Larry Blumenfeld writes regularly about jazz for The Wall Street Journal. His culture reporting has appeared in The New York Times, Daily Beast, Salon and Village Voice among other publications and websites. He is editor-at-large of Jazziz Magazine. A frequent lecturer and moderator at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, he hosts and curates the museum’s ongoing “Jazz and Social Justice” series. He has received the Jazz Journalists Association’s Helen Dance-Robert Palmer Award for Writing, a Katrina Media Fellowship from the Open Society Institute and was a Fellow in the National Arts Journalism program at Columbia University. He was the Jeannette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities at Syracuse University in Spring 2019. His “Blu Notes” blog can be found at http://larryblumenfeld.com/. He curates the Wells Fargo Jazz Series for Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC. He is the founding curator of the Deer Isle Jazz Festival in Stonington, Maine. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Singer, composer, pianist & first-generation Indian American, whose music reflects aspects of the immigrant experience across musical styles.
Performs with Nicole Mitchell, Vijay Iyer, Craig Taborn, Mary Halvorson, Jen Shyu, Aaron Parks, Fay Victor, Joel Ross, among others.
Has performed with musicians such as Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Nels Cline, Chad Edward Taylor, Gene Lake, Kenny Grohowski, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jason Rigby, Jacob Sacks, etc.
Alicia Hall Moran
A mezzo-soprano and multi-dimensional artist performing and composing between the genres of Opera, Art, Theater, and Jazz
“the most important flutist of our time” –The New York Times
Raquel Acevedo Klein
Vocalist & Conductor
Has premiered works by Philip Glass, John Adams, Caroline Shaw, Bryce Dessner, Missy Mazzoli, performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall.