Monthly Archives: October 2012
Bobby Hutcherson, long regarded as one of the foremost jazz vibraphonists in the world, has usually been compared to Milt Jackson. That’s not totally fair –Hutcherson has travelled a more adventurous path than his mentor, spending time exploring experimental styles … Continue reading
Join WRTI Jazz this week, as we are giving away pairs of tickets to see legendary bassist Ron Carter via Ron Carter Ticket Giveaway! | WRTI.
Everyone knows the bassist Ron Carter. Hes is a legend and one of the most recorded jazz bassists in the world, featuring on over 2,500 albums, and was in town recently as part of JZs Masters Hall Concert Series. His 45 year … Continue reading
81-year-old guitar innovator Kenny Burrell weighs in on Ron Carter Quartet plus special guests the Robert Glasper Trio. via Ron Carter Quartet Visits L.A. – Culture Files – The Culture Files Blog – Los Angeles magazine.
Ron Carter Quintet (1/2) – YouTube.
In Part 1 of our interview, vibes great Gary Burton discussed the history of the vibraphone in jazz, his development of the four-mallet approach to playing vibraphone, and his early years as a sideman. Part 2 starts off with a … Continue reading
Ron Carter on the evolution of jazz bass and how “guys are writing more difficult parts” these days – Denver – Music – Backbeat
Ron Carter has played on over 2,500 albums and secured a spot in jazz history as one of the worlds finest bassists. Doing much more than merely helping anchor the rhythm, Carter is quite the melodic master. via Ron Carter … Continue reading
Todd Johnson will perform a concert of jazz and popular music on the solo vibraphone, including some of his own compositions, on Sunday, Oct. 28 at Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in Banning. via BANNING: Cal State educator performs vibraphone concert … Continue reading
ONE of the UK’s top vibraphone players will be at North Devon Jazz Club in The Beaver, Appledore on Monday, November 5 when Roger Beaujolais appears with a trio led by award-winning pianist, Craig Milverton via Good vibes at the … Continue reading
At 85-years-old, jazz great and North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Lou Donaldson is still playing music and earning acclaim via Winston Salem Chronicle – Milt Jackson.