Thursday Feb 13
Falling in love with the music is a given at Valentine's Day concert, guitarist says
What: Concert featuring Sinz Villegas as soloist on Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaqun Rodrigo.
Detroit Free Press
DSO, jazz artists unite for Miles Davis-Gil Evans event
Every once in a while the stars align and we get a week like this where there are so many worthy events on the docket that it makes your head spin.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Gunther Schuller
The composer Gunther Schuller is, famously, a man of many musical pursuits. He began his professional life as a horn player in both the jazz and classical worlds, working as readily with Miles Davis and Gil Evans as with Toscanini; he was principal horn of the Cincinnati Symphony from age sixteen and later of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra until ... (more)
The Village Voice
The Pleasures of the Nat Hentoff Documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step
Here's a favorite even among this year's laudably strong DOC NYC lineup : The Pleasures of Being Out of Step , a feature-length tribute/study/profile of longtime Village Voice First Amendment defender Nat Hentoff, that brilliant and combative journalist, critic, screed-writer, and novelist.
Miles Davis Live at Montreux 1991
Miles Davis once snapped at an elderly dowager at some New York party who asked who he was: "I reinvented music four or five times... who the hell are you?" He wasn't blowing smoke.