That Jazz On-Demand February 2017

By | February 5, 2017

That Jazz On-Demand are the top songs by artists added to the That Jazz playlist and available to purchase from iTunes.com and Amazon.com.

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  • Diane Schuur – “Nobody Does Me”
    Vocalist Diane Schuur — nicknamed “Deedles” for her impressive scatting ability — was born December 10, 1953, in Tacoma, Washington.  A longtime creative partner to saxophonist Stan Getz, Schuur found early success under the GRP label, winning Grammy Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1986 (for Timeless) and 1987 (for Diane ... read more
    Source: JazzizPublished on 2018-12-10
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Jazz Studies Program: Fascinating Rhythm & Latin Journey IV (TNC JAZZ)
    There’s an abundance of riches on this two-CD set from the UNLV jazz program. It includes six distinct groups, plus one solo piano track featuring Patrick Hogan, who frequently appears elsewhere on the project as a player, arranger, composer, and/or singer. The first eight tracks spotlight the talented Jazz Ensemble ... read more
    Source: Jazz TimesPublished on 2018-12-10
  • New Music Monday: Georgia Anne Muldrow, Swindle, Que Vola? and More
    Looking for some Monday Motivation? We’ve got you covered. From a jazzy “reimagining” John Lennon’s timeless signature piece to the debut of an exciting new French/Cuban ensemble, here are five new songs that you can listen to right now to help you start your week the right way. Que Vola?, ... read more
    Source: JazzizPublished on 2018-12-10
  • RECORDING: ‘Elemental’ is Anything but Elementary
    Low-end powerhouse and former Yellowjacket backbone, m: Jimmy Haslip collaborates with pianist, composer, arranger, and educator m: Otmaro Ruiz and virtuosic rhythm guru m: Jimmy Branly for a project that is a perfect mix of composition and broad audience appeal. Mastered by Grammy nominee Rich Breen (m: Herbie Hancock, Norah ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-10
  • BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Diane Schuur
    All About Jazz is celebrating Diane Schuur's birthday today! Nicknamed "Deedles" as a child (her mother's endearment), Tacoma-born Schuur grew up steeped in traditional American jazz, courtesy of both parents: David Schuur was a local police captain and amateur pianist, and Joanie Schuur kept a formidable collection of Duke Ellington ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-10
  • RECORDING: Gap Mangione: Family Holidays
    Each December for the past 11 years, I've carefully chosen a different album for inclusion in my annual JazzWax Vintage Holiday Album Hall of Fame. I established this yule honor in 2008 to steer you to great favorites that may be unknown to you or merely forgotten. My holiday fave ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-10
  • Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist: Together (MAMA)
    Don’t be misled by the billing. Although Randy Brecker’s trumpet is featured throughout this album with Finland’s UMO Jazz Orchestra, the creative force behind the project is clearly composer Mats Holmquist, whose inventive, coloristic arrangements are what ultimately keep Together together. Take “All My Things,” which somehow finds a common thread ... read more
    Source: Jazz TimesPublished on 2018-12-09
  • EDUCATION: Guitar Legend Scott Henderson Offers 10-Week Course Teaching Basic Steps to Improvisation and General Organization on the Guitar
    Legendary guitarist Scott Henderson will take you through the basic steps to improvisation and general organization on the guitar. Over 10 weeks, you'll learn to use scales and their modes, chord tones, rhythmic ideas, motifs, and chord voicings, all with the focus on musicianship and artistry. Hi Friends ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-09
  • BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Donald Byrd
    All About Jazz is celebrating Donald Byrd's birthday today! Trumpeter Donald Byrd was born in Detroit in 1932, his studies at Wayne State University (1954) were interrupted by military service, during which he played in an Air Force band. He then attended the Manhattan School of Music (MA in music ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-09
  • RECORDING: Fruscella & Moore: An Important Find
    Tony Fruscella & Brew Moore Quintet (Fresh Sound) Trumpeter Tony Fruscella and tenor saxophonist Brew Moore were admired members of the generation that succeeded the pioneers of bebop. Lester Young was a direct influence on Moore's tenor saxophone style. Fruscella was less identifiable in terms of models, although it was ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-09
  • Renee Rosnes & David Hajdu: Ice on the Hudson (SMK Jazz)
    The pairing of an eminent jazz artist with an equally distinguished author isn’t unprecedented. Nine years ago, Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro shaped several artful songs for pal Stacey Kent’s Breakfast on the Morning Tram. But pianist Renee Rosnes’ teaming with David Hajdu, one of the sharpest music and culture ... read more
    Source: Jazz TimesPublished on 2018-12-08
  • AWARD / GRANT: Elio Villafranca’s Cinque Nominated for 2019 Grammy Award as Best Latin Jazz Album!
    2019 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS ELIO VILLAFRANCA- CINQUE BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM Field 10: Jazz Category 35. Best Latin Jazz Album (For vocal or instrumental albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded material. The intent of this category is to recognize recordings that represent the blending of jazz ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-08
  • BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Jimmy Smith
    All About Jazz is celebrating Jimmy Smith's birthday today! Born James Oscar Smith in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA. Smith was influenced by both gospel and blues. He first achieved prominence in the 1950s where his recordings became popular on jukeboxes before there were commonly used terms to describe his unique musical ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-08
  • VIDEO / DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Kirk Whalum’S “Gospel According to Jazz”
    This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring saxophonist Kirk Whalum, who's bringing the seventh annual edition of his "Gospel According to Jazz Christmas" show to St. Louis next Friday, December 14 at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church. The show, a spinoff from Whalum's series of "Gospel ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-08
  • AWARD / GRANT: Grammy Nominees 2019 – Jazz List
    The nominees for the 61st GRAMMY Awards jazz category are: 31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter's name is in ... read more
    Source: All About JazzPublished on 2018-12-08

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