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Entries Tagged as 'Jazz Music Links'

Enrico Rava Quartet with Gianluca Petrella: This Wild Dance

The senior statesman, and easily the most recognizable name in Italian jazz, trumpeter Enrico Rava returns with a revised quintet line up on This Wild Dance. Rava, who early in his career worked with saxophonist m: Steve Lacy , pianist m: Mal Waldron and trombonist {{m: Roswell…

Date: Aug 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Staying on the Watch by Sonny Simmons

Alto saxophonist Sonny Simmons embraces music with his whole body, soul, mind and spirit; that much is clear from Staying on the Watch, recorded in August 1966 and reissued by ESP-Disk in 2010. Widgets In retrospect, Staying on the Watch is tinted with distinct shades of an approach that is more mystical and all-embracing; […]

Date: Aug 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

MySpace Offers Rock and Jazz Classics

MySpace is luring in older users with free streaming music from Lionel Richie, Neil Young, The Cure and many others. MySpace Offers Rock and Jazz Classics

Date: Jun 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Playboy Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Copyright 2009 Leroy Hamilton / Playboy Quincy Jones had a twofold purpose in taking the podium at Wednesday’s announcement of the 31st annual Playboy Jazz Festival. First he continued his advocacy for a secretary of the arts Cabinet position; second he introduced 23-year-old Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez, whom he has taken under his wing over […]

Date: Feb 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Seabreeze Jazz Festival Moves to Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast

Jazz-lovers and sun-seekers across the nation are getting ready to “shake off those winter blues”–with a remedy of white sands, beautiful water, and the best in smooth contemporary jazz. The coastal beach setting of the Pier Park Amphitheater in Panama City Beach will “come alive” as the 2009 ResortQuest Seabreeze Jazz Festival makes it way […]

Date: Feb 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Dominican Marie Claire Giraud for Jamaica Jazz and Blues – and beyond

However, improvisational music has not gained half as much ground on the consciousness of Dominicans and probably never will, Jazz being what it is, a niche genre. Still for all, there is a cadre of Dominican Jazz musicians who continue to plug away, hoping to build a Jazz scene on the island. At the forefront […]

Date: Jan 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links

Trinidad’s Etienne Charles Trumps Live Art Event

Imagine that. Imagine the possibilities that the Jazz idiom offers the creative and the daring. Imagine Trinidadian trumpeter Etienne Charles’ music being used as a soundtrack to a live art painting event starring Mark Wiener. Art Interactive with Mark Wiener & Etienne Charle from Roger Smith Life on Vimeo. Mark Wiener, an abstract painter from […]

Date: Jan 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz Music Links