Tag Archives: Miles Davis

SIX YEARS OF DEST: OUT
Our Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz

Destination: OUT just turned 6 years old! To mark the occasion, we’ve revamped and reactivated our “Beginner’s Guide to Free Jazz.” The main reason we launched the site was to turn people onto this remarkable music and show that, rather than being… Continue reading

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DIMENSIONS AND EXTENSIONS: Sam Rivers, 1923-2011

We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of the great Sam Rivers. That last name is as right as rain — his talents were so varied, multifarious, they were like streams that fed into the greater ocean of jazz. Best… Continue reading

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ORNITHOLOGY:
George Lewis talks Charlie Parker

HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER George Lewis Homage to Charles Parker Black Saint : 1979 GL, trombone, electronics; Douglas Ewart, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, cymbals; Anthony Davis, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, polymoog, multimoog & micromoog synthesizers. We’re dedicating the next two weeks… Continue reading

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The Future Primitive

ABORIGINAL Terumasa Hino Double Rainbow Sony : 1981 TH, trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn; Herbie Hancock, keyboards; Masabumi Kikuchi, keyboards, piccolo; Kenny Kirkland, keyboards; Mark Gray, keyboards; Steve Grossman, soprano sax; Barry Finnerty, guitar, flute; David Spinozza, guitar; Butch Campbell, guitar; Lou… Continue reading

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The Tokyo Blues – plus contest!

TURNAROUNDPHRASE [MOJA]/TUNE IN 5 HIP-SKIP Miles Davis Shinjuku Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo 22 January 1975, 2nd set MD, trumpet, organ; Sonny Fortune, soprano, alto, flute; Pete Cosey, guitar, percussion; Reggie Lucas, guitar; Michael Henderson, bass; Al Foster, drums; Mtume, conga, percussion.… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW: Matthew Shipp’s The Art of the Improviser

WHOLETONE Matthew Shipp Art of the Improviser Thirsty Ear : 2011 MS, piano. Our mini-festival around pianist and composer Matthew Shipp continues with a preview of his upcoming album Art of the Improviser. This wonderful double-disc set marks Shipp’s 50th… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matthew Shipp’s tribute to teacher Dennis Sandole

PERHAPS ONE TOUCH OF The Brothers Sandole Modern Music from Philadelphia Fantasy : 1955 DS, guitar; Adolph Sandole, leader; Art Farmer, trumpet; John LaPorta, alto; Sonny Russo, trombone; Al DelGovernatore, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Clem De Rosa, drums. PARADIGM Dennis… Continue reading

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