Jazz in February Day 25

Today my selection is definitely not going to be classified as easy listening as I open up the divisive can of worms that is the avant-garde and Free Jazz. Main players in this genre included Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, John Coltrane, Keith Jarrett and that most curious figure in Jazz, Sun Ra. First up: Ornette … Continue reading Jazz in February Day 25

Jazz in February Day 24

Today my selection is going to solo tracks, and by this I mean simply one musician on their own with no accompaniment or over dubs/multitracks. This approach tends to be favoured by pianists/keyboard players and guitarists but not exclusively as we shall see. First up we have the Grandfather of the modern Jazz Saxophone Coleman … Continue reading Jazz in February Day 24