Results for "Music Mecca"
by John Patten
To successfully play a set of standards by Duke Ellington--such as pianist Marie Louise Schmidt, bassist Helle Marstrand, drummer Benita Haastrup and horn player Christina Dahl do on The Sophisticated Ladies play Ellington--requires musicians to become arrangers. After all, many people are familiar with Caravan," In A Sentimental Mood," and Ellington's other master works. ...
Label: Music Mecca
Track listing: Home and Dry; Thaddeux Rex; Byers; Waltz; Wry Smiles; Touching the Moon; Slaying the Hippopotamus; Alto Fresco; Sing a Samba for Krupa (78:10).
by Jack Bowers
European Youth Jazz Orchestra Swinging Europe 2006 Music Mecca 2006 What a great (one is almost tempted to say civilized") idea: an orchestra composed of young musicians from sixteen European countries (and one from America), touring the Continent for three weeks and presenting a series of concerts under ...
by Annika Westman
Ear Witness--whose members are from Denmark, Hungary, Mauritius, and Cameroon--is not exactly your average jazz quartet. To be a bit more precise, let's call this music what it is: funky fusion. Ear Witness is one of Danish saxophonist Simon Spang-Hanssen's many projects, and he wrote eight of its pieces (the ninth is a group composition). Each ...