Nina Simon’s “Mississippi Goddam”

image Nina Simone has been one of my favored jazz singers for a long time. I counted myself until January 16th as a connoisseur of her entire work. But on Martin Luther King day I heard her civil rights song Mississippi Goddam on the radio that showed me that having all her

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Music, Jazz

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Genius Works Better Alone

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Music, Jazz

No Comments 8 May 2005

Brian Mehldau “Live in Tokyo”

image I have been listening for the past week to this wonderful CD and cannot get enough of it. Mehldau’s jazz piano is very reminiscent of Keith Jarrett. But there is something wonderfully lightfooted about the tunes that he assembled in this recording, making his sound quite distinct from Jarrett’s. 

Listen to Samples from CD

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Music, Jazz

No Comments 18 November 2004

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