I had all these great ideas for what I wanted write this week, and then I got sidetracked by music. Marilyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday. EPMD. Zap Mama. Antibalas. Music is universal. Even if genre isn’t. My heart beats with rhythm. Take a moment and listen to your inner beat. I’ll wait. Let me mark […]
Spotted on: Jazz on the Tube What more can you ask for? Charlie Parker – Saxophone Coleman Hawkins – Tenor saxophone Hank Jones – Piano Ray Brown – Double bass Buddy Rich – Drums Bill Harris – Trombone Lester Young – Tenor saxophone Harry Edison – Trumpet Flip Phillips – Tenor saxophone Ella Fitzgerald – […]
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A deep solo piece by Daniel Waples. A hang jam by Dante Bucci. A hang drum and didgeridoo trio, promo vid for the JT Didgeridoo Festival. Finally, electronic hang, using a contact mic and a beat, by John Pascuzzi.
In 2008, I participated in a contest on Indaba Music and sponsored by Berklee School of Music. The contest was simple enough: Take a song written by Berklee student Chris Han, and recorded by jazz greats Greg Osby and Joe Lovano and some Berklee cats. I locked myself in the Junklab for two days, […]
I had never heard of until about a month ago. Of course, that just goes to show there’s something new to learn every day. Not only is she one of the greatest Hammond B3 players in the world, she truly has her own voice. I invite you to check her out too…