A celebration of the life of one of improvisation’s major influences found many who loved Mel Davis gathered on stage at London’s Cafe Oto.
In the aftermath of Jack Bruce’s long-awaited reunion with Cream, some people bitched. All I remember was watching in wonder.
Remembering Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser, who helped open the door to jazz for me.
Remembering a drop-dead gorgeous tone poem that was so emblematic.
Much more than a jazz musician, Haden was a virtuoso of all American music.
A golden voice is silenced, but only in the here and now.
Dr. John’s flamboyant life and hoodoo-tinged music will be celebrated during a special concert event to be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in New Orleans as part of the Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Levon Helm’s music was a homey as it was connective — with his history, with everyone’s.
So, have all your passionate violins play a tune for a Tennessee kid …
For a brief moment, as the Band’s career officially got underway on 1968’s Music from Big Pink, Richard Manuel held the spotlight completely. “Tears of Rage” was enough to convince anyone of his anguished genius.