Content by tag "Acid Jazz"

MUSICIAN Born:

Remus Glaude

Came up in the vibe of Berkeley along side David Murray. Plays the studio via flugelhorn, flugelbone, bass, guitar, keys, cuica and whatever Instruments Ive taken the time to learn to play. In search of the musical color that has never been found. Most importantly keeping it swinging.

Vanessa Daou

Vanessa Daou (born October 4, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, poet, visual artist and dancer. Most notably a musician, her work is known among electronica, nu jazz and trip hop circles for her trademark spoken word and aspirated singing style as well as its erotic and literary subtexts. Formative years Daou was born and spent her early childhood in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, relocating in 1984 to attend boarding school in Massachusetts. As a young adult, she attended Vassar College for two years and spent several years in New York City's Hell's Kitchen area before earning a scholarship to study dance at Columbia University

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Incognito

The enduring success of Incognito is one of the great stories of UK music during the last 39 years. Look at the recent history of soulful UK artists and you will find any number of short-lived acts that have achieved pop success. Narrow the list to those that have created a uniquely British sound and that have endured as a global phenomenon on their own terms and the list becomes short. Dues, then, to Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick and Incognito, formed in 1979 and celebrating 31 years of positive vibes and undiluted jazz funk in 2010. From an early age, the UK live scene was a key inspiration for Bluey, having moved to London from his native Mauritius aged ten

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Rafa Selase

Rafa Selase is an American soul and jazz pianist, musician, artist and songwriter most notably known for his work as a spoken-word performer and jazz pianist. His initial release, Meditation Music By Rafa Selase, reached #8 on the Billboard New Age Relaxation charts. He then followed that with a series of singles, and the "Red Blooded American" Album, which released on 9/11/2017. Rafa Selase has two terms for himself: one being "jazz activist" and the other being "student." He is a true artist that defies categorization as he fuses jazz, blues, folk, soul, hip hop and even elements of rock, as in songs like Mama You Never Told Me Pt

Billy Cobham – Colin Towns – HR Bigband: Meeting of the Spirits (A Celebration of the Mahavishnu Orchestra)

Read "Meeting of the Spirits (A Celebration of the Mahavishnu Orchestra)" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L’idea di arrangiare per Big Band i temi più noti della Mahavishnu Orchestra di John McLaughlin potrebbe sembrare sulla carta piuttosto bizzarra. Eppure questo progetto del produttore Olaf Stötzler funziona molto bene. Buona parte del merito va ascritta ai bellissimi arrangiamenti di Colin Towns. L’adesione al progetto del batterista americano Billy Cobham, fondatore assieme a McLaughlin della Mahavishnu Orchestra ...