Monday, January 31, 2011

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

the musician : Miles Davis
the album : Soundtrack of Louis Malle's Elevator To The Gallows
the artist : Marcel Ceuppens

I'd never seen this video of Miles Davis recording the soundtrack. It is amazing to see him improvising on the images he sees on the screen. 

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011

Jazz Cricus

the musician : various
the album : Jazz Circus 2007
the artist : Robin Cottage

Friday, January 21, 2011

Dirty carribean Jazz

the musician : various
the album : Dirty Carribean Jazz
the artist : Marion Cochat

Not knowing what tune to choose, Marion sent us the link to this GREAT blog "les mains noires" (unfortunately in french) dedicated to the redescovery of old recordings. An incredible source of musical bliss as the link bellow shows.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Jazz around the city

the musician : Charles Mingus with Shafi Hadi on tenor sax
the album : Soundtrack of John Cassavetes' movie "Shadows"
the artist : Serge Dehaes

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A first exception : a salsa group

the band : la 33
the album : Gazola
the artist : Julian De Narvaez

This illustration's even got a title : the lion. And I am not sure of what the link between the image and the band is but I like it so much I decided to post it anyways.