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Posts from the ‘Cool Stuff’ Category

22
Nov

Inside The Sidewinder

The legendary bassist Bob Cranshaw reflects on Lee Morgan. Read moreRead more

19
Nov

Dave Holland Album Preview: Hands

I’m pleased to officially announce “Hands”, a collaboration between myself and the great flamenco guitar master Pepe Habichuela. Meeting Pepe and playing this music with him has been been a very special experience for me. We first played together in 2007 and since then I’ve made an annual trip to Spain to perform with him and the group. Read moreRead more

9
Nov

Pepper’s Magic

As we learned from the recent Jazz Online podcast featuring the band Oregon, Jim Pepper’s composition “Witchi-Tai-To” is a special piece of music that holds a certain mystical quality. Read moreRead more

4
Nov

Send James Moody Your Love

JAZZ LEGEND JAMES MOODY BATTLING CANCER

By George Varga (Originally posted on SignOnSanDiego)

Jazz saxophone legend James Moody, a San Diego resident for the past 21 years, has disclosed that he has had pancreatic cancer since at least February — and that he had decided not to receive any chemo therapy or radiation treatment.

At his behest, Moody’s condition was previously only shared with family members and some of his most trusted confidantes in the music world. Moody, 85, and his wife, Linda, decided to inform their friends and his fans of his condition in an e-mail letter she sent out earlier this morning. Read moreRead more