Monday, December 23, 2013

Sonny Rollins Interview

France Musique dedicated a 10 part series on Mr. Rollins recently.

Of course, it wouldn't be for France the interview is overdubbed.

Alex Dutilh, the interviewer, put the whole interview whoever in it's original version on Soundcloud here.

Enjoy !

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Herb Geller R.I.P.

2013 is a tough year for jazzfans.

Now Herb Geller left us on tuesday December 17th.

More info can be read here.

Marc Meyers conducted an interview with Mr. Geller in 2010 and it can still be read here.

Thanks and R.I.P. Mr. Geller!

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Horace Silver no longer R.I.P.

Various reports on social media announce that Horace Silver passed away during the weekend.

Some more info can be found here.

But what really matter is of course

Edit :

Jazzwise in the mean time posted the following message on their website :

"Tuesday, 17 December 2013 18:28
Jazzwise apologises for passing on widespread reports on jazz websites, social media and jazz radio and initial checks ourselves made earlier today, that Horace Silver had died. Jazzwise apologises unreservedly to Horace Silver, his family, freinds and fans and for any distess this may have caused. Peace. Mike Flynn"

All the better!!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Jim Hall R.I.P.

Jim Hall passed away this morning at the age of 83.

More than than one webiste, blog reports the sad news of his passing : Ottawa Citizen, LondonJazznews,

R.I.P. Mr. Hall.

Rahsaan Roland Kirk

May Cobb wrote an article on 'The inflated Tear'  which was published and is online available at The Rumpus.

Enjoy the article!