dave-douglas:-secular-psalms-(greenleaf)

Dave Douglas: Secular Psalms (Greenleaf)

No one can accuse Dave Douglas of pandering to mainstream interests. Among his primary inspirations for Secular Psalms is the Ghent Altarpiece (a.k.a. The Adoration … Read More "Dave Douglas: Secular Psalms (Greenleaf)" The post Dave Douglas: Secular Psalms (Greenleaf) appeared first on JazzTimes.
nick-stefanacci-‘dance-until-dawn’-–-listen

Nick Stefanacci ‘Dance Until Dawn’ – LISTEN

After having released seven solo albums constructed of sophisticated pop, funk and jazz fusion featuring guest vocalists, saxophonist Nick Stefanacci decided to throw a changeup by crafting a buoyant smooth/contemporary jazz instrumental, “Dance Until Dawn,” which drops May 24 on the Sweet Lion Music Group label. Stefanacci wrote the single with Billboard hitmaker Adam Hawley, who produced the vibrant, melody-rich sax-led tune.…
marcus-elliot-keeps-the-detroit-jazz-tradition-alive

Marcus Elliot Keeps the Detroit Jazz Tradition Alive

“The Detroit Way,” according to author Bill Harris, who’s written extensively about jazz, is a tradition of schooling rising Detroit jazz musicians on the rudiments … Read More "Marcus Elliot Keeps the Detroit Jazz Tradition Alive" The post Marcus Elliot Keeps the Detroit Jazz Tradition Alive appeared first on JazzTimes.
francisco-mela-to-host-residency-project-in-italy

Francisco Mela to Host Residency Project in Italy

577 Records, a label based in Italy, has announced a new residency program—“Sounds of Freedom”—in which five musicians will work with drummer Francisco Mela in … Read More "Francisco Mela to Host Residency Project in Italy" The post Francisco Mela to Host Residency Project in Italy appeared first on JazzTimes.
philip-watson:-bill-frisell,-beautiful-dreamer:-the-guitarist-who-changed-the-sound-of-american-music-(faber)

Philip Watson: Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer: The Guitarist Who Changed the Sound of American Music (Faber)

Funny an Irish-based journalist who’s written about James Joyce’s Ulysses, wounded British soldiers, and Nick Cave is the man making the auspicious title claim of … Read More "Philip Watson: Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer: The Guitarist Who Changed the Sound of American Music (Faber)" The post Philip Watson: Bill Frisell, Beautiful Dreamer: The Guitarist Who…