Results for "Andrae Murchison"
By Deelee Dube
Label: Concord Music Group
Track listing: 1. Tryin' Times (05:15) 2. Still Trying (03:50) 3. On A Clear Day (04:14) 4. Ugly Beauty (Still We Dream) (04:16) 5. 500 Miles High (05:37) 6. Thou Swell (03:44) 7. Lazy Afternoon (03:38) 8. Joy (06:14) 9. Unity (06:38) 10. Still We Try (Spoken Word Tone Poem) (04:13)
by Jack Bowers
Liner notes notwithstanding, the alliance of a big band and organ is hardly uniqueJimmy Smith, Richard “Groove" Holmes and Joey DeFrancesco are organ maestros who have been there and done that; even the great Oscar Peterson once dipped his toes into that water. Having said that, organist Radam Schwartz and his power-laden New Jersey-based ensemble do ...
by Mackenzie Horne
Abdullah Ibrahim's cosmology informs his art. While some might look upon him as an overseer at the crossroads between new and old, the tempered pianist stands as a sage, painting swirling rhythms that resemble the spheres of the universe with his compositions. He continues to combine ancient wisdom with the tones of the future; formation and ...
by Geno Thackara
Monty Alexander and Friends The Avalon Theater Easton, MD August 31, 2019 Ten years," Monty Alexander wryly observed at the center-stage microphone with a disbelieving shake of the head. Ten years of this festival, and 75 years as me." It was a celebration of multiple anniversaries at the weekend-long Labor Day ...
by Harry S. Pariser
Abdullah Ibrahim SFJAZZ San Francisco, CA April 29-30, 2016 At 81, pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, is still going strong, something he proved during a remarkable tour-de-force performance which spanned four nights at SFJAZZ in San Francisco. For the first two evenings (Thursday and Friday), Ibrahim appeared in the company of ...
by Raul d'Gama Rose
The music of pianist Abdullah Ibrahim has lit up the world, shining brightly in the darkest recesses of the mind for decades. It has sung proud through the apartheid era, helping to clench the fist of protest tighter and the voice of human freedom sing louder. Now that the walls of segregation (at least in South ...
by Graham L. Flanagan
Jay HoggardSoular PowerJHVM2009 Joe BaioneOh Yeah!self-published2009 Ken Fowser/Behn GilleceFull ViewPosi-Tone2009 Mark ShermanLive @The Bird's EyeMiles High2008