Rising Star: Olivia Hughart

Growing up in Lower Merion, PA, a Philadelphia suburb, Olivia Hughart started playing jazz saxophone in middle school. “My parents

Aaron Diehl at Kean Stage

Last September, pianist Aaron Diehl and The Knights, a Brooklyn-based classical orchestra, released a Mack Avenue album called Zodiac Suite,

Wharton Arts to Honor Rufus Reid

On Thursday, March 7, bassist/educator Rufus Reid will receive Wharton Arts’ Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be presented at the

Saluting Sarah Vaughan

“Sarah Vaughan could do anything with her voice,” said vocalist Lucy Wijnands. “The way she sang a ballad was how

Basie Orchestra Wins Grammy

Congratulations to Scotty Barnhart and the Count Basie Orchestra for its 2024 Grammy Award in the Large Jazz Ensemble Album category for the Candid Records album Basie Swings The Blues!

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