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

Music festivals: a high-risk business | FT Film

Festivals were already a precarious business, but after a record year in 2019 the coronavirus pandemic brought outdoor events to a halt. The FT talks to organisers, bands, and stage hands to find out whether they can bounce back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9womMYx3yw

The Saddest Concerto Of All Time – DAVID BRUCE

Concertos aren't particularly well known for being sad, so in this video I talk about a piece I think is probably the Saddest Concerto ever written. I explain how it flips the norms of the concerto genre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scba4avQ-t0

Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music: A performance reconstructs the past

Music was ubiquitous in Ancient Greece. Now we can hear how it actually sounded. A short documentary directed by Mike Tomlinson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAmuQBnNty8 Much of what we think of as Ancient Greek poetry, including Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, was composed to be sung, frequently with the accompaniment of musical instruments. And while the Greeks left modern… Continue lendo Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music: A performance reconstructs the past

OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentine jazz multi instrumentalist, guitarist, singer, and dancer. Alemán was born in Machagai, Chaco Province, in northern Argentina. He was the fourth child of seven born to pianist Marcela Pereira, a native Argentine, and Jorge Alemán Morales, of Uruguayan descent, who played guitar… Continue lendo OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

ANTIFA – Chasseurs de Skins (documentaire)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRKymsEuD1M Sous-titres en portugais / Legendas em português Sinopse: O renascimento do movimento skinhead no início da década de 1980 coincidiu, na Europa, com o crescimento dos partidos de extrema-direita, que se empenhavam em cooptar para suas fileiras jovens da classe operária cuja autoestima havia sido corroída pela crise econômica. Na França, o partido de… Continue lendo ANTIFA – Chasseurs de Skins (documentaire)

Outlawed: Thin Lizzy And The Real Phil Lynott | Full Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoPtZot15Mk This is a fascinating and massively entertaining account of the life of Phil Lynott; a man whose talent is hailed universally but whose early life of poverty is less well documented. The programme seeks to address, with marked success, some of the unanswered questions. We're treated to a rare insight and even rarer interview… Continue lendo Outlawed: Thin Lizzy And The Real Phil Lynott | Full Documentary

MR. NITERÓI – A LÍRICA BERETA: Documentário sobre Black Alien (dir. de Ton Gadioli)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLd9wSI5Bb4 "Mr. Niterói - A Lírica Bereta" traça a vida do polêmico e controverso Gustavo Black Alien. Considerado por uns o maior rapper do Brasil, considerado por outros um gênio mal compreendido. "Ele é um pouco alienígena de tudo isso. Eu ainda não sei, to querendo entender até hoje quem é o Gustavo", afirmou o… Continue lendo MR. NITERÓI – A LÍRICA BERETA: Documentário sobre Black Alien (dir. de Ton Gadioli)

LEONARD COHEN – Happens To The Heart

There's a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.Leonard COHEN (1934-2016) See Leonard Cohen’s Meditative ‘Happens to the Heart’ Video Five-minute song serves as first official single for posthumous final LP Thanks for the Dance Daniel Kreps - Rolling Stone, October 24, 2019 Leonard Cohen’s experience as a Buddhist monk is the inspiration for… Continue lendo LEONARD COHEN – Happens To The Heart

“Chico Science, Um Caranguejo Elétrico” (documentário)

Documentário "Chico Science - Um Caranguejo Elétrico. Um filme de 86 minutos exibido pela TV Globo Nordeste e GloboNews em 2016. O documentário acompanha a carreira do mentor do Manguebeat através de imagens de arquivo, gravações inéditas e depoimentos de nomes como Fred Zero Quatro ( Mundo Livre S/A), Jorge Mautner, Carlos Eduardo Miranda, Arnaldo… Continue lendo “Chico Science, Um Caranguejo Elétrico” (documentário)