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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Blue Notes

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... the album does give him the space to explore his conception of blues guitar in jazz. While players such as Scofield, Frisell and Metheny explore new musical territory, the straight-ahead mainstream ...

  2. Good vibes, bad turnout

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... the soloist and his sidemen. There was no piano on the stage, and Pao and Kerr had plenty of harmonic open space to explore. They complemented each other beautifully, playing several pieces in part ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue Notes: Guy Le Claire, by Robin Lynam

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:00pm by Robin Lynam

    ... plays both acoustic and electric guitars, often- although sparingly- overdubbed. There are some thoughtful and melodically strong compositions here, with a lot of space left in the music. Some, ... Metheny's solo recordings, and at others of John McLaughlin's more world music-themed explorations. Solo 3 is an enjoyable set, recorded for the most part at bassist Peter Scherr's Sai ...

  4. Blue notes

    Posted Aug 01st 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... on the album. Everyone involved had a blast recording Earthglow and exploring this new territory.' Earthglow was inspired by a photograph of the earth taken from space by Nasa, and it is reproduced ...

  5. How a young lion of trumpet lights way for the future

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... route, exploring Cuban rhythms with a new band on Roy Hargrove's Crisol Habana. He had become a name to conjure with, and had also created an image. His occasionally aloof manner, fashion sense, and, more importantly, understanding of the value of space, marked him out early as a natural heir to Miles Davis, and he was a logical choice for the trumpet spot in Herbie Hancock ...


    Bluenotes: 'Rhythm Sessions' by Lee Ritenour and 'Esprit de Four' by Fourplay

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... of the solo space to other players, but when he does step into the spotlight he plays with his customary taste and authority. The Fourplay album suggests that Loeb, whose session and production career ... post-Fourplay finds him exploring the Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff songbook in soulful style. It's a bit short at less than 40 minutes, but catches the spirit of those early 1970s singles perfectly. ...

  7. ALBUM (1959)

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... within the piece. This was not absolutely new territory for jazz, but it had never before been so single-mindedly explored. Blue Rondo a la Turk was in 9/8, Everybody's Jumpin' and Pick ... and the opportunistic Countdown: Time in Outer Space released in 1962 and dedicated to astronaut John Glenn who orbited the Earth that year. The group was, by jazz standards, hugely successful commercially, ...

  8. Blue notes

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The blues have been the creative golden thread throughout Eric Clapton's long and intermittently distinguished career. Often they have had to share space on his albums ... If it's a surprise to the fans, that's only because it's a surprise to me, as well.' Take Three His latest album finds Clapton delving into New Orleans jazz, but he has explored ...

  9. Blanchard and friends let the neo-bop Flow

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Wilson- was acclaimed by many as his best, and marked his debut on the Blue Note label, where Marsalis is also in residence. Blanchard explored elements of hip-hop, and introduced West African ... we're talking about is their musicianship. They find spaces to put things in spots that make sense. With this band I just feel born again. It's because it's given me new life and just ...

  10. Worldly wise

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Hendrix's space-age version of that music and its deep African roots. 'Hendrix is such a blues-rooted player, and a jazz musician has to keep that relationship with the blues,' Le says. ... with him, but eventually he decided it could best be explored through music, and he formed Ultramarine, a multi-ethnic band of which Mbappe was also a member, performing African- and Caribbean- ...




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