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  1. What is the correct pronunciation of "Legge"?
  2. Big Ears Festival

    As A STATEMENT ABOUT BIG EARS ANDWe have received some inquiries GoGoodbout the potential impact of A STATEMENT ABOUT BIG EARS AND COVID-19 We have received some inquiries about the potential impact of coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, on the Big Ears Festival, and we want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. With opening day for Big Ears still two and a half weeks from now, we are continuing with our preparation and planning to produce the festival as scheduled. The safety of festival attendees is our top priority and we will make prudent and thoughtful decisions as the situation develops. We will, of course, follow the guidance of health professionals and public officials. We believe that all decisions related to producing the festival should be rooted in facts, not fear. None of our festival attendees – according to our ticketing data – are traveling from countries where there are travel restrictions in place. We also know of no plans to cancel any of the public events scheduled throughout our region – theme park openings, arena concerts, sporting events of all kinds, and other concerts. The standard industry policy is that tickets are not refundable unless an event is canceled. However, we recognize that this is an exceptional situation, and we do not want any one taking risks that would endanger their own health or that of others, so we will be discussing how we might modify this policy appropriately in the next few days. We will of course be continuing to watch the situation as it develops and will certainly keep you informed of any significant changes that may occur. We appreciate your patience and understanding – and we wish everyone the very best in these difficult times. , specifically COVID- A STATEMENT ABOUT BIG EARS AND COVID-19 We have received some inquiries about the potential impact of coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, on the Big Ears Festival, and we want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. With opening day for Big Ears still two and a half weeks from now, we are continuing with our preparation and planning to produce the festival as scheduled. The safety of festival attendees is our top priority and we will make prudent and thoughtful decisions as the situation develops. We will, of course, follow the guidance of health professionals and public officials. We believe that all decisions related to producing the festival should be rooted in facts, not fear. None of our festival attendees – according to our ticketing data – are traveling from countries where there are travel restrictions in place. We also know of no plans to cancel any of the public events scheduled throughout our region – theme park openings, arena concerts, sporting events of all kinds, and other concerts. The standard industry policy is that tickets are not refundable unless an event is canceled. However, we recognize that this is an exceptional situation, and we do not want any one taking risks that would endanger their own health or that of others, so we will be discussing how we might modify this policy appropriately in the next few days. We will of course be continuing to watch the situation as it develops and will certainly keep you informed of any significant changes that may occur. We appreciate your patience and understanding – and we wish everyone the very best in these difficult times. , on the Big Ears Festival, and we want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. With opening day for Big Ears still two and a half weeks from now, we are continuing with our preparation and planning to produce the festival as scheduled. The safety of festival attendees is our top priority and we will make prudent and thoughtful decisions as the situation develops. We will, of course, follow the guidance of health professionals and public officials. We believe that all decisions related to producing the festival should be rooted in facts, not fear. None of our festival attendees – according to our ticketing data – are traveling from countries where there are travel restrictions in place. We also know of no plans to cancel any of the public events scheduled throughout our region – theme park openings, arena concerts, sporting events of all kinds, and other concerts. The standard industry policy is that tickets are not refundable unless an event is canceled. However, we recognize that this is an exceptional situation, and we do not want any one taking risks that would endanger their own health or that of others, so we will be discussing how we might modify this policy appropriately in the next few days. We will of course be continuing to watch the situation as it develops and will certainly keep you informed of any significant changes that may occur. We appreciate your patience and understanding – and we wish everyone the very best in these difficult times. have received some inquiries about the potential impact of coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, on the Big Ears Festival, and we want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. With opening day for Big Ears still two and a half weeks from now, we are continuing with our preparation and planning to produce the festival as scheduled. The safety of festival attendees is our top priority and we will make prudent and thoughtful decisions as the situation develops. We will, of course, follow the guidance of health professionals and public officials. We believe that all decisions related to producing the festival should be rooted in facts, not fear. None of our festival attendees – according to our ticketing data – are traveling from countries where there are travel restrictions in place. We also know of no plans to cancel any of the public events scheduled throughout our region – theme park openings, arena concerts, sporting events of all kinds, and other concerts. The standard industry policy is that tickets are not refundable unless an event is canceled. However, we recognize that this is an exceptional situation, and we do not want any one taking risks that would endanger their own health or that of others, so we will be discussing how we might modify this policy appropriately in the next few days. We will of course be continuing to watch the situation as it develops and will certainly keep you informed of any significant changes that may occur. We appreciate your patience and understanding – and we wish everyone the very best in these difficult times.
  3. Rashied Ali / Frank Lowe - Duo Exchange

    The music and the sound quality of this release exceeds my expectations - very happy that I pulled the trigger based solely on this thread. Because I love jazz on vinyl, now I am wondering if I should fast for 3 days and buy Frank Lowe’s Out Loud on Triple Point Records.
  4. Steve Lehman - The People I Love

    It's explained in the liner notes of the linked recording.
  5. Mal Waldron

    What a beautiful way to spend 51 minutes - come out better for being in the presence of humble greatness - thank you Mal, Max, Steve, Jeanne, Andrew, Reggie and the skilled documentary team!
  6. Lisle Atkinson: 1940-2019

    I love his contributions to Walt Dickerson's Peace on Steeplechase.
  7. NEA Jazz Masters - 2020

    Great news!!!
  8. Branford slams Miles

    I have several LPs by Wynton and Branford - never pull them out to play. I went to four or five concerts featuring Wynton and/or Branford and was profoundly bored at all but one which featured the J Mood band at Rockefellers in Houston (that one was pretty fun) - when I was bored, I thought that there must be something wrong with me, that I was not hip to some missing nuance. But I have been to scores of live music events and I seemed to "get" those, so maybe I wasn't the problem. It bothers me that Wynton and Branford used their influence to deride what was really happening as "not Jazz" because it "didn't swing" by their definition. I think that kept some insecure listeners and critics from listening to the artists that "aren't jazz" which was a loss. I cannot prove that Muhal, Horace Tapscott, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Henry Threadgill, Steve Lacy, Wadada, William Parker, Sun Ra, Ornette, Dewey Redman.... would have had broader popular appeal, but I do believe that if more folks with influence were saying "stick with these guys - it's really worth the effort", more people may have tried and, for a few, it would have clicked. By the way, every one of the artists in the previous sentence could swing their and the listeners asses off. I know in the realm of visual art, I have tried harder to understand artists because people with a deeper understanding have encouraged me to stick with it. Just my opinion.
  9. Big Ears Festival

    Normally not a fan of dual pianos, but Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn were mesmerizing.
  10. Big Ears Festival

    Sad about Schlippenbach. Consoled by the music of Wadada, Bill Frisell, Ralph Towner, Mary Halvorson, International Contemporary Ensemble playing Anna Thorvoldsdottir, Bela Fleck, Brooklyn Rider........and more + the weather is perfect, the audiences are filled with attentive music lovers and the people in Knoxville are nice
  11. Looking for jazz radio stations 2018

    KRTU.org - Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas - Jazz from 5am to 10pm Central time 7 days a week.
  12. Dave Liebman/Adam Rudolph/Hamid Drake - CHI

    Thanks for the heads up - I'm in.
  13. Big Ears Festival

    The detailed concert schedule required that I slightly modify everyone that I wanted to see because of overlaps, but I focused on my priorities: Wadada Leo Smith - solo and recreating "Devine Love", Bill Frisell - w/ Thomas Morgan and with the Bill Morrison film, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Thumbscrew, Ralph Towner, Carla Bley's Trio, Avishai Cohen's Quartet, and the Parker, Schlippenbach,Lytton trio. Somewhat bummed that Kim Kashkashian and Punch Brothers conflict with my "must sees".