Sunday, December 7, 2014

Assorted Jazz News

I haven't done much on the jazz side of things on the blog recently, so I rounded up a few recent news bits for you!

Read more after the jump:

1. SFJazz to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme' 

In February, this classic album will be 50 years old. The concert will be curated by his son, Ravi. Details [here].

2. Also on Coltrane, a new documentary is currently under production 

From the director of 'John Lennon' - John Scheinfeld

 [Official website]

3. Esperanza Spalding to perform at the Dubai Jazz Fest

I ranted on that festival enough last year. At least one of the headliners is actually a jazz musician; Sting and John Legend (blechhh) are headlinig as well. [Jazz fest website]


4. Remembering Dave Brubeck

The jazz legend would have been 94 on December 5; he passed away in 2012.

One of the most enduring pieces of music written by him:

5. Grammy Nominees for the Jazz Categories

I have you the blues list, here's the jazz list [link]:

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