#WednesdayWisdom: Kenny Barron – Big Girls

Some days simply demand listening to deeply enjoyable tracks. This track performed by Kenny Barron and his Quintet from the 1991 recording Quickstep is one of those gems and features the pianist with John Stubblefield on sax (one of his greatest solos), trumpeter Eddie Henderson, David Williams on bass and the tune’s composer and drummer…

By Jazz Online November 28, 2018 Off

Q&A: Ant Law

The UK based guitarist Ant Law is one reason to get excited about when it comes to jazz guitar.  Ant is a refreshing, exhilarating and innovative player who has been active on the scene for many years playing with a variety of eclectic artists while also leading his own critically acclaimed band featuring Michael Chillingworth,…

By Jazz Online November 20, 2018 Off

Miles Davis Podcast: Frances Davis

Miles’ first wife Frances Davis has graced the covers of three of Miles’ greatest albums (In Person At The Blackhawk, Someday My Prince Will Come, E.S.P.) and was by the legend’s side during the period from the late 1950’s through the mid 1960’s. – Joseph Vella On a recommendation from the legendary music executive Chris…

By The Jazz Messenger November 18, 2018 Off