Yet another live album from this Dinosaur of jazz. It’s due to hit the streets this May, and it features the first recording of Patanjali – an original Sonny Rollins composition.
The 35th Montreal jazz festival looks set to be a scorcher with the likes of Diana Ross, Keith Jarrett and Bobby Mcferrin. Read more below
Some good advice for controlling your live sound hear. Nothing specific, but information that every stage musician should be aware of.
The first Nepal Gypsy Jazz Festival 2014 is taking place in March at different places in the Kathmandu Valley.
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The daughter of a French father and Dominican mother, Cyrille Aimée grew up near the French village Samois-sur-Seine. She found her calling as a singer by sneaking out at night to meet with Gypsy musicians setting up camp in nearby meadows for the annual Django Reinhardt Festival.
Robin Nolan has played with every top gypsy jazz artist and headlined every major gypsy jazz festival across the globe.Based in Amsterdam, he’s been lauded by great musicians including Beatle George Harrison, who named Robin as his favourite guitarist and booked Robin for private parties.
In his time, virtuoso violinist Tim Kliphuis has shared the stage with some of the finest musicians around: from folk fiddle legend Frankie Gavin and jazz accordionist Richard Galliano to iconic electric guitarist Les Pau
Here’s a great article about Bennie Maupin.
” It’s not often you get to play on a classic jazz album, but Bennie Maupin has played on two – Miles’s Bitches Brew and Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters.”
While he says he has developed a wide range of musical tastes, it was at a Django Reinhardt Festival in France he attended with his father where the musician found his passion.
Gypsy jazz band One Leg Up will perform at the Canton Public Library. The trio plays “hot club” jazz selections from the 1930s and 1940s Parisian café scene, with numbers also from the “American Songbook” and the Big Band era.