All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005

Content by tag "People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kali Z. Fasteau / Kidd Jordan: People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005

Read "People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005" reviewed by Budd Kopman

In the waning days of September, 2005, the entire U.S. population watched as hurricane Katrina developed into a monster storm and seemed to take aim directly for New Orleans. Just at the last moment, the storm swerved a bit and weakened, allowing people to think that, once again, the bullet had been dodged.

...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kali Z. Fasteau/Kidd Jordan: People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005

Read "People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005" reviewed by AAJ Staff

One of the great benefits of obscurity is the celebration of discovery. Throughout his career, saxophonist/teacher Kidd Jordan has been respected and hired by peers including Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman and Ellis Marsalis, but only since the late '90s has the septuagenarian begun to garner prolific recording opportunities and jazz festival invites.

Multi-instrumentalist ...