Jazz Music

Panoramic Selection by Marty (March 2011)

Panoramic Selection by Marty (March 2011)

With this post I just want to give you a panoramic view of what I am listening to in this March 2011. I would like to try to do this [...]

Abbey Lincoln – Live at Keystone Korner (San Francisco 1979)

Abbey Lincoln - Live at Keystone Korner (San Francisco 1979)

I have found this great and pretty rare recording of Abbey Lincoln and I am here to share it with you guys. It’s a very intense live session, her voice [...]

Sun Ra – Space Is The Place (1974)

Sun Ra - Space Is The Place (1974)

I was having fish n chips with my dad this week. He had cod, I had plaice. He said: good cod! I said, space is the plaice! Sun Ra My [...]

Jazz Is For The Kids

This winter I have been mostly listening to Jazz music. Am I getting old? Nah, I am still very energetic and you can find me in my living room trying [...]

3 Sophisticaded and Uncompromising Mixes: Gilles Peterson, Superfly Mag and Shackleton

Still busy here at M&J, workin on the new site and preparing some big post coming soon. But in the meantime we cannot leave you without something to listen as [...]

The Cry of Jazz

Love it or hate it, I have found this old short movie very significant. Filmmaker and composer Edward O. Bland’s polemical essay on the politics of music and race: a [...]

Henry Threadgill – Hamburg 1988

Henry Threadgill - Hamburg 1988

What a fantastic live session!

Of Live and Love and Coltrane

Picture taken from Jazz In Photo Damn, I have spent the whole week end in bed down with the flu. I could not even take part in the big night [...]

Jazzy Quotes!

I am really into short and sharp sentences or phrases. Quotes can be in general humorous, introspective, smart, hilarious, inspirational etc…but when the quote comes from a musician, I definitely [...]

25 Jazzy Tunes For Your Summer

Here we are with another chapter of our world famous “25 tunes” music selections. This time we are focused on classic Jazz and Soul sounds from the past. I picked [...]

Lester Bowie Meets Fela Kuti

I have found this interview really interesting. Lester Bowie from The Art Ensamble of Chicago talks about the time he has spent in Lagos where he get very close to [...]

Gilles Peterson – The Deep End Mix

A post for the Jazz lovers. You don’t like Jazz music? You think it’s boring? Maybe all you need is someone to present you the right tunes, the ones you [...]

Teo’s Masterpieces @ BendingCorners

BendingCorners is a top notch site. They are specialized in Jazz, any type and any form of Jazz, as themselves state on their page: BendingCorners explores the grooves of: acid [...]

The Har-You Percussion Group: Sounds Of The Ghetto Youth from the 60′s

Good music is always surprising. Turns out this incredible Latin-Jazz album from 1965, a milestone classic for DJs and collectors worldwide, was done by 16 to 19 year old students. [...]

Camouflaged People Are My People!

Camouflaged People Are My People!

Ok Mr Jopparelli your video below was good, no doubt about it. But let me show you something… How you feel that? They are crazy, aren’t they? And since I [...]

More Mixtape Goodness From Soulman

Just a quick post to let you know that the mighty Soulman has posted two dope mixtapes in a row on his fantastic site, “THAT REAL SCHITT“.  I really can’t [...]

A Sun Ra Tribute by Rchecka!

A couple of weeks ago i found this mix on the  Diggers With Gratitude forum, done by RCHECKA. I’m no expert on SUN RA but i think this could be [...]

A Quote and a Marvellous Mix: Theo Parrish – Straight No Chaser!

Love of the music should be driving force of any producer, performer or dj. Everything else stems from that core, that love. With that love, sampling can become a tribute, [...]

Guest Mix: Jeeezz by Fugu

Yet another guest mix! I absolutely like to promote people from my country but you know, you have to be skilled. If you got skills and on the top of [...]

Jopparelli’s Warm Bass Mix

Hey, it’s cold outside! You need some warm basslines to heat you up. Here’s a short  vinyl mix I did a while ago, focused on the similarities between Fusion Jazz [...]

Carl Craig presents Tribe. Live At Cité de la Musique, Paris, France (Video)

No music to download this time, but a very cool live concert video. New Carl Craig crossover jazz project. “Slide trombones, trumpets, and wild percussions – all looked over by [...]

Good vibes in Stockholm

This is simply the post I would have loved to read BEFORE going there. Fashing – The finest live Jazz since 1977 Kungsgatan 63 A great club, period. Vintage furniture, [...]