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Thursday, December 12th
The Extended Edition Of The Local Scene Show Features A Tribute To Our Homegrown Ladies Of Jazz & Song

Hear The Music Of These Ladies
Starting At 10 am


Darchelle Williams

Dr E
Eileen Howard

 Felicia Bond

Kellie Crum-Delavaris

 Linda Dachtyl

Meilana Gillard

Nancy Wilson

Nikki Hampton

 Nicole Davis

 Priscilla Woodson

Sabrina Tutstone

Sarah Morrow

Shaun Booker

Teeny Tucker

Tia Harris

Vanessa Ruben

Happy Birthday Russell

Others born on November 8th

Don Byron, Chris Connor,
Patricia Barber

Russell Malone (born November 8, 1963) is an American jazz guitarist. Malone was born in Albany, Georgia, United States. He began working with Jimmy Smith in 1988 and went on to work with Harry Connick, Jr. and Diana Krall throughout the 1990s.

Starting in 1988, he spent two years with Jimmy Smith, then three with Harry Connick Jr. In 1995, he became the guitarist for the Diana Krall Trio, participating in three Grammy-nominated albums, including When I Look in Your Eyes, which won the award for Best Vocal Jazz Performance. Malone was part of pianist Benny Green's recordings in the late 1990s and 2000: Kaleidoscope (1997), These Are Soulful Days (1999), and Naturally (2000). The two formed a duo and released the live album Jazz at The Bistro in 2003 and the studio album Bluebird in 2004. They toured until 2007.

Malone has toured with Ron Carter, Roy Hargrove, and Dianne Reeves and has done session work with Kenny Barron, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Jack McDuff, Mulgrew Miller, and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson. He recorded his first solo album in 1992 and has led his own trio and quartet. Other guest appearances have included Malone with vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, and pianist Hank Jones in celebration of his 90th birthday. In October 2008 he performed in a duo with guitarist Bill Frisell at Yoshi's in Oakland, California. During the next year, Malone became a member of the band for saxophonist Sonny Rollins, celebrating his 80th birthday in New York City.


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