Larry Appelbaum is a recently retired Jazz Reference Specialist in the Music Division at the Library of Congress, where he discovered the tapes of the 1957 Thelonious Monk/John Coltrane concert at Carnegie Hall that were subsequently issued by Blue Note Records in 2005. He is a longtime radio host on WPFW-FM in Washington, D.C.
For his ninth recording as leader, drummer Dafnis Prieto showcases songcraft in the company of his extraordinary vocal collaborator Luciana Souza. “Guajira en Sol” opens the … Read More “Dafnis Prieto: Cantar (Dafnison)”
Earl Klugh’s music matches his disposition: warm, relaxed, gentle and thoughtful. The Atlanta-based nylon-string guitarist took a break from his sold-out weekend engagement at Blues … Read More “Before & After with Earl Klugh”