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Watch Jaco Pastorius: The Lost Tapes Documentary, the Fan-Made Film on the Most Innovative Bass Player of All Time

People do not understand how hard a jazz musician works for a living. I’m not putting nobody down, but I’m telling you nobody understands how hard jazz musicians work. Jazz is not big in the US, because the States are too worried about Pac-Man and The Police. — Jaco When Jaco Pastorius uttered the quote above in a typically entertaining and insightful interview with Guitar World from 1983, I’m sure he meant no disrespect to the members of The Police. It may be safe to say that Jaco signi...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Music, Japan, College, France, US, Jazz, States, Warner Bros, Montreal, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius, Jacó, Hendrix, Josh Jones


aworks listening log :: july 8, 2018 @HedgehogMusic ‏

 Robert Ashley ✓ She Was a Visitor (1967). Robert Ashley [1967 Sony Music Entertainment] The Wolfman (1964). Robert Ashley [2008 Pogus Productions]. "gaining considerable reputation as a threat to the listener's health." It's definitely full of noise. Sarah Davachi ✓ Mordents (2018). Sarah Davachi [2018 Recital Program]. Canadian composer studying musicology at UCLA. Paul Epstein  ✓ Changes 6 (2013). R. Andrew Lee [2015 Irritable Hedgehog] John Adams ✓ Hallelujah Junction (...
Tags: Religion, John Adams, Sony Music Entertainment, Ucla, Andrew Lee, YEREVAN, Philemon, Michael Hersch, Terry Riley, Rgable, Robert Ashley, Alan Hovhaness, Lou Harrison, Sarah Davachi, Paul Epstein, New Focus Recordings


aworks listening log :: july 8, 2018 @HedgehogMusic ‏

 Robert Ashley ✓ She Was a Visitor (1967). Robert Ashley [1967 Sony Music Entertainment] The Wolfman (1964). Robert Ashley [2008 Pogus Productions]. "gaining considerable reputation as a threat to the listener's health." It's definitely full of noise. Sarah Davachi ✓ Mordents (2018). Sarah Davachi [2018 Recital Program]. Canadian composer studying musicology at UCLA. Paul Epstein  ✓ Changes 6 (2013). R. Andrew Lee [2015 Irritable Hedgehog] John Adams ✓ Hallelujah Junction (1998). Jeroen v...
Tags: Religion, John Adams, Sony Music Entertainment, Ucla, Andrew Lee, YEREVAN, Philemon, Michael Hersch, Terry Riley, Rgable, Robert Ashley, Alan Hovhaness, Lou Harrison, Sarah Davachi, Paul Epstein, New Focus Recordings


aworks listening log :: july 8, 2018 @HedgehogMusic ‏

 Robert Ashley ✓ She Was a Visitor (1967). Robert Ashley [1967 Sony Music Entertainment] The Wolfman (1964). Robert Ashley [2008 Pogus Productions]. "gaining considerable reputation as a threat to the listener's health." It's definitely full of noise. Sarah Davachi ✓ Mordents (2018). Sarah Davachi [2018 Recital Program]. Canadian composer studying musicology at UCLA. Paul Epstein  ✓ Changes 6 (2013). R. Andrew Lee [2015 Irritable Hedgehog] John Adams ✓ Hallelujah Junction (...
Tags: Religion, John Adams, Sony Music Entertainment, Ucla, Andrew Lee, YEREVAN, Philemon, Michael Hersch, Terry Riley, Rgable, Robert Ashley, Alan Hovhaness, Lou Harrison, Sarah Davachi, Paul Epstein, New Focus Recordings


Woody Guthrie Creates a Doodle-Filled List of 33 New Year’s Resolutions (1943): Beat Fascism, Write a Song a Day, and Keep the Hoping Machine Running

On January 1, 1943, the American folk music legend Woody Guthrie jotted in his journal a list of 33 “New Years Rulin's." Nowadays, we'd call them New Year's Resolutions. Adorned by doodles, the list is down to earth by any measure. Family, song, taking a political stand, personal hygiene -- they're the values or aspirations that top his list. You can   in a larger format. Below, we have provided a transcript of Guthrie's Rulin's. 1. Work more and better 2. Work by a schedule 3. Wash teeth if an...
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Fred Onovwerosuoke: New York Times: Halim El-Dabh, Composer of Martha Graham Ballets, Dies at 96

Halim El-Dabh in an undated photograph. Credit Bob Christy/Kent State University (New York Times)   Composer Fred Onovwerosuoke brings this obituary to our attention:   The New York Times   By MARGALIT FOX   SEPT. 8, 2017 Halim El-Dabh, an Egyptian-American composer best known for the haunting, Eastern-infused ballets he wrote for Martha Graham, died on Sept. 2 ...
Tags: Washington Post, Religion, United States, Egypt, New York Times, Kent State University, Saharan Africa, Martha Graham, William J Zick, Alan Hovhaness, Kent Ohio, Fred Onovwerosuoke, Margalit Fox, Halim El Dabh, El Dabh, Otto Luening


Quelle joy! Celebrating 20 Years of Marvin Rosen (and Beata)

Photo by Beata Rzeszodko-Rosen   The indefatigable Marvin Rosen is marking 20 years of broadcasting his indispensable radio program “Classical Discoveries” on WPRP in Princeton, New Jersey (and on the web) and to celebrate the occasion he is doing two special programs this week; one, tomorrow, May 29  from 5:00 till 11:00am and another broadcast on Wednesday, May 31, from  5:00 till 11:00am.   Marvin’s two main interests in music are old music–Baroque and before–and new music–composers who are ...
Tags: New York City, Religion, Marvin, Columbia University, Princeton, Princeton University, Scarlatti, Leonard Bernstein, Lennon McCartney, Quelle, Princeton New Jersey, Bach Mozart, Contemporary Classical, Alan Hovhaness, Beata, Marvin Rosen


Symphony No. 2 (1955). Alan Hovhaness

Links "The composition blends elements of consonant Western hymns, pentatonicism, and polyphonicism reminiscent of Renaissance music. "  Wikipedia "I go out of the hall whenever the piece is performed." Alan Hovhaness Score. scribd Recordings Gerard Schwarz, Seattle Symphony (1994). Delos [a]. Spotify Devadip Carlos Santana (1979). Transformation (Excerpt from Hovhaness' "Mysterious Mountain"). Not entirely ludicrous [b]. Spotify.  [Author: rgable]
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The Forgotten Man: Teo Macero and Bitches Brew

Miles didn’t make Bitches Brew by himself; it was the product of a unique compositional collaboration between the trumpeter and his longtime, essential producer at Columbia Records, Teo Macero (1925-2008), an in-house composer, arranger, and producer for Columbia Records who also shaped and directed essential albums by Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, Johnny Mathis, and Tony Bennett as well as a recording of music by Alan Hovhaness plus the soundtrack to The Graduate.
Tags: Articles, Fusion, Analysis, Columbia Records, Miles, Tony Bennett, Miles Davis sidemen, Record Producer, Jazz Recordings, Teo Macero, Columbia Records Teo Macero, Charles Mingus Dave Brubeck Johnny Mathis, Alan Hovhaness