Posts tagged with Jazz
A unique collaboration between Joni Mitchell and Charles Mingus, ‘Mingus’ was the crowning album in an innovative period of creativity.
Set for release on 20 May, the record's new edition will include a selection of previously unreleased outtakes.
Far from a regular ‘folk’ album, Joni Mitchell’s debut, ‘Song To A Seagull’, explored her voracious exploratory impulse.
With her ‘Both Sides Now’ album of 2000, Joni Mitchell looked to songbooks of the past in order to demonstrate her interpretative prowess.
With the double-album ‘Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter’, Joni Mitchell embraced jazz to fascinating and exploratory effect.
From dazzling hornblowers to soulful singers and visionary composers, the best jazz musicians were innovators who expanded the genre.
Dr Lonnie Smith, Hammond organ legend and NEA Jazz Master, has died at the age of 79 at his home in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.
Alfred 'Pee Wee Ellis', songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and former James Brown band leader, has died aged 80.
Released years after his dispute with Warner Bros, ‘The Vault… Old Friends 4 Sale’ hinted at some of the paths Prince could have taken.
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