Blues Changes article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Stevie Ray Vaughan. Henry Kaiser guitar, electricb.1952 ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Henry Kaiser and ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Rome Yamilov‘s collaboration, The Lenoir Investigationand ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Bernard Allison‘s Highs & Lows, are both contemporary interpretations of the blues in which consciously creative methods come into play, literally and conceptually. Yet each effort in its own way serves … Read more

Two new composers on Another Timbre article @ All About Jazz

As previously noted, Another Timbre’s releases cover a broad spectrum, from world-renowned composers and players, through those who are upwardly mobile, to those making their debut on the label. In addition, although the label is firmly established in Sheffield, England, it continues to cast its net far and wide in search of interesting, innovative and … Read more

Recent Vocal Releases article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Thelonious Monk‘s “Blue Monk” and stretches outside the usual jazz vocal repertoire for dramatic readings of ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Steve Kuhn‘s “The Saga of Harrison Crabfeathers” and the Seventies’ r’n’b protest song, “People Make The World Go Round.” Her performance throughout is enhanced by the flexible support of her band, especially ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Daniel … Read more

The Art of the (Guitar) Trio article @ All About Jazz

By Geno Thackara April 26, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Orion Tango was adventurous and loud in the Before Times (and they were), their first Covid-era outing makes its predecessors sound like a couple of easy Sunday strolls. This time the “power” in “power trio” is almost off the measurable charts. … Read more

A Riot Busting Out article @ All About Jazz

By Chris May April 22, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Nduduzo Makhathini‘s single “Senze’ Nina.” It is fittingly synchronous that at the same moment, Britain’s Ogun label is reissuing two albums by South Africa’s ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Blue Notes, the band which introduced township jazz to Europe and whose members went on … Read more

Two From Resonance article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Paul Motian; They certainly have the recognition of being Evans’ longest-running trio formation, having played with Evans from 1968-1974. Here they are documented live at the Teatro Gran Rex in 1973, as part of a five-stop tour of South America. Political upheaval provided the backdrop to the concert, as Juan Perón had recently … Read more

Unlocking The Vaults article @ All About Jazz

By Chris May April 8, 2022 Sign in to view read count Britain is often said to be the first country to have forged a style of jazz distinct from its American parent, during the late 1950s, in part through the influence of London-based players from South Asia. Closer examination of calendars and the historical … Read more

No Second Thoughts article @ All About Jazz

Martin Wind: No Second Thoughts article @ All About Jazz By DOUG COLLETTE February 26, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Martin Wind is nothing if not brave. But then any contemporary jazz instrumentalist courageous enough to so forthrightly comport himself on the instrument in the shadow of the late icons such … Read more