ROCKWiRED.COM'S JAZZED AND BLUE PRESENTS:OCTOBER 16 2011 - The latest edition of JAZZED AND BLUE: PROFILES IN BLUES AND JAZZ is now available for download at Rockwired.com and features an exclusive interview with baritone saxophonist and bass clarinetist BRIAN LANDRUS of THE LANDRUS KALEIDOSCOPE and their latest CD CAPSULE. In the opening segment LANDRUS discusses the inspiration behind the buoyant sound featured on his adventurous CD, working with the electro-acoustic quintet THE LANDRUS KALEIDOSCOPE and the inspiration behind such choice cuts as STRIPED PHASE, LIKE THE WIND and CAPSULE. The second half of this edition of Jazzed and Blue will feature music from such jazz and blues artists as MOZIK, JASON HEMMENS, KENNY LOVE, TOM WOPAT and more. “Listeners have really taken a liking to the free form segment of the show and quite honestly so have I.” says Jazzed and Blue host BRIAN LUSH. "It's a real treat to end a long week with a show like this and to kick back and listen to some great music."
BARiTONE SAXOPHONiST AND BASS CLARiNETiST
BRiAN LANDRUS OF THE LANDRUS KALEiDOSCOPE
AND THEiR NEW CD CAPSULE
LANDRUS is a once in a generation musician, and CAPSULE, the new album
by his captivating electro-acoustic quintet THE LANDRUS KALEIDOSCOPE,
offers a sonically expansive body of music that displays his
melodically charged vision. The CD will be released October 25 on his
BLUELAND RECORDS label. A master of low-frequency instruments, LANDRUS
has found a highly personal voice on baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
and bass flute, axes with relatively few champions. While making few
overt references to R&B, "CAPSULE" explores LANDRUS' love of
soul-infused grooves, seamlessly folding the lyrical hooks and tight
structures of funk and Motown and Caribbean rhythmic currents into
spacious jazz settings. Kaleidoscope brings together a stellar cast of
musicians including MICHAEL CAIN on Fender Rhodes, piano (and electric
bass on one track), rising guitar star NIR FELDER, acoustic bassist
MATTHEW PARISH and drummer extraordinaire RUDY ROYSTON, a highly sought
after player whose recent credits include albums with BILL FRISELL,
J.D. ALLEN, BEN ALLISON, BRUCE BARTH and RON MILES. While the band's
name could lead one to expect an eclectic session investigating
constantly shifting sonic panoramas, the album possesses a remarkably
TODAY'S PLAY LiST:KENNY LOVE
'SEASONS OF CHANGE'
'EYE OF THE HURRiCANE'
'WHAT WOULD MARViN SAY'
i BELiEVE iN ME
DEE DEE BRiDGEWATER
LOST iN DREAMS
'WHY CAN'T HE BE YOU'
'i KNOW iT'S A SiN'
ViCTiM OF THE BLUES
'2 GREY ROOMS'
CONSiDER iT SWUNG
RED HOT AND RED
'BYE BYE BLACKBiRD'
'PEOPLE OF THE STREET'
WELCOME TO REALiTY
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DOWNLOAD PART ONE FEATURiNG JASON HEMMENS HERE!!!
DOWNLOAD PART TWO FEATURiNG THE FREE FORM MUSiC BLOCK HERE!!!