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Phillip Arthur Ranelin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana where he grew up under the influence of J.J. Johnson, Wes Montgomery, Earmon Hubbard, Pookie Johnson, Russell Webster, Willis Kirk, Jimmy Coe and Melvin Rhyne. Ranelin is loved and respected around the globe as a master trombonist of the J.J. Johnson tradition, former Freddie Hubbard sideman and as co-founder of Detroit’s famed TRIBE Records. Ranelin has studied and played with some of the most highly respected Jazz and classical educators in the business, including professors David N. Baker, Larry Ridley, Nathan Davis, Bunky Green, Dr


Article: Reassessing

The Time Is Now!

Read "The Time Is Now!" reviewed by Joshua Weiner

The early '70s were difficult times in the United States, not least for the jazz community. The optimism of the flower-power and peace movements had given way to political radicalism, conflict and paranoia, and the excitement of the initial free jazz and jazz-fusion eras had begun to wane. John Coltrane and Albert Ayler were dead. Miles ...


Article: Album Review

Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: 60 Years

Read "60 Years" reviewed by Chris May

The 2 x LP 60 Years celebrates the history of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA), which was founded by the pianist, composer and community activist Horace Tapscott in South Central Los Angeles in 1961, and directed by him until he passed in 1999. The release, albeit of archive material, also reminds us that the Arkestra ...


Article: Album Review

Lonnie Liston Smith: Jazz Is Dead 17

Read "Jazz Is Dead 17" reviewed by Chris May

Having kicked off 2023 with one of the strongest albums in its catalogue--Phil Ranelin and Wendell Harrison's Jazz Is Dead 16--Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge's label continues on a roll. Jazz Is Dead 17 finds the two producers in their funked-up comfort zone and relishing it. Strange but true, Jazz Is Dead ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Alessia Obino, Rob Mazurek, London Brew, Stephen Ulrich & More New Releases

Read "Alessia Obino, Rob Mazurek, London Brew, Stephen Ulrich & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Americana-tinged guitarists, cinematic moods, a cast of London all-stars chasing the electric Miles voodoo down, inflections of Jimi Hendrix, and music that may help you with meditation, introspection, or even state alteration... This and more in this week's set!Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 ...

Article: Profile

Adrian Younge e Ali Shaheed Muhammad : Jazz Is Dead

Read "Adrian Younge e Ali Shaheed Muhammad : Jazz Is Dead" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Hanno scelto un marchio provocatorio, Adrian Younge e Ali Shaheed Muhammad per l'etichetta discografica e la piattaforma di musica dal vivo che gestiscono a Los Angeles da alcuni anni. I due musicisti e produttori vengono dalla scena hip-hop: il primo ha lavorato con artisti di fama mondiale come Wu-Tang Clan, Souls of Mischief e ...


Jazz Is Dead 16

Label: Jazz Is Dead
Released: 2023
Track listing: Genesis; Open Eye; Running With The Tribe; Fire In Detroit; Ursa Major; Metropolitan Blues; Black Census.


Article: Album Review

Various Artists: John Sinclair Presents Detroit Artists Workshop

Read "John Sinclair Presents Detroit Artists Workshop" reviewed by Chris May

Valuable as both a curated chronicle of jazz history and as high-grade music, John Sinclair Presents Detroit Artists Workshop: Community, Jazz And Art In The Motor City 1965—1981 comprises around 70 minutes of live recordings by some of Detroit's finest sons along with an informative 24-page booklet. Among the musicians are trumpeters Donald Byrd and Charles ...


The Time Is Now!

Label: Now-Again Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: The Time Is Now For Change; Time Is Running Out; Of Times Gone By; Black Destiny; 13th & Senate; He The One We All Knew (Part 1).


Jazz Is Dead 2: Roy Ayers

Label: Jazz Is Dead
Released: 2020
Track listing: Sold Out; Synchronize Vibration; Hey Lover; Soulful and Unique; Shadows of The East; Sunflowers; Gravity; Solace; African Sounds.


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