In the afternoon I played with the kids and listened to the Chet Baker Sextett (recorded in 1954), feat Bob Brookmeyer and Bud Shank, which I “found” in my Spotify library. A beautiful recording and just the right music for the last day of vacation, or for any day as a matter of fact. I […]
The fine folks at My Music Masterclass have released a video (actually two) with saxophone legend George Coleman which looks great. This was kind of an insta-purchase.
The Universe of Miles Davis is a beautiful, interactive visualization and examination of Miles Davis’ mentions on Wikipedia from the year 2017, which would have been his 90th birthday. This is very interesting and worth exploring.
Currently listening to the audiobook of Herbie Hancock’s autobiography and it works brilliant as an audiobook, since he is reading it himself. It’s almost like having him over and telling his story. Enjoying it a lot. 📚
For some reason NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts have popped up both in my feeds and at work quite a few times so that I had to check it out myself. Turns out there is a lot of great stuff in there. I totally like the setting, just like in an office corner. There is so […]
I just ran into this nice interactive version of the famous “A Great Day in Harlem” image.
Sonny is without doubt one of my favorite players. Here’s a great video and some info on JazzWax. Adding this to my need-to-watch-list.
Marc Myers on the imminent release of John Coltrane’s lost tapes: So where was this tape hiding all these years? The tape sat on the shelf at Van Gelder’s studio until Coltrane died in July 1967, when Impulse executives came to retrieve them. After ABC Records relocated to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, the […]