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Jimmy Garrison Published: 2014-03-03 All About Jazz is celebrating Jimmy Garrison's birthday today! Bassist Jimmy Garrison was the anchor in the classic John Coltrane Quartet, from 1961-\'66, which recorded all of its well-known albums on Impulse.
Kiermyer's language, having played in the early 1970s bands of trumpeter Miles Davis , pianists McCoy Tyner and Sun Ra , and drummer Elvin Jones a tradition apart. Kiermyer's quartet delivers an adrenaline-pumping, inspired performance that balances
There are other reasons, of course, and Further is certainly one of thema seamless continuation of Kiermyer's musical and spiritual journey, but taken, indeed, further than ever before. Kiermyer's discography is small, but supports the premise that
Sun Ra ; on its ninth release, it's saxophonist John Coltrane who in large measure provides the inspiration. The Eastern spiritualism that increasingly informed Coltrane's final decade has always been part of The Cosmosamatics' musical DNA and guest
2014-02-28 In the course of his prolific career as a jazz journalist, writing for the Los Angeles Times, the Newark Star-Ledger, and Down Beat magazine, among many other publications, Zan Stewart established himself as one of the best in the business.
It's no secret that the music industry loves its anniversaries. From commemorating a certain Liverpool band's first appearance on U.S. television to the release of Eric Dolphy's squirrelly, spacious masterpiece "Out to Lunch," this year has already
Wynton Marsalis presents John Coltrane & Duke Ellington Concert preview Posted by Paul de Barros (Frank Stewart) A jazz-history teaching colleague recently argued that Duke Ellington, in his 1927 classic, Black and Tan Fantasy, was slyly poking fun
2014-02-26 Topics of Conversation is the debut album from bassist and composer Tim Wolfe, Jr. The album is a nod to the great tradition of East coast hard-bop and features Wolfe's original compositions. The band on the album is comprised of first-
Here's to Life (2014) Published: February 25, 2014 Turkish vocalist Yasam Hancilar sings like an engineer. That should come as no surprise as he studied engineering before beginning his education and career as a jazz singer. It might be safe to
I don't like to hear someone play and feel like it's too easy for them...Guitarist Peter Bernstein is on the phone from his home in New York City's Washington Heights, describing what attracts him to certain players. "[Jazz] is about solving problems