Well, it's about that time of year when I simplify my system. Why? Think cool as in cool-running. Think summer. I love the heat and I want my windows wide open. I want to smell the rain and fresh-cut grass. Yeah, I'm one of those people and honestly, I really dislike air conditioning. The only … Continue reading Hot damn!
Another Houston Person discovery. This time he collaborates with Teddy Edwards and pays tribute to some past greats. Wonderful album.
Just a follow-up .. my Amazon Music Unlimited trial is about to end and I decided to purchase a yearly subscription for $79. It's a good value (for Prime members) over the usual suspects (Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, etc.) even with Apple's recently announced $99/yr option. Yes, I like the service.
I'm a fan of Bill Charlap and by extension the New York Trio. I think Mr. Charlap is one of the finest (and underrated) pianists in the jazz world.
"Night Lights" is a Gerry Mulligan recording from 1963. Pour yourself a cocktail and have a listen. More info and a nice review can be found on the LondonJazzCollector blog.
Bria Skonberg won the 2017 Juno Vocal Jazz Album of the Year with "Bria". Singer, songwriter, and trumpeter .. how did I miss this talented musician?!
In a previous post about streaming I mentioned signing up for a Pandora Premium 60-day trial and with only a short time left I've decided to cancel my subscription. While I enjoy Pandora for music discovery, the Premium service is just not what I was looking for to compliment my Tidal HiFi service. I like Tidal HiFi … Continue reading Streaming update
Just go on over to Discogs and have a look at who is featured on this aptly titled album: Roy Hargrove Quintet - With The Tenors Of Our Time