In he sent his eleven year old son Pierluigi called Gigi back to Italy to a Jesuit boarding school in order to protect him from the Hitler Youth. For me, Gigi Campi was one of the unsung heroes of jazz in the Federal Republic.
In he founded Mod Records, the first European label exclusively for modern jazz and published its own, irregularly released journal "Jazzette". As a born manager and organizer, he promoted over concerts in the Cologne area with top names in jazz and - his greatest achievement - created, along with the Paris-based American drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian master arranger Francy Boland, the unique Clarke Boland Big Band consisting of European and U.
In collaboration with partners, the WDR and the Cologne office campuses, Campi launched his first festival "Jazz am Rhein" "Jazz at the Rhine" in autumn at the Tanzbrunnen, the former site of the Federal Garden Show, at "fifty Pfennig" ticket entrance in the afternoon and "one Mark" in the evening. Eighteen bands played for around 12 visitors. One of these was the Ingfried Hoffmann Big Band, they arose from the work of the keyboard player at the Academy of fine arts in Remscheid and were exclusively equipped with high-profile players.
As I knew Gigi Campi's taste, the groove, that Ingfried Hoffmann struck on the Hammond organ to the sharp brass accents of the band in the here presented tune "Beat Bop", must have been "his thing". Only once more Campi and his partners could repeat "Jazz am Rhein" in with 77 musicians from 15 countries.
In the Cologne Open Air Festival no longer came about. The comparatively sunny and fertile jazz post-war years were over. Siegfried Schmidt-Joos That badgering works. Let him write and say whatever he likes. He holds no place in the trumpet world. There is no good that comes from communicating with him. Related Posted in General , Trumpet Tagged trumpet. The trumpet player to which you are referring has been a total source of frustration for legitimate professional trumpet players for over 20 years.
I guess that does make him successful at one thing — for over 20 years he has grandly succeeded at being annoying! Thanks Eric. I hope to see you soon. Thank you for this. I agree that there is no reason to give the persons name. I would hope that this kind of thought we be exercised throughout the internet. By the way, good definition of professional. I started reading this because I am a female trumpet player, and mostly enjoy playing lead.
I learn long time ago actually to ignore him…I may watch some of his videos but dismiss them. No worth my time reading nonsense about how to play high notes. Well said as usual. I will never be able to compare myself to a professional basketball player. Perhaps a race horse jockey would be a more appropriate analogy. I sure miss our days playing together in Chicago. I was secretly hoping very strongly that you would take the time to address this.
Thanks for this valuable insight. Well said Joey. I had never heard of this dude before a couple of days ago and I think his 15 minutes of fame has ended.
Any professional should be capable of communicating like a human, and performers and teachers in particular should present the best of themselves and work to bring out the best in others. He is not worth receiving any more attention then he has already received. One if the nicest things about the Internet is the sense of support and community it can offer in the trumpet, jazz, and music worlds.
Wow…a little butthurt there Kurt? I agree. There were a several vicious personal attacks that were over the line. Technically, you addressed us, your audience rather than the source of the nonsense. A pacifist attitude usually encourages such behavior. Providing no feedback is really the same as accepting the poor behavior, thus strengthening it. Turning a blind eye is possibly the greatest reason people treat each other poorly within our society and on the internet.
When will we stand up against nonsense and have reason and logic heard over the selfish clatter? I agree completely.. As a professional woman brass player this is the equivalent of any other deeply offensive behaviour that does need and deserve a reaction.
Such a strong negative response insured he will be unlikely to teach or play professionally for a long time. Young students especially girls may take such a post seriously without the rational and necessary response.
Silence speaks , and I would rather the brass community be aware and know he is a negative force to exclude. Yes, I did address us, the entire online community, and that was completely on purpose. The online community is now more aware than ever of exactly what is going on.
But from my experience dealing with confrontational people, they cannot be ignored. The record was ranked No. Connee Boswell 's recording for Decca Records in was among the very first vocals of the song ever waxed. War Department in April, The song appeared in Mike Nichol's film Carnal Knowledge. Includes insert. Carnegie Hall ' The latter band was a remarkable coming-together of talent, with Lady Trane joined by legends such as Pharoah Sanders , Archie Shepp , and Jimmy Garrison on stupendous form with a little assistance from members of the Yoga Institute.
The astounding performance of John Coltrane 's "Africa" on this set, finds them improvising thrillingly. San Francisco ' This superb set was broadcast on KCSM in , and finds him on vintage form, even throwing in some festive standards. Although he was terrified of flying, guitarist Montgomery finally left the USA to visit Europe in early By that time he was recording in a smoother style, but in performance he remained as innovative as ever, as this virtuoso set attests.
Broadcast on BBC radio during the Jazz program on March 25th, this disc captures a master at the peak of his powers, and is presented here together with background notes and images. Hoboken, NJ In his twenties, this relentlessly inventive guitarist was topping magazine polls and recording with Charlie Parker , Oscar Peterson and others.
He went on to become one of America's top session guitarists, as well as making albums under his own name and touring widely, both on his own and with other renowned guitarists. It's presented here digitally remastered together with background notes and images.
Live In Vegas. By , Joe Pass was internationally regarded as one of the most innovative and influential jazz guitarists of all time.
He had won Grammy and Down Beat awards, recorded alone and with legends including Duke Ellington , Ella Fitzgerald , and Oscar Peterson , and performed all over the world. A mere six weeks before the start of the building of the Berlin Wall. His orchestra performed the popular dance music of the day where progressive Jazz was unheard of. Therefore, the "Feuilleton In Jazz" presented here for the first time, stands out as a rare musical find. The year of the Berlin Blockade and the American Airlift.
It is "Zero Hour". The beginning of the second chapter in German Jazz history. The programmes of the propaganda station were approved and subsidised by the American occupation power. Light Jazz was part of the denazification process and the re-education policy, to retrain the German mind. Brandt also arranges and composes for the formation. Chewing gum, Swing music and Lucky Strike are in heavy demand.Pretendemos proseguir un trabajo desinteresado que en ningún momento tiene como propósito contribuir con la piratería discográfica. Las producciones que ofrecemos no han sido.