Zdenko Ivanusic meets IBMCs – jazz/hip-hop edition is a project made as a collaboration with IBMCs digital label. The album is based on a selection of compositions from my discography and features six producers/beatmakers. Zdenko Ivanusic meets IBMCs project includes eight original tracks selected from my solo albums Lost in HTML, Free Fall, albums Four Odd, Mellow with Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet and Funk Elastic single Soul Face, plus six remixes/remakes made by IBMCs family producers. Continue reading
Conchology (remastered) by Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet – DLSQ, was originally released at Four Odd (2005) album. This is fast jazz composition featuring alto solo.
Conchology is available for streaming and download at the online services, check out the most popular at Zivaldo Music. Continue reading
Cijela snimka prvog nastupa Con Fusiona na Lagano Lagano festivalu u Aquariusu. Festival je popraćen i kompilacijom na CD-u, na kojoj su bandovi zastupljeni studijskim snimkama, Lagano, Lagano – Aquarius Records (1996, Reissue 2010). Continue reading
Croatian Army Big Band performs Dilema, composition by Miljenko Prohaska at jazz festival Proljetna revija jazza in April, 1998 at Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb.
Miljenko Prohaska was famous Croatian composer/arranger and bandleader. He was longtime leader and artistic director of Radio Zagreb Dance Orchestra (the present-day Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra). This band was bigger rendition, called “Sympho” Big Band, with additional bras and woodwinds instruments. Continue reading
An Interview with John Coltrane – interviewed by Frank Kofsky
One afternoon in November 1966, Frank Kofsky took the train out to Long Island, he was about to spend the day with John Coltrane. Kofsky brought his tape recorder and what we get to hear is the conversation the two men had as they drove through town and made a few stops along the way. Below is video sample from Blank on Blank YouTube channel. Continue reading
Saxophone High Tones by Eugene Rousseau – A Systematic Approach to the Extension of the Range of All the Saxophones: Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone
Saxophone High Tones by Eugene Rousseau (second edition) is one of the best books covering saxophone altissimo and overtones and you should have it in your library, aside with Developing a Personal Saxophone Sound (David Liebman), Top-Tones for the Saxophone (Sigurd Rascher) and Saxophone Altissimo (Robert H. Luckey).
The book begins with the author’s prefaces to the first (1978) and second (2000) edition, foreword by Claude Delangle and fingering chart for the normal range.