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Leonard Norman Cohen, CC, GOQ (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist. His work often explores religion, isolation, sexuality, and interpersonal relationships. Cohen has been inducted into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is also a Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation's highest civilian honour. While giving the speech at Cohen's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 10 March 2008, Lou Reed described Cohen as belonging to the "highest and most influential echelon of songwriters." Early life Cohen was born on 21 September 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, into a middle-class Jewish family
Mary Foster Conklin: These Precious Days
by Pierre Giroux
Mary Foster Conklin is a New York-based singer with an eclectic approach to the choices she makes in deciding upon a repetoire for her fifth release, These Precious Days. Unafraid to step outside the nine dots, she has focussed the project on lesser-known jazz and popular compositions by predominately female songwriters. Joining Conklin are a number ...
Rebecca Nash, Oded Tzur, Elvin Jones, Designers and Other New Releases
by Ludovico Granvassu
Tributes to Leonard Cohen and Martin Denny, young saxophonone mavericks, unerthed gems and elegant arrangements in this week's edition of Mondo Jazz. Happy listening! Playlist Ben Allison Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Leonhart Brass Band Snake Oil" Snake OilSingle (Mighty Eye) 0:16 Host talks 2:47 Marco Cappelli's ...
Here It Is - Fall Releases, Birthday Shoutouts to Anita O'Day, Laura Nyro, Fran Landesman Plus More New Standards By Women Composers
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast presents new releases from Abbie Finn, Eliane Elias, Sara Gazarek, Robin Bramlett, Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Ronnie Cuber with the WDR Big Band, Lia Booth plus a new Leonard Cohen tribute, with birthday shoutouts to Anita O'Day, Jane Bunnett, Esperanza Spalding, Laura Nyro, and Beat poet Fran Landesman, among others. Also Part 4 of ...
Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2022
by Mark Sullivan
Various Venues Festival International de Jazz de Montréal Montréal, Canada June 30-July 4, 2022 Like everything else, the Covid-19 pandemic stopped the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal in its tracks. Forced to cancel the 2020 festival, they instead presented a four-day virtual festival online on June 27-30. Another abbreviated ...
June 2022: Constellations
by C. Michael Bailey
ChimyTina Constellations La Reserve 2022 ChimyTina is a collision moniker for the duo of bassist Dan Chimy" Chmeilinski and vocalist Martina DaSilva. They are part of a daring group of singers/bassists perfecting the most musically intimate of performance formats. With the bass as the harmony" instrument supporting a vocalist, ...
Steve Haines and The Third Floor Orchestra: Steve Haines and The Third Floor Orchestra
by Angelo Leonardi
Dare al lettorenel breve spazio di una recensionel'idea del contenuto e del valore (in un giudizio ovviamente soggettivo) di un album spinge a usare tutte quelle classificazioni nate per orientarci. In poche parole, creare delle mappe è utile ma se il territorio è ricco di elementi diversi si rischia di usare etichette fuorvianti. ...
Charles Lloyd: Tone Poem
by Eric Gudas
Charles Lloyd and The Marvels' April 2017 performance at UCLA's Royce Hall, with guest vocalist Lucinda Williams, was nothing but highlights--from Lloyd's dance moves across the stage as one or other of his bandmates soloed, to Williams' impassioned performances on such songs as Bob Dylan's Masters of War" and Jimi Hendrix's Angel." They also played a ...
Charles Lloyd and the Marvels: Tone Poem
by Mike Jurkovic
The download comes down the i-pipe in a virtual blue folder titled Charles Lloyd Tone Poem and the first thought upon initial listening is 'damn right it is'! It is a deceptively graceful covers album which immediately makes all the songsmany by none other than Ornette Coleman, Gabor Szabo and Leonard Cohentheir own highly active ecosystem ...
Rah! Rah!: Claire Daly's Tribute to Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Other New Releases
by Mary Foster Conklin
A bounty of new releases this week from saxophonist Claire Daly, harmonicist Hermine Deurloo, Thelonious Monk (newly discovered live performance), the Mike Melito Dino Losito Quartet, plus vocalists Simone Kopmajer, Sandra Marlowe and Sarah Moule, along with birthday shoutouts to Norma Winstone, Rebecca Kilgore, Lara Driscoll, Isabel Crespo, Leonard Cohen, John Coltrane and more. Thanks for ...