Patrick Jarenwattananon

Patrick Jarenwattananon appears in the following:

Jimmy Cobb: Live At The Village Vanguard

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The drummer Jimmy Cobb is 84 — which, even if you didn't know his name, would signal that he's been around the jazz scene for a while. But he's been more than around: He was the drummer when Miles Davis recorded his late-'50s and early-'60s masterpieces, and then ...

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Jazz Piano Giant Cedar Walton Dies At 79

Monday, August 19, 2013

Cedar Walton, one of the top jazz pianists to emerge in the aftermath of bebop, died Monday morning at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., according to his wife, Martha. Walton was 79.

The pianist and composer/arranger rose to eminence after an early-1960s spell in drummer Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, and ...

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Marcus Miller, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Few musicians today are as versatile as Marcus Miller: bassist, keyboardist, bass clarinetist, film composer, producer and more. He does jazz, rock, jazz-rock, pop, R&B, smooth jazz — anything that black musicians have invented in the last half-century. He was in Miles Davis' last band, and the ethos of that ...

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Donny McCaslin Group, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Friday, August 09, 2013

Should you ever meet Donny McCaslin, you'll encounter an imposingly tall fellow who's one of the nicest guys you'll shake hands with — and who wields a sax like few others. His band has gone electro-funk with fuzz-dub bass, analog synths and hard grooves. One of his newer tunes is ...

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Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Monday, August 05, 2013

One of the original new-school New Orleans brass bands, a Dirty Dozen show guarantees a good time. This year actually marks three dozen years since the first incarnation of the group coalesced to resurrect a then-disappearing tradition — and infuse it with both bebop and funk. As with many a ...

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Jon Batiste And Stay Human, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Monday, August 05, 2013

A 20-something singing pianist of the New Orleans virtuoso tradition, Jonathan Batiste has a natural entertainer's charisma and chops to match. He now lives in New York — he met his band in school at Juilliard — and can do "modern jazz" with a metropolitan attitude. But Stay Human is ...

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Jim Hall Trio With Julian Lage, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Monday, August 05, 2013

One of the finest guitar players in jazz history — who made all those classic records with Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Ron Carter and so on — is still at it at age 82. Fittingly, Jim Hall's rhythm section at Newport is top-shelf international caliber: Scott Colley (bass) and Lewis ...

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Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Monday, August 05, 2013

Eddie Palmieri has earned the right to be confident: He's been leading Latin jazz and salsa bands for more than 50 years, and playing in them even longer. "I don't guess I'm going to excite you with my band," he's been known to say. "I know it." For a performance ...

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Wayne Shorter Quartet With Herbie Hancock, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Wayne Shorter is among the most influential jazz composers of all time. His performances are relatively scarce, but he's turning 80 this year and he's returned to Newport to celebrate. His quartet of more than a dozen years tears apart and reconstructs his tunes — and some other pieces — ...

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Robert Glasper Experiment, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

One gets the sense that pianist Robert Glasper feels completely at ease with his Experiment band, running his right hand in circles, cracking jokes and switching directions on the fly. Along the way, he's cracked the mold of how jazz might approach the hip-hop and R&B of today. The breakout ...

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Rez Abbasi Trio, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Guitarist Rez Abbasi's new electronics-enhanced trio is driven by what its leader calls "textural surprise." As heard on the 2012 album Continuous Beat, the Pakistani-born guitarist's newest repertoire was inspired by the late drummer Paul Motian. On wax, that's a point of departure to explore material as diverse as tunes ...

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Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Take a New-Orleans-style brass band, then cram it into a Volkswagen Golf: That's the general principle of how trombonist Ray Anderson's band makes a joyful noise with only four members. Matt Perrine is the sousaphonist of choice for many a New Orleans group; his bass line supports the trombone-trumpet free-for-all. ...

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Amir ElSaffar And Two Rivers, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Amir ElSaffar grew up around Chicago as something of a trumpet prodigy, in both jazz and classical. He was winning competitions and beginning to make a go of it in New York. Then he started investigating his Iraqi heritage in music, and studying the hammered dulcimer and the modes of ...

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Ali Amr Experiment, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Berklee College of Music graduate Ali Amr grew up in the Palestinian territories, where music was literally what kept him off the streets. He's translated that into a prepossessing command of the 72-string instrument called the qanun, and at Berklee, he's found a way to blend it into in a ...

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Mary Halvorson Quintet, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

A guitarist who sounds like no other, Mary Halvorson can both astound and confound, with craggy phrasing, strange pitch-bends and pedal effects galore. With two quintet albums out and a septet record due soon, she's at Newport this year as a composer and bandleader too. Her quintet resembles certain classic ...

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Bill Charlap Trio With Anat Cohen And Bob Wilber, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Pianist Bill Charlap's trio is about as quintessentially "New York elegant" as it gets. At Newport, it's been drafted to accompany the reedman Bob Wilber, an esteemed elder who specializes in classic jazz styles. (You might specialize too if you were mentored by Sidney Bechet.) The presence of Newport favorite ...

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Terence Blanchard Quintet, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

As a whole, Terence Blanchard's high-functioning quintet reliably serves up sleek modernism in the form of post-bop jazz. Individually, its members are also becoming great composers: Blanchard's new album, Magnetic, features tunes from everyone in the band. The new repertoire sees Blanchard cop some electric feels for his trumpet. And ...

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Gregory Porter, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Here's the next great male jazz singer. He's got a booming delivery straight from vintage soul. He writes original tunes packed with metaphor and delivers authoritative versions of standards. It's little wonder Blue Note Records signed him for a new album this fall. The forthcoming Liquid Spirit is great, but ...

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What To Expect From The 2013 Newport Jazz Festival Webcast

Friday, August 02, 2013

If you didn't manage to fly in, drive up or sneak your way aboard a yacht bound for coastal Rhode Island — well, we can't help you get to the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. But if you're not near Aquidneck Island this weekend, you can still catch a ...

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5 To Watch: Newport Jazz Festival Debuts

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Major jazz gatherings such as the Newport Jazz Festival — which dates back to 1954 — have always relied on big names to attract visitors. The 2013 edition is no different, with headliners such as Wayne Shorter (with Herbie Hancock), Marcus Miller, Chick Corea, Eddie Palmieri and Esperanza Spalding.

But ...

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