What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic By Peter Shapiro article @ All About Jazz

Book Review By Doug Collette August 5, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Music Never Stops: What Putting on 10,000 Shows Has Taught Me About Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Magic Peter Shapiro 352 pages ISBN: 978-0306845185 Hachette Book Group 2022 By the time readers finish poring through the three hundred fifty-two … Read more

George Michael, A Life article @ All About Jazz

Book Review By C. Michael Bailey July 30, 2022 Sign in to view read count George Michael: A Life James Gavin 528 pages ISBN-13: #978-1419747946 Harry N. Abrams 2022 Music biographer, James Gavin, summed up his approach to picking biography subjects during his discussion* with Jamie Brickouse in Interview magazine: “With all that I write, … Read more

A History Of The Band Weather Report article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Miroslav Vitous. The term “jazz-fusion” could have been coined for Weather Report, yet it was never an entirely adequate descriptor for a band that absorbed so many influences and accordingly evolved over its fifteen-year existence. Jazz, funk, electronica, R&B, rock, soul, and a cornucopia of global rhythms—Brazilian, African and Asian— meant that the … Read more

Creativity, Learning, and the Business of Music article @ All About Jazz

By David A. Orthmann May 17, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Sam Newsome offers an abundance of ideas, concepts, and guidance throughout Be Inspired, Stay Focused: Creativity, Learning, and the Business of Music. Some of them, like “The Benefits of Slow Practice” and “Ten Reasons You Might Have Trouble with Rhythm,” … Read more

Setting the Record Straight article @ All About Jazz

By Richard J Salvucci April 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count The Jazz Masters. Setting the Record Straight. Peter C. Zimmerman 324 pages ISBN: #978-1-4697-3743-1 University Press of Mississippi 2020 There us nothing quite like an interview for immediacy and intimacy. While some people are willing to talk endlessly about themselves, you sometimes … Read more

Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer article @ All About Jazz

By IAN PATTERSON March 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer Philip Watson 560 Pages ISBN: 978-0571361663 Faber & Faber 2022 The great guitar anti-hero Bill Frisell has dreamt of perfect music—an otherworldly blend of unimaginably beautiful sounds. It may be a just a dream, but that hasn’t stopped the … Read more

Ode to a Tenor Titan article @ All About Jazz

By KYLE SIMPLER February 25, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Michael Breaker was suffering from a serious medical condition. He had been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a pre-leukemia bone marrow disorder, and his wife, Susan, was desperately trying to find someone with a bone marrow match who would provide the … Read more