Results for "Oliver Jackson"
by Chris May
A pioneer of global and modal jazz, the multi-instrumentalist and composer Yusef Lateef is only beginning to have his importance in the history of the music properly acknowledged. After languishing off-catalogue for decades, much of his output is being made available once more. A treasure trove of great jazz is out there waiting to be rediscovered. ...
by Chris May
Jazz musicians are rarely called shamanistic but the description fits Rahsaan Roland Kirk precisely. Clad in black leather trousers and heavy duty shades (he was blind from the age of two), a truckload of strange looking horns strung round his necktwo or three of which he often played simultaneously--twisting, shaking and otherwise contorting his body, stamping ...
Track listing: Stompy Jones; Sabine's Jazz Arena; A Ghost of a Chance; Jumpin' at the Woodside; Crossing the Border; What's New; Stealin' Apples; If Dreams Come True; Will You Still Be Mine; Willow Weep for Me; Satin Doll; It Don't Mean a Thing (if It Ain't Got That Swing)
by Dave Nathan
The late Oliver Jackson had one foot in each of the major jazz camps, bop and swing. Out of Detroit, he performed with some of the first rate boppers from that city like Tommy Flanagan and Paul Chambers as well as working with Eddie Locke and Yusef Lateef. But he also played with some of the ...