As an example of extraordinary beauty emanating from simplicity, it’s hard to top “Sueño con México.” In my mind, it nestles quietly alongside pieces such as Miles’ “So What” and Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme.”
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Miles Davis collaborator Jimmy Cobb joins us as we explore nine Columbia albums that capture the earliest flowerings of the Miles Davis legend — the moment when his muse began to match his own prodigious powers.
We dig into the disco goodness of Lady Gaga, even as Miles Davis, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Herbie Hancock are the focus of enormous boxed-set reissues.
Peter Gabriel, Sting, U2, Bruce Springsteen, others – ¡Released!: Human Rights Concerts 1986-98 (2013)
The 1980s were marked by benefit extravaganzas, though oftentimes — whatever their noble intentions — they boasted both dubious musical results and unclear benefits. Amnesty International events were different.
‘He didn’t have my number’: Paul McCartney laments missed telegram that halted work with Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis
Paul McCartney still wonders at what might have become of a musical collaboration with Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis — creating perhaps the unlikeliest of supergroups — but for a misplaced telegram.
We love organ jazz around here, so it’s impossible for us to avoid the boss Hammond B3 of Joey DeFrancesco, widely regarded as being at or near the top of the heap amongst jazz organists. Who are we to argue?
So my friend Bob says to me, “You ever accidentally buy an album that you already owned?” Yes!
There’s a sense of homecoming, both in the musical selection and in the easy collaborative verve, about Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin’s Invitation to Illumination: Live at Montreux.
Recently I issued Part Two of list of five pretty good fusion jazz records from the underrated 80s.
Loving covers of popular music is a grand jazz tradition. From blues vamps to show tunes to popular song of the day, jazz musicians have explored the harmonic opportunities found in pop music.