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October 6, 2017

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Tony Allen / The Source / Blue Note

 

This 76 year old drummer is best known for his work with Fela Kuti, the Nigerian saxophonist and political activist who along with Allen is considered the father of Afro-Beat music. This style blends traditional African modes and rhythms with modern Jazz, Rock and dance based music. This album is very special to Allen as it is a tribute to the masters – Jazz drummers such as Art Blakey and Max Roach, who he learned from early on while hearing their music on records and radio.

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John Beasley / Monk’estra Vol. 2 / Mack Avenue

 

Pianist, composer, arranger, John Beasley presents his second tribute to Thelonious Monk, born 100 years ago this October 10. His smart and original re-workings of Monk’s music captures the depth, playfulness and sophistication Monk put into his perfectly constructed, unique compositions that have become one of a kind standards in the repertoire.

 

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Bill Charlap Trio / Uptown Downtown / Impulse

 

Pianist Bill Charlap’s new album breathes new life into often played standards. His one of a kind, lush, inimitable style draws us closer to these time-tested tunes that have become true classics. Charlap is one of the best pianists in Jazz today as he shares his creative interpretations of these infectious melodies – showing off his very expressive and intuitive approach and deep knowledge of the music. His trio consists of Peter Washington on bass and Kenny Washington on drums.

 

 

 

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Pamela Samiha Wise / A New Message from the Tribe / Tribe Records

 

Stunning Pianist/ composer, Pamela Wise is a Detroit original who’s been performing locally and nationally for decades. Her new album keeps the “Vibes” alive as she celebrates the legendary world famous Tribe band and brand that came to fruition in the 1970’s. The band reflected the powerful Detroit sound and echoed the politics and attitude of our Jazz scene from that period, created by such artists and composers as Kenny Cox, Phil Ranelin, Wendell Harrison, Charles Moore,  and others. Wise’s new album showcases many originals played by a multi-generational lineup of artists including Damon Warmack, Djallo Djakate , Mahindi Masai, Carla Cook, Wendell Harrison, Dwight Adams, Greg Freeman, and others. Ms. Wise strong pianistic talents shine throughout.

 

 

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Various Artists / The Passion of Charlie Parker / Impulse

An all-star band pays homage to one of the greatest players and style-makers in Jazz: Charlie Parker. They accompany some of today’s best Jazz vocalists such as Gregory Porter, Madeline Peyroux, Melody Gardot, Kurt Elling and other notables. Each one personalizes and interprets the songs Parker made famous incorporating everything from Neo and classic bebop, hip hop and more into their personalized renditions of the music that utilize both modern and traditional styles.

 

 

 

 

Detroit Public Radio mainstay, Judy Adams, is a pianist, composer and musicologist who hosts a Jazz and contemporary music show on CJAM 99.1FM and guest hosts on WRCJ 90.9FM.

 

 

 

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