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.

100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans

Mamie Smith recorded “Crazy Blues” — African-American women’s breakthrough into the mainstream recording industry — with the Jazz Hounds in the summer of 1920 100 Years Ago, ‘Crazy Blues’ Sparked a Revolution for Black Women Fans – The New York Times She was way ahead of her time.

Bob Dylan Performs ‘Just Like A Woman’ with George Harrison

The gig saw the inclusion of an all-star line up with former Beatle Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, and the legendary Ravi Shankar all taking the stage. Photo of Barclays Center concert 2016 crowd to illustrate a “concert atmosphere”, photo taken by Nelson Gonzalez-Torres

Cuban Music Video Playlist

Cuba has been at the vanguard of music excellence for years. As a simple tribute I have collected the ones I have liked over the years in this playlist to share them with those who like dance, rhythm and their unique way of blending harmony and melody.https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwngxavKOJmeGNvJ-c588Zcbiue3wLyWI Photo – Museum of the City of NewContinue reading “Cuban Music Video Playlist”