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Radio & Podcasts

Ray Obiedo, Rachel Gould, Tierney Sutton & Pat Metheny

Read "Ray Obiedo, Rachel Gould, Tierney Sutton & Pat Metheny" reviewed by Joe Dimino

We start the 853rd Episode of Neon Jazz with the Lee's Summit Jazz Orchestra with their take on Basie Straight Ahead as we gear up for the 1st Annual Lee's Summit Jazz Festival in Pat Metheny's hometown. Speaking of, we hear the title track off Pat's upcoming summer 2024 release of MoonDial. From there, we spin music from David Larsen, Riley Mulherkar, Ricky Alexander and Sean Fyfe. We also profile veterans Ray Obiedo and Rachel Gould. We wrap up the ...

Live Review

Pat Metheny at the Kaufmann Concert Hall

Read "Pat Metheny at the Kaufmann Concert Hall" reviewed by Chris DeRosa

Pat Metheny Kaufmann Concert Hall (The 92nd Street Y) Pat Metheny's “Dream Box Tour" New York, NYApril 7, 2024 Hello, my name is Chris DeRosa and this is what I heard... Pat Metheny has been at the forefront of jazz guitar for more than 40 years. His career started way back in his University of Miami days (1972), first as a student performing with the famed Concert Jazz Band (CJB) and then ...

Live Review

Pat Metheny At The Paramount Theatre

Read "Pat Metheny At The Paramount Theatre" reviewed by Steven Roby

Pat MethenyParamount TheatreDenver, ColoradoOctober 15, 2023 Award-winning jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny embarked on a 51-venue, 29-state solo tour supporting his 2023 Dream Box recording. At jny: Denver's Paramount Theatre, loyal fans lined up early for the sold-out show, and it was elbow-to-elbow for the next two hours in the 1800-seat venue. Metheny's tour allows him to be a solo performer, playing tunes from his solo record catalog and--wait for it--engaging ...


Fabrizio De André secondo Luigi Viva

Read "Fabrizio De André secondo Luigi Viva" reviewed by Libero Farnè

Numerose sono state le interviste che ho effettuato negli ultimi decenni: ovviamente a molti jazzisti, dai maestri assoluti ai giovani emergenti, ma anche a danzatori, artisti, attori, compositori di musica contemporanea... Ho ritenuto utile inoltre dedicare una serie di interviste ai direttori artistici di importanti festival jazz, italiani e stranieri. È questa la prima volta però che mi trovo ad intervistare uno scrittore e critico musicale, per certi versi un collega se non fosse per il fatto ...

Radio & Podcasts

Loop Doctors, John Escreet, John Hadfield and Pat Metheny

Read "Loop Doctors, John Escreet, John Hadfield and Pat Metheny" reviewed by Len Davis

Funky fusion from the Loop Doctors led by Hungarian drummer Peter Szendofi, Unit 1 with bassist Mark Egan, pianist John Escreet and drummer John Hadfield. Saxophonist Adam Larson and the Jimi Prasad Orchestra with trumpeter Avishai Cohen. Ollie Usiskin from Trio Zone and the new one from Pat Metheny Dream Box. The new single from J3PO with Hadrien Feraud. Playlist Loop Doctors “Three 4 Free" from Entering A Room (KCG) 00:00 Unit 1 “Epistrophy" from Unit 1 (Wavetone) ...

Album Review

Pat Metheny: Dream Box

Read "Dream Box" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Guitarist Pat Metheny pushes the boundaries of musical exploration once again with Dream Box, Featuring nine “found tracks" for the quiet electric guitar, this collection showcases Metheny's spontaneous creativity and unique musical vision. During a deep dive into his own musical archives, Metheny unearthed a folder on his laptop's hard drive containing forgotten recordings that surprised even him. As a result, Dream Box takes a departure from his previous works, presenting a blend of compositions that captures the essence of ...

Building a Jazz Library

ECM Records Touchstones: Part 1

Read "ECM Records Touchstones: Part 1" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Every album ever released by ECM Records would be readily available in a better world. But that, understandably, is not the case. The German label, founded by Manfred Eicher—who still holds the helm—debuted in 1969 with pianist Mal Waldron's Free At Last. In the ensuing five-plus decades, the Edition of Contemporary Music (ECM) has made the world a better place, releasing well over 1,700 albums. The label is often said ...


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