JAGGED SPACES: AN ANTIDOTE TO ZOOM CALLS

In this odd season of pandemic-induced social distancing and assorted virtual encounters– “Zoom” world– there’s a palpable longing for the familiarity of group encounters, at a restaurant, a stadium, a church or, perhaps, a favorite jazz venue. Fortunately for those with an ear for jazz, recorded music provides a stopgap, recreating the sound if not the camaraderie of a jazz concert. | Read more>> Read more

An Evening of Jazz with George Spicka

by Steve Estes Once again I visited the acoustically superb Germano’s Cabaret in Little Italy, this time to enjoy “An Evening of Jazz Piano with George Spicka.” Spicka was joined by his long-time associates, bassist Phil Ravita and percussionist Nucleo Vega. | Read more>> Read more