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Blogs about Jazz

13 blogs about Jazz.

  1. Between Sound and Space: ECM Records and Beyond
    The only archive reviewing every ECM album in existence. By Tyran Grillo. 🇺🇸 More info

    Mediavolo: Away Within
    Mediavolo is a band like no other. Based in Brest, France, they offer insight into the human condition with honest and patient attention. Back in 2014, I interviewed core members Géraldine Le Cocq and Jacques …
    By Tyran Grillo, 87 words
  2. Deep Groove Mono
    A jazz record collector blog designed, developed, written, and maintained independently by Richard Capeless. 🇺🇸 More info

    An Evening with Audio Critic Ken Micallef
    Ken Micallef is one of the most passionate jazz record collectors I have ever met. He has strong opinions, not all of which I agree with, yet I have managed to forge a solid friendship …
    By Richard Capeless, 62 words
  3. FLOPHOUSE | magazine
    …dedicated to hard bop, soul jazz and Hammond grooves. More info

    Curtis Amy & Frank Butler Groovin’ Blue (Pacific Jazz 1961)
    While writer Charles Bukowski played the piano drunk as a percussion instrument until his fingers began to bleed a bit in East Hollywood, two hardboiled jazz men blew the roof of a studio a mile …
    By Francois, 633 words
  4. FW Rare Jazz Vinyl Collector
    By Fredrik. 🇸🇪 More info

    "Ellington Indigos" by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra on Columbia CL 1085
    A great title by a jazz legend. View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize For me it’s interesting to explore the cats that came before modern …
    By Fredrik, 279 words
  5. the Heat Warps
    Revisiting every Miles Davis live tape from 1969 to 1975 in chronological order. By Jeremy Erwin. More info

    Alice Coltrane & Carlos Santana: Previously Unissued 1974 Recordings
    Very few LPs radiate a level of spiritual grandeur quite like the 1974 summit between Alice Coltrane and Carlos Santana, Illuminations. With Coltrane’s harp and soaring orchestration, uncharacteristically patient, technically precise lead work from Santana, …
    By Jeremy Erwin, 2,330 words
  6. Impressions of Vince
    Commentary, discussions and random thoughts about San Francisco-born jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi, beloved by many … and affectionately known as Dr. Funk. By Derrick Bang, Scott McGuire. 🇺🇸 More info

    Plenty of Respect: 2024 update
    Three years have passed since I last addressed the topic of other jazz artists doing covers of Guaraldi compositions, back in this post.To recap, the goal is to compile an ever-expanding list of jazz artists …
    By Derrick Bang, 498 words
  7. It's A Raggy Waltz
    I collect jazz on vinyl, I dig the Dave Brubeck Quartet, & I write about it. 🇺🇸 More info

    Waiting For Spring // David Benoit (GRP 9595)
    I know what you’re thinking. “David Benoit?! We’ve waited a year for a record review and it’s David Benoit?!? What the heck is Tarik doing writing about HIM?!” Weeeeell hold on there. This may seem …
    By Tarik, 1,386 words
  8. Jazz Collector
    Jazz Collector is the leading jazz blog and jazz website for those who love jazz and treasure the history, archives, ephemera and, most of all, the music. By Al Perlman. More info

    Podcast: Bill Evans on Verve
    This week’s theme: Bill Evans on Verve. Featured artists include Paul Motian, Gary Peacock, Chuck Israels, Shelley Manne, Jim Hall, Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette, Larry Bunker.The post Podcast: Bill Evans on Verve first appeared on …
    By Al, 41 words
  9. Jazz Scan
    Jazz ain't dead; it's just evolving! By Derrick Bang, Ric Bang, Scott McGuire. 🇺🇸 More info

    Holiday jazz 2023: Back to basics
    [Web master's note: Northern California film critic Derrick Bang — the eldest, youngest and only son of this site's primary jazz guru, Ric Bang — has surveyed the holiday jazz scene for more than a …
    By Derrick Bang, 6,017 words
  10. JazzWax
    Marc Myers writes daily on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings. More info

    Documentary: Lee Morgan: 'I Called Him Morgan'
    Lee Morgan is still not fully appreciated for all of the music he left behind and how he changed the sound of the trumpet starting in the late 1950s. The glorious way he bent notes …
    By Marc Myers, 150 words
  11. Jerry Jazz Musician
    A non-commercial website whose mission is to explore the culture of America with jazz music, jazz history, and jazz culture as the centerpiece. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Sunday Poem: “Brown Girl” by Jerrice J. Baptiste
    . . The Sunday Poem is published weekly, and strives to include the poet reading their work. Jerrice J. Baptiste reads her poem at its conclusion. . . ___ . . The cover to Nina …
    By Joe Maita, 374 words
  12. LondonJazzCollector
    Adventures in collecting "modern jazz": the classical music of America from the Fifties and Sixties, and a little Seventies, on original vinyl, on a budget, from England. 🇬🇧 More info

    Horace Silver: Silver’s Serenade (1963) Blue Note
    Selection: Let’s Get To The Nitty Gritty (Silver) . . . Track List BLP 4131 A1 Silver’s Serenade 9:21A2 Let’s Get to the Nitty Gritty 7:24B1 Sweet Sweetie Dee 7:34B2 The Dragon Lady 7:04B3 …
    By LondonJazzCollector, 1,195 words
  13. Screen Action Jazz
    Commentary and breaking news regarding the golden age of jazz soundtracks that supplied a swing backdrop for the suspenseful adventures of secret agents, private detectives, cops, spies and heist-minded criminals. By Derrick Bang. 🇺🇸 More info

    Soundtrack updates
    Thanks to the ongoing efforts of labels that specialize in soundtracks — and the fans who purchase their products, thereby maintaining the pipeline — quite a few scores have received enhanced treatment since my two …
    By Derrick Bang, 1,084 words