Rabbi Neil Blumofe examines jazz greats and history in this week's Liner Notes.
On this edition of Liner Notes, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe remembers the legendary patriarch of New Orleans Jazz, Ellis Marsalis.
Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe teaches us about multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer and arranger Ralph Towner. Born in Washington, Towner incorporated improvisation into much of his work.
Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe talks about jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon.
Rabbi Neil Blumofe explores the life and work of pianist, improviser and composer Myra Melford.
Rabbi Neil Blumofe talks about the life of Jack Sheldon following his passing on Dec 27, 2019.
How does the sudden loss of a central figure change the local music community? How does the community deal with that loss? In this installment of Liner Notes with Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe, we learn about the life and career of Austin jazz pianist Rich Harney who passed away on Jan. 5, 2020. […]