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Chick Corea interview: What Miles Davis taught him about leading a band
Davis' seminal album, "Kind of Blue," recorded in 1959, 10 years before Corea joined his group, is the best-selling jazz album of all time, and it's considered one of the greatest jazz records ever made. Most significant of all is "Kind of Blue" was recorded with almost no rehearsal.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Releasing the Bow:
In the 1960s, Lloyd's story got even more interesting. In 1966 his quartet played the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
'Arrows Into Infinity' documentary explores the career of Charles Lloyd
Filmmakers Dorothy Darr & Jeffery Morse have captured the amazing melange of sonic pleasures produced by jazz saxophonist/composer Charles Lloyd over his astonishing career with Arrows Into Infinity , a 113 minute documentary for ECM Records . The DVD chronicles Lloyd's career from his childhood inspirations to early days with Howlin' Wolf to his present career with his New Quartet featuring young masters pianist Jason Moran, drummer Eric Harland and bassist Reuben Rogers and his Sangam trio with Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Monterey Jazz Festival's Top 10 acts
Pianist Billy Childs pays tribute to songwriter Laura Nyro with his quartet, plus singers Shawn Colvin, Lisa Fischer and Becca Stevens, and the Quartet San Francisco string ensemble at 8:50 p.m. Saturday in the Arena. David Katzenstein/Monterey Jazz Festival.
Hancock's jazz thrills and spills
Jazz giant: The 14-time Grammy winner often graciously stepped aside to let his bandmates have a bit of fun with his material. The trio didn't let him down as Hancock could often be seen smiling gleefully back at them like an approving parent.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Beth Peerless, Where It's At: Monterey Jazz Festival - Get ready for the best party there is
For 56 years the Monterey Jazz Festival has been delivering on time its classic mix of jazz music, jazz fusion music, and just plain good music. And that time is coming right up, Sept.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
String Theory with Jimmy Brown: A Groove- and Mode-Driven Solo Over...
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store .
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Jazz & Blues Music Reviews
Herbie Hancock - The Warner Bros. Years 1969-1972
Between his tenure at Blue Note Records in the early to mid 1960's and his lengthy term with Columbia Records, keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock made a handful of transitional recordings for the Warner Brothers label. These albums: Fat Albert Rotunda , Mwandishi and Crossings showed his burgeoning interest in electronic keyboards.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
September 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio
Macmillan Audio welcomed television personality Andy Cohen to the studio last month to record his upcoming memoir, The Andy Cohen Diaries, due out November 11. Cohen is Bravo's executive v-p of development and talent and is responsible for overseeing the production of hit shows such as Top Chef and The Real Housewives. In addition, Cohen is the host and executive producer of Watch What Happens Live, Bravo's late-night interactive talk show, and has won an Emmy and two Peabody awards for his work.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Crooks and Liars
C&L Late Music Club With Bob Sheppard
Herbie Hancock is one of the greatest composers and jazz pianists of all time and in this video he's joined by Lionel Loueke: Guitar, Marcus Miller: Electric Bass, Vinnie Colaiuta: Drums and Bob Sheppard on Tenor Saxophone as they play "Cantaloupe Island." I remember seeing Bob Sheppard tour with Steely Dan back in the 90's and he was electric so I'm featuring him tonight because of two reasons.
Flying Lotus reveals Kendrick Lamar collaboration 'Never Catch Me' - " listen
Flying Lotus has revealed his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar - scroll down and click to watch.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Colorado Symphony drops the tuxes, brings in drinks, and more pop music
Colorado Symphony Orchestra during rehearsal at Boettcher Concert Hall in this October, 2011 Denver Post file photo.
The Jersey Journal
Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway to host The Cookers and Dave Burrell
The Union County Performing Arts Center opens its 2014-2015 RSI Jazz Masters Series on Saturday, Sept.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Flying Lotus contemplating Kasabian's offer for collaboration: 'I've never heard of them'
Producer Flying Lotus has said that he's never heard of Kasabian. Earlier this year, the producer was one of the artists mentioned by Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno on his wish list of artists he would like to work with , along with Kanye West and Sky Ferreira.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Beach Metro Community News
More verve, less blue notes for Jazz
Herbie Hancock once said "Jazz is about being in the moment." If that's the case and dogs could play instruments, there would be some stiff competition in the jazz world.
Sax man Bill Evans heads for S.P.A.C.E.
Since growing up in Clarendon Hills, Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader Bill Evans has played the world perpetually with artists including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Mick Jagger - and with his own jazz/funk/bluegrass band Soulgrass.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Coolin System, Refrigerate After Opening [Fresh Tracks]
Yikes, it's hot out there! Just when I was about ready to hop in the fridge, along came the crate-diggin' soul-jazz fiends from The Coolin' System with their swan-song LP, Refrigerate After Opening .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Stormy Mondays | End Of Summer Jazz Mix
It's hard to argue that there could even be an important jazz tour in the modern music scene.
Hear the First Single from Flying Lotus' Upcoming Album
Earlier this summer, Flying Lotus set off a rush anticipation when he announced plans to issue his fifth full-length album, You're Dead! , via seminal UK label Warp .
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Flying Lotus - "Moment Of Hesitation"
Flying Lotus shared the first track from his new album You're Dead! on BBC Radio 6 today.