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Hieroglyphic Being fuses John Coltrane and Herbie Hancock with Chicago house on new Soul Jazz LP

January 23, 2018 In News<p><b>Blue Note jazz meets Larry Heard.</b><p>Chicago producer Hieroglyphic Being aka Jamal Moss is releasing new LP <i>The Red Notes</i>, this …

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Geoffrey Smith introduces another concert from the archives, featuring the great American drummerBuddy Rich, who died in 1987. The band was recorded in the Lewisham<br>Concert Hall in 1983, only eight weeks afterRichhad had major heart surgery. Ellington<br>In a mellow tone<br>Menza Groovin'hard<br>Gillespie …

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West Island Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 24

<b>Galleries and exhibitions</b><p><b>The Stewart Hall Art Gallery,</b> 176 Lakeshore Rd. in Pointe-Claire, presents the exhibition Art Souterrain: Must Art Be …

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Jools Holland - The British Piano Master on Blues, Boogie-Woogie and His Upcoming Blue Note NYC Shows

0<p>SHARES<p>Jools Holland is one tough piano player. From the blues-drenched solos he played during his time in Squeeze ("Pulling Mussels," anyone?), to …

Jazz

Analog Spark

Hope springs eternal, or at least repeatedly in the high-quality, analog LP reissue game. In recent years longtime industry leaders Mobile Fidelity …

Music

Hieroglyphic Being announces new LP, The Red Notes, on Soul Jazz Records

It fuses his two primary interests: jazz and Chicago house.

Music

Finally leading from the front

Jazz saxophonist Eyal Talmudi will bring his unfettered energy when his quintet takes the stage in TA and Jerusalem.<p>EYAL Talmudi.. (photo credit: …

Israel

Thelonious Monk: Monk in Tokyo

This fine recording was somewhat overlooked when it first appeared in 1973, and the same fate may await this reissue, given the fact that several …

Jazz

Sunday Feature: A Portrait Of Val Wilmer coming soon on BBC Radio 3

Percussionist Andrew Cyrille, publisher and broadcaster Margaret Busby, writers Paul Gilroy and Richard Williams (who worked with Val at <i>Melody Maker</i> …

Jazz

Too Much Music: A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening

In Clint Eastwood's 1988 film <i>Straight No Chaser</i>, Thelonious Monk road manager Bob Jones tells a story about Monk appearing on a television show sometime in the late '50s. Monk is asked what kind of music he likes, to which he replies "all kinds." The interviewer, hoping for a "gotcha" moment, …

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Best of 2017

All About Jazz is looking for readers to help fund our 2018 projects that directly support jazz. You can make this happen by purchasing ad space or …

Jazz

Welsh jazz and blues legend Mike Harries has died aged 85

Tributes have been paid to one of the giants of Welsh music, Mike Harries, who has died, aged 85.<p>The veteran jazz and bluesman renowned for his bands …

News (Wales)

The Blues in Jazz: Using the Classic 12-bar Form to Learn Bebop Improv

Bill EvansJanuary 13, 2018<p><b>From the March 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY SEAN MCGOWAN</b><p>In a sense, the genres of jazz and blues grew up together …

Guitar

Gregory Lewis: Organ Monk Blue

Organist m: Gregory Lewis gained the nickname "Organ Monk" due to his specialization in the music of Thelonious Monk. Known for his exaggerated, …

Jazz

Stream Big Playlists of Music from Haruki Murakami’s Personal Vinyl Collection and His Strange Literary Worlds

Haruki Murakami readers, or even those of us who've just read about his novels, know to expect certain things from his books: cats, ears, wells, …

Culture

All the Poets (Musicians on Writing): Joe Henry

<i>SINGER-SONGWRITER, PERFORMER, and producer Joe Henry has been widely respected by his peers for three nearly decades while remaining mostly under the</i> …

William Blake

The Playlist: Black Eyed Peas Get Serious About Injustice, and 12 More New Songs

<i>Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing. This week Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O releases a solo song, the first new Lil Peep song since the rapper’s death arrives and Hayley Kiyoko puts</i> …

Music

Q&A: Chick Corea on his regrets, Grammys, future plans and more

Chick Corea is hands down one of the most decorated jazz composers of all time, and he is certainly one of fusion's most important pioneering minds. …

Jazz

First Listen: The Bad Plus, 'Never Stop II'

A continuity and a break: That's the history of The Bad Plus in a nutshell. An acoustic piano trio with the combustion properties of a post-punk band, it emerged in the early 2000s to an uproar — its surging attack and shrewd repertoire were framed as a radical split from the jazz tradition. …

Music

Salad dressing with style: inside Gucci’s first restaurant

Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura is overseeing the fashion brand’s foray into fine dining in Florence, with no dish costing more than €30 – pennies in Gucci currency<p>It is the age-old impasse presented by high fashion – how do you shift more stock while staying exclusive? Don’t ask Burberry. …

Restaurants

Nicholas Daley's clothes are as cool as Miles Davis's music

Trust us, you need to note Nicholas Daley's name now - everyone will be saying it next season. We talked to the designer at his superb, jazz-fuelled …

Jazz

Roswell Rudd died on 22 December

Trombonist and composer Roswell Rudd died on 22 December aged 82. He was born in Sharon, Connecticut and studied at Yale University, where he played …

Music

38 Amazing Portrait Photos of Celebrated Female Jazz Artists Taken by William P. Gottlieb

William Paul Gottlieb (1917-2006) was an American photographer and newspaper columnist who is best known for his classic photographs of the leading …

Jazz

Updated: Best Wines for Beer Lovers

<i>32 wines for beer lovers. 32 beers for wine lovers. Everybody wins with this comprehensive guide.</i><p>We’re not just wine geeks at Wine Folly, we’re beer …

Beer

A hot winter ahead in jazz

The winter jazz season in Chicago looks quite promising.<p>Among the most enticing events:<p><b>“Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah.”</b> This massive reappraisal of Handel’s beloved oratorio has played the Auditorium Theatre annually for more than a decade, yet it never wears out its welcome. For …

Jazz

Look at CHECK, PLEASE!, ON A SUNBEAM, and More of First Second’s Fall 2018 Covers (Exclusive)

First Second Books is one of the most exciting publishers in comics. Last year saw them release incredible titles like Tillie Walden’s …

Comics

Golden Globes: ‘This Is Me’ From ‘The Greatest Showman’ Wins Best Original Song

“This Is Me” From “The Greatest Showman” won the Best Original Song award at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night.<p>The song is the second …

Awards

Vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant

The vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant first came to the attention of the jazz scene when she won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz …

Jazz

Cyrus Monk: Musician, university student and Australian national champion

On Saturday in Buninyong, Cyrus Monk made a name for himself winning the U23 national Australian road title. The 21-year-old only started racing in …

Cycling

Is Today’s Jazz Finally Outrunning the Past?

<i>The Popcast is hosted by Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times. It covers the latest in pop music criticism, trends and news.</i><p>Last year was the centennial anniversary of the birth of several foundational jazz figures: Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Buddy …

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