September 24, 2021
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Tigran Hamasyan – piano, keyboards Marc Karapetian – bass Arthur Hnatek – drums ...
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Jazz interview with jazz contrabassist Takayuki Murata. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Axel Kühn. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jazz Interview with jazz bassist Jack Breslin. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Hans Backenroth is one of Scandinavia’s foremost bassists who played with Arne Domnérus, Kjell Öhman, Monica Zetterlund, Rebecka Törnqvist, Bernt Rosengren, Claes Janson and a long list of ...
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World-renowned bassist and producer Brian Bromberg finds inspiration during the pandemic with a funk driven album that conjures the spirit of the open road. ‘A Little Driving Music’ ...
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To attract an audience for a jazz record these days, it helps to begin with a big idea—a tribute to one (or several!) legends, a conceptual work exploring ...
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The new website of the bassist Esperanza Spalding is called songwriting pharmacy laboratory (songwrightsapothecarylab.com). There she offers the first three songs of her new project like therapy lessons. ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Enzo Pietropaoli. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Charles Lloyd is too graciously, fully alive to set in iconic aspic, his latest golden era still in mid-flow aged 82, when his surviving sax peers, Sonny Rollins ...
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Axel Kühn is a jazz bassist who lives in the south of Germany. At the beginning of October 2020 his new solo EP “Bass Stories” was released, with ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Thomas Fonnesbaek. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Jeremy Monteiro (pianist, vocalist, composer, jazz educator) has won critical acclaim in many parts of the world. He has performed all over the World in addition to numerous occasions at ...
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Eugene Wright, whose nimble and rock-steady bass playing anchored the Dave Brubeck Quartet during its most popular and prolific decade, from the late 1950s through the late ‘60s, ...
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For a virtuoso jazz bassist and world-renowned producer, quarantined in his Southern California home during a global pandemic and contemplating an uncertain future, the holidays would seem to ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Pat Collins. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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Gary Peacock, a versatile bassist who collaborated with some of the 20th century’s most notable jazz musicians, has died. He was 85. His family confirmed in a statement ...
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Mark Egan and Danny Gottlieb, longtime band mates and highly acclaimed rhythm section team, have announced a new duo recording, Electric Blue. After nearly 50 years of playing music ...
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Interview with powerhouse bassist and front woman Lisa Mann: mastering everything from rock to rhythm and blues. How has the Blues and Counterculture influenced your views of the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Jason Foureman. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Daniel Toledo. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Produced by Dodicilune, distributed in Italy and abroad by Ird and in the best online stores by Believe Digital, L’equilibrista, the new recording project by Pierluigi Balducci. In ...
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The first thing we hear from Esperanza Spalding in this set, recorded at the Village Vanguard in 2018, is an appreciative grunt during Fred Hersch’s oblique introduction to ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist​ ​Stephen Menold. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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An all-star quintet whose members hardly need any introduction, the members of this unusual band have been major forces in jazz for some forty- five years. What sets ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist, composer, arranger, producer, author, educator Joseph Patrick Moore. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew ...
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At last night’s Grammy Awards the five Jazz Category Award winners were: Best Improvised Jazz Solo SOZINHO Randy Brecker (with the NDR Big Band) Best Jazz Vocal Album LITTLE SPELLS ...
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Six years in the making, the album brings together the three visionary musicians in a musical landscape, never explored before. Six years in the making, Is that So? ...
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Creating sublime musical structures over the last five decades, where risk-taking, rhythmic rapport, and giving of oneself to the music are the essence, legendary bassist David Friesen’s music ...
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Composer, band leader and double bass virtuoso Calum Gourlay reinforces his place as one of the UK’s leading young musicians with this quartet outing of original material – ...
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It is no longer a coincidence when Kyle Eastwood’s road crosses Marseille Jazz’s programming of the five continents. It’s even expected … “When do you go back,” he ...
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The strings vibrate gently. Accurate tone, unconditionally clear. And quietly. The longest fingers of jazz seem to dance weightlessly along the wooden bridge; yearning, filigree and elegant. No ...
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Bass master John Patitucci has returned with a new album called Soul of the Bass, which is described as his “most intimate and revealing solo album.” The recording, ...
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CONCERTS VIDEOS
Richard Bona, LIVE FULL SET, Atlanta Jazz Festival, 5-25-19. Grammy winning (Best Contemporary Jazz Album – Speaking Of Now) bassist Richard Bona brings his Afro-Cuban band to the ...
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Marcus Miller has been dubbed one of the most influential artists of our time. At the top of his game for over 30 years, he is a two-time ...
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For the first part of Nicholas Payton’s career, he was effectively in the business of knocking you back in your chair. These days he seems to want to ...
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Jazz interview with jazz contrabassist Janis Rubiks. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested ...
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Crosscurrents Trio, “Good Hope” The English jazz bassist Dave Holland and the Indian tabla master Zakir Hussain have worked extensively under the auspices of a project they call ...
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“3 Nights in LA” documents a January 2019 performance at a new Los Angeles club, Sam First. Peter Erskine took to the bandstand with pianist Alan Pasqua and ...
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Jazz interview with jazz acoustic bassist Stephan Crump. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Jazz interview with jazz contrabassist Manoel Cruz. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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William Parker’s work on record was the subject of an 8-page “Primer” in the May 2019 issue of The Wire, in a rare occasion of that feature focusing ...
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Righteous new music by the J.D. Allen Trio, William Parker’s In Order to Survive, Matthew Whitaker and more. JD Allen Trio, “G Sus” Twenty years ago, an assertive young tenor ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist Fumi Tomita. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in ...
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John Patitucci has long been easily identifiable by his warm, singing tone on the bass, and by the nimble authority of his playing. A linchpin of the Wayne ...
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Inspired by the electric periods of three chief influences – Jaco Pastorius, Ornette Coleman, and Miles Davis – legendary jazz bassist Charnett Moffett’s Bright New Day represents a ...
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And by “other gifts,” we mean an irresistible groove from Avishai Cohen; a mysterious swirl by Ben LaMar Gay and JayVe Montgomery; and a choice morsel of Andy ...
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Drummer Jack DeJohnette, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and bassist Matthew Garrison have personal history going back more than 40 years. As a collective trio, they released an acclaimed album ...
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Alzira’s double bass player Amadeu Adell began his career as a jazz musician in 1995 in a self-taught fashion, after having been playing electric bass professionally as a ...
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The singer travels so frequently that she was forced to rethink her travel philosophy. The composer, musician and vocalist Esperanza Spalding has won four Grammy Awards, teaches songwriting ...
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It was after a trip that the Moutin Factory Quintet recorded “Mythical River”. When, just three days after setting foot on the soil of Paris, the group enters ...
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Swedish bassist and composer Anders Jormin has been recording since the mid 1980s, playing with greats such as his countryman Bobo Stenson, American saxophonist Charles Lloyd and Polish ...
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Along with new music by Ralph Peterson & The Messenger Legacy, the Mark Dresser Seven, and a supertrio of Dave Douglas, Uri Caine and Andrew Cyrille.  Esperanza Spalding, ...
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Stephan Micus is a key reference in the world music scene. His thematic albums allow us to discover new places and sounds and White Night, the 23rd solo ...
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Along with Wadada Leo Smith’s salute to Rosa Parks, Wynton Marsalis’ soundtrack to Bolden, and Tom McDermott’s take on a Joplin rag. Linda May Han Oh, “Aventurine” Aventurine — the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz contrabassist and composer Giorgi Kiknadze. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you ...
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Laurent David, intrepid bassist and virtuoso, sensitive and precise composer, shared the stage with many known artists, (Guillaume Perret, D.Lockwood, Yael Naim, …), putting at the service his ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bassist, composer and producer Brendan Rothwell. An interview by email in writing.  JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got ...
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ARTISTS VIDEOS
26.11. – Happy Birthday !!! Jim Mullen is a Glasgow-born jazz guitarist with a distinctive style, like Wes Montgomery before him, picking with the thumb rather than a ...
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11.09. – Happy Birthday !!! Victor Wooten redefines the word musician. Regaled as the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius, Victor is known for his solo recordings and ...
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