Beatrice Richardson

Beatrice Richardson

Paul Bley began on violin at the age of five, took up the piano at eight and gained his junior diploma at McGill conservatory at eleven. From 1950-...
Bob Gilmores Harry Partch is the definitive biography of a man who obscured large portions of his background and cultivated a reputation for being ...
Laurence Bergreens book on Louis Armstrong is most satisfying in terms of exposing Armstrong not just as a musician but as a human. Bergreen brings...
Seeing Jazz is an evocative experiment, a place to begin, not the last word. It is not an encyclopedic effort to gather all of the jazz paintings a...
But Beautiful is both ingenious and a brilliantly written book. Dyer sets the stage for each musician, we can decipher each note played by Theoloni...
It was an interplay which marked a unique new concept in jazz. A concept recently resurfacing from the New York underground where it had existed fo...
Grammy award winning keyboardist, singer, composer and producer George Duke takes a jazz funk glance back into his musical past with Deja vu. Deja vu is the exp…
Sometimes the unexpected happens, you hear a CD and it surprises you calmly yet powerfully. That was the case with jazz vocalist TuTu Puonane's Song. The vocal se…
From 1966-1969 Charles Lloyd led one of the most popular groups in jazz, Lloyd's music although generally a bit melodic, was not watered-down and managed to catch on for se…
Good Title-Considering the talent, and style Larry Carlton displays.In this 21st recording from guitarist Carlton is an-all new recording. Its many styles make it feel l…