It’s the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community.
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.
Peace and love – they were meant to be together. With that in mind, Michael Fortes brings together a mix of 20 songs with “peace” and “love” in their titles.
Miles Davis once quipped that he had changed the course of jazz “four or five times.” If you know anything about jazz, and I don’t profess to know much, you know that it was no idle boast. One of those times came with the release of Bitches Brew in April 1970. These days, no significant album release anniversary seems to go by without the release of an expanded, remastered, repackaged, revised re-release, and for the most part, that turns out to be a very good thing. In fact, these releases are often the only rays of light coming from a music industry that is in the throes of a long and protracted demise. What the major labels have is catalog. Eventually, that may be all they have. So why not make the most of it as Sony Legacy has done with the 40th Anniversary reissue of Bitches Brew. In April 1970, Miles Davis hurled Bitches Brew like a thunderbolt into a pot that was roiling with the likes of Sgt. Pepper, the White Album, Electric …