Connect with us

Jazz

RECORDING: Jazz Legend Grover Washington, Jr. Commemorative Vinyl To Be Released

Published

on

Jazz

Branford Marsalis: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Soundtrack review – Chicago 1927 revisited

Published

on

By

Marsalis’s film soundtrack is an impeccable recreation of Ma Rainey’s studio sessions

August Wilson’s 1982 play, and the 2020 Netflix film, are about a lot more than music, but Gertude “Ma” Rainey (“Mother of the Blues”) was a real person, and the action takes place around what was a real recording session. Music, and how it’s treated, is the basic metaphor here, so music is an important accompaniment to the story. In this case – like the clothes, the cars and the surrounding scene – it must also persuade us that we are in Chicago in 1927.

Continue reading… [#item_custom_media:starRating@average]

Continue Reading

Jazz

Wilton Library Lines: Jazzy art, jazzy life, jazzy music – The Wilton Bulletin

Published

on

Continue Reading

Jazz

Heart Full of Rhythm: The Big Band Years of Louis Armstrong – The Syncopated Times

Published

on

Continue Reading

Trending

How do you like your KETO pizza?

Due Amici Marinara Sauce – GMO-Free, Vegan, Keto-friendly, Amazon Best Seller