Archive for December 23rd, 2015

Raoul Björkenheim / eCsTaSy – Out of the Blue (2015)

Raoul Björkenheim / eCsTaSy – Out of the Blue (2015)

Visceral, vivid and uncompromising, ‘Out of the Blue’ picks up where Raoul Björkenheim and eCsTaSy’s first album left off.

Danny Elfman and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas,’ November 1, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Danny Elfman and ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas,’ November 1, 2015: Shows I’ll Never Forget

A spectacular live reinterpretation of ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ found composer Danny Elfman staging a partial on-stage Oingo Boingo reunion, as well.

Robin Eubanks Mass Line Big Band – More Than Meets The Ear (2015)

Robin Eubanks Mass Line Big Band – More Than Meets The Ear (2015)

Robin Eubanks’s ‘More Than What Meets The Ear’ might be just what big band jazz needs to get revitalized for the 21st century.