Content by tag "Jazzland"

NEWS: RECORDING

Ed Roth Releases New Album Jazzland Out February 22 On Funzalo Records

Ed Roth Releases New Album Jazzland Out February 22 On Funzalo Records

His playing cuts across styles and genres as he masterfully executes jazz, rock, and pop sensibilities with a contemporary flavor. Ed Roth is truly a monster player, and his talent shines brightly on Jazzland, his debut album release for Funzalo Records out on February 22. On Jazzland you will find Roth’s excellent take on Jazz classics like ...

15 Emerging Norwegian Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

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Far too many people talk about the Norwegian scene as being “interesting because it's so exotic." Those who think so, have in mind its “Nordic Tone," that distinctive mood which evokes snow, mountains and icy fjords. This kind ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Graham Bond: Wading in Murky Waters

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Organist and saxophonist Graham Bond was the most important and influential musical pioneer to emerge from British jazz in the 1960s. High praise indeed, but in his case it is warranted. His legacy might be defined less by the music he recorded and more by the impact he had on subsequent generations of musicians. However, that ...

Moskus: Salmesykkel

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For a country isolated in the north of Europe, Norway has experienced a surprising number of musical waves. The first came in the early '70s, when producer Manfred Eicher and his fledgling ECM Records label brought the Scandinavian “big five"--Swedish pianist Bobo Stenson and, from Norway, saxophonist Jan Garbarek, guitarist Terje Rypdal, bassist Arild Andersen and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Maryann Price: Jazzland

Read "Jazzland" reviewed by Stefano Nuzzo

Maryann Price has finally come out with a new album, and a very good one indeed. Despite a recording career which has developed with groups like Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, The Kinks and Asleep at the Wheel Maryann has always gravitated around jazz, and according to Dan Hicks himself “(she) is a jazzer, and ...