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  Jazz | All About Jazz
Jazz is in the process of undergoing a drastic change.
The Jazz community has done too good a job in transforming public opinion, that Jazz is now seen as a stuffy, staid art form played and listened to by high brow intellectuals.
Nu Jazz instrumentation ranges from the traditional to the experimental, the melodies are fresh, and the rhythms new and alive.
www.allaboutjazz.com /articles/arti0102_04.htm   (330 words)

 JAZZ: DANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When you attend Jazz games, you can always expect to see dynamic dunks and furious fast breaks, but there is always one other constant that remains in tact, the Nu Skin Jazz Dancers.
The Jazz Dancers are made up of 18 members from all over the state of Utah, Idaho and Texas with a wealth of dancing experience and a wide-variety of career goals and interests.
Nu Skin Jazz Dancers practice three times a week, with each rehearsal lasting three hours under the direction of choreographer Jan Whittaker.
www.nba.com /jazz/dance   (286 words)

 Nu jazz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nu-jazz (sometimes electro-jazz, jazztronica, or phusion) was coined in the late 1990s to refer to styles which combine jazz textures and sometimes jazz instrumentation with electronic music.
Like the terms electronica and jazz, nu jazz is a loosely defined umbrella musical style.
Nu-jazz typically ventures farther into the electronic territory than does its close cousin, acid jazz (or groove jazz), which is generally closer to earthier funk, soul and rhythm and blues, although releases from noted groove jazz artists such as the Groove Collective blur the distinction between the styles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nu_jazz   (331 words)

 Nu jazz
Nu-jazz (sometimes electro-jazz) was coined in the late 1990s to refer to styles which combine jazz textures and sometimes jazz instrumentation with electronic music.
The soul of jazz is its uncanny ability to weave itself in and out of other genres while retaining its essence, whatever this may be at the time since it evolves even within itself (consider the myriad variants which have surfaced.
One must be aware that Jazz is greater than the sum of its musicians (Jazz is not simply anything by Miles Davis and not everything by Miles Davis is jazz) and it is itself a conflation of diverse music genres from European Classical music to African Tribal Rhythms to Latin styles to even Indian influences.
www.jahsonic.com /NuJazz.html   (1352 words)

 Jazz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in African American musical styles blended with Western music technique and theory.
Jazz is rooted in the blues, the folk music of former enslaved Africans in the U.S. South and their descendants, which is influenced by West African cultural and musical traditions that evolved as fl musicians migrated to the cities.
In some modern jazz compositions where the underlying chords of the composition are particularly complex or fast moving, the composer or performer may create a set of "blowing changes," which is a simplfied set of chords better suited for comping and solo improvisation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jazz   (4123 words)

 The Daily Jazz
Jazz reviews and comment from one man with an unfeasibly large record collection.
Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer started out playing 'nu jazz' with Masqualero and went on to make his solo debut for ECM records in 1998.
Remixed by a variety of electronic and jazz musicians, the ideas in 'Solid Ether' are given wings and the result is an album bursting with energy and colour.
dailyjazz.blogspot.com   (1737 words)

 Dubrovnik NU JAZZ&BROKEN BEAT summer conference 2005
The group is one of the foremost proponents of the nu-jazz and jazz house styles of music associated with record labels such as Compost Records and Sonar Kollektiv.
Like the term electronica, nu jazz is a loosely defined umbrella musical style.
It ranges from the infusion of live instrumentation to house beats of jazz house exemplified by French St Germain and German Jazzanova; to more band-based improvised jazz with electronic elements such as that of the British Cinematic Orchestra, and the Norwegian future jazz style pioneered by Bugge Wesseltoft.
www.clubpages.net /promo/nujazz.htm   (636 words)

 Jazz Concert Review - Nu-Jazz at the Jazz CafĂ© - Nuspirit Helsinki@ jazzreview.com
For those awaiting new experimental sounds in electronic jazz, this is certainly not the gig to go for.
Their sound is partly inscribed into an appropriation of traditional ‘Seventies’ electronic roots, clearly originating from a Donald Byrd or Miles Davis kind of approach (as in their opening with electrically distorted brass,) translated into a dancing frame due to extensive sampling.
In general, the ‘solo’ improvisations were slightly sacrificed to the coherence of the ensemble: among the brass, special mention to the trumpet/flugelhorn, whose solos were the most ‘jazzy’ and frequent of the lot.
www.jazzreview.com /articledetails.cfm?ID=2093   (443 words)

 BendingCorners.com : jazz-n-groove (jazz podcasts)
Jazz, soul, funk, disco, hip-hop, drum-n-bass, downtempo, house, folk, future, and nu are all represented.
From classic to modern with elements of jazz, soul, spirit, disco, house, latin, bossa, nu, and downtempo, these grooves all have an uplifting summertime vibe.
Acknowledging the arrival of Winter, this set explores the jazz scene of Scandinavia, where the winters are cold, dark, and gloomy, yet the jazz is blinding white hot.
www.bendingcorners.com   (718 words)

 Nu Jazz Essentials: Mr. Gone & Trumethod Collectiv
The track is somewhat marred by Harris’ clichéd sax lines which remind one instantly of hundreds of smooth jazz tracks.
In addition, his sounds and melodies often stray perilously close to smooth jazz territory, as on the insufferable title track, complete with Dave Koz/Candy Dulfer sax work.
Of course, for listeners who enjoy smooth or light jazz, this will likely prove a winning combination, particularly when combined with a dance beat.
www.jazzitude.com /nujazz_essentials.htm   (948 words)

This certainly makes things a bit complex, because it’s jazz that springs to mind on listening to their beautiful, eponymously titled debut album for Guidance Recordings.
With up to 20 players, Nu Spirit Helsinki has all the hallmarks of a live band: a big string-soaked sound, lush Afro Latin percussion, three-piece horn section, and guest vocalists.
If that’s the case, Nu Spirit’s album will see them take their rightful place alongside artists like Koop, Jimpster, Fila Brazillia and Quantic—artists that are taking the next steps into the increasingly populated area where dance music and songwriting ability converge.
www.xlr8r.com /content.php?uid=DE119DEC4A6722A459613C034B520180   (469 words)

 Groove Gravy Records presents Nu Jazz Sessions
My interest in jazz remixes recently led me to a compilation called Nu Jazz Sessions.
Nu Jazz Sessions also exposed me to mixes of other artists I’d not heard of.
Roy’s polished sound makes the blending of varied styles found on Nu Jazz Sessions (as well as The Tao of Groove’s Fresh Goods; more on that soon) seem effortless.
www.groovegravy.com /catalog/gg1103rev.html   (248 words)

 Nu Bop, MP3 Album Music Download at eMusic
It's true that, like Sun Ra on his Lanquidity album in the late '70s, Shipp has decided to add programming and synths to his mix for this disc, to at least walk a tightrope between improvisational art and the music of the street.
The band is comprised of Shipp on piano, William Parker on contrabass, Daniel Carter replacing David S. Ware on saxophone and flute, Guillermo Brown on drums, and FLAM on synths and programming.
This is truly a new way of approaching jazz, a new way of hearing the intricacies of rhythmic counterpoint and textured harmonics that syncopate the entire methodology of composition and improvisation into a holistic view of the music as pulse and force.
www.emusic.com /album/10860/10860539.html   (521 words)

 Nu Jazz/Broken Beat - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Nu Jazz is a rather broad term for jazz-based electronic music.
The beauty, diversity, and improvisational spirit of jazz lend themselves perfectly to the pioneering ideology of electronic music, resulting in a whole new range of possibilities.
Sampling revives and reinterprets moments of classic jazz brilliance, while contemporary jazz artists build their work from the ground up with a new technological twist.
music.download.com /2001-10562_32-0.html   (258 words)

 NuJazz Chronicles
A celebrated DJ and Producer for over two decades, Conte incorporates a wide range of styles from ‘60s jazz to Bossa Nova to psychedelic sitar themes.
His album “Jet Sounds” catapulted the Italian jazz guru to international prominence when the album sold over 10,000 copies in the US and over 50,000 worldwide.
Influenced from the musical worlds of house, jazz, lounge, funk and jungle, this highly anticipated debut will take you to new levels of sonic pleasure.
www.nujazzchronicles.com /main.html   (508 words)

 Jazz Podcast - In The Groove, Jazz and Beyond - WHUS Jazz Radio Show
From Jazz masters of past and present to emerging new artists performing jazz, fusion and funk, Ken will always keep things "In the Groove".
From wikipedia - Nu-jazz was coined in the late 1990s to refer to styles which combine jazz textures and sometimes jazz instrumentation with electronic music.
Tonights show features both new artists that have forged this new genre as well as traditional jazz artists that have adopted electronica into their music.
www.lasternet.com /inthegroove/2006/04/nu-jazz-nujazz-and-new-jazz.html   (323 words)

 Nu-Jazz! - Peoples Republic Of Cork Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This weekend i'm gonna be celebrating the jazz weekend comedown with a music special dedicated to some of the nu-jazz sounds of the last number of years.
This is not a genre as such but hip-hop producers such as DJ Smash, Kenny Dope, J Rocc and lots more have often combined jazz with modern hip-hop flavours and this is what i hope to explore this week.
There will be a dash of hip-hop too from the likes of Gang Starr and A Tribe Called Quest and i'll probably include some stuff by the likes of Carl Craig and Madlib aswell.
www.peoplesrepublicofcork.com /forums/showthread.php?t=55926   (539 words)

I was enticed by this line from the label’s description: “Strains of film noir-worthy dark jazz, chunky tropical dub, and snake-charming soul permeate Berlin Serengeti, the debut album from young Ubiquity signing Radio Citizen aka Niko Schabel.” The jazzier selections, like “Density,” “Mondlicht,” and “Black Forest,” have me eager to hear the full-length versions.
The Latin jazz label’s catalog is remixed by producers Masters at Work, Thievery Corporation, Cut Chemist, Dan the Automator, Carl Cox, Los Amigos Invisibles, Hex Hector, Ozomatli, and Yerba Buena.
TomorrowJazz Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, and other future jazz.
www.tomorrowjazz.com   (1365 words)

 Mobile.Underground Store :: Nu Jazz Sessions Vol 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nu Jazz Sessions 2 picks up where last year's breakout volume 1 left off.
A collection that both jazz purists and electronica lovers can appreciate.
As a sequel to the first volume of sexy, cool cuts titled Nujazz Sessions Volume 2 resumes the party via 14 tracks of some of the most provocative cocktails of jazz and electronica grooves spun by DJs these days.
www.mobileunderground.com /nujazzsessions2   (169 words)

 totallyradio | Nu Jazz Spectrum
The man behind the Jazz Bop, Mr Russ Dewbury presents a 21st Century ride through the Global Jazz underground taking in elements of Funk, Latin, Afro and Soul Power along the way.
Russ selects nu jazz gems from around the globe, plus an exclusive airing of Quantic Soul Orchestra's latest release - a cover of a Nina Simone classic.
Russ Dewbury was the man behind the BGP label (through Ace Records), one of the first Jazz/Dance labels to bring the original classics to a whole new audience.
test.totallyradio.com /show_pages/shows.php?show=12   (241 words)

 Various Artists: Nu Jazz Essentials - PopMatters Music Review
Nu Jazz Essentials is a two-CD set comprised of two different albums.
Better is "Equation: Boogie" which features Bramley on bass and keyboards as well as a marimba solo by Leni J. Unta.
I certainly cannot say that Bramley and his bandmates have nothing to offer -- they are obviously accomplished musicians and there are times when perhaps one might find Fresh Out of the Box perfect music, but that time is not when one is looking for anything that involves risk or stretches boundaries.
popmatters.com /music/reviews/various/various-nujazzessentials.shtml   (1031 words)

 totallyradio | Nu Jazz Spectrum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Their music is a rich combination of South Pacific soul, roots reggae, deep jazz and bass heavy production.
Their critically acclaimed debut album "Based on a True Story" is a journey through their many influences, from Bill Withers to Outkast, John Coltrane to King Tubby.
From his debut in 1986, Russ has become one of the most influential and highly respected figures on the global dance/jazz scene, both as DJ and as a champion of live music via the legendary Brighton Jazz Bop sessions.
www.totallyradio.com /show_pages/shows.php?show=12   (472 words)

 ArtistLaunch.com Nu Jazz - Acid Jazz Indie Music and Song Podcasts. Podcasts
ArtistLaunch.com Nu Jazz - Acid Jazz Indie Music and Song Podcasts.
Nu Jazz - Acid Jazz May 6 2006
Independent Artists (Indies) have created every music genre since the first stick was beaten upon a hollow out tree trunk.
www.podcastdirectory.com /podcasts/index.php?iid=16045   (218 words)

 totallyradio + archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The man behind the infamous Jazz Bop, Mr Russ Dewbury presents his very special selection of funky, dancefloor jazz.
Russ Dewbury takes his regular trip through the global jazz underground representing past, present and future.Nuggets from Gary Bartz and Alice Coltrane collide with exclusives from Eddie Roberts and The Batucada Sound Machine.
Russ Dewbury gets his jazz hat on with another selection of cosmic soul and global beats.
www.totallyradio.com /archive.php?show=12   (265 words)

 [beyondjazz.net] Music Discussions - OCTOBER TOP 20
the man of the moment as dancefloor as he has to be from his nu album
Austrian jazz sampler master is back with a new album and another ep
there are some nu releases that u are suggesting me...
www.beyondjazz.net /viewtopic.php?t=9171   (1486 words)

 JAZZ: Nu Skin Dancers Return From Overseas
A group of excited young Jazz fans gave the Nu Skin Jazz Dancers a warm welcome home Thursday at the Salt Lake airport, bringing an exciting end to the Dancer’s tour of U.S. Military bases in the Pacific Stage.
With Jazz-colored roses in hand, the young boys from Salt Lake City’s Neighborhood House warmly embraced the returning girls, and they in turn were giddy for the reception.
They were joined by the Nu Skin Dancer director, Jan Whittaker.
www.nba.com /jazz/features/dancers_081205.html   (254 words)

 Odeo: Audio tagged with nu-jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Transatlantic nu jazz, funky lounge and broken beats, from DJs in Oxford UK and Washington DC.
Other tags: music funk downtempo soul dub jazz washington house chillout oxford afrobeat nu jazz jazz dance brokenbeat afro-beat nujazz future jazz
odeo.com /tag/nu-jazz   (333 words)

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