Posts Tagged ‘Jacky Terrasson’

Jazz Setlist, September 12-18: It’s Monk Time

Friday, Sept. 13
If you're a fan of that hard-swinging, 1950s hard-bop sound, one of your spiritual fathers is likely Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, who would have turned 85 this Sunday. The Tampa-born alto saxophonist is really most famous for his work in the Miles Davis band (the Milestones/Kind of Blue era), when Miles was moving away [...]

Jazz Setlist, Oct. 20-26: Potpourri

Thursday, October 20
Fusion! Boy, has that word been a mindfuck for 40 years of jazz. But the blending of jazz with rock—and just about everything else it encounters—has undergone a revitalization in the last decade or so, particularly in Europe. One of the performers leading the charge across the Atlantic is the trumpeter Eric Vloeimans. [...]

Jacky Terrasson at Bohemian Caverns Tonight

French-American pianist Jacky Terrasson's most recent album is 2007's Mirror, one of the best discs of last year and his first as a solo performer. I wrote at its release that the album "takes a step toward a more progressive school of playing, perhaps because there’s no rhythm section keeping him back...Terrasson hasn’t made [...]