[JPL] SICK OF MARSALIS!

eflash17 at comcast.net eflash17 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 5 21:32:12 EST 2007


Well, I would fully expect everyone who is a member of this list would find his insights on music useful and interesting.  I was referring to the casual jazz listener.  The one who just wants to kick back with their XM subscription on a Saturday morning and hear some jazz.


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From: "Tom Mallison" <tomthejazzman at earthlink.net>
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> I did listen and enjoyed Wynton is the SWING SEAT.  He talked about the
> difference in Art Blakey and Max Roach.  Max using the high hat cymbal and
> Art using the heavy bass...thunder from down under.  I found it educational.
> 
> 
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <eflash17 at comcast.net>
> > To: Jazz Programmers Mailing List <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> > Date: 3/5/2007 8:15:05 PM
> > Subject: RE: [JPL] SICK OF MARSALIS!
> >
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> > Have any of you heard Wynton's jazz show on XM ??
> >
> > I heard it once and it was like a 4th year jazz theory class.  He didn't
> even play songs all the way through.  Great that he featured classic
> artists that don't get much exposure nationally, but I think that the
> casual jazz fan, the type that would tune into the shows who post their
> playlists here, would rather listen to the music than be EDUCATED by Mr.
> Marsalis "America's Ambassador of Jazz".
> >
> > If you make things complicated people tend to TUNE OUT.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> > From: "Blaise Lantana" <blaise.lantana at riomail.maricopa.edu>
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> > > 
> > > 
> > > Whether you like him or not one thing that Wynton offers is name
> > > recognition.  Jazz has VERY few stars and even fewer if you count only
> the
> > > living.  Those of us already listening don't need a star to interest
> US, but
> > > if we want to draw new audience or fringe listeners to jazz Wynton's
> name
> > > has pull.  The larger world knows Wynton's name, and not so well that
> they
> > > are sick of him.  I for one am glad to use it to expand audience.  It's
> not
> > > about who is the best player, PR is a part of the equation.   
> > > When I ask listeners who tell me they listen all the time what artist
> they
> > > like, they rarely have an answer, "Oh, I don't know it very well, I'm
> not an
> > > expert I just like the music."
> > > Then I'll say well how about McCoy Tyner (no) Wynton Marsalis (oh Yeah)
> > > Dianne Reeves (no) Diana Krall (oh Yeah). 
> > > I know this is different in different markets, BH or Jae in that
> Carolina
> > > pocket would get a completely different response, but out here on the
> front
> > > lines I'm growing jazz fans and Wynton's name and face helps. 
> > > 
> > > Blaise Lantana
> > > Music Director
> > > KJZZ Phoenix
> > > Streaming @ kjzz.org
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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> > TED HOWE ''Love Song'':  The third release from Ted invites the listener
> into a jazz time capsule of love songs.  And as fans and critics alike
> found with ''Ellington'' and ''Elton Exposed'', Howe's virtuosic piano
> style and arrangements lead straight to surprise.
> >
> > Featuring the great jazz baritone Giacomo Gates and star of stage, screen
> and television, Lainie Kazan on a couple of tunes, Ted Howe delivers a
> beautiful recording of masterfully arranged standards (Arlen, Van Heusen,
> Porter) and originals; a perfect mix of instrumentals and vocals. 
> http://www.summitrecords.com/product.tmpl?SKU=477
> >
> > BOB FLORENCE LIMITED EDITION ''Eternal Licks and Grooves'':  Featuring
> Peter Erskine, Carl Saunders and Scott Whitfield, this all-star big band
> offers the listener what they have come to expect from the award-winning,
> legendary bandleader Bob Florence - Sensitive yet powerful arrangements
> with a HUGE sound that will put you on the edge of your seat.  Spectacular
> outing!
> >
> > Includes ''Eternal Licks and Grooves'' commissioned by ASCAP and IAJE
> honoring Count Basie and ''Appearing In Cleveland'' commissioned by the LA
> Jazz Institute honoring Stan Kenton.
> http://www.summitrecords.com/product.tmpl?SKU=478
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> ON YOUR DESK THIS WEEK FROM SUMMIT RECORDS:
> 
> TED HOWE ''Love Song'':  The third release from Ted invites the listener into a 
> jazz time capsule of love songs.  And as fans and critics alike found with 
> ''Ellington'' and ''Elton Exposed'', Howe's virtuosic piano style and 
> arrangements lead straight to surprise.
> 
> Featuring the great jazz baritone Giacomo Gates and star of stage, screen and 
> television, Lainie Kazan on a couple of tunes, Ted Howe delivers a beautiful 
> recording of masterfully arranged standards (Arlen, Van Heusen, Porter) and 
> originals; a perfect mix of instrumentals and vocals.  
> http://www.summitrecords.com/product.tmpl?SKU=477
> 
> BOB FLORENCE LIMITED EDITION ''Eternal Licks and Grooves'':  Featuring Peter 
> Erskine, Carl Saunders and Scott Whitfield, this all-star big band offers the 
> listener what they have come to expect from the award-winning, legendary 
> bandleader Bob Florence - Sensitive yet powerful arrangements with a HUGE sound 
> that will put you on the edge of your seat.  Spectacular outing!
> 
> Includes ''Eternal Licks and Grooves'' commissioned by ASCAP and IAJE honoring 
> Count Basie and ''Appearing In Cleveland'' commissioned by the LA Jazz Institute 
> honoring Stan Kenton. http://www.summitrecords.com/product.tmpl?SKU=478
> 
> Radio and print media promotion by Dr. Jazz, 800-955-4375, drjazz at drjazz.com
> 
> 
> 
> To become a sponsor contact Devon Murphy 
> at devon at jazzweek.com / 866-453-6401 x3 or Ed Trefzger at ed at jazzweek.com / 
> 866-453-6401 x1.
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