I recently came across an interview segment featuring the always innovative alto saxophonist, a true artist, Gary Bartz, in which he discussed the current state of jazz education.
Archive for March 2nd, 2013
‘Otherwise I’m a real miserable chap’: Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter isn’t about to start slowing down
Fresh off the release of a tough, politically charged album called When I’m President, Ian Hunter continues a fast-paced solo career in the wake of his early successes with Mott the Hoople.
Exclusive stream: Nektar, “Burn Out My Eyes” from Journey to the Centre of the Eye (1971; 2013 reissue)
Nektar’s 1971 prog-psych classic Journey to the Centre of the Eye is being reissued, and you can sample a key cut here through this exclusive stream from Cleopatra/Purple Pyramid Records.
We caught up with Jimmy Walker to discuss his stints with both the Knickerbockers and the Righteous Brothers, and other favorite memories from the 1960s — from the old “Smothers Brothers” TV show to the Dick Clark tours.
Like Linda Oh, Troy Roberts’ journey from Perth, Australia to New York City has left a trail of awards and accolades in his wake and one gets the sense he’s just getting started. And yet, Nu-Jive 5, due next week, will be his fifth album.
Fifth on the Floor’s 2010 release Dark and Bloody Ground was a fantastic piece of Southern rock, and the first taste of their upcoming album Ashes and Angels picks up right where that album left off.