On September 1, Songline/Tone Field Productions released three Buster Keaton films – two shorts, 1920′s One Week and 1921′s The High Sign, and the 1925 feature-length Go West – on a single DVD. All of the films were originally silent films, produced before “talkies” came into vogue in the early [...]Read more >>
Nu Jazz Entertainment is a label founded by Jerald Miller, who began his career as a jazz musician, having studied under Ellis Marsalis in New Orleans. Subsequently Miller switched to the business side of jazz, working variously at EMI, RCA/BMG, Sony Music and at Spike Lee’s film company, Forty Acres [...]Read more >>
Shortly after the release of his first album on the Heads Up imprint in 1992, singer/pianist Joe McBride became a smooth-jazz star. Since then, McBride has gently pushed the boundaries of the genre now and then – most notably perhaps on 2000′s Texas Rhythm Club – but for the most [...]Read more >>
Ever wonder how you’ll celebrate your 91st birthday? Ever wonder if you’ll even be around for your 91st birthday? Yeah, well, composer and bandleader Gerald Wilson will turn 91 on September 4, and he plans on ringing it in with a very melodious bang before a large audience at the [...]Read more >>
Fleet-fingered pianist Arturo O’Farrill has been commissioned by Symphony Space, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and RD Rice Construction to compose a new piece of music to honor Bronx native and prospective Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. O’Farrill and his Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra will premiere the music at Symphony [...]Read more >>
From January 1951 to March 1956, trumpeter Miles Davis and tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins played together on five recording dates for the Prestige label. Historically speaking, these were important, formative sessions, especially the ones in the early ’50, when both artists were busy assimilating the fundamental elements of bebop and [...]Read more >>
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