Chant For Our Planet is a great recording full of exciting ensemble playing, with lots of tasty solos and, if you want to listen in that way, an important theme that expresses deep concern for the state of our environment.
Terri Lyne Carrington
With their shifting textures and compositional variety, the relatively short pieces show the ways — in this case mostly gentle and lyrical — five musicians can fruitfully interact.
From noon to six on Saturday, September 26, Boston’s premier outdoor jazz event, the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, returns to Boston’s South End for a fifteenth year.
This year’s festival, themed “Jazz: The Voice of the People,” will explore jazz music in all of its global colors.
No one would say that Terri Lyne Carrington’s versions of Ellington’s pieces are definitive, but they extend the legendary composer’s legacy in a personal and significant way.
The 35th anniversary concert proved that Coltrane’s music and memory continue to strongly hold sway in the hearts and souls of musicians and audiences alike.