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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Harold Land: A New Shade Of Blue

Read "A New Shade Of Blue" reviewed by Chris May

If Harold Land had left nothing else behind him other than the 1960 Contemporary Records album The Fox, a place in jazz history would be secure. The disc not only featured some of the finest mid-period hard-bop tenor saxophone to come out of the West Coast, but in Land's frontline partner, Dupree Bolton, it showcased a ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: Innerpeace: Rare Spiritual Funk And Jazz Gems

Read "Innerpeace: Rare Spiritual Funk And Jazz Gems" reviewed by Chris May

It took a few years for producer Bob Shad's newly formed Mainstream Records to nail its direction in the 1960s. A less than auspicious start was releasing the first singles by the latter-day Trump-boosting halfwit Ted Nugent. A better move, given hindsight, was releasing the debut album by Janis Joplin's Big Brother & The Holding Company. ...

Buddy Terry: Awareness

Read "Awareness" reviewed by Chris May

Strictly niche in 2018, and on the margins even during his early 1970s heyday, New Jersey's Buddy Terry was among the cohort of soul-jazz musicians who, inspired by the rise of the black consciousness movement in the late 1960s, elected to recalibrate and repurpose their music. The new aesthetic became known as freedom jazz (and, later, ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Harold Land: A New Shade Of Blue

Read "A New Shade Of Blue" reviewed by Mark Corroto

What came first, craft beers or the revival of vinyl records? I ask because both revolutions have moved your collective attentions away from corporate culture to smaller more specialized boutiques. That means better beer and certainly a more diverse choice in music. Case in point, saxophonist Harold Land's A New Shade Of Blue originally issued on ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Jazz Vocalist Rhenda Fearrington In Collingswood Nj On Thursday January 3rd!

Jazz Vocalist Rhenda Fearrington In Collingswood Nj On Thursday January 3rd!

Jazz Bridge in Collingswood presents vocalist Rhenda Fearrington at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 Collings Avenue in Collingswood, New Jersey on Thursday, January 3rd. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available only at the door. Show time is 7:30. This promises to an exciting evening of jazz. Jazz singer and native New Yorker Rhenda Fearrington, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

George Barron @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on March 7th

George Barron @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on March 7th

Appearing at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA on March 7th 2012 will be saxophonist George Barron and his band, featuring pianist Farid Barron, bassist Tyrone Brown, and drummer Alan Nelson. One show: 7:30-9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: 215-517-8337. This Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concert Series is sponsored ...