Polish trumpeter Tomas Stańko passed away today at the age of 76. We say farewell by sharing his 1975 masterpiece, Twet.
[Music] Horace Silver Quintet – Song For My Father
Perfectly appropriate for the day, no?
[Music] The Wanderers / Ruth Price – Shadrach Meshack and Abednego / Shadrach
Jazz siren Ruth Price tears up this classic tune in a scat style, whereas The Wanderers give this a more hip, uptempo interpretation. Swingin’ stuff!
[Music] How Salah Ragab Became an Undisputed Icon in Egyptian Jazz
There was no more important person in the realm of Egyptian jazz than drummer, bandleader and one-time collaborator with the legendary Sun Ra, Salah Ragab. Bandcamp Daily features the artist here.
[Music] Funked Up East #28 – The Evolution of Czecho-Slovakian Jazz
A magnificent podcast out of Estonia, this current session by Funked Up East features smooth, sultry Czech and Slovak Jazz.
Czechoslovak Radio Jazz Orchestra – Passacaglia
Karel Velebný – Ztráta Nalezeného Syna
SHQ – Epitaph for George Dillon
Jiøí Mráz – Danyáda
Karel Krautgartner – 31° ve stínu
Rudolf Dasek – Rambles
Václav Zahradník Big Band – Jazz Goes To Beat I
SHQ – Lori
Jazz Cellula – Zmoklá Voda
Jazz Ze Studio A – Ogarské Hry
Gustav Brom – If Only
[Music] 10 new reissues to add to your collection in early 2018
According to our friends at The Vinyl Factory, 2018 will be a magnificent year for reissues. Included in this article are releases from Klaus Schulze, Songs: Ohia, Holger Czukay, Sun Ra and Kuniyuki Takahashi among others.
[Music Performance] PINTOTONICS n + 1 edition January 8, 2018
P I N T O T O N I C S n + 1 edition January 8 2018
Huis de Pinto
St Antoniebreestraat 69
1011 HB Amsterdam
(020) 3700210 > reservation recommended
20:00 doors open
20:30 start 1st set
23:00 end of event
Entrance 10 + 7 (students/cjp)
SET 1 > SOLO
SET 1 > ENSEMBLE
Mirko Montaldi Ensemble &
the ‘Erik Satie/’Vexations’ project
We hope to welcome you!
Solo set by Maarten Ornstein/bass clarinet
Ensemble set by Blue Lines Trio & Ada Rave
Ada Rave/ tenor sax, clarinet
Michiel Scheen/piano, compositions
Raoul van der Weide/contrabass, compositions
Solo set by Ab Baars/shakuhachi, tenor sax, clarinet + solo cd presentation
Ensemble set by Janssen & Janssen
Guus Janssen/piano, compositions
[Music] Nihad Hrustanbegović – Take Five
Bosnian-Dutch accordionist and composer Nihad Hrustanbegović takes on the Dave Brubeck standard and does justice to it.
[Music Podcast] La Montaña Rusa #448. Especial Geri Allen
The world of jazz mourned the loss of American pianist Geri Allen, who died on June 12th at the age of 60.
Our good friends at La Montaña Rusa, one of Spain’s best jazz podcasts, offers a program in tribute to Geri here:
[Music] Polish Jazz: Era-Defining Records From Behind The Iron Curtain
Cezary Lerski lived in Los Angeles last I remember, and his label should be sainted for providing so many re-releases of classic Polish Jazz. This new series is being handled by Languidity Records, and they also do amazing work.
Liza Premiyak of The Calvert Journal has more here.