Jiyoung Lee – Snobs, Addicts & Royalty

Ian Patterson writes:  Jiyoung Lee, pianist/keyboardist and leader of Korean jazz-funk sextet Jazz Snobs Funk Addicts probably has to pinch herself from time to time. Encouraged from a young age by her parents to pursue a life as a classical pianist, Lee instead opted for the greater expressive freedom—and the economic uncertainty— offered by jazz. […]

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WYNTON MARSALIS: It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got swing

Being with Wynton Marsalis is always an education. He’s happiest when he can enthuse about something, or learn something new from whoever he’s speaking to. Right now, sitting over lunch in a Japanese restaurant in New York, he’s off on the topic of jazz’s Anglo-Celtic roots. “Those folk songs and hymns the slaves learnt from […]

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Interview with jazz musician Adrian Cunningham

Interview with jazz musician Adrian Cunningham Epilogue Hi. I’m Tony Andrews and I am Contributing Editor / Jazz here. I hope you found the above interesting. If you want anything jazz-related published here (free of charge) then please email me at tonya.balgores@talktalk.net and/or you can leave a message on +44(0) 7734 816 345 and I’ll […]

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Donnie Fritts interviewed by Eric Gebhardt

There is a unique blend of southern R&B, soul, and blues that is known the world over… Closely related to the sounds of Stax Records and folks like Rufus Thomas, but with a slightly different blend of spices and it’s own distinct flavor… Studios, sessionmen and songwriters from the northwest corner of Alabama put their […]

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Interview with jazz musician Allan Harris

https://www.axs.com/interview-with-jazz-musician-allan-harris-105542 Epilogue Hi. I’m Tony Andrews and I am Contributing Editor / Jazz here. I hope you found the above interesting. If you want anything jazz-related published here (free of charge) then please email me at tonya.balgores@talktalk.net and/or you can leave a message on +44(0) 7734 816 345 and I’ll see if it fits.  Thank […]

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Reconstructing Bach’s Magnificat, with John Butt and the Dunedin Consort

Bach’s initial Christmas Day Vespers as Thomaskantor was an overt display of music-making, with his Magnificat taking pride of place. For the Dunedin Consort’s new recording, John Butt has reconstructed the whole service as Bach might have celebrated it in 1723, writes David Vickers Continues HERE

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Kyle Eastwood, 38, is a jazz musician and the eldest son of actor Clint. So does he ever get tired of being asked about his dad?

  https://www.theguardian.com/music/2007/jan/25/jazz.questiontime Epilogue Hi. I’m Tony Andrews and I am Contributing Editor / Jazz here. I hope you found the above interesting. If you want anything jazz-related published here (free of charge) then please email me at tonya.balgores@talktalk.net and/or you can leave a message on +44(0) 7734 816 345 and I’ll see if it fits.  […]

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How we made the pop song 19 by Paul Hardcastle and Ken Grunbaum

Interviews by Dave Simpson ‘Paul played me a rough version. When I heard that ‘N-n-n-nineteen’ hook I thought: What the heck? All my life I wanted to be a motorbike racer, until I had a bad crash and ended up in hospital for four months. While I was bedridden I listened to the radio all the time, […]

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Daniel Rosenboom – Fire Keeper

Fiona Orde-Shrimpton: To say Daniel Rosenboom is no ordinary jazz trumpeter, is no exaggeration. His father, David Rosenboom is currently Dean, Richard Seaver Distinguished Chair in Music at the California Institute of the Arts (and has been at CalArts since 1990), and having a first trumpet teacher in the form of Wadada Leo Smith, where […]

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JIMMY PAGE: ‘We knew that no band had ever sounded like Led Zeppelin’

As new remasters of Led Zeppelin’s albums go on sale, Neil McCormick meets guitarist Jimmy Page and finds the band sounding more thrilling than ever http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopmusic/10862455/Jimmy-Page-We-knew-that-no-band-had-ever-sounded-like-Led-Zeppelin.html

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An Interview with Legendary Jazz Musician Max Roach

An Interview with Legendary Jazz Musician Max Roach completed as part of the Howard University Jazz Oral History Project. View More at http://library.howard.edu/jazz Epilogue Hi. I’m Tony Andrews and I am Contributing Editor / Jazz here. I hope you found the above interesting. If you want anything jazz-related published here (free of charge) then please […]

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How Beethoven’s symphonies changed the world

Riccardo Chailly talks to Philip Clark about how Beethoven’s symphonies have influenced generations of composers https://www.gramophone.co.uk/feature/how-beethoven%E2%80%99s-symphonies-changed-the-world?utm_content=How%20Beethoven%27s%20symphonies%20changed%20the%20world&utm_campaign=Gramophone%20Newsletter%20-%2014MAR17%20%28Subs%29&utm_source=Gramophone&utm_medium=adestra_email&utm_term=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gramophone.co.uk%2Ffeature%2Fhow-beethoven%25E2%2580%2599s-symphonies-changed-the-world  

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