The Koln Concert, by Keith Jarrett, was performed on January 24, 1975, and the album was released later that year. This was a concert which was doomed for failure. Despite the obstacles that stood before Jarrett, including an extremely unfit piano that he was forced to employ, he pulled off one of the … Continue reading LIVE!! – The Koln Concert, by Keith Jarrett
While not all music is jazz, there are some out there that come relatively close, as in “jazz(y)”. Mo’jardo is one such group. And, it’s an artist. And, they are a recording company. Mo’jardo “enlists” artists from around the world to create unique listening experiences. One unique listening experience comes in the form of a … Continue reading Jazz(y) – Mo’jardo
This playlist, entitled “Watchlist”, will introduce you to artists and music of whom you may have never heard. Or, it may well be stuff you’ve put on the back burner until you “get time to check it out”. Can’t have you missing out so, try something new or realize that . . . it’s time … Continue reading Watchlist 2/25/20
gen – re \ ˈzhän-rə 1: a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content In the past several years, there seems to have been a rash of buzzwords and phrases used to determine where a particular type of music should or should not be placed. Ironically, the … Continue reading Is it really jazz?
Of all the live recordings that I have been privy to, Live At Montreux, showcasing Les McCann (ft. Eddie Harris), is, by far, one of my favorites. The album was recorded in 1969, a time when live festivals were at one of their greatest points. Les McCann was on piano and singing, while Eddie Harris … Continue reading LIVE!! – Les McCann (ft. Eddie Harris)
Saint Cyprian. Man? Woman? Group? Who knows? I certainly do not. What I do know is that there is only one song on the entire internet by this . . . artist. I consider myself capable of searching the internet properly enough to find “something” if “something” exists, but, alas, no joy. Be that as … Continue reading Jazz(y) – Saint Cyprian