All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Appearing Nightly

Content by tag "Appearing Nightly"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Bley and Her Remarkable Big Band: Appearing Nightly

Read "Appearing Nightly" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La giovane donna che distribuiva sigarette al Birdland e che pare sia riuscita a venderne un pacchetto a Paul Bley, nonostante questi fumasse notoriamente la pipa, ha continuato da allora a comporre musica con una dedizione assoluta, arrivando a creare uno dei corpus compositivi più importanti della storia del jazz. Oggi, a più di cinquant'anni da quelle vicende, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Bley Big Band: Appearing Nightly

Read "Appearing Nightly" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Appearing Nightly conflates four of the most delightful things in the world--being in a jazz club with white tablecloths and a martini listening to live music played but a few feet away, a big band cooking on stage, the music being played harkening back to jazz of the 1950s, and finally that music refracted through the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Carla Bley Big Band: Appearing Nightly

Read "Appearing Nightly" reviewed by John Kelman

It's been five years since Carla Bley last worked with a big band on the politically motivated Looking for America (Watt, 2003). In the intervening years, the composer/bandleader has focused on small ensemble work with The Lost Chords (2004), and a follow-up encounter with trumpeter Paolo Fresu on The Lost Chords Find Paolo Fresu (2007), both ...