Jazz

Thijsenterprise – Snits

Jazz

Thijsenterprise returns with ‘Snits’, a punky jazz EP with raw drums, dirty basslines, and spontaneous melodies connect the dots between hip hop, punk, and jazz.

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AI-Generated Jazz Based On John Coltrane

Jazz

Can a neural network trained on John Coltrane's jazz make a good album? Dadabots gave it a try with 'Outerhelios'....

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The Best Analysis of the Worst Jazz Solo of All Time

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Is 'the worst jazz solo of all time' really the worst jazz solo of all time? Adam Neely's brilliant critique might change your mind....

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Chick Corea’s “Cheap But Good Advice for Playing Music in a Group”

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When one of the greatest pianists of all time gives you advice, you listen. Here are Chick Corea’s 16 steps to playing music in a group.

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The 42 Greatest Jazz Albums On Glenn Kelly’s Floor By His Coffee Table

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I love an album list with creativity and Glenn Kelly made a great one in the name of jazz....

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Cinematic Orchestra and Jimmy Cliff added to Love Supreme Jazz Festival Line Up

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They will also be joined by Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight, and Jamie Cullum....

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Relive 1959, The Golden Year of Jazz, In A New Photoblog Project

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Jazz fan Natalie Weiner launched a blog called The 1959 Project with day-to-day looks at the genre’s most famous year. When...

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Kaytranada to release joint EP with Robert Glasper

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The ArtScience Remixes will feature 8 reworks from Glasper’s 2016 album ArtScience. I haven’t been having any Kaytranada withdrawal...

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Sampleface Five: 100 Years of Thelonious Monk

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He was a trailblazer with his improv style, wide-ranging melodic shifts, and trademark fashions. Thelonious Monk was born on this day in...

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LISTEN: 81 Of Langston Hughes’ 100 Favorite Jazz Recordings On Spotify

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Late jazz poet and essayist Langston Hughes compiled a list of his 100 favourite jazz compositions. Here are 81 of them....

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Jazz Is…

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What is jazz to you? Here’s what it is to us. Jazz is a mood Jazz is a groove Jazz is Black American Music Jazz is not what you think...

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J Dilla: Back To The Crib Mixtape

Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, R&B, Soul

The unearthing of Dilla treats continues as the Boiler Room release a mixtape of his listening habits. Something a little different from...

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Robert Glasper – Reckoner (Radiohead Cover)

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Here’s “Reckoner”, the first single from Robert Glasper’s forthcoming album “Covered”, out on Blue Note...

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Pat Van Dyke – Science Fiction

Hip Hop, Jazz

Jakarta Records present Pat Van Dyke and the jazzy “Science Fiction”, from his debut album. Musician Pat Van Dyke is the latest...

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PLAYLIST: Buttery Jams

Funk, Jazz, R&B, Soul

Inspired by Bus Crates, here is a 2-hour Spotify playlist of “buttery jams” from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Bobbi Humphrey...

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