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Sax player Bill Evans, Mike Stern, Frank Gambale, Junior Braghuina and Allan Holdsworth

Read "Sax player Bill Evans, Mike Stern, Frank Gambale, Junior Braghuina and Allan Holdsworth" reviewed by Len Davis

We start with some funky sounds from Bill Evans (saxophone), Mike Stern, Alex Machacek, Avishai Cohen -trumpet and Allan Holdsworth. Playlist Bill Evans"Midnight Creeper" from Big Fun (ESC) 00:00 Mike Stern “Last One Down" from These Times (ESC) 06:19 Avishai Cohen “King Kutner" from Big Vicious (ECM) 12:30 Art Spike Schloemer “Orient Express" from Transfusion (Spicy Keys) 18:47 FAT “Holiday In Temelin" from # Awesome (Abstract Logix) 25:07 Frank Gambale “Foreign Country" from RaisonD'Etre (Wombat)31:27 Junior Braghuina"Goonies" from ...


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Eclectic music from Hungarian band Djabe and Intense fusion from Bob Berg and Mike Stern

Read "Eclectic music from Hungarian band Djabe and Intense fusion from Bob Berg and Mike Stern" reviewed by Len Davis

Eclectic music from Hungarian band Djabe, the late Victor Bailey with Lenny White with Drum & Bass. Plus Ray Russell, the late Bob Berg and Mike Stern.Playlist Djabe"Free Fallin'" from Flow (GR1913) 00:00 Coryell -Bailey-White “Drum & Bass" from Traffic (Chesky) 07:11 MSM Schmidt"ESP" from Evolution (Laika) 14:17 Ray Russell “The Island" from Now More Than Ever (Abstract Logix) 21:27 Bob Berg-Mike Stern Group “After All" from Games (Jazzworks) 28:37 Donny McCaslin “Says Who" from Casting For Gravity ...


Radio & Podcasts

The 55 Bar Mixtape

Read "The 55 Bar Mixtape" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

All About Jazz celebrates the iconic 55 Bar and the essential role it plays as an establishment where bands are born and sounds shaped over time thanks to its longstanding commitment to jazz. Adored by patrons and musicians since the '80s, the 55 Bar has faced difficult economic challenges during the pandemic and as a result, need our support to continue operations (learn more). If you have the means, please make a donation and help 55 Bar reach its financial ...


Radio & Podcasts

Bob Berg Mike Stern Group-Live, Bob Belden, Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer Group and Miles Davis

Read "Bob Berg Mike Stern Group-Live, Bob Belden, Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer Group and Miles Davis" reviewed by Len Davis

Music mainly from there '90s featuring,Bob Berg, Mike Stern, Jan Hammer, Miles Davis and {{Terri Lyne Carrington. Playlist Bob Berg Mike Stern Group “After All" from Games (Jazz Door) 00:00 Bob Belden “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Women" from Tapestry (Blue Note)08:16 Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer Group “Blue Wind" from Jeff Beck-Jan Hammer -Live (Epic) 16:35 Paradox “Subwayer" from The First Second (Tip Toe) 24:52 Terri Lyne Carrington “Hobo's Flat" from Real Life Story (Polygram) 32:58 Miles ...


Album Review

Mike Stern - Jeff Lorber Fusion: Eleven

Read "Eleven" reviewed by Jim Worsley

Eleven is a record co-led by fusion giants Mike Stern and Jeff Lorber. It features ten songs (Stern laughingly stated that he never was very good at math) which are a mix of originals and reworked vintage. Stern was also quoted as saying that he and Lorber are from “different orbits." One thing they do have in common is their highly melodic songwriting sensibilities. Having fun merging their sounds was the focus of this project. The other constant on the ...


SoCal Jazz

Mike Stern: Different Orbits

Read "Mike Stern: Different Orbits" reviewed by Jim Worsley

Having arrived in jny: London from jny: New York City to play two nights at legendary Ronnie Scott's with Dave Weckl, Tom Kennedy, and Randy Brecker, Mike Stern was understandably jet lagged. The revered guitarist and composer has no doubt become used to it. Traveling the world for many years now, the gifted artist can be found annually in Poland, Switzerland, Italy, China, Morocco, Japan, France, England, Sweden, Denmark, Canada, Germany, Czech Republic, and, well the list goes on. Darting ...


Catching Up With

Mike Stern: Living through a Jazz Clinic

Read "Mike Stern: Living through a Jazz Clinic" reviewed by Rob Wood

A mop of straight hair that swings unbidden to the beat. A face weathered and creased as an old fence post. Hands ribbed by dorsal veins knotting and splitting atop the flexor tendons like highway off-ramps. Eyes lit with a hazel fire. And a slightly goofy smile you might see in a dog very glad to see you. This is Mike Stern, guitar god. Yeah, a god in a pantheon that might include John Scofield, ...


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