Mediterranean (Part One) – Joe Bonamassa’s Blues Cruise Included Visit to Nerdville – American Blues Scene

The second sailing of Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea: Mediterranean sailed out of Athens, Greece on August 23, 2022, and before the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Jade returned to the Greek capital five days later cruisers had a chance to see two full shows from Bonamassa as well as multiple performances from … Read more

Joe Block Quartet Featuring Vocalist Jamile At Chris’ Jazz Cafe article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer June 24, 2022 Sign in to view read count Joe Block Quartet featuring vocalist Jamile Chris’ Jazz Cafe Philadelphia, PA June 17, 2022 Although this reviewer recently interviewed pianist Joe Block for All About Jazz, he never heard Block leading his own group live. So … Read more

A Q&A with Mystery Street Recording Company Owner/Audio Engineer Joe Tessone – American Blues Scene

Joe Tesson is the owner and lead audio engineer at Mystery Street Recording Company. He is a graduate of Columbia Colleges Chicago’s Audio Design and Production program, as well as an adjunct professor at the college in the Audio Arts and Acoustics department. Since 2007, he has specialized in Audio Preservation and legacy format digitization, … Read more

Joe McPhee (part I) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

And we did not review all his output. Today and the following days, we’re giving you an update. … but let’s start with the beginning, and that means literally back to the early days of his career as a leader … By Steve Gijssels Joe McPhee – Black Is the Color (Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2021) … Read more

Joe McPhee (Part III) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Gary Chapin Flow Trio & Joe McPhee – Winter Garden (ESPDisk, 2021) The liner notes for this one explore the beginnings of “free jazz” and namecheck Guiseppei Logan’s eponymous 1964 ESP album. It’s an apt shout out because listening to Winter Garden I felt it was almost a platonic ideal of a free jazz … Read more

Ronnie Scott’s April-June programme includes Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry, Donny McCaslin, Fergus McCreadie… – London Jazz News

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club recently announced their concert season from April to June. Among the performers are Joe Lovano, Donny McCaslin and Fergus McCreadie. Charles Rees writes… Joe Lovano. Photo credit: Craig Lovell. Joe Lovano one of the titans of the saxophone, will be back in London in May. Lovano’s emergence as an international soloist … Read more