Thursday May 9
Charles Lloyd: Quartets - review
This five-disc set collects recordings by Charles Lloyd for ECM between his comeback in 1989 and the late 1990s, released to coincide with the saxophonist's 75th birthday.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jason Moran on the 'bandwagon'
Jason Moran's status as one of the most gifted and acclaimed jazz stars to emerge in the past 15 years is a matter of record.
The Campbell Reporter
Jazz star Jason Moran talks -- about skateboarding
Jazz pianist Jason Moran avoids the obvious. His music has channeled Johannes Brahms and James P. Johnson, African-American spirituals and Afrika Bambaataa.
Chicago Jazz Fest lineup announced; Charles Lloyd Quartet, Jack DeJohnnette included
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the lineup for the 35th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival set to take place on August 29-September 1. Some notable performers include the Charles Lloyd Quartet with special guest Bill Frissel, NEA Jazz Master drummer Jack DeJohnnette, saxophonist Charles Lloyd, pianist and composer Jason Moran, Chicago-based ... (more)
Charles Lloyd, Barbican, London
There were echoes of John Coltrane's classic quartet in this gig, part of the saxophonist's 75th birthday celebrations The saxophonist Charles Lloyd's return to the Barbican was part of an ongoing 75th birthday celebration and provided a snapshot of his recent recordings.