Jazz Music

A Great Day In Hip Hop

We are going to the Worldwide festival to party like crazy on the beach! See you in a few days!!! In the meantime watch this: Starting from the original idea… [...]

Stuff You Cannot Miss (My #1 Record And Other Stories)

Since we joined the blog game three years ago we saw great mutations, many sites died and many new are born. Right now I see a lot of specialized blogs [...]

A Lazy Sunday Video Digging!

More great videos selected for you…and is not what you see on MTV. Thanks to the people who have uploaded this videos on Youtube, you should work for the music [...]

Skream Jazz Vs Dubstep Mini Mix

Just a quick post because you might think that i’m obsessed with this kind of music. Well, I am. How can you ignore a producer putting out big tracks like [...]

Celebrating Bird

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn. They teach you there’s a boundary line to [...]

Weather Report – Black Market (1976)

In a few days my Birthday is coming, so it’s time for presents once again. Here’s mine, an original vinyl rip from my collection. A classic album by legendary Joe [...]

Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk aka Melodious aka The High Priest of BeBop aka The Mad Monk!

Few days ago I came across this marvellous and very interesting documentary on Thelonious Monk. Monk is a pure genius, a magician, a gifted and unorthodox musician. This footage is [...]

Extravaganza Selection! 25 Songs You Need To Listen.

Back to music selections, literally! It’s been a long time since we don’t give you a playlist, so here it is: a bunch of tunes i’m feelin right now. As [...]

Pharoah Sanders With Lonnie Liston Smith – Live in Nice (France), 1971

I’m not the original ripper of this precious radio recording from 1971. I wasn’t even born in 1971 to be honest, so first of all props to Sriambre -this is [...]

Rest in Peace Freddie!

As most of you already know, Freddie Hubbard has passed away some days ago (Dec. 29), in the Sherman Oaks district of LA, where he was hospitated since he had [...]

A Smooth Mix To Celebrate 2 Years Of M&J!

Yes kids, straight after the 500.000 hits celebration, here we are with another one: it’s our Birthday! 2 Years of MusicSelections with your fav selectors, Martini & Jopparelli! To do [...]

CTI Summer Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl (Live One) – 1972

CTI Summer Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl (Live One) - 1972

This is one of my latest buys, and I’m going to share it with you because it’s really really cool. An incredible concert from 1972 with all CTI musicians toghether [...]

The Long Tall Dexter “One Flight Up”

This is one of the most famous photos in the history of jazz. Every time I listen to a “new” jazz artist, i feel like…ohhh, this man wrote his music [...]

2 Great Mixes by 2 Great DJs from 2 Great Blogs

Dj Blueprint – Beat Tape 01 From This is tomorrow! Check also his lovely: Dj Blueprint – Sun Ra Arkestra – Space Music And… Dirty Water Jazz Mix From Dirty [...]

Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfà – ‘Jazz Samba Encore!’

These days the weather sucks, actually it seems that spring doesn’t want to come out this year. Hope this brazilian post will turn to be a good omen. After Martini&Jopparelli [...]

Roy Hargrove ‘ The RH Factor: Hard Groove ‘

Roy Hargrove ' The RH Factor: Hard Groove '

<<Roy Hargrove has recorded with a wide range of musicians, including: Herbie Hancock, Sonny Rollins, Michael Brecker, Jackie McLean, Slide Hampton, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Steve [...]

Funky Flute Fighters AKA A Flute-Based Funky Selection

The flute is one of the most ancient instruments, straight from the roots of human music. Its sound is pure, warm and magic…We already talked about a true master of [...]

Sun Ra – Brother From Another Planet

I have found this interesting documentary on youtube: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 That’s it for now but I will talk about Sun Ra [...]

Horace Silver ‘Filthy Mcnasty’ / Jaylib ‘Mcnasty Filth’

From 100% breaks oriented posts to top quality craft mixes (and RMX’s), let’s get back to the jazz column now. The band on “Doin the Thing – At The Village [...]

The Maharajah of the Keyboard

Another legend has gone….Oscar Peterson (15 August 1925 – 23 December 2007). Listen to Ain’t but a few of us left Listen to Do you know what it means to [...]

Diggin in the crates of a Digger

i’ve found this artist by accident, then discovering that he’s really underrated even in jazz world. Since Kenny is the least “showy” of trumpet players, my hunch is that this [...]

Yusef Lateef, The Gentle Giant

Festival time! I was lucky enough to see Yusef Lateef performing live in my city. What a fantastic concert. I heard some beautiful sounds that i will never forget. A [...]

Herbie Hancock & Michelangelo Antonioni: Two Geniuses at Work

Herbie Hancock & Michelangelo Antonioni: Two Geniuses at Work

I want to pay my small and in a certain way superficial tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni who passed away on July 30 2007. I am not an expert but I [...]

XIII Torino International Jazz Festival

FESTIVAL TIME! Friday night I went to a fantastic Jazz concert. Really really nice!   The concert was part of the Torino International Jazz Festival which is one of the [...]