“Tritone Substitutions” article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Jazz in Long Form » Twin Sons from Different Mothers?: Harmonic Convergence … We don’t know who discovered the ‘tritone sub’… this harmonic device provides colorful harmonic variation without disturbing the overall form or flow of the piece… it also provides the improviser with opportunities to use new scales and […]

In Situ album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Alexa Torres: In Situ By Mike Jurkovic June 18, 2024 Sign in to view read count With balletic verve, Latin violinist ” data-original-title title>Alexa Torres goes about her debut disc, the hugely confident, ear and eye opening In Situ, with an inquisitive gusto and aplomb that belies […]

Gånglåt Från Halland by Daniel Stahre

Home » Music » Song of the Day From the album Buy Album Album Title: Margin Call IILabel: Self ProducedReleased: 2024 Duration: 29:59:48 Listen Sign in to view listen count About the Album Part of the upcoming album “Margin Call II” in June, the Dolby Atmos single ‘Gånglåt från Halland’ is a melodic exploration with […]

Take Five with Saxophonist Anthony Bruno article @ All About Jazz

Take Five with Saxophonist Anthony Bruno article @ All About Jazz Home » Jazz Articles » Take Five With… » Take Five with Saxophonist Anthony Bruno Meet Anthony Bruno Anthony Bruno Chicago-based saxophonist has dedicated his life to music as a performer, educator, and creator. Born into a musical family, playing music has been a […]

A Contemporary Jazz Emotional Voyage

Titus Maz, an innovative force in the jazz world, unveils his latest masterpiece, The Way You Like It. This album is a rich tapestry of contemporary jazz, woven with threads of Latin, Bossa, and Samba grooves, and is an emotional voyage through Titus Maz’s vivid experiences and diverse influences. The genesis of The Way You […]

Jazz news: JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 17, 2024

All About Jazz publishes the weekly JazzWeek Radio Chart. Discover new releases, track chart movement, and learn what is being played on jazz radio stations in the United States. Enjoy! TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 2 1 Monty Alexander D-Day (PEEWEE!) 253 223 +30 0 44 1 10 […]

Marcus Miller Musician – All About Jazz

Marcus Miller, winner of the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album of 2001, was born in Brooklyn in 1959 and raised in Jamaica, New York. He came from a musical family and was influenced early on by his father, a church organist and choir director, as well as his musical extended family (which included […]

Sukiyaki (You Took Your Love Away) by Halie Loren

Home » Music » Song of the Day From the album Buy Album Album Title: Dreams Lost and FoundLabel: Justin Time RecordsReleased: 2024 Listen Sign in to view listen count About the Album Halie Loren re: Sukiyaki (You Took Your Love Away from Me) Sad lyrics set to happy music are my favorite kind of […]

Doc Cheatham Musician – All About Jazz

One of the very last survivors of the early days of jazz, trumpeter Adolphus “Doc” Cheatham attracted attention from the historically- inclined right up to his death in 1997 at the age of 91. His career recapitulated much of the history of jazz as a whole: he came of age hearing and playing with the […]

Precipice album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Ill Considered: Precipice By Chris May June 13, 2024 Sign in to view read count The British pianist ” data-original-title title>John Tilbury believes that some free-improv musicians play for too long without pausing for literal or metaphorical breath and, to make matters worse, do not listen hard […]