Alice Coltrane’s legacy

August 27, 2017

Critics, historians, musicians, and jazz enthusiasts still debate the identity of the heir to John Coltrane’s musical throne; but his widow, Alice Coltrane, who performed with him from 1966 until his death in 1967, was the one artist who continued his experiments in marrying spirituality with jazz and furthered his explorations of new compositional approaches […]

via Alice Coltrane’s legacy — Bibliolore

Learn Jazz Piano Comping

August 1, 2017

 

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The Daniel Schnee Quartet Remembering Ornette… オルネット・コールマンを覚えている… The Yardbird Suite Jazz Club Edmonton. AB. Canada Friday Feb. 3, 2017 Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm Daniel Schnee: saxophone, nohkan & percussion. Bob Tildesley: trumpet. Pierre-Paul Bugeaud: bass. Gord Graber: drums. Saxophonist Daniel Schnee returns to the Suite with his quartet after a twelve year absence, bringing a […]

via THE DANIEL SCHNEE QUARTET: Yardbird Suite (03/02/17) — I Am Daniel Schnee

That is Michel Petrucciani in the photo; he made his first appearance On An Overgrown Path eleven years ago and in 2016 I derived many hours of listening pleasure from the 7 CD anthology Michel Petrucciani: The Blue Note Albums. Despite suffering from the genetic disorder bone disorder osteogenensis imperfecta which limited his height to…

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via The joy of jazz — On An Overgrown Path

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This performance doesn’t need much prelude, except to say that it is an eight-minute improvisation by four masters (Ehud Asherie, piano, Kerry Lewis, string bass; Hal Smith, drums; Dan Block, walking in, tenor saxophone) on BEAN STALKING, Coleman Hawkins’ line on the chord changes of IDAHO, recorded at the Cleveland Classic Jazz Party this past […]

via IN WALKED BLOCK: EHUD ASHERIE, KERRY LEWIS, HAL SMITH, DAN BLOCK at the CLEVELAND CLASSIC JAZZ PARTY (September 15, 2016) — JAZZ LIVES

posted by #@blues2jazzguy Robert J. Carmack The Great Bassist from Indiana, who more times than not was the steady bass player for Sonny Rollins. Cranshaw had been battling a series of challenging ailments. but it’s believed that he succumbed to his battle with Cancer. Cranshaw, IMHO, was one of the top five bassists in […]

via JAZZ MASTER BASSIST BOB CRANSHAW DEAD AT 84 — Hipster Sanctuary

Miles Davis (with Wayne Shorter, saxophones; Chick Corea, keyboards; Dave Holland, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums), live, Paris, 1969* ********** lagniappe baseball: Chicago Cubs It’s going to take a while, maybe a year or two, for this to sink in. ***** *Setlist (courtesy of YouTube): 1. Introduction 0:00 2. Directions 0:34 3. Bitches Brew 8:33 4. […]

via Thursday, November 3rd — music clip of the day

Fats Waller, Andy Razaf, and Shelton Brooks wrote this song in 1929 for the revue CONNIE’S HOT CHOCOLATES. I’ve read that Fats sold the rights to this and nearly 20 other songs to Irving Mills for $500 — a fortune in those days, but nothing compared to the money Mills made from that bundle. Alas. […]

via SHE’S SWEET. SHE’S FROM SAVANNAH. — JAZZ LIVES

posted by Robert J. Carmack @blues2jazzguy There are many piano players in the world, boiling down that premise to just Jazz piano players is not a solution either. One could just look inside a union directory, or go on a jazz site and start counting under the letter P. However, when you call out “women jazz piano […]

via JAZZ PIANIST LENORE RAPHAEL: ISN’T SHE GRAND ! — Hipster Sanctuary

In his last years John Coltrane’s quest for spiritual understanding was manifest on his albums, as well as in many of the quartet’s titles, beginning with A love supreme (1964). He increasingly incorporated elements of world music into his own jazz compositions, including African and Caribbean modalities and rhythms, Middle Eastern reed tonalities, pentatonic scales, […]

via John Coltrane’s “Ascension” — Bibliolore

Diana Krall _ I Remember You

September 21, 2016