If you’re watching the latest Disney film in jny: Copenhagen, you’re most likely listening to singer m: Helle Henning. Helle not only sings the character overdubs for big animated film imports in her native Denmark, but she conducts the ensemble singers on these sessions. She also t…
Shredmeister general Stephen Brodsky breaks down the main guitar part for the band’s most popular song off War Moans.
Branford Marsalis, Saxophone, and Jean-Willy Kunz, Organ: From Classical to Jazz Kimmel Center for Performing Arts Philadelphia, PA February 16, 2018 This concert of mostly classical works for saxophone and large scale pipe organ turned out to be somewhat of a surprise to the audience of jazz fans… [ read more ]
These inventive riffs might make your next blues jam a bit more exciting.
Hitch On Various venues Krakow, Poland December 3-6, 2017 The four-day Hitch On festival in Krakow is divided into two sections: separate runs for competition and showcase performances, both under the banner of the Jazz Juniors International Exchange. This doesn’t entail a ridiculously stripling ori… [ read more ]
Theater Gutersloh / Bunker Ulmenwall BielefeldGutersloh / Bielefeld February 1-3, 2018 WDR stands for Westdeutscher Rundfunk, which is the public radio organization of the German federal state of North Rhine Westphalia based in Cologne, the jazz capital of the federal state. WDR 3 refers to the thir… [ read more ]
“This week we cast a spotlight on the rock scene in Mexico.”
m: Hugh Masekela passed away just a few weeks ago at the age of 78, leaving a powerful legacy of music and activism. This month’s mix showcases ten key moments in his musical life, handpicked from his 40 albums. Those moments range from playing in m: The Jazz Epistles at just… [ read more ]
Dan Monaghan is a working drummer who makes an indispensable contribution to the music by being the one who provides the swing and support that allows the other musicians to achieve their diverse objectives. He performs so often in the Philadelphia area that if you go to a jazz show, there’s a fair… [ read more ]
His is one of the most distinctive and respected voices on double bass today. m: William Parker, the tireless composer, multi-instrumentalist, educator and poet, is still today omnipresent on the contemporary free jazz scene. What’s more, he has been consistently for the last four decade…