“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 […]

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 […]

Songs Of The Fathers article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Cover Stories » Phil Raskin: Songs Of The Fathers By Sammy Stein June 13, 2024 Sign in to view read count For generations young musicians have apprenticed with older masters, learning to carry on important traditions while honing their skills to push the boundaries to achieve new levels of innovation, […]

Transculturation of Brazilian Music in America article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Jazz in Long Form » From Showboat-to-Samba: Transculturation of Brazilian Mu… By Troy Hoffman June 12, 2024 Sign in to view read count The bossa nova wave was one of the first significant impacts on jazz since Miles Davis, Claude Thornhill and Gil Evans restored balance between the ensemble and […]

Adventures In Sound article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Interview » Meilana Gillard: Adventures In Sound By Ian Patterson June 12, 2024 Sign in to view read count I’m someone who really draws inspiration from the people I play with… from the moment I’m in. —Meilana Gillard To nurture a sound on one’s instrument—a personal voice—that is instantly recognizable, […]

Koppel Blade Koppel and The Bobby Broom Organ-isation article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title title>Bobby Broom has deigned to revisit some of his best work in that setting at the same time Benjamin Koppel saxophone, altob.1974 ” data-original-title title>Benjamin Koppel embarks upon a digression from his more ambitious projects to offer a blowing session for his saxophone, father Anders on the Hammond B-3 and the esteemed drummer […]

Katherine McVicker article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Chats with Cats » The Mentor: Katherine McVicker By B.D. Lenz June 10, 2024 Sign in to view read count In this day and age, musicians need to have more tools in their kit than ever before: strong presence on social media and streaming platforms; excellent materials such as great […]

Take Five with Evgeny Lebedev of LRK Trio article @ All About Jazz

Various staff members. ContributorSince 1995Philadelphia, PA MY ARTICLES | ALBUM REVIEWS | PROFILE PAGE Contact Me Follow Me Musical Preferences African JazzAfrobeatAmbient / New AgeBeyond JazzBig BandBluesBrazilian / Bossa Nova / SambaClassical / ChamberDixieland / New Orleans / SwingElectronicaFree Improv / Avant-GardeFringes of JazzFunk / Groove / Acid JazzFusion / Progressive RockHot Jazz / Gypsy […]

The Blues Is Eternal article @ All About Jazz

Taj Mahal: The Blues Is Eternal article @ All About Jazz Home » Jazz Articles » Multiple Reviews » Taj Mahal: The Blues Is Eternal By Doug Collette June 8, 2024 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title title>Taj Mahal has explored all manner of roots music, but he always returns to his main […]

Chris Oatts’ Pretty Big Band at Chris’ Jazz Café article @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Live Review » Chris Oatts’ Pretty Big Band at Chris’ Jazz Café Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer June 7, 2024 Sign in to view read count Chris Oatts’ Pretty Big Band Chris’ Jazz Café Philadelphia, PA May 28, 2024 The nonet, a nine-member ensemble which enables features […]