11 November 2014

Sound Prints

Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano's quintet with Lawrence Fields, Linda Oh, and Joey Baron. So killing:

04 November 2014

Money Jungle

Worth your time: Terri Lyne Carrington reworks the classic Ellington/Mingus/Roach album Money Jungle (which she recorded herself last year):

Terri Lyne Carrington: drums
Aaron Goldberg: piano
Tia Fuller: soprano sax, alto sax, flute, narration
Antonio Hart: alto sax, flute
Claus Reichstaller: trumpet, flugelhorn
James Genus: bass

Money Jungle
Fleurette Africaine
Very Special
Wig Wise
Switch Blade
A Little Max
No Boxes
Come Sunday
Grass Root

Live at the 45th Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen, Wackerhalle, Germany, March 27, 2014

26 June 2013

Unearthed 1964 Louis Armstrong Interview

Via Kottke, above is a radio interview of Louis Armstrong from 1964, with commentary from the (then-) teenage interviewers. It's worth your five minutes.

Interviewed by Michael Aisner and James R. Stein in 1964, originally aired on WNTH in Winnetka, Illinois

Back in the Saddle

School's out, time to re-engage. It turns out I'm way behind on new stuff, so while I catch up, here's the NO BS! Brass Band playing a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music: