12 May 2015 — Open Culture
Last week, we posted an interview with the late, great Ray Bradbury that was brilliantly animated by the folks over at Blank on Blank. This week, they unveil a new piece featuring John Coltrane. You can watch it above.
14 October 2019 — Youtube
An early bird from their 2nd coming album, here is Talinka’s take on the American song book “If I Should Lose You”
Tali Atzmon – vocs Jenny Bliss – violin Gilad Atzmon – tenor sax Yaron Stavi – db Recorded in the Fish Factory Studio Filmed by Geoffrey Oat Edited by Tali Atzmon
28 July 2019 — Jonathan Cook
The National – 28 July 2019
Recent events have shone a spotlight not only on how Israel is intensifying its abuse of Palestinians under its rule, but the utterly depraved complicity of western governments in its actions.
5 July 2019 — Jazz on the Tube
Produced by Paradiso Films; written, edited and directed by Paloma Suau; and funded by Banco Popular in 2001.
Filmed in Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico North (aka El Bronx)
A beautiful mix of historic and contemporary footage paying homage to the Bomba and Plena.
Starring: Marc Anthony, Jose Feliciano, Danny Rivera, Ismael Rivera Jr, and more.
In Spanish, but even if you don’t have any Spanish you will learn a lot. As the great Bronx philosopher said: “You can observe a lot by just watching.”
If you don’t know this music, there is a hole in your American music education.
– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube
3 December 2018 — YouTube
COUNT BASIE Excerpts from the oddly titled “Dance of the Gremlins” (thanks to mfb25890 & mbdavis10025 for the song I.D.), and “Swingin’ the Blues”, c. 1941. This is some of the HOTTEST big band swing of the 40s! Don Byas on tenor, Harry “Sweets” Edison & then later Buck Clayton, trumpet, Jo Jones drums.
21 July 2012 — Youtube
United. Jerry Gonzalez y Pepe Rivero. Live at Clazz Latin jazz Festival 2012, Madrid
Lineup: Jerry Gonzalez (congas, trumpet) Pepe Rivero (piano), Reinier Elizarde “negrón” (double bass) and Georvis Tip (drums) guest: Manuel Machado (trumpet) and Yuvisney Aguilar (percussion).
Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Jerry Gonzalez died on October 1, 2018 of a heart attack after a house fire at his home in Madrid, Spain.