Emmet Cohen’s Approach to Jazz
Emmet Cohen has been a recognized powerhouse of music. In the midst of touring, he continues the online “Live at Emmet’s Place” series, and keeps jazz education at the forefront. We caught up with Emmet before the JAZZ ROOM to get a more personal sense of his inspirations and motivations.
A Bartender’s Story with a Twist: Profile of JP
How many times have we heard Lonnie say, “Jazz makes you thirsty. So feel free to go to the bar even in the middle of a song, and John will take care of you.” But John is a man of many talents in the truest sense.
Because the holidays is a season of family and nostalgia, we asked some of our performers to share their special traditions with us.
Band is boring. (Monk and Turner are not.)
“The thing I appreciate is that Thelonious Monk went his own path, all the time.” says Ernest Turner. Turner’s love for music finally sparked when a teacher in middle school allowed him to play off the page.
Matt Lemmler, true New Orleans Jazz
An incredibleNew Orleans jazz pianist who once feared singing, it took the devastation of Hurricane Katrina for Matt Lemmler to share his soulful voice.