Rudresh Mahanthappa

Interview with Rudresh Mahanthappa


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Rudresh’s most recent recording project: Agrima

Click here for Rudresh’s website

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

Music credit: The Jazz on the Tube podcast theme song is “Mambo Inferno” performed by The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted by Bobby Sanabria from the CD ¡Que Viva … Read more

04/23 – 04/29: Jazz on the Tube Weekly Review

 
Monday, April 23, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Benny Harris, Bucky Green, Jimmie Noone, Alan Broadbent

* Benny Harris

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

* Bunky Green

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

* Jimmie Noone

* Alan Broadbent

Manteca in Denmark

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/manteca-in-denmark-1970/
 

Tuesday April 24, 2018

Jazz Birthdays: Johnny Griffin, Joe Henderson, Frank Strazzeri

* Johnny Griffin

Video link: https://jazzonthetube.com/video/the-jamfs-are-coming/

* Joe Read more

Eve Zanni: A singer tells the stories of jazz

Interview with Eve Zanni


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Singer/composer/educator Eve Zanni talks talks about her two new books in her Jazz Superheroes series: Billy Holiday ‘Lady Day’ and Lester Young ‘Prez’

Among other things, Eve was closely affiliated with St. Peter’s (the jazz church in Manhattan) where she ran the annual “To Prez with Love” event for years.

We … Read more

Gandinga, Mondongo y Sandunga in Madrid

Filmed at Café Central in Madrid.

I haven’t been to Madrid in Spain yet, but it looks like it’s a good place to enjoy Cuban music.

Not long ago, we featured Chicas de Habana who are based there.

Here’s another young Cuban group in Madrid having fun with Gandinga, Mondongo y Sandunga, the classic Frank Emilio composition.

“Having fun” is … Read more

The funkiest beat – built off the clave

New Orleans drum master Zigaboo Modeliste explains how he built the iconic drum riff to the funk classic “Hey Pocky A-Way” from the clave.

First the tune..

Now the explanation

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

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