KRIS DAVIS – Diatom Ribbons (making-of)

Kris Davis, a 2021 Doris Duke Artist in the jazz category, is a critically acclaimed pianist and composer who was described by The New York Times as a beacon for “deciding where to hear jazz on a given night.” Since 2003, Davis has released 23 recordings as a leader or co-leader and has collaborated with… Continue lendo KRIS DAVIS – Diatom Ribbons (making-of)

OLIWOOD & TREVOR DUNN – Live in Bonn, Germany (2019)

Insane jazz by the extraordinary Berlin trio Oliwood, led by drummer Oliver (Oli) Steidle, featuring an equally extraordinary guest: American bassist Trevor Dunn, a reference figure in world music, with participation in groups such as Mr. Bungle, Melvins, Fantomas, Electric Masada by John Zorn and many others. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmeezLLMi1s Excerpt from 2nd set of the concert… Continue lendo OLIWOOD & TREVOR DUNN – Live in Bonn, Germany (2019)

EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is in the vanguard of his generation's advancement of music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride… Continue lendo EMMET COHEN & PATRICK BARTLEY – After You’ve Gone (live)

STRANGE CHANGES – Baby’s First Coffin (The Dillinger Escape Plan’s cover)

Strange Changes are an experimental progressive rock band with funk and jazz influences. The Dillinger Escape Plan was an American metalcore band formed in 1997, by guitarist Ben Weinman, bassist Adam Doll, vocalist Dimitri Minakakis, and drummer Chris Pennie. The band's use of odd time signatures, polyrhythms and unconventional drum patterns became a staple of… Continue lendo STRANGE CHANGES – Baby’s First Coffin (The Dillinger Escape Plan’s cover)

The iconic Kenny G plays sax on nightmarish new death metal song | Loudwire

Chad Childers - Loudwire, June 16, 2022 Who had "Kenny G. plays sax on a death metal song" on their 2022 collaboration scorecard? Though it's something you might not have expected, it works marvelously well as the legendary sax player perfectly adds to the cacophony of heavy brutality being laid down in the the new Imperial… Continue lendo The iconic Kenny G plays sax on nightmarish new death metal song | Loudwire

ZACK GROOVES – When Jazz nerds play Zelda

ZackGrooves (Zack Graybeal) is an incredibly talented jazz drummer who studied at Music at East Carolina University. In 2020 he seemed to come out of nowhere and grow to become one of the most entertaining YouTube drummer content creators. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BejV0PxZNNA ZackGrooves YouTube channel (at the time of writing) has over 181,000 subscribers and over 15… Continue lendo ZACK GROOVES – When Jazz nerds play Zelda

JOHN ZORN’S PAINKILLER – Live in Moscow (2006)

Painkiller (also known as Pain Killer) is a band that formed in 1991, combining avant-garde jazz and grindcore. Later albums incorporated elements of ambient and dub. The three primary members of Painkiller were John Zorn on saxophone, Bill Laswell on bass guitar and Mick Harris on drums. Zorn and Laswell work in the New York… Continue lendo JOHN ZORN’S PAINKILLER – Live in Moscow (2006)

EMMET COHEN TRIO FEAT. PATRICK BARTLEY & FABIEN MARY – Live in France (fvll concert)

Emmet Harley Cohen (born May 25, 1990 in Miami, Florida) is an American pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator. Cohen is primarily known for his work in jazz, although he also studied European art music (classical music) extensively earlier in his career, and this influence is apparent in his technique, occasional improvisational "quotes," and general technical… Continue lendo EMMET COHEN TRIO FEAT. PATRICK BARTLEY & FABIEN MARY – Live in France (fvll concert)

IDRIS ACKAMOOR ☥ THE PYRAMIDS – Shaman! (fvll albvm) [2020]

Idris Ackamoor (born 1951) is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, actor, tap dancer, producer, administrator, and director. He is also artistic director of the jazz ensemble The Pyramids. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvjpEq6Hln8 TRACKLIST: 1. Shaman!2. Tango of Love3. Eternity4. When Will I See You Again?5. Salvation6. Theme for Cecil7. Virgin8. The Last Slave Ship9. Dogon Mysteries Personnel: Idris Ackamoor… Continue lendo IDRIS ACKAMOOR ☥ THE PYRAMIDS – Shaman! (fvll albvm) [2020]

SONS OF KEMET – Live from the Basement

Watch Sons Of Kemet's full set here produced in collaboration with WeTransfer and Sonos Radio. Sons of Kemet are a British jazz group formed by Shabaka Hutchings, Oren Marshall, Seb Rochford, and Tom Skinner. Theon Cross replaced Marshall on tuba after the first album, and Eddie Hick replaced Rochford on drums after the second. The… Continue lendo SONS OF KEMET – Live from the Basement