- TV Party
- April 7, 2020
Livestream some early classics with Model and Massa. What else ya got to do?
Norway has a thriving jazz scene fueled by an obsession with innovation and generous support for the arts. Let’s take a look at three recent releases that explore the range of new sounds from Norway.
ST (System Dialing Records). Review by James Mann.
Various Artists (Howe). Review by James Mann.
Something Else!!!! (Riverside). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Truce Opium (Emergency Umbrella). Review by Michael Crown.
After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.
Idiosyncratic and in relentless pursuit of perfection, Sonny Rollins cut a swath through jazz music that has yet to fade out. Scott Adams examines this documentary of his musical achievements.
Berlin Djungle (Atavistic). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Give (Columbia). Review by Carl Glaser.
Tiny Voices (Anti). Review by Sean Slone.
Mad 6 | Friendship (Eighty-Eight’s). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.
The Raven (Warner Brothers). Review by James Mann.
Version Soul (Atavistic) and Fugues And Flowers (Squealer). Review by Matthew Aurealis.
Various Artists (Label M). Review by Bill Campbell.
Live at Earthshaking Music (Solponticello). Review by Bill Campbell.
Acoustic Machine (Atavistic). Review by Daniel L. Mitchell.
Contrabass (Solponticello Records). Review by Bill Campbell
Singer/songwriter Joe Henry tells Gail Worley that he considers himself a very lucky man, and after hearing about his work with Ornette Coleman, sipping martinis with Bob Dylan, and having his sister-in-law record one of his songs (maybe you’ve heard of her — she’s called Madonna), it’s hard to argue.