March 1, 2021
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Regardless of his subsequent and future transgressions, Gato Barbieri deserves a lifetime’s worth of slack for his work between 1965 and ’75. The Argentine tenor saxophonist’s legacy from ...
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“Move” is the second album from tenor sax specialist Leo Richardson, and represents the follow up to his highly successful 2017 début for Ubuntu, “The Chase”. Like Scott ...
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Brecker Plays Rovatti: Sacred Bond, features the husband and wife team of Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and fusion pioneer Randy Brecker and saxophonist-composer Ada Rovatti but also includes their ...
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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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As artists mature, the circumstances that allow them to perform optimally become more and more explicit. Occasionally, it falls upon a collaborator to find these spaces that allow ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist, reed player and composer Anders Lønne Grønseth. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. ...
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Ronnie Cuber is without question one of the greatest baritone saxohonists of all time. Composer/arranger and leader of his own groups that goes back to 1959. Ronald Edward ...
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The Sun Room is exactly what you get when two legendary musicians join forces together, in this case virtuoso jazz/blues guitarist Robben Ford and acclaimed saxophonist Bill Evan, the ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Binker Golding. 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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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and composer Matt Olson. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – When you improvise, you know where you’re going. It’s a matter ...
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Music fans of any genre should be wary about albums with “all-star” casts. While the lineups are stellar, and expectations high, often the results are, well, subpar. Listening ...
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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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This album was made at the time after Paquito D’Rivera had inherited what was left of Dizzy Gillespie’s seminal United Nation Orchestra and just before the alto saxophonist ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Manuel Dunkel. 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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  “Reflections on Count Basie” – Chief conductor Bob Mintzer & WDR Big Band present the music of Count Basie – Full Concert, Philharmony of Cologne – 29th ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist, fluteist and singer Kim Cypher. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.com: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Carl Harris. 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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In the words of bandleader Jan Kus, ‘Moving Up’ is a song about optimism and determination:  “This song is a sort of Slavo-Rican anthem. It’s about dealing with ...
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When the joy and thrill of music-making gushes out of your speakers with a life force such as this, you know you’re onto a good thing. Saxophone Summit is ...
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Saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist Gene Jefferson — one of the finest human beings and greatest musicians I have ever known — died on Wednesday at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Damian Nisenson. 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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Ray Santos, a saxophonist, composer, arranger rightly known to Latin music fans as “El Maestro,” died on Oct. 17. He was 90. His death was announced by his ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist James Hughes. 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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At North Sea Jazz – The Netherlands – July 13, 2019 Ronnie Cuber baritone sax Tineke Postma alto sax Maarten Hogenhuis alto sax Rein de Graaff piano Marius ...
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Jazz interview with jazz Baritone saxophonist Tini Thomsen. 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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Also: Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski finesse the songs of Lerner & Loewe, and Tyshawn Sorey goes deep with Marilyn Crispell. David S. Ware Quartet, “Crossing Samsara, Part ...
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The music hailed from classic saxophone quartets (typically comprising soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone) can be very exciting when in the hands of wise, influential musicians. Good examples ...
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Good Hope is an album masterfully crafted by three giants of American and Indian music: an international supergroup of musicians who individually have played vital roles in pioneering advances ...
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George Garzone, stalwart tenorman and hero of Boston’s thriving jazz scene, performs with The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors. The program at Berklee’s Cafe 939 The Red Room on ...
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Tenor Saxophone Legend George Coleman Finally Leads Longstanding Group into the Studio on Majestic New Album, Showcasing Two Decades of Scintillating Chemistry. The Quartet, out September 27 via ...
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Saxophonist John Coltrane was born on Sept. 23, 1926. On what would have been his 93rd birthday, scholar and historian David Tegnell offers this guest installment of Deep ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. 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 saxophonist Marc Jufer. 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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Tenor saxophonist Diego Rivera connects all the dots with a wide pallet of colors on his aptly entitled new release “Connections.” The album’s exciting musical program features brilliant ...
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Don’t let the title of this third recording by Jane Bunnett and (the new incarnation of) Maqueque fool you. Indeed the musicians of this magnificent all-woman group is ...
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Although Miguel Zenón gave notice of his masterful musicianship long before his first recording, he really rose to eminence around 2005 when he released the first part of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Cecilie Grundt. 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 saxophonist Masha Art. 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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Michael Brecker saw plenty of accolades in his time. Hailed as the preeminent saxophonist of his generation, he won 15 Grammy awards, and played on a number of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Alberto La Neve. 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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Blue Note Milano 28.03.2019 – Kenny Garrett!! Kenny Garrett’s career began in 1978 when he was called by Duke Ellington’s orchestra conducted by Duke’s son, Mercer Ellington. Three ...
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“There is never any end,” John Coltrane said sometime in the mid-1960s, at the height of his powers. “There are always new sounds to imagine; new feelings to get ...
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Last November I was Callin’ the Spirits at Rome’s Auditorium Parco della Musica with my good friend, flugelhornist Enrico Rava and an amazing quintet that included Giovanni Guidi on piano, Dezron ...
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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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Bob Wilber, a saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader who spearheaded a traditional jazz revival in the face of a postwar modernist boom, and kept the faith well into a ...
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JD Allen’s eighth recording for Savant Records finds the wildly inventive saxophonist returning to the sax-bass-drums format playing with his usual sizzling intensity and unveiling new works which ...
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Saxophonist Ivan Ivanov makes his maiden voyage as a leader on Wild Flower, a marvelous recording that is steeped in the modern post bop sound. A member of ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Johannes Ludwig. 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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And introducing SPAGA, a new trio led by pianist Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits. Sara Gazarek, “Never Will I Marry” There has always been a bright, springlike ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Peppe Santangelo. 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 saxophonist Dave Wilson. 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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There can be few readers of The Clarinet who are unfamiliar with the outstanding artistry and career of Ken Peplowski. He is one of the finest jazz instrumentalists on the ...
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Having given a rave review to Rich Halley’s album The Outlier, I was curious to hear this latest release. This one is more free-form improvisation, not as tightly ...
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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 saxophonist and composer Jordon Dixon. 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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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Sigurdur Flosason. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in music? ...
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Scott Robinson wears many hats. But there is one that is very special to him. It’s made out of 177 reeds taken from his saxophones, during a career ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Tobias Meinhart. An interview by email in writing. JazzBluesNews.Space: – Which harmonies and harmonic patterns do you prefer now? You’re playing is very ...
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Today, I’m focusing on Bennie Maupin, another living jazz legend who doesn’t get nearly the recognition he deserves. Maupin is perhaps best known for recording with Horace Silver ...
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Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist Ben Sluijs. 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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