As we prepare to celebrate the music of Freddie Hubbard and Wayne Shorter with the Revive Big Band in Brooklyn, we are taking a look at the music of these two giants of jazz. Today we’re streaming a live video of Freddie Hubbard leading an amazing band of veteran musicians at the Village Vanguard.
Be sure to check out the celebration of Somi’s new album Live at Jazz Standard at Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday August 9th. The album was recorded during the course of two sold-out nights at the Jazz Standard. The event description promises new arrangements of the songs set into an intimate jazz ensemble feel with Michael Olatuja (bass), Dave Eggar (cello), Jeff Haynes (percussion), and Jaleel Shaw (saxophone).
The South African division of EMI has launched EMI Live, a live booking and production agency to support the many aspects of the South African music scene. EMI Live is also in partnership with TIXSA which will help with ticketing and support for larger festivals and events.