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Ernie Watts


Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is one of the most versatile and prolific saxophone players on the music scene. In a diverse career that has spanned more than thirty years, he has been featured on more than 500 recordings by artists ranging from Cannonball Adderley to Frank Zappa, always exhibiting his unforgettable trademark sound. After 18 solo records for a variety of labels, large and small, Watts started Flying Dolphin Records, a company he runs with his wife Patricia. Flying Dolphin (distributed by Burnside Distribution Corp.) begins a new chapter for the artist’s creative expression

Article: Live Review

Bergamo Jazz Festival 2024

Read "Bergamo Jazz Festival 2024" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Bergamo Jazz Festival Bergamo Varie sedi 21-24.3.2024 La quarantacinquesima edizione di Bergamo Jazz coincide con il passaggio di testimone nella direzione artistica da Maria Pia De Vito allo statunitense Joe Lovano, più volte ospite come musicista della rassegna orobica. La formula è quella consolidata da anni: tre serate con doppio concerto ...


Article: Album Review

Jeremy Monteiro: Sings

Read "Sings" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Singapore's King of Swing, as pianist Jeremy Monteiro is fondly known in the Lion City-state, has been plying his professional craft since 1976. Since then, Monteiro has played thousands of gigs, many of those with the likes of James Moody, Jimmy Cobb, Michael Brecker, Benny Golson, Charlie Haden, Jay Anderson and Ernie Watts. Talk about paying ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

In the Studios-West Coast: Part 2

Read "In the Studios-West Coast: Part 2" reviewed by Monk Rowe


Article: History of Jazz

Where Clifford Brown Learned to Play: Love In A Wilmington Neighborhood

Read "Where Clifford Brown Learned to Play: Love In A Wilmington Neighborhood" reviewed by Arthur R George

Part 1 | Part 2 Robert “Boysie" Lowery was trumpeter Clifford Brown's first music instructor in the early 1940s, and mentored decades of young musicians thereafter in jny: Wilmington, Delaware. He taught as a sideline to club work, a resource for his community but caring not so much about being paid for his lessons. ...


Article: What is Jazz?

Seattle Jazz Fellowship: How One Week Told the Story of a Jazz Nonprofit's First Year

Read "Seattle Jazz Fellowship: How One Week Told the Story of a Jazz Nonprofit's First Year" reviewed by Paul Rauch

When jny: Seattle-based trumpeter Thomas Marriott announced the founding of a new 501(c)3 nonprofit to support the local jazz scene in his hometown, both the enormity of its possibilities and its challenges merged front and center in the collective mind of the Seattle jazz community. Over the past decade, the city had lost its ...



Label: Zappa Records
Released: 2022
Track listing:
CD 1

Your Mouth (Take 1); Big Swifty (Alternate Take); Minimal Art (Eat That Question—Version 1, Take 2); Blessed Relief (Outtake Version); Think It Over (The Grand Wazoo) (Outtake Version); For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch-Hikers) (Outtake Version); Waka/Jawaka (Outtake Version)

CD 2

Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus (Alternate Take); Eat That Question (Version 2, Alternate Take); Big Swifty (Alternate Mix); For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch-Hikers) (Alternate Mix); It Just Might Be a One-Shot Deal (Alternate Mix); Waka/Jawaka (Alternate Mix); Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus (Alternate Mix); Eat That Question (Alternate Mix)

CD 3

For Love (I Come Your Friend); Psychosomatic Dung; Uncle Remus (Instrumental); Love; For Love (I Come Your Friend) (Basic Track, Take 1); Psychosomatic Dung (Basic Track, Take 2); Love (Basic Track, Take 1); Approximate (FZ Record Plant Mix); Winterland '72 Opening and Band Introductions; Little Dots

CD 4

America Drinks; Montana; Farther O'Blivion; Cosmik Debris; Chungàs Revenge.


Article: Building a Jazz Library

Donald Fagen: An Essential Top 10 Albums

Read "Donald Fagen: An Essential Top 10 Albums" reviewed by Peter Jones

Actually, the whole notion of a Donald Fagen Top Ten is tricky. Artists like Chet Baker made well over a hundred albums, whereas in half a century Fagen has only released 13 official studio albums, whether with Steely Dan or under his own name, along with a handful of live sets. The process of selecting the ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Ches Smith, Gretchen Parlato, Sam Rivers and Others

Read "Ches Smith, Gretchen Parlato, Sam Rivers and Others" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

This is, as usual, an extremely eclectic show, this time featuring big bands, vocalists, some Latin flavors and much more. Artists heard on the show include Ches Smith, Martin Bejerano, Sam Rivers, Gretchen Parlato and the David Sanford Big Band. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett “I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete ...


Article: Album Review

Andy Wheelock: View from Here

Read "View from Here" reviewed by Jack Bowers

When high-caliber musicians invest time and effort to produce music they believe in, one is loath to dismiss it as anything less than persuasive. On the other hand, any assessment of Colorado-based drummer Andy Wheelock's album, View from Here, must be tempered by an awareness that this is his special view, and that of his group, ...


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