February 26, 2020
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Jon Christensen, a Norwegian drummer whose firm yet flowing pulse helped shift the parameters for European jazz, notably as one of the most widely recorded sidemen on ECM ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer Jae Sinnett. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter of taking ...
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Bob Gullotti, an endlessly creative jazz drummer hailed as a guru by several generations of musicians, both for his instruction at the Berklee College of Music and his ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer Guillaume Nouaux. 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 exclusive first play of ‘We’ve Landed’, the lead single taken from the upcoming release of a new project from legendary drummer Tony Allen. The album is called ...
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For a lot of jazz fans, the interest in this album will lie more with the side players than the leader, and fair enough. Tim Ray is a ...
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Legendary tabla master, Zakir Hussain, and jazz trailblazer/bassist, John Patitucci, bring an extraordinary program conducted by Zane Dalal, Associate Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India. Hear ...
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Jazz Interview with jazz Portuguese drummer Joao Lencastre. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter of ...
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Steve Gadd – drums Walt Fowler – trumpet, flugelhorn David Spinozza – guitar Kevin Hays – keyboards Jimmy Johnson – bass ...
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In the late 1950s, Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto and pianist/composer Antônio Carlos (Tom) Jobim revolutionized American music with the introduction of the bossa nova and the samba to the jazz lexicon. ...
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Drummer/composer Jeff Davis is known as the “propulsive force behind a host New York mainstays” (Matthew Miller – All About Jazz), including Kirk Knuffke, Robin Verheyen, Anna Webber, Jesse Stacken, and ...
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There are few sounds in jazz as thrilling as a big band in full flight. And a big band led by Buddy Rich promises to send the listener’s ...
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Thought provoking. Conscience awakening. A call to action. Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science’s new album, Waiting Game (Motéma), is a direct response to the current sociopolitical climate ...
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Drummer Snorre Kirk has a great musical partner here – tenorist Stephen Riley, who blows with this warm, raspy tone that takes us back to classic Ben Webster ...
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In the spring of 1959, drummer Jimmy Cobb took part in the two recording sessions that made up Miles Davis’ iconic jazz album, Kind of Blue. He doesn’t remember ...
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Third release from the power-house tenor/organ combo featuring the legendary drummer Steve Gadd with Michael Blicher (saxophones) and Dan Hemmer (Hammond organ). The music of Danish saxophonist Michael ...
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Bassist Jeff Denson recently shared a video featuring a track from his upcoming album, Between Two Worlds. The tune starts with an impressive intro by drummer Brian Blade ...
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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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If you like rocking with your foot or snapping it to the beat, you’re in Escape. Argot possibly in the wrong concert. Because the idiosyncratically occupied jazz trio ...
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“To me, his gruffness was more of a protective shell,” jazz guitarist says of deceased Cream and Ginger Baker Trio co-founder. In 1994, Ginger Baker released a jazz ...
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There are lots of firsts and superlatives in the career of Ginger Baker, the drummer and bandleader who died Sunday morning at age 80. His death was announced ...
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Six years ago, soprano saxophonist Jane Bunnett merged her devotion to Afro-Cuban music with her commitment to women’s empowerment, and created Maqueque — a hard-charging group that has ...
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As legend has it, Miles Davis assembled a super group of jazz musicians in a New York studio and recorded a bunch of songs without retakes. They left ...
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Besides being an adherent of modern drumming and a skilled producer, Andrew Munsey emerges here as an interesting composer. The 10 cuts of his debut album, High Tide, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz bandleader, singer and drummer Morgan Day. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Peace Planet -&- Box of Light are a tremendous pair of brand new studio albums created by drummer-leader Whit Dickey together w/ two distinct yet interrelated Quartets. All ...
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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 drummer & composer Terkel Nørgaard. 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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Drummer/composer Mark Guiliana traverses many musical landscapes, from modern jazz (Brad Mehldau), Tunisian oud music (Dhafer Youssef), Hasidic reggae (Matisyahu), or legendary rock (David Bowie.) However, these days, his primary ...
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Terri Lyne Carrington and George Lewis have been honored as 2019 Doris Duke Artists, sharing that distinction with innovators in theater and contemporary dance. The Doris Duke Charitable ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer Ziv Ravitz. 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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Jazz interview with jazz drummer and percussionist Martin Brandqvist. 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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A second album by a quartet formed in 2016 by Swedish composer, drummer and multi-instrumentist Martin Brandqvist. Debut album “Reflections” was acclaimed by Swedish jazz journalism, and ranked ...
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The Mexico City-born artist Antonio Sanchez has always been outspoken about immigration, a subject he addresses on his new album, Lines In The Sand. For Sanchez, a five-time Grammy ...
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Inspiration comes from many sources. For legendary drummer Al Foster, it stems from the two groups of people who are closest to him: the jazz giants he’s been ...
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As you can easily guess the disc is a tribute to the style of Art Blakey and his The Messengers. The pieces proposed, however, belong to several well-known ...
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Whaling City Sound is pleased to announce the June 7th, 2019 release of Our People, the 12th album as a leader from renowned drummer/composer Gerry Gibbs. With the ...
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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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Jazz interview with jazz drummer and composer Ramón Oliveras. 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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The words “profoundly beautiful” are often used to describe works of art, but often some works appear to give new meaning to those words – like the music ...
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Plus: Wynton Marsalis airs symphonic ambitions and Andrew Cyrille receives his due. Fabian Almazan Trio, “The Poets” Fabian Almazan was 9 years old when he left Havana, Cuba ...
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A wave of shock and sadness moved through the jazz community on Sunday, with news of the death of Lawrence Lo Leathers, a drummer with a steadfast presence ...
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On Sanctuary drummer/composer Matt Slocum unleashes lovely, inspiring missives that could compel you to imagine a world in which peace, kindness and solace prevail – his music comes ...
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Percussionist and composer Fran Vielma recently brought his Venezuelan Jazz Collective to Afternoon Jazz and the WBGO Performance Studio. Tendencias, their recent album on Papelón Records, was among ...
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A masterful pianist whose soulful artistry and ability to emotionally connect with his audiences match his striking technical expertise – learned his craft the old fashioned way: on ...
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Lost River is an evocative post-ambient, richly textured sonic event, and one of the outstanding beyond-category recordings of recent ECM history. Drummer Michele Rabbia and guitarist Eivind Aarset ...
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Among the most influential drummers in jazz, Ari Hoenig has re-defined the concept of melodic playing on the drum set. The Philadelphia native made an early statement of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer and composer Jeff Ballard. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – Which harmonies and harmonic patterns do you prefer now? You’re playing is ...
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Jazz interview with jazz drummer, composer and arranger Clemens Grassmann. 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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There are many reasons why it is a remarkable travesty of justice that the celebrated Venezuelan drummer and percussionist, Marlon Simon, has had to resort to working a ...
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It speaks volumes when the bustling opening track of drummer Jeff Williams’ new piano trio release, Bloom, is revealed as “just us warming up, getting our headphone mix ...
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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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Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music grabs a lot of attention for its innovative use of synths and sampling, along with its next-level rhythmic designs. But Guiliana, a groundbreaking drummer, ...
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Born into a musical family, Matt Galletti has been drawn to music his entire life. His father, also a drummer,played drums and owned a recording studio in the ...
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Jazz interview with percussionist, composer Gerry Hemingway. 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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Features two full CDs of previously unreleased demos! Drum legend Simon Phillips will be releasing a 6-CD box set on April 12th on Phantom Recordings. This truly deluxe ...
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Drummer Federico Ughi is no stranger to this column. A Rome-native who splits time between his home country and Brooklyn, he’s drummed on a few dozen records since ...
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This album Standards Rican-ditioned by Ray Barretto has a very special – albeit tragic – place in the history and in the everlasting library of Latin-Jazz. Not only was it ...
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In 2005, even as the flood waters that rose in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina subsumed his home along with countless others, Allen Toussaint was reluctant to leave ...
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