Scion of an illustrious family of musicians - Baro Sarane and Matelo Ferret - without whom the history of jazz in Paris would not be quite the same, the small Boulou had not expected the number of years shine and get noticed in the early 60s by Barclay. Label for which the young guitarist would record a remarkable series of Eps and LPs under the no less remarkable Paris All Stars, led by Alain Goraguer phalanx and its panels were nothing less than Michel Portal, Maurice Vander, Pierre Michelot or Eddy Louiss, among others. The rest - 70 years - will also face a fresh and modern, facing a power and poetic fusion. The entirety of these previously unreleased recordings CD offers a complete look and highly anticipated career we know the young Boulou become a great modern guitar.
Throughout the 1970s, conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein was invited to lead the greatest orchestras of the world in a number of concerts that since such time have become legendary. Now, these historic performances are available on DVD for the first time. This Leonard Bernstein collectors's boxed set is the ultimate concert experience on DVD, and it is also the perfect companion to the Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts DVD set.
Don't read too much into the title of Young in All the Wrong Ways, Sara Watkins' third solo album. Certainly, the Nickel Creek singer/violinist isn't necessarily acting deliberately youthful here – the record isn't as brightly pop as its 2012 predecessor, Sun Midnight Sun – but that doesn't mean that bluegrass factors heavily into the equation either. Young in All the Wrong Ways does make feints to roots music – if it weren't for the stylishly sculpted fuzz guitar, "The Truth Won't Set Us Free" could be suited for a honky tonk hardwood floor, while "One Last Time" contains some fleet-fingered picking – but the record feels settled and assured as it leans into its maturation.
This recording, comprised of two complete Art Ensemble of Chicago albums – Les Stances a Sophie with singer Fontella Bass from 1970 and People in Sorrow from 1969 – offers two very different sides of the group's sound from this key period in their development. Recorded in France and released on the Nessa label in the United States, the two discs show how much in command the AEC were of their strengths even at that early date, though for the record it should be noted that with the exception of Don Moye and Lester Bowie, the trio of Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, and Malachi Favors had been playing together since 1965…