Ronnie Burrage: Drummer, bandleader, producer, historian, educator, activist

Interview with Ronnie Burrage

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Who do call when you need a rock solid drummer?

Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Fortune, Doc Cheatham, Sir Rolland Hanna, Michael Brecker, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Chico Freeman, Hamiet Bluiett, and many others have all agreed: Ronnie Burrage.

In this call, we talk about Ronnie’s … Read more

09/17 – 09/23: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

 
Monday, September 17, 2018

Coltrane Week: John Coltrane: “Naima” (1965)

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/naima/

Coltrane Week: John Coltrane: “Jazz Casual”

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/jazz-casual/
 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Emily Remler

* Emily Remler

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/how-insensitive-2/

Coltrane Week: John Coltrane: On Green Dolphin Street

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/on-green-dolphin-street/
 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Coltrane Week: John Coltrane: “Impressions”

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Judy Carmichael – Jazz Inspired – Part Two

Interview with Judy Carmichael

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Part Two of our conversation with Judy Carmichael

Pianist, singer, song writer, author, producer – and host of the best jazz interview show on the radio (and the Internet): Jazz Inspired. Click here for more info about Judy Click here to listen to Judy’s Jazz Inspired interview with Alan Broadbent

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Documentary – “Mr. Bongo: I’m going to live until I die”

Jack Costanzo (1919-2018)

Jack Costanzo started out as a dancer but self-education which included three trips to Havana in the 1940s made him a bongero (bongo master) and he was in instant demand both with jazz and Latin orchestras.

His first exposure to the instrument came when he was 14 years old at a ballroom dance concert in his home … Read more

Randy Klein and Jazzheads.com

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What do you do if you’re a composer and can’t get your work recorded? (A very common scenario by the way)

You start your own record label of course and that’s exactly what composer/songwriter/educator Randy Klein did.

And the music world is a richer place because of it,

Among other gems, Jazzheads.com is the label for … Read more

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