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Album Review

Theo Croker: Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic XII: Sketches of Miles

Read "Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic XII:  Sketches of Miles" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Let us just cut to the chase and say this is a terrific collection of live concert interpretations and arrangements of acoustic Miles Davis music, drawing from recordings originally released between 1956 and 1968. This period arguably includes his most beloved output, with a place in the hearts of most jazz fans. The first disc in the set focuses on the Miles Davis Quintet, as played by the Theo Croker Quartet. The second disc is devoted to Davis's large ensemble ...


Radio & Podcasts

Theo Croker, Tigran Hamasyan, Camille Bertault, David Helbock & Other New Releases

Read "Theo Croker, Tigran Hamasyan, Camille Bertault, David Helbock & Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Tributes to Miles and Mingus, Camille Bertault, Theo Croker, and the German label ACT Music are some of the threads of this playlist, which also features one of the most surprising albums of the year... but you have to listen to find out what that is... Happy listening! Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Theo Croker feat. Chris Dave “Cosmic Intercourse (Pt. II)" Love Quantum (Masterworks) 0:16 Host talks ...


Radio & Podcasts

T.S. Monk, Grant Stewart & Theo Croker

Read "T.S. Monk, Grant Stewart & Theo Croker" reviewed by Joe Dimino

Innovative trumpeter Theo Croker begins the 764th Episode of Neon Jazz with a song off his album Love Quantum. The theme of the hour is modern jazz released in 2022. We also hear new material from T.S. Monk off his first live album and feature Dan Olivo, Steve Hudson, Tim Lin and Steve Knight. Listen in to the current and future direction of jazz. Enjoy the music, my friends.Playlist Theo Croker “Cosmic Intercourse Pt. II" Love Quantam (Star ...


Live Review

Belgrade Jazz Festival 2021

Read "Belgrade Jazz Festival 2021" reviewed by Martin Longley

Belgrade Jazz Festival Dom Omladine/Kombank Dvorana Belgrade, Serbia October 26-November 1, 2021 The 37th Belgrade Jazz Festival made a full return to its accustomed international nature, following the late 2020 mostly-Serbian edition. Artists successfully managed to arrive from the USA and various parts of Europe, with no cancellations in the programme. This was also the 50th anniversary of the BJF, taking into account the 'missing' war-years in the divided post-Yugoslavian landscape. As ...


In Pictures

Il Volo del Jazz 2021

Read "Il Volo del Jazz 2021" reviewed by Luca A. d'Agostino


Radio & Podcasts

Theo Croker, Annie Ross & Jesse Davis

Read "Theo Croker, Annie Ross & Jesse Davis" reviewed by Joe Dimino

This week we play new music, honor those that left us and look into the music world surviving the COVID-19 shutdown. The hour kicks off with talented musician Theo Croker. We pay our respects to the great Annie Ross and long-time politician John Lewis. We also profile Omer Avital, Mike Bond and Gregg August. Enjoy. Playlist Theo Croker “Just Let it Ride" Star People Nation (Masterworks) 00:00 Host talks 5:49 Lambert Hendricks Ross “Cloudburst" Hottest New Jazz Group ...



Theo Croker: It's Just Black Music

Read "Theo Croker: It's Just Black Music" reviewed by Keith Henry Brown

In a field teeming with talented young lions, the bright sound of trumpeter Theo Croker still sticks out. Grandson of the legendary jazz trumpeter Doc Cheatham, the native Floridian graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and is part of a new movement of emerging jazz artists who expertly incorporate hip hop, electronic and R&B elements in their sound in an organic, fluid way. Croker's music both harks back and looks forward at the same time, a balancing act that ...


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