Thursday Feb 20
What's Howell Having for Lunch? episode 5
Is Mike Howell more of a Chet Baker or Ornette Coleman when it comes to his improvizational lunches? Photograph by: Michael Kissinger The latest installment of What's Howell Having for Lunch? finds Courier civic affairs reporter and improvizational lunch artist Mike "Chet" Howell discussing the jazz influences that go into his genre-defying midday ... (more)
The New Zealand Herald
Chet Faker shares his true thoughts
Sometimes the song that generates the most hype is not the one you expected. When Melburnian Nick Murphy did a late-night cover of 90s R&B hit No Diggity by Blackstreet in 2011, he really only chucked it online so his friends could hear it.
John Worley and Stanford Jazz Orchestra celebrate Miles Davis
John Worley is ready for more Miles. I spoke with the veteran Bay Area trumpeter in 2012 as he was preparing a Miles Davis tribute performance as part of SFJAZZ 's Hotplate series.
Angel eyes, that old devil sent
"Angel Eyes" is a 1946 popular song composed by Matt Dennis, with lyrics by Earl Brent.
All About Jazz
Chet Baker with the Bradley Young Trio:...
Chet Baker with the Bradley Young Trio Chet in Chicago Enja Records 2008 What is the cultural value of trumpeter Chet Baker 20 years after his death in Amsterdam? An interesting rift between biographers has emerged, the schism running along the interface of Baker's substance abuse and the art he generated in spite of it.
All About Jazz
Beat Kaestli: Collage
Swiss singer/composer/producer Beat Kaestli has four recordings as a leader since 2002.