For the love of jazz

Edit: Unfortunately, the images originally included in this post are gone, because of hosting problems in late 2009. My apologies.

It was all for the love of jazz.

Ahmet Ertegun

I know it’s not Thursday yet, but I hit a motherlode of really, really good jazz on Jamendo this weekend, and I feel obligated to share. Ahmet would have loved this stuff, even if Jamendo would have seemed counterintuitive to Atlantic Records. ;)

Everything I’ve downloaded by Eau Forte has been exceptional. Very clean sounds, showing excellent improvisation without losing a sense of flow. Traditional jazz in the best sense, but not without a contemporary feel. I’m really looking forward to more from this group.

I’ll have some more by Thursday, including some contemporary jazz, some excellent blues and something that’s in between jazz, funk and blues. Ahmet would be thrilled.

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5 Responses to “For the love of jazz”

  1. 1 fareast 2007/05/07 at 10:25 AM

    Thanks for the music tips!
    Yours is an excellent website.

  2. 2 bmccosar 2007/05/07 at 4:56 PM

    Eau Forte is one of the best on Jamendo. They’re very innovative and experimental. Excellent choice!

  3. 3 Ced (Eau Forte) 2007/05/19 at 9:16 AM

    Hello Ahmet ,
    thanks for your so detailled and for writting of us .
    I’ve seen seen your cursus or “curriculum vitae” and that’s a surprise to found a little line-up like us in your ( can I say “favorites” ? )
    It’s an honour for our jazz-Trio ,
    You would like to see more about us it’s just here :
    Namasté for all your production , and all your future project ,
    and one more THANK ….
    Cédric Saniak (bass) , Jean-Paul Duchemin (drums) , Stéphane Oliger (all other instruments).

  4. 4 Ced (Eau Forte) 2007/05/19 at 9:48 AM

    that’s the Rss Feed
    See you soon on your net and music works !!

  5. 5 Cédric Saniak 2007/06/19 at 6:12 AM

    Hey By your side ,
    Now we’re just here :

    with news , and more recents tracks , maybe with a better sound ,
    Where are you now ? Still here ?
    Thanks for the first publishing in “For the love of jazz”

    i Hope read you soon , do you got another blog , cause theses 6 albums in this articles are not avaible yet .
    But you can go on jamendo there’s “Les fruits du temps ”
    and maybe a new collaboration with Maya de Luna
    Have a lot fun !!
    ced (Eau Forte)

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