Morrice Blackwell

Morrice Blackwell

Owner and publisher of jazzreview.com, Morrice Blackwell is a christian husband dad jazz fan website developing marketing manager basketball playing engineer that lives for photography.

10.07.2011

Submitting Jazz Photography

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The jazz photography presented at JazzReview.com is becoming one of the most popular areas of our site. We will accept photography from our staff photographers, freelance photographer as well as jazZ fan concert photos.  However, our featured jazz galleries will be limited to our staff photographers and selected freelance work.  Recently increasing the amount of photos on the site and adding new photography staff, we have found the need to develop consistency in the submission of photos. In order to simplify and expedite the submission of photos to JazzReview.com, we have developed a set of formatting guidelines for our photographers to follow.

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Due to her being based in northern California, Jessica Williams is a bit underrated, but (on evidence of her sets for Jazz Focus and Hep) she is one of the top jazz pianists of today. Williams is a powerful virtuoso whose complete control of the keyboard, wit, solid sense of swing, and the influence of Thelonious Monk have combined to make her a particularly notable player. She started taking piano lessons when she was four and was gigging as a teenager. Williams took extensive classical lessons...

30.05.2011

Staff CD Request

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: REZA KHAN AND PAINTED DIARIES ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF THEIR NEW STUDIO RECORDING, A SIMPLE PLAN, AVAILABLE NOW ON THE PAINTED MEDIA LABEL “It’s like a nice walk on the beach with your family,” says Reza Khan, speaking about his latest CD, A Simple Plan (on the Painted Media label). Following the 2009 release of Painted Diaries, a paean to the affecting stories of everyday life that “mostly disappear in peoples’ diaries,” Khan’s restless artistry has turned inward now. A Simple Plan reawakens the special times in the artist’s life, uncomplicated and familiar yet profound and inspirational, which he is happy to sha...
Multidisciplinary Centre of Culture and Arts MCKA “Zatoka Sztuki” in Sopot, Poland announces a call for summer jazz workshop led by the faculty from renown School of Improvisational Music in Brooklyn, New York: Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Ravi Coltrane (sax) Mark Helias (bass) Tyshawn Sorey (drums) The workshop is open to apply for all jazz musicians and students who are willing to learn from one of the best jazz teachers in the world. Classes will be conducted in English. Application deadline June 20th 2011 MCKA Zatoka Sztuki (MCKA Bay of Art) Bay of Art is located on white, beautiful, sandy beach just two minu...
Giancarlo Schiaffini and Sebi Tramontana have much in common, in music and not. They are both trombonists and members of the Italian Instabile Orchestra, Tramontana plays in Schiaffini’s Phantabrass and they have often been on stage together on several occasions. They got together in studio, to voice reciprocally their musicality. The Cd Wind & Slap catches them in a moment of dialogue: intense, sincere, and open. The music is a fascinating story they are recounting each other, like a series of tableau one can listen to in a sequence, as movements in a suite. The masterly use of voice as an instrument, similar to a trombone, and th...
Chicago jazz composer Greg Spero and Artist/Technologist Doug Siefken combine forces on new Long Glance Media release: Nasty Jazz - a technologically innovative, genre-defining Single Panel Fluid Stills® Digital Art and Music DVD designed for flat screen TVs Chicago IL, USA - April, 2011 – Move over the Blues…and move on down the road, Rock ‘n Roll! Nasty Chicago Jazz is now behind the wheel as score to represent the Windy City in a gorgeous Chicago Skyscape art and music DVD release by technology innovators TransLumen Technologies and Long Glance Media. Greg Spero, the Chicago jazz composer respon...