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Modern Jazz Quartet: 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival

Read "1963 Monterey Jazz Festival" reviewed by Graham L. Flanagan

For nearly half a century, the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) endured as one of the most well-renowned ensembles in jazz. The original MJQ came together in 1946 as the rhythm section in Dizzy Gillespie's orchestra: Milt Jackson on vibes and John Lewis on piano, as well as bassist Ray Brown and drummer Kenny Clarke. Brown and ...

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Jazzonia: Little Boy Don't Get Scared

Read "Little Boy Don't Get Scared" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Un pò di hip-hop, una spruzzatina di lounge music, l’immancabile dj set, schegge di rap, un ensemble di archi, profumi soul, e lo spirito del vocalese che aleggia su una manciata di classici dell’american music. Un cocktail malriuscito di un barman sprovveduto o ambizioso? Non proprio se il soggetto in questione risponde a quel ragazzaccio di Bill Laswell e ...