Archive for September, 2009
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For 52 years, the Monterey Jazz Festival has hosted the most prominent musicians in the world of Jazz! The have finally released a number of the recordings from festival on the Concord Jazz Label!
This particular album by the Monterey Jazz Festival Quartet is Live from 2007 and features 4 key players who are on the top of their craft, leaders in their own right and certainly extraordinary when it comes to bringing their creative ideas to the stage!
This disc features the legendary Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and renowned drummer Eric Harland!
I will send the first two people who answer this question correctly a copy of this wonderful and extraordinary music! Here are a few samples for you …
Question: About a Monterey Jazz Festival artist……
Which multi-horn player lead a band at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1970, recorded an album with John Coltrane's rhythm section, wrote a song for Elvin Jones, grew up with a Pulitzer Prize Winner, called his players his “Worthy Constituents”, carried a wooden cane with 3 Wisemen heads, resided in Oakland and just recently got his wings?
The first two people to leave comments to this post with the correct answer will be sent a copy of The Monterey Jazz Festival Quartet Live from 2007!
All participants must leave an email address in order for me to contact the winner!
Have fun and thanks for visiting TheJazzcat.net!
out the beautifully illustrated video from Stefon Harris and Blackout
for “Gone” off the new album Urbanus, released on Concord
Jazz on August 25th. The illustration is based off the album art, created
by designer, comic book illustrator and artist, Stacey “Shabach”
new release by vibraphonist-composer Stefon Harris signifies his 7th
album as a band leader and his Concord Records debut. The new album
picks up where 2004’s Evolution left off in that it features
Blackout, his scintillating ensemble that’s as versed in modern
jazz as it is with rhythms, melodies and soundscapes associated with
R&B, pop, hip-hop and funk. More
Info & Streaming Tracks:
Inspired by the original
artwork of the album, which was then animated for the video, Stefon
Harris and Blackout are challenging you to create your own remix of
the video for “Gone.” Simply download the music and the art,
rework it and remix it, using free online software (or your own of your
choosing), and post your video to the contest page on YouTube.
The winner will be
chosen by Stefon and the graphic artist/video designer, and the winner
will receive a video premiere, autographed lithograph of the album art
and a copy of the CD. Download all the necessary tools and get
|ABOUT THE ARTIST,
STACEY “SHABACH” ROBINSON
The artist on the
original video for “Gone” is Stacey “Shabach” Robinson,
graphic designer, comic book illustrator and artist. Recently he has
exhibited his works across the U.S. and is working on various art projects
and planning for solo art exhibitions. Samples of his work can be
by jazzcat on Sep.10, 2009, under UncategorizedLeave a Comment more...