Content by tag "Olatunji"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams at Zellerbach Hall

Read "Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams at Zellerbach Hall" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with Lucinda Williams
Zellerbach Hall
Berkeley, CA
December 6, 2018

It isn't often that a pedal steel guitar is found in a jazz ensemble. And it is even less frequent that a country music singer-songwriter joins one on vocals. But this iconoclastic collaboration had its genesis ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Olatunji: Drums of Passion

Read "Drums of Passion" reviewed by Mike Perciaccante

Columbia Legacy's reissue of Drums Of Passion offers a chance for new listeners to fully appreciate the groundbreaking 1959 debut CD of the late African drummer Michael Babatunde Olatunji. Hailed as a genius by none other than jazz greats John Coltrane, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie and referenced by Bob Dylan on his Freewheeling ...