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After nearly 40 recordings under his own name, this is the first Metheny album where there is not a single Metheny composition represented.


Easton Davy’s works belong in every serious collection of Contemporary American Art. In 2004 Easton Davy painted during the Greg Osby concert at the North Sea Jazz Festival. He also made the cover art for Osby ´s CD ´Public" on Blue Note Records.


When asked about his professional biography, Rubin liked to say: "Been everywhere, played with everyone."


The latest photo collection, Jazz, features Herman’s most memorable (and unseen) images taken between 1948 and 1991 from many cities (New York, Paris, New Orleans ) during the early beginnings of bebop and an interview with Leonard revealing his techniques. Jazz captures and preserves the glory days of the music that has been called "the sound of surprise.


The winners of this year's awards in 39 categories of jazz music-making and journalism are


The big problem with this book is that it provides, at best, a severely truncated and tendentious history of the music.  One chapter gives a cursory overview of several developments in the 1950s. The final chapter covers the remaining 40 years in a slim, almost perfunctory twenty or thirty pages. Perhaps the book should have been titled "Jazz: The First 50 Years."

Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns

 

 


 Julian Siegel is one of Britain’s most versatile saxophonists.

Jazz is a documentary miniseries,released on DVD on 2001. The film concerns the history of jazz music in the USA, from its origins at the turn of the twentieth century to the present day.


Ethan killing the drums. At age 9. Started playing since he was born...... No comment.

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