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Makaya McCraven

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Makaya McCraven is a beat scientist. The cutting edge drummer, producer, and sonic collagist is a multi-talented force whose inventive process & intuitive style of performance defy categorization. Called “a sound visionary” (jazzinchicago.org) who is “not your everyday jazz drummer” (thewordisbond.com), McCraven brilliantly moves between genres and pushes the boundaries of jazz and rhythm to create forms of his own. “You are listening to one incredible musician. His style and sound is unique, a heady, skillful, sophisticated and boldly uncompromising mix of jazz and hip hop…” (UK Vibe) His breakthrough album In the Moment was released with International Anthem Recording Co

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

JoVia Armstrong, Shabaka, Moor Mother, Makaya McCraven & More New Releases

Read "JoVia Armstrong, Shabaka, Moor Mother, Makaya McCraven & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Last week we took a look back at some of our favorite songs released in the first six months of the year. This week we're back to our uncontrollably growing pile of beautiful new and upcoming albums.Happy listening!PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Fred Pallem & ...

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Article: Live Review

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal 2022

Read "Festival International de Jazz de Montreal 2022" reviewed by Mike Chamberlain


Various venues Festival International de Jazz de Montreal Montreal, Quebec, Canada July 5-9, 2022 All hail the return of live music! After a three-year break imposed by Covid-19, the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (FIJM) was back this year with a scaled-down but user-friendly slate of 350 concerts, about 2/3 ...

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Article: Live Review

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2022

Read "Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2022" reviewed 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 ...

Article: Album Review

Hinda Hoffman meets Soul Message: People

Read "People" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Da alcuni anni la scena musicale di Chicago è tornata sotto i riflettori grazie all'innovativo impulso di musicisti come Makaya McCraven, Tomeka Reid, Junius Paul, Jeff Parker, Jaimie Branch, Angel Bat Dawid, il collettivo Irreversible Entanglements e al ruolo propulsivo dell'etichetta International Anthem. Anche se poco conosciuti oltre la metropoli dell'Illinois, la cantante ...

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Article: Live Review

Gil Scott-Heron-Brian Jackson: Mezzo secolo di una partnership epocale

Read "Gil Scott-Heron-Brian Jackson: Mezzo secolo di una partnership epocale" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


A mezzo secolo di distanza dai primi folgoranti album degli anni settanta, la figura di Gil Scott-Heron resta centrale nella cultura afro-americana contemporanea. Molti rapper l'hanno indicato come ispiratore, Makaya McCraven gli ha dedicato nel 2020 We're New Again e i suoi brani sono stati campionati da esponenti della scena hip hop come Kanye West, Drake ...

Article: Book Review

Ugly Beauty - Jazz In The 21st Century

Read "Ugly Beauty - Jazz In The 21st Century" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Ugly Beauty Phil Freeman 250 pagine ISBN: #978-1-78904-632-8 Zer0 Books 2021 Critico musicale da tempo presente nelle riviste musicali e nei blog statunitensi e inglesi (The Wire, Down Beat, Jazziz, The Village Voice, Stereogum ecc...) Phil Freeman si occupa sia di jazz che di metal (è stato capo ...

Album

Deciphering the Message

Label: Blue Note Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: A Slice of the Top (AKA Sliced Off the Top); Sunset (AKA Son Set); When Your Lover Has Gone (AKA When You’ve Left Your Lover); Ecaroh (AKA Revlis); Tranquility (AKA Corner of the World); Wail Bait (AKA Wait Bail); Coppin’ the Haven (AKA At the Haven Coppin’); Frank’s Tune (AKA De’Jeff’s Tune); Autumn in New York (AKA Spring in Chicago); Monaco (AKA Monte Negro); Mr. Jin (AKA Mr. Gin); C.F.D. (AKA D.F.C.); Black Rhythm Happening.

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Article: Year in Review

Ludovico Granvassu's 2021 Sonic Delights

Read "Ludovico Granvassu's 2021 Sonic Delights" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Jazz is not a competitive sport and “Best Ofs" are misnomers. End of the year listicles have no bearing on the artistic standing of the albums they include, or on those they neglect, just like a five star review doesn't make the album it graces any better than it already is. But, apparently, humans ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Nikara Warren, Ill Considered, BADBADNOTGOOD, Henry Cole, Chip Wickham & Other New Releases

Read "Nikara Warren, Ill Considered, BADBADNOTGOOD, Henry Cole, Chip Wickham & Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


From Nikara Warren to Makaya McCraven; from Melanie Charles to Brandee Younger; from BADBADNOTGOOD to Ill Considered... a playlist replete with some of the most happening projects of the moment. Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Makaya McCraven “Black Rhythm Happening" Deciphering the Message (Blue Note) 0:16 ...


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