“One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you’re into jazz.” – Lou Reed Advertisements
“The great thing about The Clash of course is that they keep searching for answers beyond that.” – Lester Bangs “I hate Stanley Clark, but I have to admit he’s playing Jazz whether I like it or not.” – Lester … Continue reading
Jaco Pastorius, is the maestro of the fretless electric bass guitar.
Eubie Blake was one of the most important figures in early 20th-century African American music, and one whose longevity made him a storehouse of the history of ragtime and early jazz music and culture.
Eugene Bertram “Gene” Krupa was one of the most influential drummers in history known for transforming the drums from merely time-keeping to a prominent role as a solo instrument.
Blossom Dearie, the American jazz singer and pianist who was known for her distinctive little-girl voice.
Musician and songwriter Donald Fagen, best known as the co-founder (along with partner Walter Becker) and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan.
Tony Bennett is one of the most successful legendary jazz and popular musicians of our time. He’s one of the world’s best-selling musicians, with 17 Grammy Awards to his name.
“I’m not used to not having enough time to live with the songs. Usually, if I write something, I live with it for a little while.” – Fiona Apple “As a person who performs on stage, it’s good to be … Continue reading