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Andre's Amazon Archive for 2/28/2015: 'Worldwide Underground" by Erykah Badu

Eryka Badu is always a human being whom I admire and respect,even more so after reading her recent interview for Wax Poetics magazine. She’s insightful,has a good socio-musical understanding and manages to deal with her unique variation on Afrocentrism very well. 488 more words


Monday's Music Box: Tanya...

…and Tanya Jean.

(This one’s for Jeremy…)

The artistry and genius of Dondald Byrd and Dexter Gordon:

And what the amazing Kurt Elling has done with Tanya. 86 more words


Gerardo Frisina: Latin Jazz' "Progressive Conservative"

Music Review: Movement, Gerardo Frisina (Schema Records, 2014)

Latin influenced jazz had its beginnings in the 1940’s and was later popularized by Cuban percussionist… 305 more words

Music Reviews

The Red Garland Quintet: Soul Junction

“Soul Junction” was recorded on November 15, 1957,
by the Red Garland Quintet. This album was firmly rooted
in the Hard-Bop tradition of the day, yet strongly influenced… 294 more words


New Music: Dan Shake 'Out Of Sight'

Dan Shake has just released a new Single ‘Out Of Sight’ on Black Acre (Romare, Clap! Clap! and Fantastic Mr Fox etc) It follows on from his dance floor jam ‘3AM Jazz Club’ on Moodymann’s Mahogani Music. 118 more words

New Music

Carousel at the 5th Ave: A Byrd's-Eye View

After creating a buzz with last week’s announcement of an especially appealing eight-show season for 2015-15, the 5th Avenue Theatre is about to unveil its… 1,664 more words


Donald Byrd - (Fallin' like) Dominoes (Blue Note)

American Jazz and Rhythm & Blues trumpeter, composer, bandleader and educator, Donaldson Toussaint L’Ouverture Byrd II has left an indelible imprint in the maturation of the groove. 154 more words