Tia Fuller

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“The tune is just an excuse to bring out the you. That’s why I became a jazz musician.”

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The Checkout Live at Berklee presented some of jazz’s finest modern masters in concert. They all happen to be women.

Drummer Terri Lynne Carrington, pianist Kris Davis, bassist Linda May Han Oh, flutist Elena Pindherhughes, flugelhornist Milena Casado Fauquet, saxophonist Tia Fuller and vocalist Nadia Washington joined students from The Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice band in a not-to-be-missed concert.

Deborah Feingold

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, drummer Makaya McCraven and vocalist-producer Georgia Anne Muldrow are among the artists performing this fall on the fifth annual edition of BRIC Jazzfest, according to an announcement made this afternoon.

Josh Goleman

Plus: new music by Nature Work, ¿Que Vola? and Melissa Gardiner.

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Before her recent engagement at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and a gig at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, saxophonist Tia Fuller visited Afternoon Jazz. 


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This Labor Day, WBGO presented four hours of music, recorded live at this year’s Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. We have highlights from the broadcast right here.