[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. Track List: 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 […]

[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 http://www.huisdepinto.nl http://www.presentsoundsamsterdam.nl 20:00 doors open 20:30 start 1st set 23:00 end of event Entrance 10 + 7 (students/cjp) SET 1 > SOLO ‘SOLAMENTE […]

[Music] Cosmic Analog Ensemble – Les Sourdes Oreilles

We send a mountain of respect to Charif Megarbane, head honcho of the Cosmic Analog Ensemble, for producing an album that combines the best of jazz, funk, noir, soundtrack music and deep groove. We’re looking forward to more from him!

[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.