International Jazz Day 2018

When you listen to jazz, you're participating in a cross-cultural dialogue that extends across the globe and through decades of interaction, conflict, and connection. Don’t listen to jazz? Good news. International Jazz Day is April 30th — the perfect time to start. On April 30th, communities around the world will gather to celebrate the monumental... Continue Reading →

Henry Wolking and The Inside Story: POWELL CANYONS

Longtime PARMA friend and artist Henry Wolking, a renowned Nevada-based Floridian composer, author, and teacher,  is back again with a full-album of jazz works release POWELL CANYONS on Big Round Records. Today, Wolkings is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: PLAYING FAVORITES

Trombonist and educator Deb Scott released her debut album PLAYING FAVORITES in February of this year on Navona Records. Accompanied by pianist Ron Petti, Scott performs a variety of her favorite pieces that appeal to her background in jazz and to her considerable technical skill while featuring the works of PARMA artist Stephen Lias, as... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: DETOURS

DETOURS, the debut Big Round Records release from percussionist Joe Porter and pianist Joel Goodfellow, showcases the jazz duo's capacity for collaboration and improvisation, with animated and dynamic versions of the well-known film and literary compositions. Jazz Weekly says, "The interplay here is both lyrical and explorative, never causing you to lose attention, [which is]... Continue Reading →

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