Creed Taylor Productions, Part 2 article @ All About Jazz

Part 1 | Part 2 The place in jazz history held by Creed Taylor is impeccable, stylish, and essential. He produced some of the best music for some of the best labels dedicated to jazz, then formed his own label and with meticulous preparation and his musician’s ear kept on making great jazz records. Taylor … Read more

Creed Taylor Productions, Part 1 article @ All About Jazz

Part 1 | Part 2 The place in jazz history held by Creed Taylor is impeccable, stylish, and essential. He produced some of the best music for some of the best labels dedicated to jazz, then formed his own label and with meticulous preparation and his musician’s ear kept on making great jazz records. Taylor … Read more

Trios article @ All About Jazz

By Dan McClenaghan April 23, 2022 Sign in to view read count My job is making music I believe in. —Satoko Fujii ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Satoko Fujii‘s trio work, in the classic format of piano, bass and drums, or with various other instruments making up the threesome— most notably Natsuki Tamura trumpetb.1951 ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Natsuki Tamura‘s … Read more

Duos article @ All About Jazz

By Dan McClenaghan April 16, 2022 Sign in to view read count My job is making music I believe in. —Satoko Fujii Satoko Fujii releases a lot of albums. Most of them are regular CDs, but she has also moved into the Bandcamp offerings, online only. The Essential Satoko Fujii, Part 1 featured four different … Read more

Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet and Orchestra article @ All About Jazz

By Dan McClenaghan March 30, 2022 Sign in to view read count I love any sound, including noise and also silence. I would use any sound and silence to make music. I don’t want to limit myself. —Satoko Fujii Satoko Fujii’s recorded output comes at you hard and fast. It can overwhelm. In 2018—in celebration … Read more