JAZZ FOR A TUESDAY: HBD ART BLAKEY

JAZZ FOR A TUESDAY: HBD ART BLAKEY

  Happy Birthday to Art Blakey! “The guru of hard bop, whose famous technique — frequent, high volume snare with bass drum accents — made him one of jazz’s all-time best messengers.” As the leader of the Jazz Messengers, Blakey...
KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

(We played this gnarly solo-piano Mal Waldron rekkid on Sunday) The Playlist for this past Sunday’s Jazz Show is up! You can find it HERE. Last week’s (6/19, our Father’s Day show) is up now too. Get that one HERE. Yesterday was a goodn’ and we...
KTRU JAZZ: Priceless Footage From Legendary Mingus ’64 Tour

KTRU JAZZ: Priceless Footage From Legendary Mingus ’64 Tour

Talk about Jazz For a Tuesday. We should be so lucky each week. The good people at Aquarium Drunkard┬áhave posted a real gift for jazzheads today. Two Hours(!) of treasure-trove footage from Charles Mingus’ 1964 Tour of Europe. A tour that has since become...
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