THE HEADHUNTERS & MARCUS MILLER – Live @ Tokyo Jazz Festival (2005)

The Headhunters were an American jazz fusion band formed by Herbie Hancock in 1973. The group fused jazz, funk, and rock music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMKDCo54s6g Hancock had grown dissatisfied with his prior band, Mwandishi, and wanted to make a band with a stronger funk component. He chose the name of the group, "Headhunters", while doing Buddhist chanting.… Continue lendo THE HEADHUNTERS & MARCUS MILLER – Live @ Tokyo Jazz Festival (2005)

MARC RIBOT Y LOS CUBANOS POSTIZOS – Live @ Banlieues Bleues Festival (2002)

One of the ultimate New York City party bands, Marc Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos (aka “The Prosthetic Cubans”) became a must-see attraction in the late 1990s, with its feverishly cooking shows built around arrangements of Cuban bandleader Arsenio Rodriguez – innovator of the son montuno, and two critically acclaimed albums released on Atlantic Records. Reformed by popular… Continue lendo MARC RIBOT Y LOS CUBANOS POSTIZOS – Live @ Banlieues Bleues Festival (2002)

JOHN ZORN – Bagatelles (fvll albvm)

From March to May 2015, John Zorn composed 300 new tunes that were eventually collected into a book of music he called The Bagatelles (2021). After 5 years of performances around the world in venues large and small, the choicest ensembles have gone into the studio and the recordings are finally being made available in a… Continue lendo JOHN ZORN – Bagatelles (fvll albvm)

ATOMIC APE – Live at The Hideaway Bar & Grill, Sacramento (2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_tH-AANEII ATOMIC APE are an American band formed by Jason Schimmel (Estradasphere), as an evolution from Orange Tulip Conspiracy. Jason is the former bassist from Secret Chiefs 3 and has spent 4 years working in this project with a collection of 25 musicians. Among them Mimicry-familiar names like Trey Spruance, Eyvind Kang, Tim Young, Devin… Continue lendo ATOMIC APE – Live at The Hideaway Bar & Grill, Sacramento (2017)

KOKOROKO – Self-titled EP (2019)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8jHwinJRyQ&t=628s TRACKS: AdwaTi-DeUmanAbusey Junction BAND MEMBERS: Alto Saxophone, Vocals - Cassie KinoshiBass - Mutale ChashiDrums – Ayo SalawuGuitar – Oscar JeromeKeyboards - Yohan KebedePercussion - Onome Ighamre EdgeworthTrombone, Vocals - Richie SeivwrightTrumpet, Vocals - Sheila Maurice-Grey *Label: Brownswood

KOKOROKO – Adwa | Live @ Jazz in Marciac (2019)

Jazz in Marciac (JIM) is a jazz festival that takes place over a period of three weeks, usually from late July to mid-August in Marciac, Occitania, France. The first festival took place in 1978. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8b4PgaQ8-4 Kokoroko (stylised as KOKOROKO) is a London-based eight-piece musical group led by Sheila Maurice-Grey, playing a fusion of Jazz and… Continue lendo KOKOROKO – Adwa | Live @ Jazz in Marciac (2019)

KOKOROKO – Carry Me Home live at the Royal Albert Hall (BBC Proms 2020)

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLzS8IELSYA In February 2020 they won Best Group at the Urban… Continue lendo KOKOROKO – Carry Me Home live at the Royal Albert Hall (BBC Proms 2020)

HERMETO PASCOAL – Ursula / Renan

From the album Mundo Verde Esperança [Green World Hope] (2003) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22m8yJlcRt8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oklBzySRTcg

JOHN ZORN’S MASADA – Live in Sevilla (2000)

Masada is a musical group with rotating personnel led by American saxophonist and composer John Zorn since the early 1990s. Masada is as much a "songbook" as a group, comprising more than 500 relatively brief compositions. Each song is written in accordance with a number of rules, including the maximum number of staves, the modes… Continue lendo JOHN ZORN’S MASADA – Live in Sevilla (2000)