Category Archives: jazz

Award for welltimed silence

I appreciated Bet Ratliff’s think-piece about jazz solos and the Grammy awards. and here is a screen shot of my favorite graph: (which is the newspaper equivalent to a jazz solo)

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Superchunk Meets Dan Pritzker Silent Satchmo Boychik

(Play both of these simultaneous for full FX; with apologies to Ken Vandermark, Jem Cohen, John Corbett, Charles Ives, Trombone Shorty, Ralph Carney, John Zorn “Spy vs. Spy”, Christian Marclay, Mal Sharpe, Charles Mingus “Cumbia and Jazz Fusion”, Wurster and … Continue reading

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