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Johnathan Blake

Johnathan Blake, one of the most accomplished drummers of his generation, has also proven himself a complete and endlessly versatile musician. Blake’s gift for composition and band leading reflects years of live and studio experience across the aesthetic spectrum. Heralded by NPR Music as “the ultimate modernist,” he has collaborated with Pharoah Sanders, Ravi Coltrane, Tom Harrell, Hans Glawischnig, Avishai Cohen, Donny McCaslin, Linda May Han Oh, Jaleel Shaw, Chris Potter, Maria Schneider, Alex Sipiagin, Kris Davis and countless other distinctive voices. DownBeat once wrote, “It’s a testament to Blake’s abilities that he makes his presence felt in any context.” A frequent presence on Blue Note records over the past several years, Blake has contributed his strong, limber pulse and airy precision to multiple leader releases from Blue Note artists including Dr


Between Two Worlds

Label: Le Coq Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Between Two Worlds; Great Is Thy Faithfulness; Mi a Mia; Two Hearts As One; Room 608; Blood Count; Manus At Dusk; You Taught My Heart To Sing; Wruth's Blues.


On A Misty Night

Label: Sounderscore
Released: 2023
Track listing: On A Misty Night; Blue Daniel; Strange Meeting; The End Of A Love Affair; Ligia; For All We Know; East Of The Sun.


Mel's Vision

Label: Criss Cross
Released: 2023
Track listing: Mel’s Vision; Summer’s End; Four By Five; Maritima; Vesnianka; Bird Food; Balmoral Point; Peggy’s Blue Skylight; Bird Food (alternative take).



Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Lament For Lo; Passage; Muna & Johna’s Playtime; Tiempos; Groundhog Day; Tears I Cannot Hide; A Slight Taste (Dez Intro); A Slight Taste; Out of Sight, Out of Mind; West Berkley St..


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Finders Keepers

Read "Finders Keepers" reviewed by Michael Ambrosino

All racked up and ready to go! Your latest musical adventure celebrating our 80th episode! The best that Jazz has to offer on Currents--your soundtrack to the future voice of Jazz. Featuring Alfredo Rodriguez, Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter,Miguel Zenon, Luis Perdomo, Wayne Escoffery, Clark Sommers, Walter Smith III, Nicole Zuraitis, Johnathan Blake, Arman Sangalang, Thomas Marriott and ...

Article: Live Review

Guitar Heroes alla Casa del Jazz

Read "Guitar Heroes alla Casa del Jazz" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Guitar Heroes Casa del Jazz Roma 10-13.7.2023 Sotto il nome collettivo di “Guitar Heroes" si sono tenuti alla Casa del Jazz di Roma tre concerti consecutivi aventi come protagonisti altrettanti grandi chitarristi per i quali l'appellativo scelto non risulta esagerato, trattandosi di Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot e Julian Lage. Se i ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Elio Villafranca, Azmari, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & More

Read "Elio Villafranca, Azmari, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Gonzalo Rubalcaba & More" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Seven days have flown by, and seven days were barely enough to go through another big pile of wonderful new and upcoming albums which we are featuring this week focusing on some captivating and forward looking projects, and several new albums that bring together jazz and the musical traditions of Cuba and Puerto Rico.Happy ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Vinny Golia, James Brandon Lewis & Eric Plaks

Read "Vinny Golia, James Brandon Lewis & Eric Plaks" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

The full title to veteran California free jazz saxophonist and icon Vinny Golia's latest recording is very long (Even to This Day... Music for Orchestra and Soloists Movement Two: Syncretism: For The Draw but it pales in comparison to the length of the recording: 13.5 hours plus. Golia began he project before Covid. It features solo, ...


Article: Album Review

Johnathan Blake: Passage

Read "Passage" reviewed by Dave Linn

The drummer Johnathan Blake was born in Philadelphia in 1976. His father was the esteemed jazz violinist and educator John Blake Jr. who played in many diverse settings, (most notably Archie Shepp and McCoy Tyner), before releasing seven albums under his name. He died in 2014. Blake (the son) began studying music at a young age, ...


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