Tag: Jazz

Sometimes an interpretation adds new insight to the original-Gregory Porter shows us how

I  watched the “hard to say it”  master performance at least 20X in 24 hours and each time notice something more nuanced and subtle in the intonation, tone, and delivery of a song not penned by the performer. Then, if you have any tears of joy left, watch and or listen to Gregory re-imagine for the better, Bruno Mars “Just the way you are”

Read More

Time for Ella on Durham cool? say hell yes to the best!

It has taken us far too long, 7 years almost, to feature a tribute to our most deserving American Jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald. Perhaps we deferred due to the plethora of living singers calling for our attention first. This may have something to do with our chief editor’s advancing age, the onslaught of early dementia. Regardless, please accept our full apologies for taking this long.

Read More

John Coltrane Quartet

Any newly discovered music from a legend on the order of John Coltrane is an event. But the reason advance buzz has been particularly feverish for Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, a previously unissued session from March of 1963, is that it comes from the era of his so-called Classic Quartet.

Read More
Loading

DISCLOSURE: This article page and article posts within may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we receive a commission.

Coursera Plus banner featuring Johns Hopkins University, Google, and University of Michigan courses highlighting data science career-advancing content

Banner for Google IT Support Professional Certificate featuring a Coursera learner on her laptop in the kitchen.

Harbor Sweets