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Bill Coleman was born in Kentucky and learned the trumpet from Theodore Carpenter in Cincinnati Ohio . He joined Cecil Scotts Bright Boys and traveled to New York City where he recorded with Luis Russell September 6 1929. He first traveled to Europe with the Lucky Millender band, playing in France for five months during 1933. He returned to Paris in 1935 and recorded there with Django Reinhardt. After the war in 1948 Coleman made the decision to spend the rest of his life in France, notably playing the first Jazz in Marciac festival and subsequently working with their President to support the festival until his passing in Toulouse.
by Joe Dimino
Veteran bassist Martin Wind ushers in our 699th Episode of Neon Jazz. We also check in on a variety of musicians with 2021 releases including Marbin, Greg Abate, William Chernoff, Lage Lund, Matt DeMerritt and Tom Guarna. The show also looks back at some classic jazz that influenced modern music from cats like Slide Hampton, Kenny ...
by Marc Cohn
August jazz birthdays this week on Gifts and Messages. We feature pianist George Shearing for his 100th birthday, along with Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker (2020 is the Bird centennial. Are you ready?), Count Basie and Lester Young. Among the living we give thanks for Pat Metheny, Wayne Shorter, Cecile McLorin-Salvant and Branford Marsalis. And there are ...
by Martin McFie
Jazz In Marciac Marciac, France July 30, 2019 to August 4, 2019 How does a remote village in South West France end up hosting an international jazz festival for 42 years? The logistics come later, but the answers to most questions about Jazz in Marciac lie in the superb quality ...
by Karl Ackermann
Jazz didn't abandon jny: Chicago but its further development only began to take on a distinct personality in the 1960s. By the late 1920s, the next phase of the jazz scene had shifted from Chicago to New York though, initially, there was no red carpet rolled out. As jazz bands made their way to New York ...
by Mike Chamberlain
Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada May 18-21, 2017 In Canada, the Monday closest to May 24, the birthday of Queen Victoria, is a public holiday (in Quebec it has two names: Journée des Patriotes or Fête du Dollard--it's complicated), and the Victoria Day long weekend is the ...
by Duncan Heining
The Paul Winter Sextet might just be one of the best early sixties groups you never heard. Their story, and that of their leader and altoist Paul Winter's, is certainly one of the most remarkable in jazz. Had some director made a film of the Sextet's short life, jazz buffs would have scoffed at the conceit. ...
By Bill Coleman
Label: Boxholder Records
Track listing: Don't Wait for the Day of Battle Before Getting Your Weapons Ready; If a Blacksmith Continues to Strike an Iron at One Point, He Must Have a Reason; The Drum Sounding a Message in War Is Beaten in a Cryptic Manner, Only Wise Men Can Dance to It, and Only Experienced Men Can Understand It; No One Knows the Paths in a Garden Better Than the Gardener, a Follower Should Always Allow His Guide to Lead.
by Jeff Stockton
Master of semi-exotic Eastern double-reed instruments, Bill Cole has spent most of his professional life as an academic. Criminally under-recorded, when Seasoning the Greens, a 2001 concert of his Untempered Ensemble was released in 2002, fans of freely improvised worldbeat jazz only had to wait one year. So the question raised by Proverbs of Sam is: ...
By Bill Coleman
Label: Universal Music France
Track listing: CD1: Jumpin' at the Pleyel; Si jolie; The Blues Jumped Up and Got Me; I'm Coming Virginia; Come On A My House; Tenderly; Knucklehead; Baby Won't You Please Come Home; One O'Clock Jump; Perdido; When the Saints Go Marching In; Ghost of a Chance; Basin Street Blues; Lover Man; Summertime; Jumpin' with Symphony Sid; Trombone Blues; St. James Infirmary; Sheik of Araby. CD2: Red Top; Royal Garden Blues; Solitude; Tea for Two; Chinatown; Drum Face; Muskrat Ramble; Black and Blue; Idaho; Out of Nowhere; Indiana; St. Louis Blues; Jumpin' at the Pleyel; Si jolie; The Blues Jumped Up and Got Me; The Blues Jumped Up and Got Me; Come On A My House; Come On A My House; Tenderly.