazz sound

By | Apr 4, 2020

R.A.P. Ferreira’s new album is filled with well-written lyrics and a new jazz sound. The rapper’s experimental style works to his benefit.


Q&A: Saxophonist to perform with Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble

By | Feb 24, 2020

The origins of Alexa Tarantino, a guest saxophonist at Ithaca College, as a jazz artist trace back to her hometown.


Review: Actor brings smooth vocals to jazz album

By | Dec 11, 2019

Academy Award-winning actor Joe Pesci returns… to making music?


Review: Jazz-pop fusion soars in Leslie Odom Jr. album

By | Nov 22, 2019

Leslie Odom Jr. released his second album titled “Mr” on Nov.


Review: Album lacks lasting substance and potential

By | Nov 6, 2019

A far cry from his past work, singer-songwriter Van Morrison’s newest album, “Three Chords & the Truth,” invokes heavy folk and jazz vibes.


Review: Singer delivers outlandish addition to punk anthology

By | Sep 17, 2019

Iggy Pop is one of the few artists who perfectly represents the spirit of punk.


Jazz activist Roxy Coss to perform with jazz ensemble

By | Feb 19, 2019

It’s not every day that songs like “Nasty Women Grab Back” and “Feminist AF” are performed in the James J.


Review: Rap album is brief but bursting with emotion

By | Dec 3, 2018

“Some Rap Songs” is ambitious and unexpectedly artistic, presenting a fusion of influences and emotional verses without fanfare.


Review: Jeff Goldblum debuts vivacious jazz record

By | Nov 25, 2018

“The Capitol Studio Sessions” successfully portrays the sweet, sexy, silly, romantic messages the classics conveyed when they were first released


Professor trio jazzes things up in Ithaca community

By | Feb 14, 2018

“It was something to look forward to at the beginning of the week and something to give us energy toward the end of the week,” Lecturer Greg Evans said.