On Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Jazz

Throwing of HLMJAZZ

Throwing of HLMJAZZ

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Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett is a particularly frugal musician and renuente to be located inside a tradition or a general perspective, but of any form his performances have an inevitable documentary aggregation: they work like historical and diagnostic documents on the current situation of the jazz. Capable of touching in addition to the piano, the guitar, the saxo, the flute, the clavichord and the organ, he stood out from his infancy for his precociousness and for his musical qualities.

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington occupies forever, the throne of the biggest creators of the jazz along with Louis Armstrong y Charlie Parker, and he is undoubtedly one of the biggest composers of the any XXth Century who is the music that it is considered and his legacy is a cultural heritage that will remain eternally. In the last ten years of his life I devote myself to compose suites and sacred concerts and his life went out when on May 24, 1974 a cancer ended with his life.

Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn

Shirley Horn began to study very early piano, with only four years. After studying in the University of Howard, Horn forms his first trio in 1954, and at the beginning of the sixties, it already attracts the attention of Quincy Jones and Thousands Davis. The last one was interested by his first work, Embers and Ashes, and invited her to open his concerts in Village Vanguard of New York. Shirley recorded three discs between 1963 and 1965 for Mercury and Paramount, but he decided to form a family instead of continuing with his career.

There died Israel "Cachao" López, legend of the Cuban music

There died Israel "Cachao" López, legend of the Cuban music

(Miami, on March 24) A renal complaint finished yesterday with the life of the Cuban bassist Israel López, Cachao, in a hospital of Coral Gables, locality near to Miami, at the age of 89. In the last years and forgotten during decades, Cachao turned into one of the most important figures of the Latin jazz and a teacher of the discharge.

There died the pianist and composer of jazz Oscar Peterson

There died the pianist and composer of jazz Oscar Peterson

Montreal (24-12) The pianist and composer of Canadian jazz Oscar Peterson died on Sunday night in his house of Toronto, at the age of 82, they announced on Monday the chains of television CBC and Radio - gully. The musician died due to renal complications. Peterson, which touched with the most important names of the jazz in more than 60 years of career, differed in a mastery of the piano without equal and his style typical of a transitional period in the jazz, happening freely from the boogie-woogie to the bebop.

The trumpeter Freddie Hubbard died

The trumpeter Freddie Hubbard died

(California) The trumpeter of American jazz Freddie Hubbard died last Monday, the 22nd of December at the age of 70, after remaining hospitalized from November ends when he suffered a cardiac infarction, as he has informed the broadcasting station CBS quoting the manager of the musician, David Weiss. With his melodic style, the musician had influence in the whole generation of trumpeters of jazz and bebop. During his long career, it appeared with musicians of the size of John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Art Blakey and Herbie Hancock.

Chet Baker

Chet Baker

Chet Baker, was born in the ambience of a typical rural farm of the region of Oklahoma on December 23, 1929. It was doing 1940, his family moved to California, and there his father made fond of the guitar, inculcated the love for the jazz across the discs of Jack Teagarden, a trombonista of the epoch of the swing. His first instrument was logically a trombonist, but his future was not written to slide poles, but to press pistons.

Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves

Dianne Reeves, born on October 23, 1956 in the city of Detroit, in the state of Michigan, the United States, there is considered one of the most important feminine singers of jazz of our time. Discovered by the trumpeter Clark Terry when it was still going to the school, singer Dianne Reeves, he began to sing in the band of his school, and with her it received an award during Citywide Big Band, a school competition celebrated in Denver.

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of the tangible realities of the vocal jazz at present, and his future is even better foreseen. His international recognition was definitive from the Award Grammy 1997 to the best feminine singer of jazz, the definitive guarantee to a long career in which he has collaborated with consecrated figures of the jazz like Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins and Dexter Gordon.

School Porter

School Porter

American composer, author of some of the most popular songs of the North American music of the XXth century. School Porter was the only son who survived of the couple formed by Samuel Fenwick Porter, a druggist, and Kate Cole, of rich and influential family. At the age of six, the young musician began to touch the piano and the violin, although he would finish descantándose for the first one with considering the stringed instrument to be too strident...

Lester Young

Lester Young

Lester Young, had been all his life an eccentric and wonderful Bohemian, living in a hostile world and of cruel racism. Shut up if the same as self-defense opposite to those who were not accepting it, Lester Young managed to create an incomparable musical universe for his calm beauty. Intimist in the ballads impregnated with emotion and lyricism and that in the rapid topics, his music was exuding dynamism and of an extraordinary agility, but always expressed with this absolute relaxation with which after him, the jazz did not know equal other one.


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Joe "King" Oliver
Farewell to Joe Zawinul
Max Roach
Paul Desmond

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Brief

  • On February 17, 1653: Arcangelo Corelli, musician and Italian composer is born. Grosso contributed to the crystallization of the concerto. Author of numerous instrumental works (Concert of Christmas, The Follia, sonatas), father of the sonata for violin and inspirer of a group of composers of this instrument like Varacini, Germiniani and Viotti.

  • On February 13, 1883: Richard Wagner dies in Venice. Composer of German origin, renovator of the romantic opera. His inclination towards the music did not wake up up to knowing the works of Weber and Beethoven. After a life lax and invested in the game and the women, he married and traveled to Paris and then to Dresden, where his work was recognized. The transfer of his remains was comparable to the funeral procession of a big sovereign one.

  • On February 13, 1976: the soprano Lily Pons dies. A voice crystalline and extended towards the sharp one, joined a graceful figure and personal friendliness, they constitute the props of the formidable success of Lily Pons. An exceeded publicity helped to do of her almost a sacred monster of the singing; so much it was so in the decade of '40 went so far as to consider her to be the best singer of the world.

  • On February 12, 1924: there is released "Rhapsody In Blue" of George Gershwin. Gershwin managed to unite in this work three fundamental elements of the music of his country: the piano popular tradition, the harmonic treatment of the music of the theater of varieties and all the ambience of the African American blues.

  • On February 10, 1881: I release in Paris of "The Stories of Hoffmann" of Jacques Offenbach. The opera is an adaptation of Jules Barbier and Michel Carré of several stories of writer Ernst T.A. Hoffmann. The first one takes place with a mechanical doll, the second one with the victim of the conjuration of a magician, and the third one with a moribund sick person. The history begins with a prologue ambientado in a bar.


Appointments

  • Daniel Barenboim
    "The director does not have physical contact with the music that his instrumentalists produce and at most he can correct the phrasing or the rhythm of the score but his gesture does not exist if it does not find a band that is receiving"

  • George Gershwin
    "It would give everything what I have as a little of the genius that Schubert needed to compose his Ave Maria"

  • Gustav Mahler
    "When the work turns out to be a success, when a problem has been solved, we forget the difficulties and the perturbations and feel richly rewarded"

  • Franz Schubert
    "When one is inspired by something good, the musician is born fluently, the melodies sprout; really this is a big satisfaction"

  • Bedrich Smetana
    "With the help and the God's grace, I will be a Mozart in the composition and a Liszt in the skill"

MULTIMEDIA

  • Spanish caprice

    Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

  • Spring voices

    Johann Strauss

  • Symphony 1 "Titanium"

    Gustav Mahler

  • Claude Debussy

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Interpreters

Musicians

Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla

Piazzolla represents one of the rarest cases in which an author is unrolled of extraordinary form so much in the world of the popular music, with his tangos of Buenos Aires, as in that of the refined or classic music. Called symphonic tango created a new genre renewing this way of decisive form the tango. If it is considered that the work of Piazzolla begins in 1946 with The desbande and concludes in 1990, with Him grand tango and with Five tango sensations, that the same year records with the quartet of ropes Kronos, it is deduced that it covers 46 years, space in which it produced not less than eight hundred works.

Voices

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel is perhaps the biggest myth of the Argentina. His artistic skill, his incomparable talent as singer of the suburbs of Buenos Aires, his musical instinct to compose some of the biggest tangos of all the times, his marvelous character, his fanaticism for the careers, have led him to being equalled perhaps only by another legend of the country of the south of the Silver: Eva Perón. Nevertheless, while all political activity can be worth of objections, comments and mistrust on the part of certain sectors of the population, the figure of Carlos Gardel is erected as universally for all the Argentinians and the followers of the tango across the world.



Paris, on February 16

Juan José Mosalini: the soul of the bandoneón beats in Paris

The music and the dance of the River Plate came to the margins of the Seine more than one century ago, seducing the French, but Juan José Mosalini lives through the tango now a real explosion in France, of the hand of some of his contemporary teachers, like the bandoneonista. In an interview with the AFP in Paris, before traveling to Argentina, where it will offer two concerts, and from which it will set off then in the direction of China, Mosalini evoked "passionate and unconditional" relation between Paris and the tango and between he and the bandoneón, which came to his hands when it was a chiquilín.

Granada, on February 16

International festival tango Granada dedicates his XXII edition to Carlos Gardel

75 anniversary of the death of the singer and tanguista Carlos Gardel will lead XXII edition of the International Festival of Tango of Granada, which also will organize several parallel activities between which there are holidays of trasnoche, tango in the university or an exhibition. Between the artists who will take part in three forms of the festival - dance, set of instruments and sung - there is Leo Sujatovich, Cristian Zárate and the Japanese couple of dance Kyoto and Hiros Yamao.

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