Composer David Bruce’s very excellent talk about Gyorgy Ligeti’s ‘musical illusions’: though not jazz, lights up similar parts of the brain. 😀 (Big thanks to Simon B for the heads up re this one.)
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London Jazz News reminiscing about 15 gigs over the last 15 years, at Edinburgh’s wonderful The Jazz Bar!
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Not Scottish jazz, but totally brilliant nevertheless ; ) The phenomenon that is the Sun Ra Arkestra was due to play here in Edinburgh last month, but of course the present pandemic meant that event was cancelled. Hopefully it won’t be long before they tour through Scotland again, perhaps outing some new tunes.
OK, so this is a bit different to what is normally posted on this site. Welshman Chris Buck recreates the sound of John Lennon’s guitar on the Beatles’ ‘Revolution’. Quite interesting, even for those of us who don’t play guitar?
Not jazz, but lights up the same parts of the brain that jazz does. A brief interview from 2017 with an overview of some of her work: Meredith Monk.
Interesting article in last week’s New Yorker about maestro composer-pianist Carla Bley, written by Ethan Iverson.
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