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  • Influences: Vocalist and conductor Bobby McFerrin

     
    "Don't Worry, Be Happy" is probably Bobby McFerrin's best-known song, but he doesn't deserve to be remembered only for that ode to complacency....
  • Whom to follow on Twitter? Start with 25 of Culture Monster's favorites

     
    Whether you're new to Twitter or an old hand, here are suggestions from the Culture Monster team about some of our favorites to follow in art, architecture, theater, classical music, opera, dance and jazz....
  • Album review: Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew Live'

     
    The latest in a recent string of newly packaged music from jazz’s past, "Bitches Brew Live" combines only the second CD release of Miles Davis' 1970 performance at Isle of Wight (issued on DVD in 2004 and on recent complete......
  • Jazz album review: Kurt Elling's 'The Gate'

     
    Chris Barton reviews Kurt Elling's new album 'The Gate,' an unpredictable collection of covers that includes King Crimson, Miles Davis and Earth Wind & Fire....
  • Chick Corea gets a little Beatlemania

     
    After nearly 40 years of playing together as a duo, pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton are recording their first album focusing on music by other artists. Along with Jobim, Kurt Weill and Dave Brubeck, “Eleanor Rigby” stands out....
  • Album review: Vijay Iyer, Prasanna and Nitin Mitta's 'Tirtha'

     
    Incorporating elements from Indian music into jazz hasn’t been a particularly new idea for decades, but leave it to celebrated Indian-American pianist Vijay Iyer to take the long-running tradition a step further. No stranger to incorporating...
  • Segerstrom Center for the Arts thinks big for 25th anniversary season

     
    Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces ambitious 25th anniversary season...
  • Austin Peralta teams with Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder imprint, gigs at Echo Park Jazz night [Video]

     
    While it was once the epicenter of West Coast cool jazz, Los Angeles' modal scene rarely gets mentioned by anyone other than genre purists. But over the last few years Flying Lotus has labored tirelessly to correct the imbalance, incorporating......
  • Culture Watch: Kermit Driscoll's 'Reveille' CD

     
    Bassist Kermit Driscoll forges an all-star, adventurous first album as a bandleader with the help of guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta....
  • Listen: Jazz by way of South Korea

     
    Ryu Bok-sung is a South Korean jazzman whose life has sung the blues. Recently featured in a documentary about South Korea’s first-generation jazz musicians, the 72-year-old Ryu is experiencing a revival while he promotes his adopted music to...
  • A conversation with 'Oriental Jazz' legend Lloyd Miller, and free download

     
    One of 2010’s most overlooked albums belonged to Lloyd Miller, whose collaboration with the British funk outfit Heliocentrics yielded a particularly fruitful and unorthodox union. Released by Strut Records, the combination paired the 72-year old...