Post Tagged with: "Ravi Coltrane"

Jack DeJohnette, with Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison – In Movement (2016)

Jack DeJohnette, with Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison – In Movement (2016)

What you get when DeJohnette combines with guys named Coltrane and Garrison doesn’t exactly square up with the mental picture (or rather, mental music) most jazzbos might imagine when those three names are put together. Nonetheless, ‘In Movement’ is no less gratifying.

Chick Corea – The Vigil (2013)

With song titles like “Galaxy 32 Star 4,” “Portals To Forever” and “Outside Of Space” and a CD cover of Chick Corea striking a Romantic Warrior pose, The Vigil looks to be a Return To Forever kind of Corea album.

Terence Blanchard – Magnetic (2013)

Terence Blanchard – Magnetic (2013)

In making ‘Magnetic’ such a collaborative, free-flowing effort, Terence Blanchard has fashioned one of his most layered studio efforts ever.

David Ake – Bridges (2013)

It’s clear from his latest recorded offering Bridges that the pianist and composer David Ake has a lot to say musically, but this being only his third record over a period of fifteen years, he hasn’t had much time to say it.

Ravi Coltrane – Spirit Fiction (2012)

Spirit Fiction, Ravi Coltrane‚Äôs debut album for Blue Note, showcases his elusive yet humble nature on the saxophone — with his freely flowing stream of consciousness leading the way.

Dave Douglas – Three Views: Greenleaf Portable Series, Vols. 1-3 (2011)

Dave Douglas is widely regarded as being elite among jazz trumpeters these days not just because of a polished technique, but a restlessness that drives him to try something new at least every couple of years

Cassandra Wilson – Silver Pony (2010)

Cassandra Wilson, who consistently defies convention as this restless chanteuse, doesn’t disappoint with Silver Pony — issued today on Blue Note as the long-awaited part-in studio, part-live followup to her celebrated Loverly. She has the vocal phrasing, the dusky intellect, of Charlie Parker and the elastic intuition of Betty Carter. Yet, Wilson is no throwback. She writes her own music,Read More

Something Else! sneak peek: Cassandra Wilson, with Ravi Coltrane, "Silver Moon" (2010)

Something Else! sneak peek: Cassandra Wilson, with Ravi Coltrane, "Silver Moon" (2010)

Here’s a free mp3 download of Cassandra Wilson’s “Silver Moon,” a tune featuring saxophonist Ravi Coltrane from the forthcoming Blue Note recording Silver Pony. A hybrid live/studio album set for release on Nov. 9, Silver Pony features live songs from a European tour and studio work done at New Orleans’ Piety Street Studios. Wilson also collaborates on the tune “WatchRead More

Gerry Gibbs And The Electric Thrasher Orchestra – Play The Music Of Miles Davis, 1967-75 (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron I freakin’ love the music of Miles Davis. I once named a dog “Miles Davis.” I’ve written tons about Miles Davis. Even compare most every artist who’s doing something cool and expansive to Miles Davis. And when a musician takes on a project projecting the music of Miles Davis, I’m gonna listen to it and chancesRead More

The Blue Note 7 – Mosaic, A Celebration Of Blue Note Recordings (2009)

by Pico In 1939, German immigrant Alfred Lion founded Blue Note Records along with Max Margulis as a label dedicated to signing and recording jazz and blues artists. Over the years, this label became a central part of jazz history itself, as it became the home for seminal recordings by Thelonius Monk, Bud Powell, Art Blakey, Horace Silver, Lee Morgan,Read More