[JPL] Re: jazzproglist Digest, Vol 8, Issue 253

william moody boxcar41 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 25 10:28:05 EDT 2006


It's been awhlle since I talked to Maynard, but it was
my good fortune to play and record with him in Europe.
Maynard was the least ego driven band leader I've ever
come across. He was funny and just liked to have fun
and play. He was very good for jazz and will be
missed.
Bill Moody

--- jazzproglist-request at jazzweek.com wrote:

> Send jazzproglist mailing list submissions to
> 	jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> 
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web,
> visit
> 
>
http://lists.jazzweek.com/mailman/listinfo/jazzproglist
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body
> 'help' to
> 	jazzproglist-request at jazzweek.com
> 
> You can reach the person managing the list at
> 	jazzproglist-owner at jazzweek.com
> 
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it
> is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of jazzproglist digest..."
> 
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> This week's sponsor:  Dare2 and Sunnyside Records
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> The Jazz Programmers Mailing List is a free service
> provided by JazzWeek.
> For more information visit us at 
> http://www.jazzweek.com/jpl
> To become a sponsor contact Ed Trefzger 
> at ed.trefzger at jazzweek.com or 866-453-6401.
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> 
> Today's Topics:
> 
>    1. Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an album and
> self-run label
>       (Jazz Promo Services)
>    2. Tower Records News Hour Feature 8-23-06 (Jazz
> Promo Services)
>    3. Re: Question about Norman Mapp (Jazz Promo
> Services)
>    4. KSVY playlist (william moody)
>    5. Maynard Ferguson (Dr. Jazz)
>    6. Re: Maynard Ferguson (lainiesvoice)
>    7. Maynard Ferguson 5/4/28 - 8/23/06  (Jazz Promo
> Services)
>    8. Re: Maynard Ferguson (Jae Sinnett)
>    9. Fwd: Maynard Ferguson R.I.P. (Lawrence Lebo)
>   10. wsha new morning set 8/23/06 (Bouille, John)
>   11. More on Maynard Ferguson 1928-2006 (Lawrence
> Lebo)
>   12. Re: Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an album
> and self-run
>       label (eflash17 at comcast.net)
>   13. Re: Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an album
> and self-run
>       label (Jeff Turton)
>   14. Playlist Jazz Rendezvous on FMR Cape Town SA
>       (Eric Alan @ Jazz Rendezvous)
>   15. Re: Maynard Ferguson (Jazz Promo Services)
>   16. Re: Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an album
> and self-run
>       label (gfuns at aol.com)
>   17. Passing of Maynard Ferguson (Eric Alan @ Jazz
> Rendezvous)
>   18. August Playlist for Al Lubiejewski/WQLN's
> "Jazz Ballads &
>       Blues" (AL LUBIEJEWSKI)
>   19. Fw: Next Week On XM 72 Beyond Jazz/The World's
> Only 100%
>       Modern Jazz Channel (davispro at mindspring.com)
>   20. WWOZ staff visits KUVO (Arturo)
>   21. weekly playlist, The Esoteric Circle,
> Adelaide,	South
>       Australia (mattk at picknowl.com.au)
>   22. Playlist: WCVE-FM Thursday 8-24  (Peter
> Solomon)
>   23. Al Di Meola/Fusion (Jae Sinnett)
>   24. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (philip booth)
>   25. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (Jae Sinnett)
>   26. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (Bobby Jackson)
>   27. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (JazzCorner at aol.com)
>   28. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (Maurice Hogue)
>   29. Mark Weinstein Review (Dr. Jazz)
>   30. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (Jae Sinnett)
>   31. Maynard - Triumphant! (Marilyn Harris)
>   32. Re: Al Di Meola/Fusion (Maurice Hogue)
>   33. Still Another Jazz Show Aug 21 (Dick Crockett)
>   34. Playlist KMHD The Night Thurs. 9-midnight
> (TradeSecrets/Mancuso's)
> 
> 
>
----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 06:15:37 -0400
> From: Jazz Promo Services <jazzpromo at earthlink.net>
> Subject: [JPL] Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an
> album and self-run
> 	label
> To: "jazzproglist at jazzweek.com"
> <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Message-ID: <C112F489.8458F%jazzpromo at earthlink.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="ISO-8859-1"
> 
>
http://www.timeoutny.com/newyork/Details.do?page=1&xyurl=xyl://TONYWebArticl
> es1/569/music/what_s_new.xml
> 
> Time Out New York / Issue 569: August 24­30, 2006
> 
> What¹s new?
> 
> Saxophone master Sonny Rollins starts fresh with an
> album and self-run
> label.
> 
> By K. Leander Williams
> 
>  TENOR OF THE TIMES Sonny Rollins returned to the
> studio for the first time
> in five years.
>  Photograph: Phil Bray
> 
> Musically speaking, one might be forgiven for
> thinking that tenor-sax icon
> Sonny Rollins and Leonard Cohen occupy parallel
> planes that don¹t have much
> to offer each other. But there the Canadian
> songwriter-laureate is on
> YouTube, making way for the saxophone colossus in a
> clip from their one-off
> appearance together on the late-¹80s TV show Night
> Music. As Cohen whispers
> his litany of the human condition in the song ³Who
> by Fire,² Rollins hangs
> back. Then, he gets a solo break, and everything in
> his vicinity is
> swallowed whole. In the rush of Rollins¹s choruses,
> all the rapture and
> pathos in Cohen¹s lyrics (³And who by brave assent /
> Who by accidentŠwho for
> his hungerŠwho shall I say is calling?²) comes
> flooding back in a torrent of
> melodic deconstruction. Cohen and host altoist David
> Sanborn can only look
> on in blissful awe.
> 
> On such occasions it¹s easy to both see and hear why
> Rollins has long been
> considered the world¹s greatest living saxophonist.
> To the 75-year-old
> Harlem-bred veteran, the experience wasn¹t such an
> oddity at all. ³Most
> things can be, for lack of a better phrase, jazzed
> up,² he says from his
> home in upstate Germantown. ³Tunes from the American
> Songbook just seem more
> applicable.² Not surprisingly, on those nights when
> his muse is sufficiently
> nourished, pop audiences have witnessed contemporary
> jazz at its most
> magnificent, while jazzheads genuflect in the
> presence of a master who has
> had many challengers but no true rivals since the
> death of John Coltrane in
> 1967. The aficionados know something else, however:
> That the genius Sonny
> sometimes falls prey to another incarnation, an
> enigma whose performances
> have just as often gotten stuck in first gear. Carl
> Smith, a Maine
> entrepreneur and Rollins fanatic who has made
> surreptitious recordings of
> the saxist and is in possession of hundreds of
> Rollins bootlegs ranging as
> far back as 1949, recently explained the disparity
> with a baseball metaphor.
> ³Sonny¹s like the player who always swings for the
> fences,² he says. ³You¹re
> not gonna hit a home run every at-bat, but if you
> connect and everything¹s
> in place, there¹s also the possibility of a grand
> slam. At every stage of
> his career he¹s hit more of those than his later
> recorded work suggests.²
> advertisement
> 
> Rollins obviously feels that there are more long
> balls in his future. His
> 34-year association with Milestone Records came to
> an end last year, and
> though he claims to be ³a Luddite,² the release of
> the new Sonny, Please,
> his first studio session in five years, shows that
> he¹s learned enough about
> new technologies to start Doxy Records, an
> Internet-only imprint. The disc
> is mostly a ballads affair, although it opens with
> the burning title track
> 
=== message truncated ===

Author of Looking For Chet Baker
billmoodyjazz.com


More information about the jazzproglist mailing list