1959 The Year that Changed Jazz | BBC 4

1959 was the seismic year jazz broke away from complex bebop music to new forms, allowing soloists unprecedented freedom to explore and express. It was also a pivotal year for America: the nation was finding its groove, enjoying undreamt-of freedom and wealth social, racial and upheavals were just around the corner and jazz was ahead… Continue lendo 1959 The Year that Changed Jazz | BBC 4

Philosopher Jacques Derrida Interviews Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman: Talk Improvisation, Language & Racism (1997)

OPEN CULTURE, September 26th, 2014 This most certainly ranks as one of my favorite things on the internet, and I dearly wish we had audio to share with you, though I doubt any exists. What we do have is an English translation from the French of an interview that originally took place in English between philosopher Jacques Derrida and… Continue lendo Philosopher Jacques Derrida Interviews Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman: Talk Improvisation, Language & Racism (1997)

NUBIYAN TWIST – Live @ Bahrain Jazz Fest® 2019

@Nubiyan Twist is UK's leading light in Afro-Jazz. Lead by producer/ guitarist Tom Excell Nubiyan Twist's live show boasts 10 musicians with powerful arrangements and live dub processing. Their records see collaborations with some of the greatest African musicians of all time, Mulatu Astatke and Tony Allen. As well as working with UK vocalists Cherise,… Continue lendo NUBIYAN TWIST – Live @ Bahrain Jazz Fest® 2019

KOKOROKO – Rhythm Section with Beefeater

Kokoroko (stylised as KOKOROKO) is a London-based eight-piece musical group led by Sheila Maurice-Grey, playing a fusion of Jazz and Afrobeat. In February 2019 they were named "ones to watch" by the Guardian, after their track "Abusey Junction" garnered 23 million views on YouTube. In February 2020 they won Best Group at the Urban Music… Continue lendo KOKOROKO – Rhythm Section with Beefeater

NUBIYAN TWIST – We Out Here: Online & On Air

A headline show from Nubiyan Twist: one of the UK's leading lights of Afro-Jazz. "A beautiful blend of groovy dub with uplifting horns and soulful vocals" The Guardian "A free-flowing assemblage of jazz, soul, hip hop and diasporic styles." Mojo “A cauldron of energy that bubbles with invention. Exhilarating stuff.” Record Collector A blend of virtuosic players, skilled… Continue lendo NUBIYAN TWIST – We Out Here: Online & On Air

HERMETO PASCOAL – Mente Clara

Album: Só não toca quem não quer (1987) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCWEaPCq_to Mente ClaraFigura vivaMuito forte e sensitivaNos faz sorrir, nos faz chorarNos faz viver ao acordarNa esperança e na certezaDe encontrar sempre acesa esta luzEste amor, esta forçaQue beleza!Pensar é querer saberPra dizer ou não dizerFazer ou não fazerResumindo, tudo isso é maravilhosoVivendo e aprendendoCorrendo e querendo… Continue lendo HERMETO PASCOAL – Mente Clara

HERMETO PASCOAL – Ilzinha | Instrumental Sesc Brasil

Criado em Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, o pequeno Hermeto fazia um pífano com um cano de mamona de "gerimum" e ficava tocando para os passarinhos. De sete para oito anos resolveu experimentar o 8 baixos de seu pai e não parou mais. Em 1958, mudou-se para o Rio e, em 61, para São Paulo. Criou… Continue lendo HERMETO PASCOAL – Ilzinha | Instrumental Sesc Brasil

HERMETO PASCOAL – Remelexo (live @ Montreux Jazz Festival 1979)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIi5YKVl0io THE BAND: Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Clavinet, Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Vocals – Hermeto PascoalBass – Itiberê ZwargClarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Tenor Saxophone – CacauDrums, Clavinet, Percussion – NenêFlute, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Nivaldo OrnelasPercussion – Pernambuco, ZabelêPiano – Jovino Dos Santos Neto

HERALDO DO MONTE – Self-Titled album (1980)

Heraldo do Monte (born 1 May 1935 in Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil) is a Brazilian guitarist. He has played and recorded with Gilberto Gil and Hermeto Pascoal, among other artists. Heraldo do Monte also plays the cavaquinho and the caipira (country) guitar. Still young, he bought an electric guitar to start playing at nightclubs in the city of Recife, capital of… Continue lendo HERALDO DO MONTE – Self-Titled album (1980)