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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Gerald Cleaver & Black Host

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Gerald Cleaver & Black Host

Today, let's have a look at some videos featuring drummer, composer and bandleader Gerald Cleaver, whose group Black Host will be in St. Louis next Saturday, April 25 for a New Music Circle concert at The Stage at KDHX. Cleaver is a Detroit native known for his work with a wide range of artists in jazz ...

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June Christy: Stars of Jazz, '58

June Christy: Stars of Jazz, '58

In 1958, June Christy was one of the West Coast's best-known jazz-pop recording artists. At Capitol Records, where Pete Rugolo arranged many of her albums, Christy delivered songs with a sunny melancholy and breathy coolness that perfectly reflected the sighing resignation of bluesy middle-age suburbanites in Southern California. In March '58, Christy appeared on Stars of ...

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Songlines Recordings Posts Richter 858 Video On You Tube

Songlines Recordings Posts Richter 858 Video On You Tube

Long-Form Video, Originally Featured on 2005 Album by Bill Frisell, Has Not Been Available For Viewing since Middle of 2000s In 2002 Bill Frisell was commissioned by producer David Breskin to create the music for an elaborate art book project on the great German painter Gerhard Richter. The book, Richter 858, was published in connection with ...

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Rare Photos: Joe Graves, 1947

Betty fell in love with jazz in the 1940s. Armed with her trusted camera, she took as many photos as she could of the musicians she adored. Last week, Betty sent along a bunch of snapshots through her friend Chris, so I could share them with you. Both are avid JazzWax readers. Today, three photos of ...

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Lee Konitz With Dan Tepfer "Talking & Playing” Instructional Video Released By JazzHeaven.com

Lee Konitz With Dan Tepfer "Talking & Playing” Instructional Video Released By JazzHeaven.com

Lee Konitz is the preeminent cool jazz saxophonist, having performed and recorded with Claude Thornhill, Lennie Tristano and with Miles Davis on his epochal Birth of the Cool, and he counts easily as one of the most distinctive voices on alto saxophone. Konitz recorded dozens of albums as a leader and recorded or performed with Dave ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Tuning in to Robert Glasper

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Tuning in to Robert Glasper

This week, let's take a look at some video clips featuring keyboardist Robert Glasper, who's bringing his group the Experiment back to St. Louis to perform Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 23 at Jazz at the Bistro. Glasper, a native of Houston who turned 37 just last week, will be returning here for the first ...

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Gerry Mulligan At Brecon

Gerry Mulligan would have been 88 years old today. Until a year or so before his death in 1996, Mulligan was playing and writing at the top of his game. To remember him, let’s listen to one of the classic compositions played by his quartet at the Brecon, Wales, Jazz Festival in 1991. Here’s Mulligan’s “Walking ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: A John Abercrombie Sampler

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: A John Abercrombie Sampler

This week, our video spotlight shines on guitarist John Abercrombie, who will be in St. Louis this coming Tuesday, April 7 to perform for the Jazz at Holmes series at Washington University. Abercrombie, who turned 70 last December, has been a significant force on the jazz scene since the turn of the 1970s, working with Billy ...

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Hank Mobley: Just Coolin'

Hank Mobley: Just Coolin'

Before the Wrecking Crew, Funk Brothers or any of the other session bands in the pop-rock and soul era, there was Blue Note. Back in the early 1950s, Alfred Lion came up with the concept of a steadily employed stable of musicians who would record in different configurations for his label. It was ingenious, really, and ...

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The Hidden Bill Holman

The Hidden Bill Holman

Yesterday I posted on three little known powerhouse albums with arrangements by Bill Holman (above). Today, I'm turning you on to a superb album from 2012 that Tom Lord's Jazz Discography wasn't aware featured Bill's work: The Pete Christlieb & Linda Small 11-Piece Band's Tall & Small: High on U (Bosco). Christlieb (above) is a West ...


 

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