In His New Album, Jazz Giant Chick Corea Takes On Classical Music : NPR

Jazz superstar Chick Corea’s new album Plays features solo piano live performances with takes on classical and jazz pieces by Scarlatti, Chopin, Bill Evans, and Thelonious Monk. El nuevo álbum de la superestrella del jazz Chick Corea, Plays, presenta actuaciones en vivo de piano solo con versiones clásicas y de jazz de Scarlatti, Chopin, BillContinue reading “In His New Album, Jazz Giant Chick Corea Takes On Classical Music : NPR”

John Coltrane: Giant Steps: 60th Anniversary Edition review | John Fordham’s jazz album of the month

This celebratory reissue includes outtakes that confirm the original’s brilliance and the sense of a genius in transition. Esta reedición de celebración incluye tomas descartadas que confirman la brillantez del original y el sentido de un genio en transición. John Coltrane: Giant Steps: 60th Anniversary Edition review | John Fordham’s jazz album of the monthContinue reading “John Coltrane: Giant Steps: 60th Anniversary Edition review | John Fordham’s jazz album of the month”

Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.

The concert world as a whole is in crisis, but perhaps no genre is as vulnerable as jazz, which depends on a fragile ecosystem of performance venues. Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future. – The New York Times Small jazz venues in New York City might not survive the pandemic. PhotoContinue reading “Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.”

‘Fresh Air’ Celebrates The 90th Birthday Of Jazz Improviser Sonny Rollins

Rollins recorded his first sessions in 1949, and played his last live shows in 2012. ‘Fresh Air’ Celebrates The 90th Birthday Of Jazz Improviser Sonny Rollins : NPR The great Sonny Rollins, he might no longer play the tenor sax, but he left behind a historic catalog of his music to enjoy.

Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s convention lies and fear-mongering may “provoke a lot of violence”

Yale psychiatrist who has sounded the alarm on President Donald Trump’s mental health for years warns that the party’s attempt to stoke fear in the electorate at the Republican National Convention could lead to violence against the president’s opponents. Lee said that the American Psychiatric Association, which warned against mental health professionals offering their opinionsContinue reading “Yale psychiatrist: Trump’s convention lies and fear-mongering may “provoke a lot of violence””