Fresh off of her Grammy-award winning ‘Mosaic Project,’ Terri Lyne Carrington went straight back into the studio to create another project of equal quality and substance. ‘Money Jungle’ was originally recorded in 1962 by Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus. Just over 50 years later Carrington brings back the raw tension evoked by Ellington, Roach, and Mingus with her own trio filled out by Christian McBride and Gerald Clayton and featuring additional guests Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Tia Fuller, and more. Check out what Carrington had to say about the record before you see her perform it at Dizzy’s this week!
On February 5th, Terri Lyne Carrington will drop her homage to Duke Ellington to coincide with the 50th anniversary of their iconic 1963 Money Jungle album.The album features keyboardist Gerald Clayton and bassist Christian McBride who represent the historic trio.
Esperanza Spalding launches the Radio Music Society World Tour today! She will be in New York with her full ensemble on 4/21 at Webster Hall.
Saxophonist, bandleader, educator, and creator Tia Fuller sat down with The Revivalist to discuss where the music has been taking her this past year as well as where she sees it going in the new year. Check out below as she discusses her role in teaching the younger generations, her tenure as part of Beyonce’s band, and some projects in the works for 2012.
The Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival in Saratoga, NY recently announced the lineup for its 34th Annual Festival taking place on June 25-26 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. This year brings some Revivalist favorites to the lineup including Tia Fuller, Marcus Strickland, Ben Allison, Sharon Jones, Dianne Reeves, Lizz Wright, Donald Harrison, The Bad Plus and more! The festival was gracious enough to give us a pair of passes for BOTH days of the festival for a lucky Revivalist winner.
Behind every pop star is a team of talented musicians who bring the music to life. To shine some light on all the musicians who play on the tracks you love, we here at The Revivalist have put together a little guide to some of our favorite jazz musicians who also moonlight as studio and live musicians for some of hip-hop and R&B’s royalty.
The Revive showcase wasn’t the only show that brought amazing musicians together at the Winter JazzFest this past weekend. We bounced around the festival’s countless shows to bring you the other highlights of the amazing weekend. Read our writers takes on the shows below!
Decisive Steps, the third solo album from Tia Fuller, is a soulful affair. Channeling her influences, Cannonball Adderley and John Coltrane, Fuller keeps her sound full-bodied, clear and in-the-pocket.