On The Corner was not received well upon it's release in 1972. Times change ... The (now) landmark album by Miles Davis was ahead of it's time. A precursor to 1970's Funk, Rock and eventually Hip Hop. Miles - as usual, ahead of his time and ahead of the times. Dave Liebman was on that … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Jeff Coffin Of The Dave Mathews Band Talks ‘On the Corner’
Marc Manseau and Helgi Piccinin need your help. Visit A Purdie Good Life Here The two filmmakers are making a documentary of the World's Most Recorded Drummer. Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie has recorded with Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis. That's just a few ... Click here to access their Crowdfunding page … Continue reading Two Filmmakers from Montreal Need Your Help to Make Musical History
The 36th Edition of The Montreal International Jazz Festival is heading towards the final weekend. As the weather turns from frightful into delightful - head on down and enjoy the best festival of it's type in the world! Listen below to a few of the shows this weekend and click on the Jazz festival logo … Continue reading Take An Elevator Ride with Miles Davis and Discover What’s Happening at The Jazz Festival
Herb Alpert was one of the most successful men in the history of music ... Then - along with partner Jerry Moss, Herb Alpert created one of the most industrious and fruitful record companies in the history of the music business. A & M Records was designed to house artists in an environment which catered … Continue reading Herb Alpert; Staying ‘In the Mood’ After All These Years. Part One, Two and Three
Johnny Beaudine & DEEP BLUE One of the most exciting nights on the Montreal jazz and blues scene can be found whenever Johnny Beaudine & Deep Blue take the stage with their smoking menu of Chicago style jazz, blues and soul fusion with touches of New Orleans funk. A veteran of some of the most famous and infamous … Continue reading An Evening with Deep Blue; The Most Complete Band in Montreal!
Grammy nominee Wayne Wallace talks about his influences.
Sheldon Kagan has been around ... From his humble beginnings in a bachelor apartment at the age of fifteen to introducing Jazz legend Miles Davis on stage - Mr. Kagan has a few stories to tell. Please listen to his tales of playing cards at his home with Artie Shaw and how he feels about … Continue reading Sheldon Kagan; Memories of a Concert Promoter