ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Huuro Kolkko (2009)

Alamaailman Vasarat ("The Hammers of the Underworld") is an avant-garde Finnish musical group formed in 1997. Their music is influenced by European folk, klezmer, jazz and metal. The band's founder Jarno Sarkula (photo) died on 12 July 2020 in Portugal. Alamaailman Vasarat are: Jarno Sarkula (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass and contrabass saxophones, clarinet, contrabass… Continue lendo ALAMAAILMAN VASARAT – Huuro Kolkko (2009)

TOM BROWNE – Funkin’ For Jamaica

Tom Browne (born October 30, 1954) is an American jazz trumpeter. He rose to prominence with Sonny Fortune and had major hits in 1980 and 1981: the No. 1 Billboard magazine R&B single "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" and the No. 4 R&B single "Thighs High (Grip Your Hips and Move)". "Funkin' For Jamaica" is from… Continue lendo TOM BROWNE – Funkin’ For Jamaica

BUDDY RICH BIG BAND – Live @ The North Sea Jazz Festival (1978)

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer" and was known for his virtuosic technique, power, groove, and speed. Rich was born in Manhattan, New York, to Jewish vaudevillians Bess (Skolnik) and Robert Rich.:6 His talent for rhythm… Continue lendo BUDDY RICH BIG BAND – Live @ The North Sea Jazz Festival (1978)

WYNTON MARSALIS – Music As Metaphor | Harvard Lecture

In this chapter, Wynton introduces his 'Me vs. You' and 'Us vs. Y'all' vs. 'All of Us' contention, and argues that music has the significant power to bring us together and evoke moods and memories. Delve into Wynton Marsalis's six-part Harvard University lecture series, covering a range of topics including jazz, what it means… Continue lendo WYNTON MARSALIS – Music As Metaphor | Harvard Lecture

SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS – Just This Side of Blue

From Bedlam Ballroom (2000) I'm just this side of blueJust as close to crackin' upJust this shy of packin' upI'm just this side of blue It's that time you knewThere's no point in talkin it outJust as close to walkin' outThat's why I'm tellin' you I could complain and be a painBut I'd get… Continue lendo SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS – Just This Side of Blue

KOKOROKO – Self-titled EP (2019) 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 – 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. 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)

THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES – Detroit Rock City I feel uptight on a saturday nightNine o' clock, the radio's the only lightI hear my song and it pulls me through Comes on strong, tells me what i've got to doI got to..Get upEverybody's gonna move their feet Get downEverybody's gonna leave their seatYou gotta lose your mind in detroit rock cityGet up… Continue lendo THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES – Detroit Rock City

NATALIA LAFOURCADE – Un Canto Por México (mvsical)

Un Canto por México, vol. 1 is the ninth studio album by Mexican recording artist Natalia Lafourcade, based on a concert made on November 4, 2019, named Un canto por México. It was released on May 8, 2020. Natalia Lafourcade (born 26 February 1984) is a Mexican pop-rock and folk singer and songwriter who,… Continue lendo NATALIA LAFOURCADE – Un Canto Por México (mvsical)

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)