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John Coltrane 's favorite drummer Elvin Jones is accommodating to Shaw's compositions and Young's approach. Saxophonist Joe Henderson was/is regarded as the embodiment of the classic tenor. He ingested the innovations of Coltrane, Sonny Rollins , and
Such is the case with drummer / composer Franklin Kiermyer whose music, while totally original, is redolent with the intensity and seeking spirituality of the John Coltrane Quartet. Describing this music as Coltrane-influenced simply doesn't do it
2014-04-14 The Star Tribune has a good idea every Sunday you can read about recent arts happenings from two perspectives, dubbed Pick Six. Two writers usually a Strib staffer and an invited guesteach select three highpoints in their
I remember everyone in my family singing along to the saxophone solo and I knew from that moment that I wanted to play the saxophone and I wanted to make people feel like that. Your sound and approach to music: My sound is very much rooted in the
One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at a U.S. museum. Coltrane's son, musician Ravi Coltrane, donated one of his father's three principal tenor saxophones to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on
The album revolves around themes that are inspired by saxophonist John Coltrane 's late career explorations but Kiermyer and his band are not mere impersonating devotees. They imbue every tune with originality and a brilliant and imaginative urgency.
As you may recall from the festival, Boyhood is the scripted coming-of-age film that Linklater shot over a remarkable 12-year period, a little bit each year, as we watch an ordinary boy (Ellar Coltrane) grow up while his parents ( Ethan Hawke and
it would be his last concert; he died a month later -- and Shorter went to the dressing room, where "Miles put his hands on my shoulders, and he was looking me straight in the eye," Shorter remembers. "And he said, 'Wayne.' I said, 'Yeah.' He said, '
Call it "modern mainstream" if you must; Rush is a quintet recording that, with stellar contributions from an A-list group of New Yorkers, possesses some of the fire and energy of fusion, but without the pedal-to-the-metal, testosterone-filled overt
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.