venerdì 12 marzo 2010

Jazz in Europe: Joshua Redman at Marciac Jazz Festival 2009

Few months ago, the last 10 of august, the jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman had an exciting performance at Marciac Jazz Festival (France) with his trio pianoless, that received an enthusiastic consent, as is possible to perceive in this video fragment of the final set Hide & Seek, in which the artist shows his ability on the instrument.

The personnel was:
Joshua Redman (saxes)
Matt Penman (bs)
Greg Hutchinson (drm)

The program of the concert was:
1. Soul Dance 6'01"
2. Zara Fa 13'26"
3. Blackwell Message 4'24"
4. Trinkle Tinkle 7'47"
5. Autumn in New York 4'28"
6. Hide & Seek 12'39"

Here is possible to listen to the whole concert

mercoledì 10 marzo 2010

Jazz in Europe: Sonny Rollins in Juan-les-Pins (France) 2005

On 2005 july 22 the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, at that time 75 years old, with his group was present at one of the most interesting jazz festivals on the French Cote d'Azur, the Jazz à Juan in Juan-les-Pins.
The following video shows the final set of the concert: a well known composition of Sonny Rollins Tenor Madness.

The personnel was:
Sonny Rollins (t. sax)
Clifton Anderson (tbn)
Bobby Broom (g)
Bob Cranshaw (bjo)
Steve Jordan (drm)
Kimati Dinizulu (perc)

During the concert were played:
Global Warming (Rollins)
Someday I’ll Find You (Coward)
Salvador (Rollins)
Don’t Stop the Carnival (Rollins)
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (Sherwin/Strachey/Maschwitz)
Tenor Madness (Rollins) .

Here you can listen to a private unissued recording of the whole concert of very good quality.