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REVIEW: Charlie Ballantine, 'Providence,' Self-Released >>

Charlie Ballantine, 26, is one of those new breed of guitarists unafraid to incorporate non-jazz into his jazz. So like Bill Frisell and John Scofield, he's widened his palette to include rock, tango, funk, atmospheric instrumental pop and blues. Alternately playful and intense on his self-released `Providence,' he's upped the ante from his 2015 'Green' debut.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2015-16 Schedule, Centered on 'Jazz and American Song'

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2015–16 Schedule, Centered on 'Jazz and American Song' >>

Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015-16 season has a different emphasis this time around. With the theme "Jazz and American Song," the season will feature a sustained emphasis on vocal music in the blues, jazz and pop traditions.

Newport and New Orleans Jazz Festivals Announce 2015 Summer Lineups

Newport and New Orleans Jazz Festivals Announce 2015 Summer Lineups >>

It's a new year and thus, a new season of jazz festivals is nigh. For the U.S., the two most significant summer jazz festivals have finally announced their forthcoming lineups for 2015: the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival.

Blame it on Age: Bill Frisell's Latest LP 'Guitar in the Space Age' Misses the Mark and Lacks Impact

Blame It on Age: Bill Frisell's Latest LP 'Guitar in the Space Age' Misses Mark, Lacks Impact >>

Bill Frisell's latest disc, Guitar in the Space Age, hasn't landed easily on some listeners. As David Graham at The Atlantic reports, the function of the album departs from being "complicated enough" and, instead, stays a little more stationary.

Bill Frisell and John Pizzarelli Collab at Fretboard Journal Live Series for Unparalleled Jazz Performance

Bill Frisell, John Pizzarelli Collab for Fretboard Journal Live Series [VIDEO] >>

Two jazz greats, Bill Frisell and John Pizzarelli, have finally done the unthinkable and joined forces for the latest installment via Fretboard Journal.

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