All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Troubadour Jass

Results for "Troubadour Jass"

Advanced search options

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Kalamazoo

Read "Kalamazoo" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

How is it that we haven't been gifted a live album from trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis before? He's been such an important part of the fabric of this music, whether producing works of lasting significance for other jazz greats in the studio, sharing space with his famous family, or leading his Uptown Orchestra through a rousing set ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Sweet Thunder

Read "Sweet Thunder" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

"Un così dolce tuono," così Shakespeare descrive le parole di Otello per conquistare la bella Desdemona e così Duke Ellington volle intitolare la nuova suite (1957) dedicata ai personaggi del Bardo. “Such Sweet Thunder," realizzato in stretta collaborazione con Billy Strayhorn, è uno dei suoi lavori più belli e rientra fra i risultati più preziosi del ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Sweet Thunder

Read "Sweet Thunder" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Was Delfeayo Marsalis undertaking a task too challenging when he recorded music from one of Duke Ellington's most beloved albums to make Sweet Thunder? Gunther Schuller offers a doctrine that seems to suggest this has been so. Apparently the size and composition of the ensemble lead to this mishap. Would it have been remiss, to replicate ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Sweet Thunder

Read "Sweet Thunder" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Acclaimed trombonist and member of the first family of jazz, Delfeayo Marsalis launches Sweet Thunder: Duke & Shak, an original theatrical jazz production culled from live performances in thirty-six locations across the country. The play was born from Marsalis' affinity for the music of Duke Ellington and the poetry of Shakespeare: first brought to the musical ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Minions Dominion

Read "Minions Dominion" reviewed by Joel Roberts

Delfeayo Marsalis, one of the less famous members of the most famous family in jazz today, has made his name mostly behind the scenes as a Grammy-winning producer of more than 75 albums for, among others, older brothers Wynton and Branford, Harry Connick, Jr., Marcus Roberts, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. But he is also ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Minions Dominion

Read "Delfeayo Marsalis: Minions Dominion" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Delfeayo Marsalis Minions Dominion Troubador Jass 2006 What does the term “mainstream" mean to you? In jazz, the label is applied to music which has time-tested, codified rhythm and structure. After that, it can get more mainstream if the melody and harmony are easily understood. This is not ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Minions Dominion

Read "Minions Dominion" reviewed by Jim Santella

Recorded in 2002, Minions Dominion features trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis with two quintets in a program of straight-ahead bliss. His compositions burst with the pride of tradition while emphasizing innermost feelings in every bar. Drummer Elvin Jones carries both quintets with a powerful rhythmic drive that just won't quit. Marsalis solos with authority, inserting musical ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Delfeayo Marsalis: Minions Dominion

Read "Minions Dominion" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Marsalis may be the most recognizable family name in jazz today, due to patriarch Ellis and his four sons: trumpeter Wynton, saxophonist Branford, trombonist Delfeayo and drummer Jason. The oldest of the four brothers, Wynton, has the highest profile, and Branford falls in not far behind. The third son, Delfeayo, with only three releases in the ...


ENGAGE!

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Enter our contests with a single button click and win a chance at albums or concert tickets.

Contest Guidelines

Reader's Poll: Have a favorite record label or labels? Let us know.

Favorite Record Labels Poll

From legendary labels like Blue Note and Verve to independent imprints, vote for your favorites.

More Polls

Super search project underway

Publisher's Desk

Stay current on website improvements, new features, handy tips, and more.

MORE POSTS | YEAR IN REVIEW

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and you'll support us in the process. Learn how.