mood:ring :: “the cool brew”

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mood: ears open, eyes wide, tell a scope touring with the mellow yellow tribe c/o @gift.davis 

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Fifteen Minute Transcription: Cheek to Cheek – Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett

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Cheek to Cheek is an aural alloy of the most masterful. Elements converge in a record album of jazz standards and one-take suzies, tears and tempos, fine-tuned fibres of the greatest art form to emerge from this American soil… classical and contemporary pillars found a musical canon of the most necessary, that which maintains the known order between high art and popular culture by collaboration and hybrid creation… in its pairing of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, the immense everything of said reality (think about it, think harder) Cheek to Cheek is ARTPOP, Vol. II.

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If, IF I were to blinkk this I’d probably say… don’t rush it, let it linger and waft along those invisible currents only the audible architects can manage to manipulate with their coursing lyrics and lifted crescendos…

For a girl who doesn’t wear pants, who dons only the holiest of stockings… and for a gentleman who watches an industry of beat-backed four-letter woes, where he once wailed infinite rhythms of legendary prose – anything goes. What’s old is new, and what’s new is never lost, just hidden beneath the aura of pop culture:

Five Takes on Dave (1920-2012)

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Dave Brubeck, 1920-2012

For as long as I’ve been playing jazz, people have been trying to pigeonhole me … Frankly, labels bore me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legendary beyond compare, brilliant beyond boundaries… five takes on the many shades of Brubeck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue Rondo a la Turk” – Time Out, 1959

Brubeck heard this unusual rhythm performed by Turkish musicians on the street. Upon asking the musicians where they got the rhythm, one replied This rhythm is to us, what the blues is to you.” Hence the title Blue Rondo à la Turk.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castilian Drums” featuring Joe Morello (Live) – Live at Carnegie Hall, 1963