Category: joshua redman

Contemporary Jazz on Twitter in July »

I’ve posted over 500 tweets of contemporary jazz news, release dates, and site information on Twitter in the last few months. It’s how I communicate quick contemporary jazz items of interest. In today’s quick-moving world, this is how I get most of my information – through brief, one-sentence notifications. Later, I can go back and […]

Joshua Redman New Releases: SF Collective and Elastic Band’s Momentum »

Joshua Redman returns in a big way on May 24. His debut releases with the Nonesuch label are a new Elastic Band recording and an acoustic record featuring Redman with the all-star band he created with the San Francisco Jazz Organization (SFJAZZ). On Momentum, the Elastic Band continues its plugged-in exploration of groove and jazz. […]

Joshua Redman Plugs In »

“I always thought someday I’m gonna do a different kind of record. I’m gonna do a record that has more electric textures, that has wider sonic variety, I’m gonna do a record that relies more heavily on other sorts of rhythms – not just swing-bass rhythms but more backbeat rhythms… But it took me ten […]

Joshua Redman Quote »

I read a quote from Joshua Redman in a recent Borders magazine. I thought it was appropriate for the first entry at this site. “Jazz is going in all different directions now, and most are wonderful. There are great musicians with really original things to say. The music is in a really wonderful, creative time. […]