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This collaboration between New Orleans piano virtuoso Butler and trumpeter/arranger Bernstein is the auspicious occasion for the latest relaunch of Impulse, 1960s label home to jazz giant John Coltrane, among others.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter
Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.
Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs...
Amazon today announced it has added hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of new, expert-programmed Prime Playlists to the Prime Music catalog.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Saxophonist Odean Pope makes rare appearance at Chris' Jazz Cafe tomorrow
Philadelphia saxophone great Odean Pope doesn't perform with the same frequency that he once did.
Twilight and 'the Spiritual Chord.'
Friends, I am looking at Wasily Kandinsky's Twilight painted in Paris in 1943. twilight for Kandinsky seemed a balance between opposites, day and night.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
KLRN-TV San Antonio
Ravi Coltrane Quartet
This episode also features an exclusive interview with the artist.
Red Cat Jazz Cafe
Even if you don't know Miles Davis from Buddy Miles or John Coltrane from John Legend , there's something about being in a jazz club that automatically makes you feel more, well, sophisticated.
Today in History for July 17th
Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Listening Booth: Impulse! Records
Impulse! Records, the storied label that featured innovative music by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, and other jazz luminaries in the sixties, had been dormant for years.
University City Review
Internationally-Renowned Saxophonist Azar Lawrence and Philadelphia...
The Festival, organized by People's Emergency Center, highlights Lancaster Avenue as one of Philadelphia's newest arts and culture corridors The People's Emergency Center is bringing internationally renowned jazz saxophonist, and disciple of John Coltrane, Azar Lawrence to Philadelphia for its 8th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival on ... (more)
All About Jazz
FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Fourth Annual John Coltrane Festival Set for August...
By Larry Reni Thomas The Friends of John Coltrane, Inc., a High Point, North Carolina-based arts organization, presents, The Fourth Annual John Coltrane International Jazz And Blues Festival, August 30, 2014, from 1 pm to 10 pm, at Oak Hollow Park, 1841 Eastchester Drive, in High Point, North Carolina.
Wall Street Journal
Music Review: Modernizing Morton
Henry Butler's 1986 debut recording, "Fivin' Around," married the past and present in meaningful ways, establishing his place within both a long line of distinctive New Orleans piano virtuosos and a forward-leaning modern-jazz landscape.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Music Monday: Classy Vibes
Happy Music Monday! If you were to break into Scott's house and look at his record collection, you'd maybe be shocked to see how many records feature the vibes.
The Five Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rakim, Lady Gaga, the Neighbourhood, etc.
Give John Egan credit for taking chances. The longtime solo Houston bluesman's new album, Amulet , is in some respects the polar opposite of its 2012 predecessor, Phantoms .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
North Carolina Pulled Pork: The South's Version of Hard Cider
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.
R.I.P. Tommy and Charlie
There were loads of tributes regarding the passing of Tommy Ramone , the last of the original members of the Ramones .
National Public Radio
The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited
It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
We speak with legendary bass player, composer and political activist, Charlie Haden.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Straits Times
Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies aged 76
Grammy Award-winning Charlie Haden, a legendary jazz bassist who played with artists including John Coltrane and Chet Baker, died on Friday in Los Angeles.
Charles J. Limb: Inner Sparks
Charles J. Limb could have been a professional jazz saxophonist. He grew up in a musical family and showed early signs of talent.