Jazz is the seventh studio album by the British rock band Queen. It was released on 10 November 1978 by EMI Records in the United Kingdom and by Elektra Records in the United States. The album's varying musical styles were alternately praised and criticised.
West Coast jazz mavericks The Pyramids, led by saxophonist Idris Ackamoor, are releasing their third album since reuniting in 2012 after disbanding in the 1970s. An Angel Fell mixes soulful afro-funk with astral jazz. It was recorded at Quatermass studios in London, United Kingdom, and features album artwork by Lewis Herz. BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO – Seymour Reads the Constitution (Nonesuch Records) Release date: May 18. The new album by Brad Mehldau and his longtime trio, which includes drummer Jeff Ballard and bassist Larry Grenadier
In and out of jazz, Coltrane tributes are legion; this was the rare one that put forward a highly developed, refreshingly personal perspective in place of run-of-the-mill reverence. One turned out to be the year’s most unexpected jazz triumph. Overall, the album plays like a longstanding promise fulfilled and a testament to the wisdom of waiting until you’ve got it exactly right. 8. Dan Weiss, ‘Starebaby’
Cobblestone Jazz – Midnight Sun 13. Sirconical – Jambon Mama 14. TB – Unskinny Dub 15. Slowdive – Sugar For The Pill (Avalon Emerson’s Gilded Escalation) Includes unlimited streaming of Future Sounds Of Jazz Vol. 14 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. ships out within 2 days. Purchasable with gift card. Streaming + Download. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it’s almost impossible to pick the top ten albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper. But so many people out there, young or even a bit older, are curious about jazz, and they’re not exactly sure where to start. Think of this as a jazz bucket list, filled with masterpieces of a true American music. Let’s go! 10. Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come