Jazz

Ella Fitzgerald, “Perdido” (1949): Appreciations

Ella Fitzgerald, “Perdido” (1949): Appreciations

“Perdido” was supposed to be a live showcase for Charlie Parker. Then Ella Fitzgerald – who would have been 100 today – stepped up to the mic.

The Great Harry Hillman, “How To Dice An Onion” from Tilt (2017): Something Else! 360º video premiere

The Great Harry Hillman, “How To Dice An Onion” from Tilt (2017): Something Else! 360º video premiere

As the 360º video makes clear, the gumption of the Great Harry Hillman knows no bounds.

Jimmy Greene – Flowers: Beautiful Life, Volume 2 (2017)

Jimmy Greene – Flowers: Beautiful Life, Volume 2 (2017)

Jimmy Greene’s biggest help comes from within – inside his heart, where Ana Grace Greene lives and thrives.

Bryan and the Aardvarks, “Tiny Skull Sized Kingdom” from Sounds From The Deep Field (2017): Something Else! exclusive stream

Bryan and the Aardvarks, “Tiny Skull Sized Kingdom” from Sounds From The Deep Field (2017): Something Else! exclusive stream

Here is the premiere stream of “Tiny Skull Sized Kingdom” from Bryan and the Aardvarks’ 2017 release ‘Sounds From The Deep Field.’

Jonathan Rowden Group – Skyward Eye (2017)

Jonathan Rowden Group – Skyward Eye (2017)

‘Skyward Eye’ represents a great expansion of scope for the saxophonist, composer and bandleader Jonathan Rowden and his Jonathan Rowden Group quartet.

Fabian Almazan, jazz pianist with Terence Blanchard: Something Else! Interview

Fabian Almazan, jazz pianist with Terence Blanchard: Something Else! Interview

Fabian Almazan joined Preston Frazier for a Something Else! Sitdown to discuss a chance first meeting with Terence Blanchard, his musical roots, a new solo album and what’s next.

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Sexmob – Cultural Capital (2017)

Long known as jazz’s most mischevious covers band, Sexmob now takes deadly aim at its own material on new release ‘Cultural Capital.’

Linda May Han Oh, “Western” from Walk Against Wind (2017): Something Else! premiere

Linda May Han Oh, “Western” from Walk Against Wind (2017): Something Else! premiere

“Western” is the highly syncopated track that closes out Linda May Han Oh’s ‘Walk Against Wind,’ but it’s by no means a coast to the finish line.

Thollem | Mazurek (Thollem McDonas and Rob Mazurek) – Blind Curves and Box Canyons (2017)

Thollem | Mazurek (Thollem McDonas and Rob Mazurek) – Blind Curves and Box Canyons (2017)

To a lot of people, the slang to describe a remote location is ‘bum frick Egypt,’ but in Texas, that place is called Marfa. Situated almost 200 miles southeast of El Paso near

Bucher Tan Countryman – Acceptance – Resistance (2017)

Bucher Tan Countryman – Acceptance – Resistance (2017)

Christian Bucher, Simon Tan and Rick Countryman make free jazz without the chaos with ‘Acceptance – Resistance’.