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Tony Scott: Lost Tapes

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Clarinetist Tony Scott wasn't a fan of vibrato. Adding it would only have smoothed out his sound and landed him in the shadow of Artie Shaw and Buddy DeFranco. Instead, he preferred to stand out with a hoarse, stripped down,...

Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People-

Here is a link to some interesting Harmony PDFs:Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People

Hanna Paulsberg: Home Grown Concept

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Norwegian saxophonist Hanna Paulsberg is slowly but surely building a reputation as one of the brightest young jazz musicians to have emerged from Norway in recent years. Her debut at the head of the Hanna Paulsberg Concept, Waltz for Lilli (Ora Fonogram, 2012) introduced a composer/musician with st...

Yonder Mountain String Band -- The 2014 Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

The Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival Ozark, Arkansas October 16-18, 2014 The Arkansas River Valley lies between the Ozark Mountains to the north and the Ouachita Mountains to the south. It generally parallels the Arkansas River (and US Interstate 40) for most of its length. The Valley reache...

Duke Ellington: Making Records

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Following my post on Monday detailing films made by RCA and Capitol in the 1940s and '50s to tout the miracle of records and the recording process, Carl Woideck of the University of Oregon sent along a link to a...

Jazz from Gallery 41 Playlist - Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Noon - 3 pm Pacific

Jazz from Gallery 41 Playlist - Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Noon - 3 pm Pacific Streaming 24/7 – Live Broadcasts Monday through Friday Artist / Song Title / Album Title (Label) Miles Davis / Orbits / Miles Smiles (Columbia) James Farm...Show More Summary

The Jost Project -- Jost Project Performs at First Jazz Near You House Concert

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

The Jost Project Jazz Near You Inaugural House Concert Lansdale, PA October 24, 2014 All About Jazz Founder and Publisher c: Michael Ricci recently innovated a world-wide program to facilitate and co-create musical events in the intimate setting of people's homes where the householders serve...

Craig Taborn Trio at Gent Jazz Club

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Craig Taborn Trio Belfort CafA(C) Gent, Belgium October 13, 2014 For some an enforced line up change mid tour might have spelled disaster. But pianist m: Craig Taborn's trio rode their fortune and delivered a, likely adrenaline-fuelled, wonderful performance. When drummer {{m: Gerald Cleave...

Ann Hampton Callaway at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Ann Hampton Callaway Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola October 23, 2014 New York, NY On the CD release event for her album Sarah Vaughan Project (Shanachie, 2014)--captured live at this very venue--Ann Hampton Callaway kicked off the set with a very up-tempo take on "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die" that swung hard...

Count Basie Quartet: 1968

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Count Basie's piano was deceiving. He was so often recorded with his orchestra that our ear has become accustomed to hearing the pow of the band after one of his splendid blues introductions. In the following video, we have a...

The Music Of William Onyeabor, Mott The Hoople, David Lynch, Angelo Badalamenti and Fela Kuti

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Atomic Bomb! Central Park October 4, 2014 This was the climactic set on the first day of the inaugural New York version of the Modern Sky festival, an event that originates in Beijing. There could have been a percentage of audience members concealing their nine-album box sets of William Onyeabor's c...

Cora Venus Lunny -- Diatribe Records Solo Series II

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Four years on from e: Diatribe Records' outstanding Solo Series I, which featured solo piano recordings by Izumi Kimura and Isabelle O'Connell, a guitar solo offering from m: Simon Jermyn and a clarinet solo work from Paul Roe, the Dublin label is back with the equally impres...

Antoine Beuger -- Another Timbrea?(TM)s Berlin Series goes from strength to strength

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Another Timbre's Berlin Series began slowly and gathered momentum gradually. The first issue in the series appeared in spring 2013 and set a pattern for the series by being split between two of the city's fine duos--Michael Thieke/Olivier Toulemonde and Lucio Capece/Jamie Drouin. Despite that volume...

How Records Were Made

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

Back before Spotify and clouds and downloads and iTunes and CDs, there were things called records, which today are making something of a comeback. First came single-song sides spinning at 78rpm, followed by the 10-inch album, 7-inch 45rpm and the...

Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman by Galadrielle Allman

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman Galadrielle Allman 400 Pages ISBN: # 978-1400068944 Spiegel and Grau 2014 Galadrielle Allman was two-years old when her father, Allman Brothers Band founder Duane Allman, was killed in a motorcycle accident October 29, 1971. Since that time, she ha...

Koichi Makigami Presents His Unique Musical Vision In The Stone

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

At the end of October, Japanese vocal artist extraordinaire m: Koichi Makigami will celebrate his unique, eclectic and often eccentric art during a week long residence at The Stone club in New York. Makigami will play with old comrades and some newer, like-minded musicians in a rare oppo...

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint in Lansdale, PA

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Preservation Hall and Allen Toussaint The Oh Yeah! Tour Lansdale Community Concerts Lansdale, PA October 18, 2014 The m: Preservation Hall Jazz Band is on the roll again, and this time they have company. The venerable fifty year old band is on a thirty-eight city tour sharing the spotlig...

Blue A-yster Cult at The Space at Westbury

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Blue A-yster Cult The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY October 18, 2014 In its over 40 years of existence Blue A-yster Cult has sold multiple millions of albums worldwide. The group came from humble beginnings. It was formed in 1967 at Stony Brook University on Long Island. The band was originally cal...

King Crimson: Starless - Live in Europe

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

After seeing the "Seven-Headed Beast of Crim"--words used by the group's co-founder and only remaining original member, guitarist/keyboardist m: Robert Fripp, to describe the 2014 incarnation of King Crimson that just wrapped up a 20-date, 10-city American tour including two exhilarating...

The Kooks At the Paramount

4 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

The Kooks The Paramount Huntington, NY October 9, 2014 Formed in 2004 in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2004, the Kooks are: Luke Pritchard on vocals and guitar, guitarist Hugh Harris, bassist Pete Denton and drummer Alexis Nunez. Its swirling jangle-pop music is very much influenced by the bands of the...

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