Posts Tagged 'Jazz'

Classic Album Sundays at the Glasgow Jazz Festival

CAS and Loud & Clear will host listening sessions from 26-30 June with presentations by journalists, radio broadcasters, DJs and even the artists themselves!

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Massive Attack ‘Blue Lines’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Check out some of the original songs from which Massive Attack sampled on their classic debut album.

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Classic Album Sundays Jazz, Classical & World presents Stravinsky “The Firebird ” and “The Rite of Spring”

We are launching a regular London listening session featuring classic jazz, classical and world albums, launching with two compositions that changed the course of 20th century music.

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Classic Album Sundays presents Miles Davis “Kind of Blue”

Buy tickets to our CAS listening sessions featuring the most iconic jazz album in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, New York City and Oslo.

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Album of the Month: Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’

Ever the musical chameleon who continuously challenged himself with new musical forms, Miles wanted to move away from the hard bop sound and instead, experiment with modal jazz.

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Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

CAS has created a YouTube playlist of music relevant to Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue”. Ellington, Debussy, Russell, Coltrane and more…

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CAS NYC presents Donald Byrd “Places and Spaces”

Buy tickets to our October monthly listening session featuring Donald Byrd’s “Places and Spaces” in London and New York City.

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Album of the Month: Donald Byrd ‘Places and Spaces’

Produced and co-written by the Mizell Brothers, this album sees trumpeter go into more funky and soulful R&B territory…

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Album of the Month: John Coltrane “Blue Train”

The music of saxophonist John Coltrane has left an indelible print on jazz and many other forms of music. His music has also influenced people spiritually as evidenced by his canonization by the African Orthodox Church in The Church of St. John Coltrane in San Francisco.

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Album of the Month: Amy Winehouse “Back to Black”

Amy Winehouse was somewhat of an anomaly within the music biz. Despite topping the pop charts and winning a slew of awards including five Grammy Awards, an Ivor Novello, a BRIT, a MOBO and much, much more, she did not fit into the pop star mould in any shape or form.

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