Latitudes: 10 Favorite Global Music Picks From 2015 Ibeyi: Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. Courtesy of the artists hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artists Ibeyi: Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. Courtesy of the artists Rise Against: Worth Dying For- Band of Brothers Prince Cream Lyrics Mania 12 Jazz Guitar Albums You Should Hear January 5, 2016By Rusty Aceves Grant Green The legacy of the guitar in jazz is rich and extensive, with notable artists hailing from all corners of the globe and all eras of jazz history. From jazz guitar pioneer Eddie Lang, the acoustic gypsy jazz of France’s Django Reinhardt and big band great Freddie Green to the post-bop giants Jim Hall, Grant Green and Kenny Burrell, fusion chameleons Pat Metheny and John Scofield, and genre bender Bill Frisell, guitar players have long been some of the music’s most revolutionary figures. The guitarists of today continue to shape the evolution of the art form, always expanding the music and confounding expectations. With our Guitar Explorations week coming up, featuring Kurt Rosenwinkel, Nir Felder, and Terrence Brewer, we take a look at some of the great jazz guitar albums.
√Bestamvsofalltime ▪ Stop The Clocks AMV 20 Albums To Begin A Journey into Jazz This is for you if you want to a journey into listening to jazz more seriously, or if a friend asks you what jazz records they should listen to in order to appreciate it more fully. It's no good people starting to listen to jazz on the margins; it's like giving a ten year old, Tolstoy's 'War & Peace' to read, chances are they will not make it past the first page. There are some jazz fans that can be awfully snooty about the music they love, they almost try to turn it into a club that refuses to let in new members. So we decided to put together a list of the 20 albums to start your collection with. Every one is a brilliant record and no discerning jazz fan would turn their nose up at any one of them.
New scientific study confirms the obvious: Freddie Mercury had an unparalleled singing voice Regardless of what they might think personally about Queen, most rock critics and music fans alike recognize the immense vocal talent that was the great Freddie Mercury. Still, in case there was ever any doubt, new analysis of both Mercury’s singing and speaking voices has shed fresh light on just how special his pipes really were. A group of Austrian, Czech, and Swedish researchers conducted the research, the results of which were published on Friday in Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology (via AlphaGalileo). The Science Behind Why Freddie Mercury's Voice Was So Damned Compelling Scientists have studied the voice and vocals of one of the greats of pop music, Freddie Mercury of the band Queen. And the results? 1) He used subharmonics in a way that very few people can. Other than Tuvan Throat Singers, that is: (Also, listen for the subtle melody that accompanies the low-throated growl in this clip).