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NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

Recent Reading: Books About Jazz In Four US Regions

After jazz emerged—or coalesced—as a distinct form of music in jny: New Orleans in the early twentieth century, it quickly took hold throughout the world. Jazz musicians developed on every continent, even in countries where the spirit of jazz goes against the grain of politics and culture; a jazz community is emerging in China, not an eventuality that ...

ARTICLE: REDISCOVERY

Pat Metheny Group: Travels

Read "Pat Metheny Group: Travels" reviewed by John Kelman

Pat Metheny Group
Travels
ECM Records
1983

There are some records that cannot help but become etched in the memory as a reminder of times past... a happy circumstance, perhaps, or (though hopefully not) something less positive in one's life. Today's Rediscovery is an album that, no matter the time of year, ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Mike Brannon

Read "Take Five With Mike Brannon" reviewed by Mike Brannon

Meet Mike Brannon:
Having been born in jny: Atlanta and then lived in North Carolina growing up, those Southern roots were likely to blame when I started playing blues/rock guitar. But I soon discovered Wes Montgomery, Hank Garland, Joe Pass, Tal Farlow and finally Pat Martino. After attending Jackie King's Guitar Conservatory of the Southwest, ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Mike Metheny And The Kansas City Trumpet Summit In The Blue Room

Mike Metheny And The Kansas City Trumpet Summit In The Blue Room

A modest man stands behind the spotlight as he lets the audience soak in the tasteful music. He gazes around the room, looks at his band members, smiles, and picks up his trumpet. The joy, passion, and free living spirit suddenly takes over the room as the three trumpet players begin to play in unity. Mike Metheny, a musician, educator, ...

ARTICLE: BIG BAND CARAVAN

Stan Kenton-NOVA Jazz Orchestra / Baker's Dozen Big Band / Danny D'Imperio and the Bloviators

Read "Stan Kenton-NOVA Jazz Orchestra / Baker's Dozen Big Band / Danny D'Imperio and the Bloviators" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Stan Kenton Orchestra / NOVA Jazz Orchestra

Double Feature, Vol. 2

Tantara Productions

2012

One of the more difficult aspects of reviewing Tantara's series of impressive salutes to Stan Kenton and his music is knowing where to begin. As on Volume 1 of the label's Double Feature (with Volume 3 ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Q&A: Mike Metheny

Q&A: Mike Metheny

We last heard from Mike Metheny on his excellent and insightful blog Doc Severinsen-A Legend, And A Friend. Since then he's been working on another musical project close to his heart, a compilation of his own favorite recorded tracks over the past 20 years. So we meet up again in the Q&A to talk about his ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Mike Metheny's "Old Wine/New Bossa: Selected Tracks" - 2011 Compilation

Mike Metheny's "Old Wine/New Bossa: Selected Tracks" - 2011 Compilation

Trumpeter Mike Metheny's tenth solo album is a compilation of previously released recordings covering a 20-year period and a wide range of styles. Also included is a fresh version of a track first recorded in 2001. Mike, who favors the flugelhorn and EVI (electronic valve instrument), grew up near Kansas City, Missouri, where he now lives. For 13 ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Michael Arlt

Read "Take Five With Michael Arlt" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Michael Arlt:

Appearing on numerous concert tours, festivals and CDs since 1986, guitarist Michael Arlt has been working with an expanding group of international musicians, including Red Holloway, Paquito D`Rivera, Houston Person, Dan Kostelnik & We Three, José Cortijo, Luciano Biondini, Tony Lakatos, Mathias Ruegg, Adrian Mears,Jon Sass, Portinho Trio: Klaus Mueller, Itaiguara Brandao, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Download a Free MP3 from Mike Metheny's Latest Release "60.1"

Download a Free MP3 from Mike Metheny's Latest Release "60.1"

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About Mike Metheny

Trumpet/flugelhorn soloist Mike Metheny is a native of Lee's Summit, Missouri and has degrees from the University of Missouri/Columbia (B.S. in Music Education) and Northeast Missouri State University (Masters in Music Education). His teachers included Keith House ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Mike Metheny Releases "60.1"

Mike Metheny Releases "60.1"

60.1 is trumpeter Mike Metheny's ninth album as a leader. The eclectic set covers styles ranging from evocative ballads and straightahead jazz to the raucous title track and a novel nod to marching bands. Featured on 60.1 are some of Kansas City's finest jazz musicians including Roger Wilder and Paul Smith (keyboards), Bob Bowman (acoustic bass) and ...