Rivers is a delicately beautiful perspective of this master musician’s artistry, and may even widen the acceptance of avant garde jazz, given the chance.
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Happy Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras to you all! I am not a New Orleans native, but like millions of others, I’ve fallen in love with the allure of the Crescent City’s rich history and culture. I’ve never been to Mardi Gras, but from what I gather it’s much more of a tourist affair than a local one (at least in the French Quarter). Even so, Mardi Gras gives us an opportunity to openly and proudly celebrate one of America’s [...]
If you had to pick only 10 albums from the entire history of jazz with which to start a collection, these would be great choices.
A new coffee-table book takes a look at the life and career of the incomparable Miles Davis. Does the book match up with the legend?
It’s been a rough summer for a lot of people out there, so let Popdose provide just a small pick-me-up for everyone.
Credit, or discredit, the late Grover Washington Jr. with setting the template for the whole smooth jazz thing. There was always more to him than that. Really.
Popdose soldiers on with our Digging for Gold series and looks at another six tracks from Time-Life Music’s AM Gold: 1962.
This week’s Popdose mixtape, presented by Chris Holmes, offers up 20 of the greatest jazz songs ever recorded.