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NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - So Far, So Good…with More On The Way

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - So Far, So Good…with More On The Way

An especially creative jazz ensemble like the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) seldom has time to look back or dwell too long on past achievements. The last couple of years, however, have been marked by several milestone events with even more still to come. In fact, the band has been so busy with performing, recording and overseas ...

Lew Soloff: Sketches of Spain

Read "Sketches of Spain" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Non è facile riuscire a dire qualcosa di nuovo rimettendo mano ad un capolavoro come Sketches of Spain, registrato, fra il novembre del 1959 e il marzo dell'anno successivo, da Miles Davis con il prezioso supporto di Gil Evans, autore degli arrangiamenti, di tre composizioni e direttore dell'orchestra di oltre venti elementi che circondava come una nuvola soffusa ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Lew Soloff and the Harmonie Ensemble New York: Sketches Of Spain

Read "Sketches Of Spain" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Trumpeter Lew Soloff, and the Harmonie Ensemble New York, conducted by Steve Richman, release their version of Sketches Of Spain 50 years after Miles Davis' original Columbia recording. The 1960 version is accorded classic status by many, but Soloff and Richman have produced a worthy successor.

So what's different? Well, one answer is ...