Just sooo good, these kids. Wow. Listen to Magalí on double bass for instance – she’s simply unbelievable! Gracias a todos.
This is a wonderful performance. Also love both the Flügelhorn, and the muted trumpet (and of course all other instruments, everything here is just perfect): Give them a thums up if you see them in the ‘tubes. They deserve it.
If you have an hour, listen to this. I first heard Mathias Eick on Youn Sun Nah’s album ‘Voyage’, and the man just killed me. Totally worth a listen IMHO: Enjoy.
This video and TED talk was published 11 years ago. It’s still worth watching: Enjoy. More about her here.
Awesome free lesson from Chris Minh Doky on Scott’s Bass Lessons: Enjoy.
Here’s a lesson and a tour de force in musicality. Biréli plays Django Reinhardt’s composition “Minor Swing”: I love Jazz Manouche like the French call it. Or Gypsy Jazz, or the music of the Sinti. It’s wonderful. Thanks for listening.
With great sadness I read that Ara Güler died. In case you don’t know who he was, here are the German and English Wikipedia pages about him. And here’s a documentation in German which German TV made last year and broadcasted this year: Thank you Ara. Rest in piece.
Listen to that interpretation of Eden Ahbez’ old song (10 years older than me, but still one of my all-time favourite songs): Killer, hm? Magalí is/was also the very good bass player of the Sant Andreu Jazz Band for years, but wow, she’s a super vocalist as well. Amazing what Joan Chamorro and his (school […]
Wow. Listen to Paul Chambers on bass on this one. If there ever was a cool dude on bass, this was him… Has to be transcribed to be understood I guess. Ok, sigh, lots of work – but also lots of learning involved. 🙂