I have just been listening to brilliant music of the late Sisa Sopazi for the first time. It is incredible how I have always heard his name mentioned by his peers, but have never really listened to him. I was really moved by the songs Ekomani, Intlombe and the cleverly titled The Sight of Sound. Continue reading “Kinds of Blue, Kind of You”
This article originally appeared on: Genres of the Human In his new book, The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics, Louis Chude-Sokei samples freely from history, music, literature and science, conjuring new meanings from dead texts, to build an echo chamber where the discourses of race and technology collide. At a time when automation threatens jobs andContinue reading “Such and Suchness”
Time is but a moment in a capsule … jazz music told me so but also insisted that i remember that it ain’t necessarily so we’ve drifted in and out to and fro the storied shores of love with music as the sea of reeds with music as a seed bearing the living trees withContinue reading “Time Signatures Overtures”
10 Paragraphs of Music Criticism
The story of one of Del the Funky Homosapien best album
‘it means exploitation …jazz to me is not our music …jazz is a four letter word …its not either or …this and that …and this and that …”
I know that the title reads Alice Coltrane and Joe Henderson, much respect to these greats, but the start of this particular goosebump inducing song is the bassist Charlie Haden and of course the narrator etc, Kenneth Nash.