The soul singer keeps reinventing others’ songs and himself. James’ new album is more direct than his earlier material in some ways, and more experimental in others, but grounded in a soulful groove.
Over the years, many films have tried to capture the feeling and spirit of jazz. Bert Stern and Aram & George Avakian’s “Jazz on A Summer’s Day” brought us into the heart of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival through stunning cinematography and extended performances. In “Round Midnight,” Dexter Gordon brings the musician’s world to life, playing a […]
We wrapped up KPLU’s School of Jazz week with a special treat for our audience: a live in-studio performance from the Bellevue High School Jazz Combo, accompanied by trombonist David Marriott and led by director Edd George. The combo includes: Trumpet: Alex Clark Alto Sax: Griffin Hale Tenor Sax: Winston Zhang Baritone Sax: Jungwoo Lee […]