Funk Habit by Funk Elastic, this is a jazz-funk and jazz-fusion groove, featuring electric guitar and tenor saxophone solos. This tune features Damir Šomen, one of the best Croatian session drummers and Jernej Bervar, a guitar player from Slovenia, currently residing in New York City. Continue reading
Bluesby by Funk Elastic, this is jazz-funk blues, featuring electric piano, alto saxophone and electric guitar solos. The flute, alto saxophone and trombone play the theme in a simple arrangement.
Bluesby jazz-funk blues by Funk Elastic is available for streaming and download at the online services, check out the most popular at Zivaldo Music. Continue reading
As I relaunched the Funk Elastic project with new music last year, after ten years of inactivity, we released three instrumental singles in 2020. This relaunch was greatly catalyzed by lack of live gigs and work with other bands, due to the Covid-19 virus. In 2021 we are planning to release four new singles, three more instrumentals Continue reading
Sambite by Funk Elastic, this is jazz samba groove and percussions on top of it, with piano and tenor saxophone solos it gets a nice Latin jazz vibe. It has a simple flow without any breaks, and apart from some strings background, there is not much arranging involved. Continue reading
Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser – Jazz in Marciac 2010 Live
Kenny Garrett alto saxophone solo transcription on Straight No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) with Chick Corea Freedom Band (Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Kenny Garrett and Continue reading
The transcription of Dexter Gordon tenor saxophone solo on jazz bossa nova Blue Bossa from his Biting the Apple (SteepleChase SCS 1080) album. The bflat and concert versions of the transcription are available at transcriptions page. Continue reading
Funalez by Funk Elastic, Balkans folk groove flavor. Contemporary house groove instrumental with stylized Balkans or even Middle Eastern folk music flavor with rhythmic and metric shifts above steady grove. The song features bass, flute and tenor saxophone solos. Continue reading
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
This is a lesson – interview with Joe Allard. Joe talks about and demonstrates more or less all aspects of his approach in saxophone and clarinet method of teaching. He also mentions a lot of anecdotes from his professional career as a performer and teacher. Continue reading