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May 21, 2013 It's been four years since a recorded peep has been heard from pianist Keith Jarrett's Standards Trio, despite continuing to perform a few select dates each year. But even its last few ECM releases2009's Yesterdays , 2007's My Foolish
Tommy Smith Published: 2013-04-27 All About Jazz is celebrating Tommy Smith's birthday today! Award-winning Scottish saxophonist-composer-educator Tommy Smith is a creative force in improvised music performing in settings from solo to symphonic
Rarest Of The Rare by Mike Greenblatt , April 24, 2013 In the 1990 Miles: The Autobiography , Miles Davis tells his biographer Quincy Troupe, After we finished In A Silent Way , I took the band out on the road. Wayne [Shorter], Dave [Holland], Chick [
2013-04-15 Raising Rhythm is an NGO started by Hugh Samson, his students and colleagues at Toronto's Humber College, Brian Chengala Shakarongoa musician/teacher in Zambia and Scotland resident and saxophonist Keni Chernoff.
Playing with Esperanza Spalding and the Nashville Symphony Friday, 12th at the Schermerhorn Wayne Shorter is the most unassuming of musical geniuses. To watch him onstage, patiently hanging back to find the right opening for his pithy, lyrical
April 3, 2013 Volume 2 in Legacy's Bootleg Series features Miles Davis' "great lost band" with saxophonist Wayne Shorter , keyboardist Chick Corea , bassist Dave Holland and drummer Jack DeJohnette , recorded in July and November 1969. This band,
March 20, 2013 ECM's Old & New Masters Edition series was not just created to bring material back into print. Some has been available on CD before, but an even bigger carrot for fans of the label is material that has never been on compact disc, like
This is an art form many people love deeply, but most of the world regards it as homeworksomething you think you're supposed to appreciate but don't...I forget where I heard or saw thisa Simpsons episode? but I recall a joke about someone having Didn'
February 24, 2013 Savion Glover Fours Half Note Records 2012 Tap titan Savion Glover has been known to bring in the noise and the funk, but this DVD is about bringing out the jazz. Glover, the dancer/actor/choreographer who sits at the top of the tap
When Rudresh Mahanthappa strives to make transcendent music, which is often, he thinks as hard as he plays. Drawing from jazz, the Carnatic classical music of southern India and more, this 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient combines emotional fire