INTERVIEW : Ambrose Akinmusire (Love Supreme 4th July, Pizza Express Dean St 14th/ 15th July, Co-published with Citizen Jazz)
The Italian jazz label Black Saint was launched with Harper's 1975 album Black Saint. His later releases have mostly been on SteepleChase and Evidence.
It's hardly surprising, I suppose, that music in praise of football and footballers tends to concentrate on South Americans — I'm thinking of Jorge Ben's “ ...
However, as Trevor Tomkins explains, it soon became a question of principle. “We did a BBC Jazz Club broadcast and wanted to do all original stuff.
PREVIEW: Hitting the High Notes - BBC R3 Documentary on jazz, heroin, and the story of the 'Narcotic Farm (Sunday Mar 26, 6 45pm)
Since the genre first drew breath, it's greatest practitioners have embraced the darkness, spinning tales of hardship and death, ...
Sandro Brugnolini “Underground” 1970 Italy Avant-garde Jazz, Soundtrack, Psychedelic Rock, Jazz-Funk, Jazz-Rock
When Chuck Berry wrote School Day (Ring Ring Goes the Bell), his detailed evocation of a day in the life of an American teenager in the Eisenhower era, ...
“Yesterday I was in IKEA with my wife, and we were at the check-out and the girl there said to me, 'You were in here last week, weren't you?
There are 105-pages of excellent digital liner notes and photos. Listen out for Lucy Kaplansky's version of Forget-Me-No. It's lovely.
I wish I'd had longer to talk to Isaac Hayes back in January 1971, and that I'd been able to get him to talk in more detail about his childhood and his ...
inconstant sol: Archie Shepp-Life at the Donaueschingen music festival, 1967- Saba LP , SB 15 148 st
A jazz festival in Cape Town must be a good place to come looking for hope, and Good Hope at that. Which might be, perhaps, embodied in this nine year-old ...
The picture on the right shows alto saxist Tony Rodriquenz playing with the Hal Willis Big Band at the Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach, 22nd January 2005.
Ellis's last recording was at the 1977 Montreux Jazz Festival, a year before his heart finally gave out. ~ Scott Yanow
Sessions Volume 1 is the debut CD from Artisan Records, an independent label co-founded by trumpeter Rick Braun and saxophonist Richard Elliot.
This week promises a trip to Paris during which I hope to catch up with some research that I didn't have time to do during the course of my thesis.
Weinberger Funk Library 1975-79” Sonorama label 2016 Germany Lp + CD UK Jazz Funk,Soul Funk,Funk Rock,Jazz Rock.
Born too late, gone too soon is the lamentable case of Zimasile Ngqawana. Zim was not just a musician but a philosopher and a cultural activist.
Abstract Jazz trio music oil painting art by Debra Hurd Original art painting by Debra Hurd - DailyPainters.com
Au début, une transe dans une transe fabriquait des silhouettes, des faciès de fakir, Des frégates de cellule de la poudre de jungle en route pour
... still able to connect jazz with erotica and that in these heated arguments, “we need an intelligent public discussion about gendered notions of jazz.”