Legends of Jazz, Nils Petter Molvaer, DJ Logic News
Where will you find Legends of Jazz on PBS? Check out the broadcast schedule by city at the LoJ site. My station, KCPT, buried it at 12:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Thank God for TiVo. . . Thirsty Ear has added Norwegian jazz legend Nils Petter Molvaer to their Blue Series roster. The first release, due June 6, is a compilation of previous work entitled An American Compilation. That will be followed by Molvaer’s most recent album ER. In September. The label will also issue his live album, “Streamer.”. . . DJ Logic’s Zen of Logic will be out in July. I expect that DJ Logic will again defy categorization. Charlie Hunter, Antibalas, and John Medeski are among the guests who played on the recording. Check the press release. Also of note is a good article at NorthJersey.com where Logic talks about jazz, lacross, and more. Remixing Ray Charles and Weather Report? Read for yourself!