As an aspiring young jazz musician, I spent most of my waking hours either practicing my instrument or listening intensely to albums and jazz radio. It was my passion as well my music education and the single most cherished memory of my teenage years. Often when I listened to the music, I would try and…
We recently ran a post about jazz singer Theo Bleckmann and his brilliant concert of the songs of underrated British pop artist & songwriter Kate Bush.
It was truly an honor to interview Wayne Shorter for the Miles Davis podcast series. Wayne’s contributions both as a saxophonist and composer during his tenure with Miles are not only central to the trumpeter’s legacy but are also considered to be some of the most influential jazz works ever recorded.
The band Oregon recorded the song “Witchi-Tai-To” nearly 40 years ago and it has become a mainstay with the band’s live shows while also serving as an anthem for the prolific group.