Friday, December 31, 2010

Best Wishes

Thanks to all readers who passed by. Tune Up wishes you all the best for 2011 and hope to see you soon again!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Keith Jarrett in 1965

Some very early Keith Jarrett recording has surfaced. The story and an MP3 are available here!

Monday, December 20, 2010

O.O.P. Cal Tjader - Puttin' It Toghether (1973)

Here's another one in the series of O.O.P. LP transfers. Enjoy !!

Cal Tjader
Puttin' It Together
Fantasy LP F9463
Howard Rumsey's Concerts by The Sea, Redondo Beach
26 & 27.01.1973

1. The Prophet
2. A Time For Love
3. Mambo Inn and Theme
4. Amazones
5. Manuel Deeghit

Cal Tjader vibes, perc, timbales
Mike Wolff piano
Bob Reidfeld guitar
John Heard bass
Dick Berk drums
Michael Smithe congas

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Sonny Rollins All Night Long

France Musique continues its nightlong sessions dedicated to (mainly) jazzmusicians (Wayne, Miles, Lee Konitz, ...) and during the night of saturday 18th on sunday 19th they will broadcast a special on Sonny Rollins. All info on the special is available here.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Saturday, December 11, 2010

John Cage and Christmas

The Guardian published an article by Tom Service on John Cage's composition "4,33" and its possible function during this hectic Christmas period. Read it here.

Friday, December 10, 2010

James Moody R.I.P.

James Moody passed away yesterday on December 9th. He was really one of the last links with the bebop generation. I had the oppportunity to see him live with Dizyy Gillespie's United Nations Orchestra at Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp.
Two obituaries already online : Jazztimes and ChicagoTribune.
R.I.P. Mr Moody.

Edit : The NYT obituary is available here.