The prestigious jazz club Levontin 7 presents bass player Gilad Abro and his Trio. Along with pianist Nitai Hershkovits and drummer Amir Bresler, Abro plays phenomenal music with a strong sense of accuracy, power, and swing.
Georgie Fame is Yeah, Yeah! en The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde, maar met zijn karakteristieke stem en zijn speciale Hammond-orgelgeluid is hij ook een meester van de R&B. Georgie Fame maakt zijn triomfale comeback met The Blue Flames.
As part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival and Blue Note Records’ 75th anniversary, pianists Robert Glasper and Jason Moran delivered a stunning jazz piano duet, resulting in an exciting exploration of the great history of jazz.
Born Edward Kennedy Ellington on April 29, 1899, Duke Ellington is one of the world's greatest musicians and composers. Duke and his orchestra toured the world, notching up thousands of performances over his 50-year career.
Thelonious Monk: Live in '65 features an intimate concert filmed three days apart in Belgium in the Winter of 1965 with a legendary quartet that includes drummer Frankie Dunlop, bassist John Ore and tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse.
Tristan is synonymous with funky guitars, Fender Rhodes pianos, synthesizers, and a well-travelled rhythm section. The instant they hit the stage, the warm energies, vibes and grooves of the 1970s come alive, albeit infused with modern influences.
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Live in '64 presents an astounding concert by this musical superhero playing his entire instrumental arsenal of saxophone, flute, manzello, stritch, clarinet, siren and whistles— oftentimes simultaneously!
The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) was composed of Milt 'Bags' Jackson on vibraphone, John Lewis (piano), Percy Heath (bass), and Connie Kay (drums). Jackson and Lewis were pioneer bebop musicians who had played together in Dizzy Gillespie's big band.
With his relaxed and clear voice, Belgian-born vocalist Michel Tasky took his French-Waalse roots to Brazil, where he established himself in the jazz scene. His contemporary style, which blends jazz and French chanson with a whole lot of samba.
The legendary Yellow Submarine Jazz Club in Jerusalem presents trombonist Avi Lebovich and his Orchestra. The Orchestra is a contemporary incarnation of the traditional big band, combining jazz with different musical influences.
On July 28th 2004, the day of Bach's 254th anniversary of death, the Jacques Loussier Trio perform a special concert at the famous St. Thomas Church of Leipzig - the city where Bach composed many of his most famous works.
This episode features ‘De Deeldeliers’, with poet and so-called ‘Night Mayor of Rotterdam’ Jules Deelder (*1944). In De Deeldeliers, he is accompanied by Hammond organist Bas van Lier, tenor saxophonist Boris van der Lek, and drummer Erik Kooger.
In the TV show PARADOX LIVE you get a taste of the greatest concerts and interviews with artists from all around the world. This episode of PARADOX LIVE presents the amazing Dutch pianist Jeroen van Vliet.
Leďla Martial and Andreas Schaerer intend to explore and experiment, stretching their vocal boundaries. Brought together by a chance encounter in 2014, the two singers were surprised to discover how much they had in common.
This concert features the Divine One in her prime, wrapping her sultry voice around jazz standards such as Lover Man. Performances like these demonstrate why Sarah Vaughan is invariably mentioned in the same breath as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
Trumpeter Carlo Nardozza and pianist Michel Bisceglia combine their talents to create wonderful music with haunting melodies and beautiful themes. The Belgian musicians, with Italian roots, have joined forces on several projects during the last few years
Jazzed Out shows that each and every imaginable spot is a suitable location for a jazz session. In this episode, New York serves as backdrop to sets by the likes of saxophonist Steve Coleman, the Aaron Goldberg Trio and trombonist Frank Lacy.
This uptempo, funky performance proves that B.B. King, one of the Masters of the Blues Guitar has still got it. The band features some of today's best blues musicians playing all of B.B. King's classic songs.
Elvin Jones is the archetypical modern jazz musician playing on instinct, not intellect. This is the kind of music he has played to perfection since his days with John Coltrane. There are some heavy-duty sidemen in his present "Jazz Machine": Sonny Fortune and Ravi John Coltrane, the son of the most influential tenor sax player ever.
Take a peek into Rotterdam’s BIRD club, named after New Yorker saxophonist Charlie Parker. Discover a fantastic live concert deeply rooted in jazz, funk, soul, and hip-hop, featuring performances by BIGYUKI and Now vs. Now.
Take a musical journey back to 1991 and learn more about what makes Maceo Parker unique. Featuring an enthusiastic audience, the 25-year-old saxophonist blends funky jazz with roots and blues with gospel.
Swedish band RaFa Orchestra, headed by Rasmus Faber, are forging a reputation as one of the world’s tightest live bands. They returned to their home country for a performance at the Stockholm Jazz Festival.
Legendary African-American folk singer Odetta (1930-2008) sang her spirituals with immeasurable sorrow and anguish. Her spiritual music expresses the horrific impact of slavery on millions of African people stolen from their homeland.
Seasick Steve is an American bluesman, although he prefers to be called "a song and dance man". He plays guitars (mostly personalized), and sings, usually about his early life living rough and doing casual work.
What do Sunnyland Slim, Wilbert Harrison and Curtis Jones have in common? Right, the piano and the blues! Each has his individual style, and this 1964 recording shows an amazing collection of great blues tunes by the above jazz legends.
Cabaret Contemporain is formed by Fabrizio Rat (piano), Giani Caserotto (guitar), Ronan Courty (double bass), Simon Drappier (double bass), and Julien Loutelier (drums). They combine musical genres, in a constant search for a new vocabulary of sounds.
With his passion and his virtuosity, pianist Omri Mor amazes the audience of the music club Zappa in Tel Aviv. Pieces drawn from the heritage of the Mediterranean basin and arranged by Omri Mor provide, emerge and result in a phenomenal creativity.
Bassist Kyle Eastwood (1968) is an explorer, equally at ease with jazz melodies as with pop songs. Eastwood and his band perform original music, as well as songs made famous by Horace Silver and Herbie Hancock.
This episode is all about the Astor Klezmer Trio, which sprung from a meeting of minds between violin player and singer Joëlle Strauss, flutist Marc Grauwels, accordion player Christophe Delporte, around their shared passions.
The November Music festival in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands is the ultimate event for experiencing a broad range of music. It features a wonderful variety of contemporary and experimental pop, sound art, non-Western music, jazz and improvisation.
Ambrose Akinmusire, is a thrilling young trumpeter and astute bandleader. His Quintet consists of Walter Smith III on tenor saxophone, Fabian Almazan on piano, Harish Raghavan on bass, and Justin Brown on drums.
This MotorMusic Jazz Sessions episode features the Dutch Jasper Somsen with his trio. Their dig into free form improvisations results in short suites that borrow basic elements from the Great American Songbook.