Record Store Day Black Friday 2022

Journey into Jazz By Kyle Simpler November 14, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Steely Dan song from the 1975 album Katy Lied (ABC). For other music lovers, however, Black Friday is significant because it means there is another Record Store Day event. Originally established to promote independent record stores, each Record … Read more

Q&A with Rodrigo Amado (Day 2/2) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

Rodrigo Amado. Photo (c) Cristina Marx/Photomusix. By Paul Acquaro It’s always a pleasure to hear a new recording from Lisbon based saxophonist and photographer Rodrigo Amado. His groups, such as the Motion Trio, The Attic, This Is Our Language quartet, as well as his work with guitarist Luis Lopes’ Humanization 4tet, among many other collaborations, … Read more

RNCM Saxophone Day 2022 (Manchester, 6 Nov) – London Jazz News

The Saxophone Day at the RNCM in Manchester is the UK’s largest sax gathering. This year’s event, the 22nd edition, will be on Sunday 6 November. Feature by Sebastian Scotney. Saxophonists have their places of pilgrimage. Just as violinists might become obsessive about Cremona, there are destinations which can start to inhabit the dreams of … Read more

Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music 2022 – Day 4 Report – London Jazz News

Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improved Music 2022 (Sunday 2 October. Day 4 Report by AJ Dehany) If you’re in Newcastle on a Sunday, you need to be at the Globe on Railway Street. Their Sunday night concerts boast some impressive programming. In spring 2022 Jazz North East presented a series including Joe McPhee and … Read more

Cologne Jazzweek (Day 2) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Martin Schray Apart from the music, the defining aspects of the last two days have been the noise and the sweat, especially when they occur in combination. The unbearable, long-lasting heat, particularly in the west and south of Germany, makes it very difficult to stay outside. Interesting, you do that because you can’t just … Read more

Cologne Jazzweek (Day 1) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Martin Schray Normally the Berlin À l’armé Festival or the Festival Météo in Mulhouse are the summer festivals I attend. But having covered the Berlin festival three years ago, before Covid (and the ones before as well), I wanted to try something new this year. After its successful launch last year, the Cologne Jazzweek … Read more

Thomas Heberer – The Day That Is (Sunnyside Records, 2021)/The Nu Band – In Memory Of Marc Whitecage

By Steve Gijssels German trumpeter and New York resident Thomas Heberer stands with one foot in jazz tradition and one foot in avant-garde music. On this album he is joined by another German expat in the US, Ingrid Laubrock, on tenor and soprano, with John Hébert on bass and Michael Sarin on drums. Two elements … Read more

The Day The Music Died Lives on in Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’ – American Blues Scene

“You’re living with them, and you’re singing and sharing songs, and all of a sudden there’s nobody’s there. There’s just me sitting there. And I’m like, what the hell.” Sixty-three years after what Don McLean calls “the day the music died,” Dion DiMucci still struggles with emotions surrounding the tragic plane crash that killed his … Read more

5 Tips To Plan Your Day Effectively – Fake Shore Drive®

Source: Unsplash One of the main challenges of remote studying is staying productive and motivated despite not attending classes in person. Research suggests that remote students often struggle with procrastination and are more likely to burn out. But it’s totally possible to stay motivated and productive as long as you make the most out of … Read more

Xhosa Cole (Stanley Arts, Norwood, Int. Jazz Day, 30 April) – London Jazz News

“I think people can underestimate the capacity that this music has to transform you emotionally and spiritually. We take that task and that job very seriously.” Xhosa Cole. Among the London gigs due to take place on International Jazz Day this year is a concert by a fine instrumentalist with a rapidly growing profile, at … Read more