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  2. Green Dolphin Shorter

    Very cool. Thanks.
  3. Bethlehem label CDs for sale

    Answered, McKusick is sold, thanks David.
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  5. So, What Are You Listening To NOW?

    Cliff Smalls - Caravan: With the Black and Blue offer from jazzmusicdepot, I am trying to decide between this date and the Oliver Jackson date with the same group to join the Sammy Benskin I plan on ordering.
  6. LITTLE STEVEN AND THE INTERSTELLAR JAZZ RENEGADES SHARE “LILYHAMMER NOCTURNE” AND “ESPRESSO MARTINI” FROM FORTHCOMING LILYHAMMER THE SCORE RELEASES SOUNDTRACKS FOR NETFLIX’S FIRST ORIGINAL SERIES TO BE RELEASED FOR FIRST TIME ON JULY 12 IN TWO VOLUMES VIA WICKED COOL/UMe VOLUME 1: JAZZ COLLECTS THE BEST OF THE JAZZ SONGS VOLUME 2: FOLK, ROCK, RIO, BITS AND PIECES SHOWCASES THE BREADTH OF THE SHOW’S MUSICAL DIVERSITY WITH THREE DOZEN WILDLY ECLECTIC TRACKS ACCLAIMED NEW ALBUM SUMMER OF SORCERY OUT NOW LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL LAUNCH NORTH AMERICAN “SUMMER OF SORCERY” TOUR THIS FRIDAY Los Angeles – June 25, 2019 – As Little Steven gets ready to embark on his North AmericanSummer Of Sorcery tour in support of the recently released new album, the ever-prolific Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer is excited to share two more songs from his forthcoming score for “Lilyhammer,” Netflix’s first-ever series that actor/musician Steven Van Zandt starred in, co-wrote and co-produced from 2012-2014. The swinging jazz tune, “Lilyhammer Nocturne (Theme From Lilyhammer),” and the bluesy rocker “Espresso Martini,” showcase the diversity and eclecticism found on the two corresponding volumes of the “Lilyhammer” score which will be released for the first time on July 12 as two separate albums: Volume 1: Jazz andVolume 2: Folk, Rock, Rio, Bits And Pieces. Listen to “Lilyhammer Nocturne (Theme From Lilyhammer)” Listen to “Espresso Martini” Preorder Volume 1: Jazz: Preorder Volume 2: Folk, Rock, Rio, Bits and Pieces: The moody, evocative “Lilyhammer Nocturne (Theme From Lilyhammer),” which premiered viaJazzTimes, opens Volume 1: Jazz and allows listeners and fans of the show to hear the full song that the opening theme was developed from. The broadcast version, found on Volume 2, starts off as a 1950’s era jazz number before it deftly segues into Norwegian folk music, illustrating the collision of the two cultures. This full version shows how the song evolved into the show opener and sets the scene for the album that collects together 13 of the best jazz compositions from the show, featuring a mix of jazz standards, instrumental score and original songs. Van Zandt provides vocals and channels the crooners of yore on the jazz classics, “All Of Me,” “Ring-a-Ding Ding!” and the Sinatra classic, “My Kind Of Town,” which is accompanied by a video featuring Van Zandt’s performance of the song on the show mixed with memorable scenes from across the series. Watch the video here: An accomplished set of songs that harkens back to the greats like Henry Mancini, Stan Getz and Nelson Riddle, the cinematic music on Volume 1: Jazz which ranges from the sensual (“The Night Before,” “I’m A Fool To Want You”) and swinging (“My Kind Of Town,” “Rumble Island, “The Thief,”) to the mysterious (“Sorceress”) and melancholy (“Gloomy Sunday”),transports listeners to a dark, smoky jazz club somewhere in 1950’s New York or in this case, Norway in the late 2000s. The strength of the music, expertly performed by these veteran musicians, both stands on its own as a cohesive jazz album and as a soundtrack for fans who want to relive the great jazz music of the show. When Van Zandt was tasked with coming up with the music to soundtrack “Lilyhammer,” the veteran musician, songwriter and producer who had pretty much done it all in the worlds of songwriting, including dozens of albums, hundreds of songs, tracks for movies, a Broadway musical, as well as music supervision and musical direction, had never scored a television show and was up to the challenge. Knowing he wanted to create something that combined New York jazz to represent his character Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano with the Norwegian folk music of his exotic new environs, he turned to friend and fellow E Street Band member Max Weinberg for some advice on who could help him put a band together that could flawlessly execute these two disparate genres. On Weinberg’s recommendation, he enlisted GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist, arranger and orchestrator, Lee Musiker, known for his wealth of experience working with premiere artists in the jazz, classical, Broadway, and pop genres, such as Mel Tormé, Kristin Chenoweth, Wynton Marsalis, Buddy Rich and Tony Bennett, to help bring his vision to life. Together they assembled the Interstellar Jazz Renegades, a loose collective of some of NYC’s finest musicians, led by Musiker and orchestrators Raul Agraz, Adam Hochstatter and longtime friend/Asbury Juke/Disciples Of Soul saxophonist Stan Harrison. Typically, the music created for TV is short musical cues but Van Zandt took a different approach. “I figured I’ve got some of the most talented musicians in New York City so why waste them on 15 second cues,” Van Zandt explains. “We decided to have some fun. I’d meet Lee about an hour before the session and give him the top line melodies, basic chord changes and structure and talk about the overall mood of the piece. I wanted to try something different and get the musicians creative input and let these guys who were used to always reading their parts express themselves for a change. We would basically arrange it on the spot. I’d suggest a harmony, Lee would suggest an idea and the musicians would begin to orchestrate themselves. It was wild and extremely fruitful. After the success of the first session I knew we had a legitimate jazz album in addition to an incredible score.” The bluesy “Espresso Martini” which premiered via Ultimate Classic Rock who hailed it as a steamy mood-setter that shows off Van Zandt's musical versatility,” is featured on Volume 2: Folk, Rock, Rio, Bits And Pieces, a wildly eclectic affair that gathers together 36 tracks from the show, ranging from short music cues to full songs spanning across a dizzying array of genres. Van Zandt fully embraced the Nordic country and integrated traditional Norwegian folk instruments into his musical arsenal to create an authentic sound for the show which was filmed in Lillehammer, Norway and watched by nearly one fifth of its population. Highlights of the folk songs include “Revelation,” “Lillehammer Mourning” and “Baptism.” On “Toboggan Negotiation,” Van Zandt, who played guitar on all but one track on the collection, injects a hard-strummed acoustic guitar into an otherwise traditional sounding folk song, creating a unique hybrid. The pieces span the globe and musical history, ranging from the Ennio Morricone-esque“African Dawn,” to the Eastern sounds of “Tandoori Epiphany” and “Dance of the Persian Serpent,” to the symphonic rock of “Painted Angels,” to the surf rock of “Killer Surf” and the Latin jazz and mambo of “Stevie Colada and “Mojito.” On “Out Of The Darkness,” Van Zandt revisits his 1983 song and transforms it from a stadium rock anthem into a bittersweet instrumental with a Norwegian flavor while “Favella” conjures up images of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. Overall it showcases both the breadth of the extraordinary and ambitious music that Van Zandt created for the show and his immense talent as a songwriter, arranger, musician and musical chameleon. “I’m really proud of ‘Lilyhammer’ and the music I created for it,” says Van Zandt. “This was especially rewarding because it gave me the chance to finally do a score completely. This was a full commitment, I loved doing it and experimenting with sound and putting it to pictures and seeing what effect it has. It was a lot of fun, I’d love to do more of it.” The music of “Lilyhammer” was arranged and produced by Van Zandt and recorded at his Renegade Studios in New York and at various studios in Norway while in the midst of filming. It was recorded, mixed and co-produced by Geoff Sanoff and mastered by Bob Ludwig atGateway Mastering. Lilyhammer The Score: Volume 1 and 2 come on the heels of Little Steven’s highly acclaimed new album Summer of Sorcery, his first album of original material in 20 years. Created with his 14-piece band the Disciples of Soul, the album’s 12 songs capture the energy, excitement and electricity of summer, and is an exuberant mix of rock n’ soul. Hailed by Rolling Stone as “the most eclectic record he’s ever made… it largely dispenses with protest songs and revels in the rock, soul and R&B of his Sixties youth,” the album was called “a nostalgic New Jersey starburst of sex and soul,” by Uncut while American Songwriter enthused, “Steven, his musical director Marc Ribler and veteran mixers/masterers Bob Clearmountain and Bob Ludwig, pull out all the stops to make this sonic smorgasbord explode out of the speakers with passion and clout. Few artists have the financial means or artistic vision to pull off a thunderous production like this which is impressive in its scope and sheer booming audio audacity.” Having just returned from their European tour, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul will bring the songs of Summer of Sorcery to life on the first leg of their North American tour which kicks off this Friday, June 28 in Omaha, NE. They will then head back to Europe in August for more shows and return to the US in September for the second leg of the tour that will culminate at New York City’s Beacon Theatre on November 6. As always, teachers are welcome to all shows for free. Each show will be proceeded with a teacher’s development workshop demonstrating how to incorporate Van Zandt’s TeachRock music education curriculum into the classroom. For more information, visit LILYHAMMER: THE SCORE TRACK LISTINGS VOLUME 1: JAZZ 1. Lilyhammer Nocturne (Theme from Lilyhammer) 2. My Kind Of Town (vocal) 3. The Night Before 4. Rumble Island 5. Sorceress 6. I'm a Fool to Want You 7. All Of Me (vocal) 8. Blue Midnight 9. The Thief 10. City Lights 11. Gloomy Day 12. Ring-A-Ding Ding! (vocal) 13. The Morning After VOLUME 2: FOLK, ROCK, RIO, BITS AND PIECES 1. Lilyhammer Nocturne (Theme from Lilyhammer – Broadcast Version) 2. Revelation 3. African Dawn 4. Lillehammer Mourning 5. Baptism 6. Toboggan Negotiation 7. Curiosity 8. Sunset 9. Sunrise 10. Gregorian Papyperm 11. Elegy for Sally Boy 12. Grampa Lento's Song 13. Tandoori Epiphany 14. Out of the Darkness 15. Wolf Hunt 16. Dance of the Persian Serpent 17. The Minstrel Boy (vocal) 18. Painted Angels 19. Espresso Martini 20. Stevie Colada 21. Mojito 22. Sex Ghost 23. Wired 24. Bliss 25. Jobim Paranoia 26. Out of the Clouds 27. Sylfast is Dead 28. Alex and Johnny 29. Lonely Girl 30. Killer Surf 31. Favella 32. Tommy's Run 33. Bond of Brothers 34. Sigrid Kills 35. Ibsen Interrupted 36. Massage Tattoo LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL SUMMER OF SORCERY TOUR - NORTH AMERICA 2019 JUNE 28 – Omaha, NE – Omaha’s Memorial Park Concert 29 - Syracuse, NY - New York State Blues Fest * JULY 2 - London, ON - London Music Hall 4 - Ottawa, ON - Ottawa Bluesfest * 6 - Quebec City, QC - Festival d'été de Québec * 8 – Montreal, QC – L’Olympia 10 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Theatre 12 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom 14 - Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall 16 - New Haven, CT - College Street Music Hall 18 - Huntington, NY - The Paramount 20 - Glenside, PA - Keswick Theatre 22 – Middletown, NY – Orange County Fair 24 - Richmond, VA - The National 26 - Easton, PA - State Theatre Center For The Arts 28 - Annapolis, MD - Outlaw Jam * SUMMER OF SORCERY TOUR - EUROPE 2019 AUGUST 3 - Notodden, Norway - Notodden Blues Festival * 5 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Amager Bio 7 - Warsaw, Poland - Stodola 9 - Erfurt, Germany - Gewerkschaftshaus 11 - Hanau, Germany - Amphitheater 13 - Nuremberg, Germany – Serenadenhof 15 – Budapest, Hungary - Akvárium Klub 17 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Den Atelier 19 – Utrecht, Netherlands – Tivoli Vredenburg Pandora 21 - Manchester, UK - O2 Ritz 23 - Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street 25 - Oxford, UK - O2 Academy 27 - Newcastle, UK - O2 Academy 29 - Cardiff, UK – Tramshed 31 – Monte Carlo, Monaco – Opera Garnier SEPTEMBER 2 - Vienna, Austria - Arena Wien SUMMER OF SORCERY TOUR - NORTH AMERICA 2019 SEPTEMBER 5-8 - Las Vegas, NV - Big Blues Bender @ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino * 9 - Ventura, CA - The Majestic Ventura Theater 11 - Berkeley, CA - The UC Theatre 13-14 - San Diego, CA - Kaaboo Del Mar * 15 - Tucson, AZ - The Rialto Theatre 17 - Englewood, CO - The Gothic Theatre 20 – Wichita, KS – Wichita Orpheum 22 - Louisville, KY - Bourbon & Beyond * 25 – Arlington, TX – Arlington Music Hall 29 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s Austin OCTOBER 1 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues 3 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City 5 – Memphis, TN –Soundstage at Graceland 7 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage Theater 13 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall 15 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live 17 – Burnsville, MN – Ames Center 19 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater 21 – Winnipeg, MB @ Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts 23 – Chicago, IL – House Of Blues 26 – Cleveland, OH – Masonic Auditorium 28 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place 30 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall NOVEMBER 2 – Medford, MA – Chevalier Theatre 4 – Munhall, PA – Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall 6 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre * FESTIVAL APPEARANCE For more, please visit: LITTLESTEVEN.COM FACEBOOK TWITTER TEACHROCK.ORG # # # Artist Title Time Little Steven Lilyhammer Nocturne 03:43
  7. What vinyl are you spinning right now??

    Norman Connors - Dark of Light (Buddah) Originally released on Cobblestone in '73. Beautiful!
  8. Henry Jerome--bandleader from 1940s/50s

    "(It's Jazz History)" sounds like an apology or an excuse.
  9. "And secondly, I can't understand how you could make safeties [back-up copies] and have them in the same vault. I mean, what's the point?" "There are many songs on my masters that haven't come out," she said. "My peace of mind in knowing I could come back someday and listen to them and mine those [sessions] for basement tapes and outtakes, are gone."
  10. Green Dolphin Shorter

    Thanks Chuck!
  11. The Demise of KCSM

    Aloha! Sorry to necro this tread, gents, but I'm a fan of Terrestrial Radio Jazz streaming, and just found it in the archives. I had no idea that KCSM almost went toes-up - according to the press. In any event, I'm glad it did not because at the moment I am streaming KCSM and "Jazz Oasis", which I do almost every night Monday - Saturday at 9 PM Eastern, 6 PM Pacific, 3 PM Hawaiian. I also stream KSDS San Diego, CJRT Toronto, WUCF Orlando, WDCB Chicago, KUWL Wyoming (a Pub Jazz Affiliate Station), KBEM Minneapolis, WBGO New York (technically New Jersey), and sometimes KNKX (or Jazz 24) if the mood strikes. made a comment that set me back on my heels. I never thought about it, but truly I think KCSM may still be the only Jazz station that does NOT run ancillary programming of any kind. No weathe reports, no news, no traffic, no nothing - until pledge drive time of course. I'll have to think about it. I know WUCF runs news, CJRT (being Canadian) runs commercials even though they are a public radio station. KUWL has news breaks. WBGO does. KBEM certainly does. KNKX does. But I am not sure about KSDS nor WCBE. I'll have to do some critical listening because I honestly can't remember, even though I stream them constantly. Nothing on my FM dial in Hawaii for Jazz that even approaches full time. In my Florida pad I'm too far away to get WUCF, other than a faint ghosting signal, so it's all streaming for me. And I'm glad to have it. Mahalo! -Billy
  12. Bethlehem label CDs for sale

    PM sent re the Hal McKusick.
  13. 2019 #CFL season

    6/26 checking down ***** this week ***** Week 3 picks ***** power rankings ***** Week 2 recap
  14. Post a pic

    Joshua trees, Mojave Preserve, CA 24 June 2019 Old Post Office, Kelso CA Roy's Cafe, Rt 66, Amboy CA
  15. Henry Jerome--bandleader from 1940s/50s

    Not Joan Mitchell the celebrated Abstract Expressionist but another painter of that name, a Canadian. I vaguely recall having a Jerome 10-inch album (was it on MGM?) when I was 12 or so, but I have no idea what it sounded like.
  16. Green Dolphin Shorter

    1966: Interesting to hear this relative to the Plugged Nickel solo...and rhythm section.
  17. Henry Jerome--bandleader from 1940s/50s
  18. Yesterday
  19. Green Dolphin Shorter

    The green ones are shorter than regular dolphins?
  20. Play ball! 2019 MLB season thread

    I think we have one or more members going to the Yankees Red Sox games in London. Hope they have a great time!
  21. Green Dolphin Shorter

    BTW, thanks to Michael Cuscuna for sending me this link.
  22. Green Dolphin Shorter

    Wow -- reminds me some of Vee-Jay Wayne. Buster Keaton surrealism.
  23. Bethlehem label CDs for sale

    Yes, it's this version:
  24. What Classical Music Are You Listening To?

    This is great stuff.
  25. Is the Joe Roland CD the one with Dick Garcia and Freddie Redd on it, playing "Goodbye Bird? If not, can you list the personnel? Thanks
  26. what are you drinking right now?

    An incredible tea. Well, it's pretty nice.
  27. Green Dolphin Shorter

    Follow the links.
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