Home » Search Center » Results: michael gibbs

Results for "michael gibbs"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "michael gibbs"...

Musician

Michael Gibbs

Born:

Mike Gibbs - composer, arranger and trombonist has worked with many music luminaries, including Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin, John Scofield, Narada Michael Walden, Michael Mantler, Gary Burton, Whitney Houston, Peter Gabriel, Bill Frisell. Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe), he grew up playing trombone and piano and was awarded scholarships to attend Lenox School of Jazz and Tanglewood Summer School, where he studied with Gunther Schuller, George Russell, J.J.Johnson, Lukas Foss, and Iannis Xenakis. Having graduated from Berklee College of Music with diploma in Arranging and Composition in 1962, he moved to the U.K

3

Article: Live Review

Umbria Jazz Winter 30

Read "Umbria Jazz Winter 30" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Umbria Jazz Winter 2023 Orvieto Varie sedi 28.12.2023--1.11.2024 Umbria Jazz Winter, tutto concentrato nel centro storico di Orvieto, è un festival a misura d'uomo. Prestigiose le sue sedi, tutte raggiungibili a piedi in trasferimenti di pochi minuti: il Teatro Mancinelli, prezioso teatro all'italiana della seconda metà dell'Ottocento, il maestoso Palazzo del ...

11

Article: Live Review

Big Ears Festival 2023

Read "Big Ears Festival 2023" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Big Ears Festival Knoxville, Tennesse March 30-April 2, 2023 The second full edition after the pandemic found the Big Ears Festival still growing in attendance. Organizers responded by increasing the number of venues, including new ones like the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and ones that had not been used for some time, ...

2

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Allegra Levy, Marion Brown, Roxy Coss and More

Read "Allegra Levy, Marion Brown, Roxy Coss and More" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


This varied episode of older and newer modern jazz features tracks by Allegra Levy, Roxy Coss, Marion Brown, Elvin Jones, and many more. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett “I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00 The Coachella Valley Trio “Give Me ...

7

Article: Album Review

Graham Collier: Down Another Road @ Stockholm Jazz Days ’69

Read "Down Another Road @ Stockholm Jazz Days ’69" reviewed by Chris May


In 1969, when the composer and bassist Graham Collier took his sextet to Stockholm Jazz Days to give a live performance of their album Down Another Road (Fontana, 1969), the presence of a British band onstage at a European jazz festival was exceptional. The idea that British musicians would one day have their names on the ...

19

Article: Album Review

Adam Berenson: Songs from the Garret

Read "Songs from the Garret" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


Adam Berenson's Songs from the Garret is a two-CD solo collection but the essence of other composers prowl in the shadows. The lofty album title pays tribute to particular compositions from Steve Swallow, Carla Bley, Michael Gibbs, Chick Corea and a host of others. Berenson, a well-versed composer/keyboardist, takes the unusual approach (for him) of focusing ...

1

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Large Jazz Ensembles, Past And Present

Read "Large Jazz Ensembles, Past And Present" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


This show on jazz orchestras and big bands begins and ends with Duke Ellington. In between, it includes Michael Gibbs, Count Basie, the Either/Orchestra, Chico O'Farrill, George Russell and several others. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett “I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air ...

6

Article: Radio & Podcasts

A Focus On Frisell Plus New Releases

Read "A Focus On Frisell Plus New Releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne


Guitar maestro Bill Frisell is featured on two albums this week. Firstly a 2015 release from Michael Gibbs & The NDR Big Band who perform a Frisell setlist. Secondly, on the new album from Ches Smith. There are also new album releases from Out To Dinner, Jane Ira Bloom & Mark Helias, Ariane Racicot, and, the ...

1

Article: Album Review

Nucleus: Nucleus Live at the BBC

Read "Nucleus Live at the BBC" reviewed by Maurizio Comandini


Dio salvi la regina. E la BBC. L'emittente di stato britannica ha capito fin da subito che da quelle belle energie musicali, che spuntavano come l'erba di Hyde Park sotto al tiepido sole di quelle latitudini, passavano le scelte esistenziali e culturali delle nuove generazioni e sin dagli anni sessanta ha dato ampio spazio alla musica, ...

6

Article: Album Review

Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet: Blue Beginnings

Read "Blue Beginnings" reviewed by Chris May


Summer 2021 is proving to be the summer British jazz delved into its mid 1960s through mid 1970s album back catalogue and previously unreleased tape archive, with both major and specialist labels such as Jazz In Britain joining in the party. The spur to action is, of course, the new and unprecedented popularity of British jazz ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Jazzahead!
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.