[Music] Album Review: The Distance (2016) by Michael Formanek & Ensemble Kolossus — JAZZ RIGHT NOW

The Distance – Michael Formanek and Ensemble Kolossus ECM (2016) Personnel: Loren Stillman (alto saxophone, flute) Oscar Noriega (alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Chris Speed (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Brian Settles (tenor saxophone, flute) Tim Berne (baritone saxophone) Dave Ballou (trumpet) Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Shane Endsley (trumpet) Kirk Knuffke (cornet) Alan Ferber (trombone) Jacob Garchik (trombone) […]

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[Music] Scotty Moore, Rock Pioneer and Elvis Presley’s Guitarist, Dies at 84 — Variety

Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock ‘n’ roll guitarist whose fluid picking propelled Elvis Presley’s first recordings for Sun Records, died Tuesday in Nashville, according to Memphis newspaper the Commercial Appeal. He was 84. Moore was a member of a local country combo in Memphis when he was drafted by Sun owner Sam Phillips to support……

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