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Ginger Belfast reviews

Reviews for Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion in Belfast The reviews are coming in for GBJC’s performance in Belfast at the Cathedral Quarter festival, and so far they’re great: Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion hits right note at Cathedral Quarter Don’t let people tell you that Ginger […]

Aretha Franklin celebrates 72nd birthday with the help of Dizzy Gillespie All Stars

Aretha Franklin celebrates 72nd birthday with the help of Dizzy Gillespie All Stars Last night the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars had a gig like no other- helping Aretha Franklin celebrate her 72nd birthday in style at the Ritz Carlton, NY: Up All Night With Aretha […]

Avery*Sunshine in NYT

Avery*Sunshine’s ‘barn-burning performance’ at Lincoln Center

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Target Free Thursdays, a weekly program presented by Lincoln Center at the David Rubenstein Atrium on Broadway, lured me to a barn-burning performance by the Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Avery Sunshine. With nothing more than a guitar accompanist, her two hands at the piano and a jazzy gospel voice that could loosen bricks from their mortar, she lit the place up in record time. By chance, the audience included a high school choir from Hamburg, N.Y., in town to perform at Carnegie Hall the next day. Ms. Sunshine put them right to work, assigning vocal lines and harmonies to create a wall of sound behind her solos on an extended gospel song.

Read More: New York Times, March 20th, 2014: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/21/arts/music/get-arts-fast.html?_r=0