He plays the way he eats when we meet after a concert to talk at dinner: passionately, with sophistication. As a drummer on stage, he absolutely gives you the feeling he is the front power of an entire band. He is involving to the listeners, authentic and extremely aware of his beats’ impact on anContinue reading “Damion Reid, the drummer with the soul of a leader”
Released a week ago, it already set me in the mood of looping it to get the real vibe of the album. Liberty Ellman’s ‘Last Desert’ is definitely an oasis of sounds and it is very far from leaving a listener hungry, or rather thirsty, for experience of hearing something complex and unique. The albumContinue reading “Music Review – Liberty Ellman – ‘Last Desert’”
Dear jazz lovers, in these trying times of pandemic disease we all are concerned about health issue of our relatives and friends. We have a feeling of uncertainty and specific sense of being lost in a new reality – perhaps it was precisely scripted in a lot of sci-fi movies but not well-adapted in ourContinue reading “Appeal to Jazz Listeners”
As a fan of classic American jazz grown on Coltrane, Blakey and Davis rarely did You Tube do me a favor by helping me finding the real music gems in ‚Next’ list. Not this time: when I saw the link to Robert Glasper’s – ‚So Beautiful’ (Columbia Studio Recording) I had to click it toContinue reading “Why Robert Glasper is a genius of modern jazz”
It is a blog about jazz music where I publish articles, interviews, reviews and personal, biased opinions. I hope that those of you who are already familiar with jazz – will burn up your flame of enthusiasm for it here, on my blog. And those who know nothing about it – will discover how jazzContinue reading “What is jazzova.com?”
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