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Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Photo: Sarah Dash of LaBelle in 2014 (from Wikipedia) | Again, the number of deaths from COVID is astounding. Please get vaccinated. Truly may save your life. If you want to know more about any of the musicians we lost this past week, please check out http://www.wikipedia.com. September 2021. 22:...
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Bank of America’s Screen on the Green

Enjoy a family movie under the stars in the city’s coolest park. Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground. (PG) 1993, 95 minutes. Soul. Saturday,...
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Meet the new Bad Plus, now a quartet, at Yoshi’s this weekend

A little bit of addition has radically reconfigured The Bad Plus. Emerging from the New York jazz scene at the turn of the century with a repertoire encompassing original compositions and elaborately arranged rock and pop anthems, the collective trio became one of jazz’s most popular and long-running bands. Founded...
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The Bad Plus undergoes another big change and heads to Bay Area

A little bit of addition has radically reconfigured The Bad Plus. Emerging from the New York jazz scene at the turn of the century with a repertoire encompassing original compositions and elaborately arranged rock and pop anthems, the collective trio became one of jazz’s most popular and long-running bands. Founded...
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jazztimes.com

George Mraz 1944 – 2021

The bassist was a central figure in jazz rhythm sections from the 1970s on. George Mraz, a Czech bassist who was widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz bassists of all time, died September 16. He was one week past his 77th birthday. His death was announced by his...
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Reopens with “Wynton at 60”

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s managing and artistic director, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, turns 60 this year. This, per JALC, is the long-awaited catalyst for the New York jazz institution to restart its live and in-person music programming. A new “homecoming” season of performances will begin on November 18 at Rose Theater with an opening program called “Wynton at 60.”
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George Mraz, Inventively Swinging Bassist, Dies at 77

George Mraz, a widely recorded bassist praised for his sonority and buoyancy, died on Sept. 16. He was 77. His death was confirmed by his wife, pianist and vocalist Camilla Mraz, on social media. In recent years, Mraz's trio project with Camilla and drummer Anthony Pinciotti toured internationally and composed...
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A bass note falls

The accomplished jazz bassist and saxophonist Georg Mraz has died at 77. Czech born, he played in New York Jazz Quartet and The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.
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jazztimes.com

Musicians Organize 11-Day Benefit to Keep New York’s 55 Bar in Business

Greenwich Village’s much-beloved 55 Bar is among the many New York jazz venues whose continued existence is in danger from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this case, however, the bar’s regular cast of musicians is not taking it lying down. Instead, they have organized an 11-day benefit event that runs from September 22 to October 2.
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‘Soul’ At Prov Rink — Saturday

The Oscar-winning animated musical “Soul” is the feature this Saturday at Movies at the Providence Rink. Even by Pixar standards, there is a lot going on in this movie: “After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.” From the New York Times review:
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Bassist George Mraz’s Cause of Death Following Health Issues

It is with a deep sense of loss and heavy heart that we inform you legendary Jazz bassist has passed away on September 16, 2021. To read all the details surrounding George Mraz’s cause of death, stay up with us. The saxophonist and jazz bassist was announced dead at the...
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relix

Aron Magner, Reid Genauer, Annie Nero, Josh Kaufmanand More to Contribute Remotely to High Holiday Streams from The Relix Studio

Disco Biscuits’ Aron Magner, Strangefolk’s Reid Genauer, Bonnie Light Horseman’s Josh Kaufman and singer Annie Nero have joined the lineup for the suite of musically inclined High Holiday services that will be streamed on Fans.live. The musicians will all contribute remotely to the Yom Kippur streams, which will be filmed...
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Eureka Times-Standard

Acclaimed jazz musicians to release ‘Exit 33’

Pianist/composer Chuck Lamb and acoustic jazz bassist/composer Peter Mack will release a new recording, “Exit 33,” on Nov. 5. Mack has been a mainstay on the central New York jazz scene for the past four decades, where he holds forth as one of region’s most beloved bassists and veteran jazz men.
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Lynchburg News and Advance

AGAR presents concert celebrating COVID-19 response

Amherst Glebe Arts Response (AGAR) presents the second of three concerts and talks in a digital residency by New York Jazz veterans composer and vibraphonist Cecilia Smith and pianist Lafayette Harris, Jr. The second concert and talk will be available as a “Thank You” jazz event, devised to celebrate the...
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Louise Cappi Returns Home Post-Ida To Release “Hope” Album

The chart-topping vocalist was evacuated from her New Orleans home prior to Hurricane Ida’s landfall. Her new album is out on September 10th. I want to give people strong ideas to ignite their imaginations and to inspire them to think”— Louise Cappi. “A powerful and emotional message” – Indie Band...
NEW ORLEANS, LA
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