Archive for May 3rd, 2014

Christian Jacob – Beautiful Jazz: A Private Concert (2014)

The intimacy of Keith Jarrett’s The Köln Concert is what makes the 1975 such a tremendous experience, listen after listen. Regardless of the details, like whether or not he was playing on the “wrong piano,” Jarrett’s performance is about connecting the music to the listener.

Alex LoRe Trio – Dream House (2014)

He’s been mentored by sax masters such as Lee Konitz, George Garzone and the late, great James Moody and obtained an advanced music degree from New York’s renowned Manhattan School of Music.

Getting that first Moog wasn’t easy for Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘It opened up the possibilities’

Getting that first Moog wasn’t easy for Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘It opened up the possibilities’

Keith Emerson initially contacted the Moog company, asking for a free one in exchange for an ELP endorsement. They had a stern reply.

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Estupenda Graca” (1981)

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Estupenda Graca” (1981)

“Estupenda Graca” is a rare entry in the Metheny catalog in that the title, Portuguese for “Stupendous Grace,” actually matches the mood of the song.

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