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The Nicholas Payton Quintet - Live at the Village Vanguard 12.14.97
I saw this band 6 months later and they were on fire riding on the energy of Payton's Place.
Music  live  jazz  virtuosity 
july 2017 by amaah
Abbey Lincoln obituary
was listening to a turtle's dream again... wonderful
AbbeyLincoln  music  jazz  obituary  culture  appreciation  virtuosity 
august 2015 by amaah
Interview with Nicholas Payton
so opinionated is our man Nicholas Payton... let the music speak I say...
jazz  music  history  race 
april 2015 by amaah
Ben Webster meets Oscar Peterson (Hannover, 1972) - YouTube
listen to Bean on "I got it bad and that ain't good" and observe Oscar Peterson almost swoon at the delicacy of the horn. Heavenly
music  concert  performance  jazz  video  virtuosity  live 
september 2013 by amaah
Pursuing Many Paths to Find His Own
Profiling the lovely voice of José James. His new album comes out in the next few weeks ‘No Beginning No End’
music  voice  appreciation  jazz  soul  review 
january 2013 by amaah
The Dark Keys
Hearing echoes of Ramsey Lewis's Nights in White Satin (1973) in Tina Turner's We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) (1985).
music  soul  jazz  pop  culture  observation  appreciation  review 
january 2013 by amaah
Brent Fischer, Clare Fischer :: Red Bull Music Academy
the late Clare Fischer talks shop with his son... fodder for music geeks everywhere
creativeprocess  production  virtuosity  appreciation  craft  culture  arranging  composition  classical  pop  latin  jazz  soul  music 
february 2012 by amaah
Gil Scott-Heron Mini Tribute Mix
includes a cool re-spin of 'legend in his own mind'
music  soul  jazz  jazz-funk 
may 2011 by amaah
'Sweet Poppa Lou,' Still in His Groove
A Profile of Lou Donaldson, still ticking after 60 years playing jazz
music  jazz  culture  virtuosity  LouDonaldson 
august 2010 by amaah
José James - Blackmagic (live)
the golden boy of jazz, the swagger of Sinatra, the voice of Johnny Hartman
music  voice  jazz  soul  concert  live  virtuosity  cool 
april 2010 by amaah
Sade: The Long War
appreciation of Sade although it doesn't really address the new album
music  soul  jazz  voice  mystique  Sade  review  appreciation 
march 2010 by amaah
Jazz Is Like Communism
with Wynton Marsalis as Brezhnev perhaps
humour  jazz  music  culture  observation  satire 
march 2010 by amaah
Jose James - BlackMagic
His voice is from another age and time. With the self-assured swagger of Frank Sinatra, Jose James' casual, effortless glide through song is something so rare in contemporary jazz that it cannot help but stand out.... Obsessions are many
music  voice  soul  jazz  review  appreciation  vibe 
february 2010 by amaah
Count Basie - Nob's Blues
that's why they call it improvisation.... lord have mercy
music  blues  performance  CountBasie  jazz  live  video  virtuosity 
january 2010 by amaah
Lester Young Centennial
Pres was the essence of cool... A deep appreciation for porkpie hat
music  jazz  review  appreciation  virtuosity  LesterYoung 
august 2009 by amaah
DJ Spinna's Tribute To Q
Aural tour of Quincy Jones's oeuvre... the bonus Sade mix is also, how to put it, nice
music  soul  jazz  remix 
august 2009 by amaah
Tatum's Art Changed Jazz
fond review of the latest Art Tatum box set
appreciation  review  music  jazz  piano  virtuosity 
june 2009 by amaah
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