From Wilco and Beyonce to Jagger and Bowie.
"Just Friends" is re-harmonized into a broody rendition that Hart feels better represents the melancholic sentiment of the
However many more years of music has Jazz Giant Randy Weston in his body, soul, and spirit to birth and nurture, shouldn't he be heading and leading one of the nation's great Jazz institutions where he could share his monumental knowledge, legacy, and experience?
From my earliest recollections, adults, when first meeting me, would invariably ask the question, "Do you know who your father is?" The query came from musicians and fans alike. I didn't really understand the question at first, because the answer seemed so obvious.
Lorraine Gordon is twelve years older than The Village Vanguard, which this past week celebrated its eightieth birthday. Lorraine -- who has owned the Vanguard since her husband, Max Gordon, passed in 1989 -- is, at 93, an inescapably frailer version of what she has always been: indomitable.
One aspect that distinguishes many jazz singers from other vocalists is the tight collaboration between the singer and their instrumentalist colleagues.
I'm delighted for the project and I was delighted to raise the money, and I know that Don's got the money now, and I'm glad
This week's playlist includes music by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, William Shatner, Thelonious Monk, Indigo Girls, and more.
During a television interview following the recording, the show's host asked me this essential question: "In a region wrought with a history of so much war and hatred, can a song really make a difference?" My response was, "If music can't make a difference, I don't know what can."
Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist
With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.
Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.