Tag: Bobby Hutcherson

JAZZIZ Backstage Pass: Vibraphonist Joel Ross

Even if you’re a casual jazz fan, it would be hard to ignore the buzz around Joel Ross. Just 23 years old, the vibraphonist recently released his debut album as a leader, KingMaker, and it is already being hailed by pop and jazz critics as one of the best albums of the year.

Eric Dolphy – “Hat and Beard”

“Hat and Beard,” a tribute to pianist Thelonious Monk that employs dissonant harmonies, scattershot rhythms, and a wobbly, elastic melody in the service of good old-fashioned swing.

Sitting In: Joe Locke’s ‘Great Vibes’ Playlist

“I hope this playlist will serve to expose the listener to some lesser-known, but amazingly gifted artists,” says Locke. “Many of the tracks here served to inspire me on my own journey. I’m forever grateful to the great vibes players who created them.”

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz

As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re offering an exclusive all-women CD featuring some of the greatest jazz artists in the world, including Carla Bley, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jane Bunnett, Brenda Russell, Michele Rosewoman, Leni Stern, Gabriela Anders and Keely Smith.




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