"Sorry Teddy that I'm answering soooo late. You made me remember how long I did't visit my site here on Jazznetwork :-(
Thank you so much for your words (hoping for some Osibisa gigs here in Germany)
Love peace and happiness to you and…"
so great to meet you on this wonderful network. To see you here makes me remembering your great performance in a club called "Welcome" ;-) that was situated in a little village in the Lüneburger Heide (lower saxony) called…"
so great to meet you on this wonderful network. To see you here makes me remembering your great performance in a club called "Welcome" ;-) that was situated in a little village in the Lüneburger Heide (lower saxony) called Hützel. I feel "welcome home" again.....
Thanks for the add, Teddy Osei!
Still laughing over your 'maritial status' remark! : ^ )
Been blogging like crazy lately at myspace, hope you'll check some of them out.
Please Educate All Children Everywhere
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
Pianist and singer Barbara Carroll was host Marian McPartland's second guest during the first season of Piano Jazz. Thirty years later, Carroll makes a return appearance to reminisce with her friend about their experiences at the Hickory House and the Oak Room. Carroll gives a charming performance of "Very Early" and McPartland improvises a musical portrait of her guest.
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.