Imagine if Sarah Vaughan played saxophone like Dexter Gordon. That’s approximately the effect when the 35-year-old singer and tenor saxophonist Camille Thurman performs. She told me about her struggles with sexism and crippling self-doubt in my interview with her, from the March 2022 @DownBeatMag.
Category Archives: JLCO
The Education of Camille Thurman (DownBeat, March 2022)
Filed under Camille Thurman, Downbeat, Jazz at Lincoln Center, JLCO, Wynton Marsalis
Marsalis, JLCO Pay Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton
Pianists Sullivan Fortner (above), Aaron Diehl, Dan Nimmer, and two excellent student pianists from Julliard (Micah Thomas and Joel Wenhardt) rocked the “House of Swing” in “The Fantastic Mr. Jelly Lord,” the JLCO season opener at Jazz at Lincoln Center last weekend. My review in DownBeat.
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