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Article: Building a Jazz Library

From George Coleman to Meeco: Ten Overlooked Classics

Read "From George Coleman to Meeco: Ten Overlooked Classics" reviewed by Chris May


The only thread running through this installment of Building A Jazz Library is that of unsung quality. No particular artist is spotlighted, nor any particular genre. There are simply ten, randomly selected albums, recorded in the US and Europe between 1953 and 2021, which show jazz off at its finest, but which, for one reason or ...

News: Recording

Dom La Nena's "Ela" Out Now To Rave Reviews

With the release of her US debut Ela (Six Degrees), Brazilian born vocalist and cellist Dom La Nena “joins the sorority of whisperers that includes singers like Juana Molina, Hope Sandoval and Jane Birkin." (Jon Pareles, The New York Times) Ela was recently featured on PopDose.com, where Keith Creighton raved, “If Cat Power had a lost ...

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Article: Extended Analysis

Meeco: Beauty of the Night

Read "Meeco: Beauty of the Night" reviewed by Chris May


Anyone unfamiliar with Paris-based composer/producer Meeco and his gorgeous, sophisticated jazz can get approximate bearings from two other artists. One is Antônio Carlos Jobim, partly for the influence of bossa nova on Meeco's writing, partly for the heart-on-sleeve romanticism his songwriting shares with Jobim. The second is Astrud Gilberto, who is suggested by the Brazilian vocalist ...

Album

The Best Of Jane Birkin

Label: EmArcy
Released: 2011

Album

Black... White

Label: EmArcy
Released: 1980


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