Larry Blumenfeld

Larry Blumenfeld appears in the following:

The story of jazz in 2022: A year-end listening party

Saturday, December 17, 2022

After a year defined by emergence and creative combination, our critics zoom in on their own listening to choose one inescapable album and song each.


Tyshawn Sorey's year of creative unity

Thursday, December 15, 2022

For Larry Blumenfeld, the story of Sorey this year was one of a MacArthur genius reconciling his universe of talent and ambition into a singular expression.


Jazz night at the opera (and other liberating acts of 2021)

Monday, December 20, 2021

Both Terence Blanchard and Wayne Shorter realized long-held dreams: they both premiered operas. But more than that, they crumbled walls that have long separated musical genres and communities.


The Sounds of Treme

Thursday, April 08, 2010

David Simon and Eric Overmyer, creators of the cult HBO’s The Wire, are now behind a new series on the cable network based in New Orleans: "Treme." We find out how a show about musicians playing carpenters and musicians playing musicians in the Post-Katrina Crescent City might change the image ...

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NOLA: Rebuild ... and Remember

Monday, April 20, 2009

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, better known as Jazzfest, kicks off this week. We find out if music from that city risks being forgotten almost four years after Hurricane Katrina. We talk with jazz critic Larry Blumenfeld and the New Orleans percussionist and vocalist Cyril Neville.

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