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Bernard Linnette


Watch & Listen

with Robert Wagner Quartet

3PM - 5PM

Waldorf Astoria

New York

Bernard Linnette Quartet

11:30PM - 2:30AM

Univ. of the Streets

New York

Bernard Linnette Quartet


Churchill Grounds


This Is For Albert

One Note Samba

It is with heavy heart that I announce the passing of my jazz brother, Ralph Peterson.

 I am very thankful for the time I knew him and for all of us who shared important times in his life.

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"Bernard Linnette with his Interactive Sextet, combines Art Blakey’s power with Billy Higgins’ finesse..."

                                                          - Greg Turner 






Monday’s highlights began and ended with the BlueNote era hard bop sounds of Atlanta-based drummer Bernard Linnette and his Interactive Sextet, After the festival Linnette, who combines Art Blakey’s power with Billy Higgins’ finesse...



6 JUNE 2001, Atlanta


A Jazz Message

Bernard Linnette at home with Art Blakey's legacy By Bryan Powell
Drummer Art Blakey was an icon of jazz. For more than four decades, Blakey led the Jazz Messengers, the definitive hard-bop ensemble whose alumni eventually would include Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Timmons, Cedar Walton, Wynton Marsalis and others. Blakey was known for his rhythmic drive and for his ability to bring out the most in his band members.

Late last year, when local drummer Bernard Linnette decided to form his own band, he found Blakey's Jazz Messengers to be an ideal archetype for his own objectives.

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