All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Capitol/EMI

Content by tag "Capitol/EMI"

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl

Read "The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl" reviewed by Doug Collette

In casual talk and conversation now some half a century since the explosion of their popularity, the Beatles can seem a quaint phenomenon from the Sixties. But such a notion disappears when their music is playing as is the case with The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl.

A companion piece to Eight Days ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Keely Smith: The Essential Capitol Collection

Read "Keely Smith: The Essential Capitol Collection" reviewed by Samuel Chell

Keely Smith
The Essential Capitol Collection
Capitol/EMI
2007



Of all the great American female singers, Keely Smith may be the most naturally gifted. The instrument, the technique, the sense of melodic line all invite the closest analysis and emulation--simply exemplary, textbook examples of the art of singing. How ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jethro Tull: The Best of Acoustic Jethro Tull

Read "The Best of Acoustic Jethro Tull" reviewed by John Kelman

Most often remembered as the classic rock group responsible for mega-sellers including Aqualung (Chrysalis, 1971) and Thick as a Brick (Chrysalis, 1972), Jethro Tull has always included acoustic instrumentation as part of its musical palette. “Locomotive Breath and “Cross-Eyed Mary may be what comes to mind when asked to describe Aqualung. Still, “Cheap Day Return, “Mother ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Beatles: Love

Read "Love" reviewed by Brad Glanden

For the truly serious musician, profit often runs a distant second to artistic success. An unsympathetic view of popular musical trends is therefore understandable among such artists, especially when such a trend--be it three-chord rock 'n' roll or unauthorized sampling--makes it significantly harder for them to earn a living. Piracy poses a genuine threat, but ridiculously ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

The Band: A Musical History

Read "The Band: A Musical History" reviewed by Doug Collette

The Band
A Musical History
Capitol/EMI
2005

A Musical History is at once as unassuming and all-encompassing as the name of the group it anthologizes, The Band. With each successive compilation devoted to the group, beginning with the two-CD set To Kingdom Come (subtitled definitive), then the three ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dave Koz: Saxophonic

Read "Saxophonic" reviewed by Brian Soergel

Dave Koz has one of the highest profiles in smooth jazz, thanks to his syndicated Dave Koz Radio Show and a morning show in Los Angeles. He also finds time for special tours, like one you may be catching this Christmas. He's guest-starred on numerous pop and smooth jazz CDs. So it's no surprise that it's ...