Around The Jazz Internet: Sept. 28, 2012Sep 29
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Madeleine Albright “sits in” with Chris Botti during a Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and final turn gala.
Steve Mundinger/Courtesy of a Thelonious Monk Institute
More browsing for you:
- More from a Monk Competition: Nate Chinen’s take (bonus), Larry Blumenfeld’s take, Mike West’s take. As usual, bassist Ronan Guilfoyle has a wider perspective. And there was that thing that Madeleine Albright did. we would like to not speak about this foe things any some-more until subsequent year, OK?
- Interview with Don Byron from pianist George Colligan. “No, it’s not a jazz concert, I’m only a black guy. That’s fundamentally it. Deal with it!”
- Wynton Marsalis and choreographer Garth Fagan have been operative together on a collaboration. The Times interviews both of them.
- Dave Douglas’ Be Still project is profiled by Nate Chinen during a Times. It’s a backstory behind a concert we available recently.
- Soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome relays a story of how (and why) he took a training pursuit during a university level. “From Starving Artist to Tenured Professor,” it’s called — it strikes me he’s one of many who have followed that path.
- Jose James interview. Though he lived in a U.K. and now lives in New York, he’s from Minnesota, like interviewer and ABS writer Pamela Espeland.
- A Clark Terry Documentary is in a works — couple goes to a trailer.
- Who was Gene Krupa, anyway? Dr. Lewis Porter tells us some-more about a Swing Era drummer.
- Dodo Marmarosa, lost bebop pianist, remembered.
- Wadada Leo Smith is profiled quickly by The Guardian, around his Ten Freedom Summers Civil Rights Movement-inspired project. “I wanted to brand that a black knowledge is American experience,” he says.
- “Is Innovation Required In Jazz Today?” a essay asks. Um sure. Fairly sound evidence though, from Will Layman during PopMatters.
- Sonny Rollins said this cold thing.
- A brief form of Aram Shelton, a saxophonist in a Bay Area. He’s been furloughed with Chicago musicians — he initial done a name for himself there in a midwest.
- On New Orleans’ crackdown on a possess musicians, from Larry Blumenfeld. A small credentials on what we competence see on Treme each week.
- A reverence to Mat Domber, late renter of Arbors Records.
- Before jazz blogs, there was Gene Lees.
- “Why we contingency quarrel to keep jazz alive,” by British musician Digby Fairweather for The Telegraph.
- Jazz-singing robots. Someone tell Pat Metheny.
- 94-year-old woman gets on theatre with John Pizzarelli, throws down on “On The Sunny Side of a Street.” No, not Marian McPartland.
- Barack Obama if he were a Blue Note recording artist.
- The Jazz Session spoke with Montreal pianist David Ryshpan and clarinetist Anat Cohen.
Elsewhere during NPR Music:
- Yasek Manzano, a Cuban trumpeter, is on World Cafe.
- Elliott Sharp, guitarist, is interviewed about his newest Terraplane record.
- The Sam Rivers Trio reunion unison was reviewed on Fresh Air. You can hear a initial set here. (Note: we helped to furnish this concert.)
- JazzSet facilities Catherine Russell and Virginia Mayhew from a Mary Lou Williams Festival.
- Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz facilities a Blossom Dearie episode.