Jason Bivins

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  1. Bruno Ganz (1941 - 2019)

    Wow, RIP. Wings of Desire is my very favorite film of all, so this news hits hard. Thanks for your artistry, sir.
  2. Big Ears Festival

    Organissimo meetup?
  3. Joseph Jarman - RIP

    Very saddened by this news. RIP, sir, and thank you.
  4. Alvin Fielder - RIP

    RIP.
  5. Nancy Wilson RIP

    RIP.
  6. Wadada Leo Smith

    It was great. He actually gave us the incredible gift of a world premiere solo piece. This is the acoustically uninspiring environment of a conference. But the greatest thing was that the session next door to ours opened our door to complain ("We can hear that") and W didn't even flinch from his playing. AWESOME.
  7. Wadada Leo Smith

    FYI, Wadada just received the American Academy of Religion's award for religion and the arts this past weekend. Was a real privilege for those of us involved in getting him the award. He's really stoked about this recording and there is a ton of amazing stuff he's got on deck, including a 3cd solo release recorded in a 16th century Finnish church.
  8. Super cool, Mark! I'll look forward to reading it too. Been digging this Mingus set a lot. Pullen, holy smokes.
  9. Sonny Fortune R.I.P.

    RIP, sir.
  10. Hamiet Bluiett R.I.P.

    RIP.
  11. Randy Weston - Thoughts and tributes

    What a legacy he leaves, on so many levels. RIP, Mr. Weston and thank you for your artistry.
  12. Randy Weston - Thoughts and tributes

    RIP, sir.
  13. Aretha Franklin, RIP

    The greatest. Always. Deepest thanks to The Queen. RIP.
  14. Tomasz Stanko R.I.P.

    RIP.
  15. I'm reviewing it for Dusted, so I got a promo from the label. 2.5 hours of glory.