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March 19 RADIO PLAY: Eugene Marlow’s arrangement of “Adon Olam” (from his 2011 Heritage Ensemble “Fresh Take” album) played on WBGO’s “Latin Jazz Cruise,” hosted by Grammy-nominated drummer Bobby Sanabria. This arrangement, featuring vocalist Rachel Kara Perez,  is a tip of the hat to saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s “free” jazz” movement.
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“There’s jazz in China?!” Yes. For the last 100 Years! Support the Making of the Documentary

Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression by Eugene Marlow, Ph.D.In 2006 Eugene Marlow went to China (Shanghai and Beijing) to interview indigenous jazz musicians, among others, as part of research for a comprehensive book on Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression. In 2018 the book was published by the University Press of Mississippi and acclaimed as one of the five best books on jazz by the Jazz Journalists Association.... keep reading »


Record of the Year: West Side Story Reimagined

Album of the Year: "West Side Story Reimagined" Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Eugene Marlow’s bembé arrangement of
“Maria” kicks off the second CD
of the two-set album.

 

According to the JazzHeads label “Maria”
is one of the top 3 tracks streamed from this album.

 

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News
Marlow’s “Jazz in China” Book Nominated for “Best Jazz Book” by the Jazz Journalists Association


BREAKING NEWS! April 15, 2019: Dr. Eugene Marlow’s book Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression (University Press of Mississippi August 2018) has been nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association in the
“Best Jazz Book” category. Voting ends April 28.Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression by Eugene Marlow, Ph.D.

January 2019: The New York City Jazz Record names Dr.... keep reading »


“Blue in Green” An Award-Winning Album of Poetry and Jazz Coming April 2019

Blue In Green: Original Compositions by Eugene Marlow, Inspired by the Jazz Poems of Grace Schulman“Blue In Green: Original Compositions by Eugene Marlow Inspired by the Jazz Poems of Grace Schulman”—a collaborative album of 10 poetry tracks by world-renowned, award-winning poet Grace Schulman and 10 original jazz compositions by award-winning composer/arranger Eugene Marlow—will be released on April 30, 2019, International Jazz Day. April is also both Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) and Poetry Appreciation Month.... keep reading »


Eugene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble CD “A Not so Silent Night” Earns Four Stars from Downbeat Magazine

Eugene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble’s “A Not So Silent Night” album (2016) has earned four stars in the December 2017 issue of Downbeat Magazine. It’s featured in Frank-John Hadley’s “Stellar Stocking Stuffers” article, p. 87.

 

The review is as follows:

 

Downbeat cover & review of Eugene Marlow's Heritage Ensemble's "A Not So Silent Night" December 2017 issue

 

"A Not So Silent Night" Eugene Marlow's Heritage Ensemble

 

“A Not So Silent Night” is the eighth album from The Heritage Ensemble featuring multi-Grammy nominated drummer Bobby Sanabria, saxophonist Michael Hashim, bassist Frank Wagner,  percussionist Matthew Gonzalez, and Leader/pianist Eugene Marlow.
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