Tuesday, November 1, 2011

"DownBeat" - November 2011

Roy Haynes -- DownBeat catches up with his Roy-ness to discuss his new record Roy-alty (Dreyfus), his Fountain Of Youth Band and the fine art of being eternally cool.

Impulse Records 50th Anniversary -- DownBeat asks today's jazz stars to talk about their favorite Impulse albums.

Booker T. Jones -- Virtuoso organist Booker T. discusses his latest project, The Road From Memphis (Anti-), his collaboration with Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and more.

Pat Martino -- DB offers the first glimpse into Here And Now: The Autobiography Of Pat Martino with killer excerpt from the book.

Special Section: Drum School -- Expanded drumcentric WoodShed, ToolShed and GearBox sections.

Adam Rudolph (drums)
Horacee Arnold (drums)
Bernie Williams(guitar)
Aurora Nealand (saxophone/clarinet)


· Johnny Otis documentary
· Eric Dolphy graphic novel
· Vinyl Freak

· Keith Hall Summer Drum Intensive

WOODSHED -- Drum School
· Pro Session: Indian percussion in jazz, by Kalyan Pathak.
· Master Class: John Hollenbeck
· Transcription: Vito Rezza drum solo

· Warren Wolf, Warren Wolf (Mack Avenue)
· John Scofield, A Moment's Peace (EmArcy)
· Roswell Rudd, The Incredible Honk (Sunnyside)
· Jim Snidero, Interface (Savant)

CD Reviews
· Deep Blue Organ Trio, Wonderful! (Origin)
· Kimberly Gordon Organ Trio, Sunday (Sirens)
· Samuel Blaser, Consort In Motion (Kind of Blue)
· Freddy Cole, Talk To Me (HighNote)
· Augusto Pirodda, No Comment (Jazzwerkstatt)
· Etienne Charles, Kaiso (Culture Shock)
· Harold Lopez-Nussa, El Pais De Las Maravillas (Harmonia Mundi)
· Michel Camilo, Mano A Mano (EmArcy)
· Dominick Farinacci, Dawn Of Goodbye (EOne)
· Deborah Pearl, Souvenir Of You (Evening Star)
· Randy Brecker with DR Big Band, The Jazz Ballad Song Book (Red Dot/Half Note)
· Cedar Walton, The Bouncer (HighNote)
· Gojogo, 28,000 Days (Porto Franco)
· Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky, Pieces For String Trio And Trumpet (Leo)
· Vlady Bystrov and Alexey Lapin, Rimsky-Korsakov. Crosswise (Leo)
· Ozan Musluoglu, 40th Day (Equinox)
· Mike Garson, The Bowie Variations (Reference)
· Jen Shyu & Mark Dresser, Synastry (Pi)
· Marquis Hill, New Gospel (self release)
· Melvin Vines' Harlem Jazz Machine (self release)

Jazz Column
· Eric Harland, Voyager (SpaceTime)
· Vito Rezza & 5After4, Rome In A Day (Alma)
· Ferit Ordman, Nommo (Equinox)
· Jonas Holgersson, Snick Snack (Moserobie)
· Jochen Rueckert, Somewhere Meeting Nobody (Pirouet)

Blues Column
· Mighty Sam McClain & Knut Reiersrud: One Drop Is Plenty (Kierelig)
· McNight & Bogdal: Zombie Nation (Desert Highway)
· Samantha Fish/Cassie Taylor/Dani Wilde: Girls With Guitars (Ruf)
· Buddy Guy, Buddy & The Juniors (Hip-O Select)
· Bill Bourne & Free Radio Band (Linus)
· Watermelon Slim & Super Chikan: Okiesippi Blues (Northern Blues)
· Harry Manx & Kevin Brett: Strictly Whatever (Stony Plain)
· John Martyn: Heaven & Earth (Hole In The Rain)

Beyond Column
· Beirut, The Rip Tide (Pompeii)
· A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Cervantine (Leaf)
· Ahleuchatistas, Location Location (Open Letter)
· Doom Ribbons, The Violence, The Violence (self release)
· Psychic Paramount, II (No Quarter)
· Oneida, Absolute II (Jagjaguwar)
· Matthew Herbert, One Pig (Accidental)

Historical Column
· Jimmie Lunceford, The Complete Jimmie Lunceford Decca Sessions (Mosaic)

Book Review Column
· Kevin Fellezs, Birds Of Fire: Jazz, Rock, Funk and the Creation of Fusion (Duke University Press)

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