Coleman died Thursday, at the age of 85. We’ll listen back to a 1987 conversation with the saxophonist and composer, as well as interviews with members of his quartet, Don Cherry and Charlie Haden.
I don’t get up to Vancouver, B.C. nearly enough. It’s a massive, international city with gorgeous scenery and lots to do, and I even have friends there. So wouldn’t you know, it took a jazz festival to get me back across our northern border. The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is celebrating their 30th year […]
When trumpeter Lance Buller takes the stage, the audience knows it’s in for a good time. He’s serious about his music but he’s also serious about making sure his listeners have fun. Put another way: he’s a terrific jazz trumpeter but he’s also an entertainer. Lance’s latest show is a tribute to his 3 greatest […]
The Interlake High School Jazz Combo is doing it right. They’ve got chops, poise and the ability to select and arrange great material. Of course, some of that ability to select and arrange might—just might—be aided and abetted by the band’s director, Paul Gillespie, and/or their mentor, jazz trumpeter, Thomas Marriott. In this studio session, […]
McTuff is a Seattle organ trio consisting of Joe Doria (Hammond B-3 organ), Andy Coe (guitar) and Tarik Abouzeid (drums). The band breaks through the constraints of genre expectations and reaches a wide range of music lovers. They can play for an audience of jazz purists who just want to listen to the music or […]