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Joe Zawinul and the Zawinul Syndicate: Zansa II

Read "Joe Zawinul and the Zawinul Syndicate: Zansa II" reviewed by Mike Jacobs

Radio & Podcasts

Weather Report, Joe Zawinul, Mark Isham and Aki Rissanen

Read "Weather Report, Joe Zawinul, Mark Isham and Aki Rissanen" reviewed by Len Davis

Music from Weather Report and Joe Zawinul and trumpeter Mark Isham paying tribute to Miles Davis. New music from German band Metrik System featuring Richard Hallebeek. Also, the John Irvine Band, the latest from Michael Formanek, Anthony Pirog and Mike Pride and from Finland, pianist Aki Rissanen.Playlist Weather Report “Boogie Boogie Waltz" from The Best Of Weather Report (Columbia) 00:00 Joe Zawinul “Tower Of Silence" from Faces and Places (ESC) 06:13 Mark Isham “Great Expectations" from Miles Remembered-The ...

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A Supreme Love

Read "A Supreme Love" reviewed by Duncan Heining

Alan Skidmore is one of the finest saxophonists to come out of the United Kingdom, Europe or indeed anywhere. In fact, it was hearing Skidmore's tenor solo on “Have You Heard?" from John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton (Decca, 1966) that encouraged a young Michael Brecker to take up the instrument. Skidmore had also served his apprenticeship with blues singer Alexis Kornerin the sixties and by the end of the decade was equally well-versed in the blues and in the ...

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The Best Of Fusion From 1968 To 1977

Read "The Best Of Fusion From 1968 To 1977" reviewed by Len Davis

Part 2 continues the nostalgic trip with music from Joe Zawinul, Weather Report, Eddie Henderson, Al Di Meola, Return To Forever, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, David Sancious, Joe Farrell, Lee Ritenour and Pat Metheny. Playlist Joe Zawinul “A Soul of the Village pt 2" from The Rise and fall of the Third Stream (Vortex 00:00Weather Report “Non stop Home" from Sweetnighter (Columbia)06:16 Eddie Henderson “Sunburst" from Sunburst (Blue Note) 12:46 Al Di Meola “Short Tales of the Blackforest" ...

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Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobham, Weather Report and John Scofield

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Bassists Stanley Clarke, Doug Johns and Chris Buck. Drummers Billy Cobham, Dennis Chambers, Lenny White and Horacio El Negro Hernandez plus Weather Report and Joe Zawinul.Playlist Stanley Clarke “Pop Virgil" from UP (Mack Avenue) 00:00 Doug Johns “Just Play" from Doug's Party Mix (Self Produced) 06:20 Gianfranco Manzella-Eric Marienthal “Blues For Max" from Nothing By Chance (Soundiva) 12:51 Billy Cobham “Fourth Dimension" from Drum N' Voice Vol 5 (Nicolosi Productions) 19:20 Hemispheres “Gravity" from Hemispheres (Self Produced) 25:34 ...

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Celebrating the legacy of Joe Zawinul

Read "Celebrating the legacy of Joe Zawinul" reviewed by Len Davis

Scott Kinsey, Zawinul, Steve Khan and much more. Playlist Scott Kinsey “The Combat Zone" from Kinesthetics (Abstract Logix) 00:00 Joe Zawinul “Patriots" from Live in Oakland (Self Produced) 08:32 Sixun “Ali Go Go" from Nomads Land (Polygram Jazz) 17:05 Ranjit Barot-Mohini Dey “Ekalavya" from Ekalavya (Self Produced) 25:29 Steve Khan “Guy Lafleur" from The Suitcase: Live in Koln 1997 (Tone Centre) 33:48 Al Di Meola “Cry For You" from Consequences Of Chaos (Telarc) 42:18 Al Di Meola “Broken ...

Building a Jazz Library

Atlantic Records: More Giant Steps: An Alternative Top 20 Albums

Read "Atlantic Records: More Giant Steps: An Alternative Top 20 Albums" reviewed by Chris May

Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun's Atlantic Records differs in one key respect from Prestige, Riverside, Impulse!, Strata-East and Flying Dutchman, the most prominent labels covered so far in this Building A Jazz Library series. Those labels' discographies consist almost exclusively of jazz. Atlantic had parallel interests in soul and rhythm-and-blues and, later, rock. This had consequences, as we shall see in a moment. Atlantic was founded in New York in 1947 by jazz and blues enthusiasts Ahmet Ertegun, ...


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