Posts Tagged 'Jazz'

Classic Album Sundays presents Billie Holiday ‘Lady in Satin’

We celebrate Lady Day’s delicate and beautiful swansong.

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Album of the Month: Billie Holiday ‘Lady in Satin’

The story behind Lady Day’s penultimate album before her death at the age of 44.

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Album of the Month: Stevie Wonder ‘Songs in the Key Life’

We celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album that was not only the pinnacle of Stevie Wonder’s career, but also one of the greatest albums of all time.

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Robert Wyatt’s Top Five Fifties Jazz Albums

We were honoured that Soft Machine legend Robert Wyatt recently shared with us his Top Five Fifties Jazz Albums.

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CAS Oslo presents Nina Simone ‘Black Gold’

As we continue our weekend of free events in Oslo we take a look at “The High Priestess of Soul” Nina Simone and her classic album ‘Black Gold’.

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CAS Kansas City presents Miles Davis ‘Kind Of Blue’

We’ll be hosting two sessions for ‘Kind Of Blue’ in Kansas City. This will be a very special afternoon with all proceeds going to charity.

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Classic Album Sundays presents Thelonious Monk ‘Brilliant Corners’

February is jazz month here at CAS. This time around we celebrate the legendary pianist.

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Thelonious Monk ‘Brilliant Corners’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

‘Play All’ for Thelonious Monk’s musical inspirations, pieces prior to ‘Brilliant Corners’, his performance with Miles Davis and the music of his collaborators.

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Album of the Month: Thelonious Monk ‘Brilliant Corners’

The legendary composer and pianist tackled one of his most complex recordings and pushed his band to the limit on this pinnacle of postwar jazz.

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Classic Album Sundays presents Herbie Hancock ‘Head Hunters’

February is jazz month for CAS and this year we are celebrating one of its best-selling classic albums and a must-have platter for jazz-funk enthusiasts.

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