Tag: Miles Davis

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Winfield Parker

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Ru-Jac Records Story

On February 2, Omnivore Recordings will release the third and fourth discs in their splendid compilation series The Ru-Jac Records story....

Christian McBride Big Band

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2017

In the capable hands of Christian McBride this year's Newport Jazz Festival was one for the ages...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2016

It was another banner year for the venerable festival...

Music

Prince: A Remembrance

On what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, Jeff Hall pays extended tribute to the great one's music, film and life....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Paul, “Me and Mrs. Jones”

Billy Paul's career was not limited to one hit single...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with John Arthur of the Deafening Colors

What influences the musicians that go on to influence others? Popdose invited John Arthur to add his Top Ten All-Time albums to the...

Ramsey Lewis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ramsey Lewis Trio, “The ‘In’ Crowd”

In 1965 the jazz pianist scored the first in a string of pop hits...

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: August 29, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2014

The Newport Jazz Festival celebrated 60 years in grand style...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Allman Brothers Band, “At Fillmore East” and “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings”

"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!...

A Fan's Notes

2013 Holiday Gift Guide, A Fan's Notes, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

A Fan’s Notes: 2013 Holiday Gift Ideas

Ken Shane's annual Holiday Gift Guide...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Seven

No list of the Seventies' best albums is complete without Pink Floyd, right? Well, we got two of their albums here!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 1, 2013

It's 11:00 AM, do you know where your Friday Five is?...

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight, Valentine’s Day Edition

You can either nuzzle up in the bosom of St. Valentine this evening, kids, or you can stick your head in it and slowly suffocate. But wait....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 25, 2013

Cold outside? Why not stay warm with the Friday Five?...

Miles Davis - Kind of Blue (center ring)

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Essential Albums for Starting a Jazz Collection

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....

Popblerd!

Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History: Book Review

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?...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 21, 2012

Kick of the first day of Fall with the Friday Five! ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 8, 2012

Counting down the minutes until 5:00? Pass some time and join in this week's Friday Five!...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs With John Common

A little classical, a little jazz, a little Leonard Cohen...singer/songwriter John Common gives us his five Desert Island Discs....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Scrooged”

Kelly Stitzel revisits another post from A Soundtrack Saturday Christmas, this time the Bill Murray classic, Scrooged....

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: Speaking With Shelby Lynne

Last week Ken Shane had the opportunity to speak with Shelby Lynne about her new record Revelation Road, the most personal album of her...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Van Hunt

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Van Hunt has been one of the music industry’s best kept secrets for almost a decade now....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 3/4/11 (Five-Star Jazz)

This week's Popdose mixtape, presented by Chris Holmes, offers up 20 of the greatest jazz songs ever recorded....

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Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies

We’re honored to have Cowboy Junkies guitarist Michael Timmins as our guest for today’s edition of Desert Island Discs. The...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Miles Davis, “Bitches Brew: 40th Anniversary Edition”

Miles Davis once quipped that he had changed the course of jazz “four or five times.” If you know anything about jazz, and I...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Joni Mitchell, “The Hissing of Summer Lawns”

Joni Mitchell is a long-time member of my personal pantheon. It’s a short list of artists who I revere not just for what they...

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Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: There’s Always a Riot Goin’ On

The following piece originally appeared as an entry in Popdose’s Most Disturbing Halloween EVER! series. “Everyday...