OKGazette.com - Jazz http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-57-1-jazz.html <![CDATA[Brian Haas / Matt Chamberlain — Frames - ]]> Here’s an interesting fact about Frames, the new album from Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey mastermind Brian Haas and drummer Matt Chamberlain: If you pre-ordered the release, Haas — a Tulsa native — will record or play live at a show an improvisational piece based on your astrological chart.]]> <![CDATA[Maurice Johnson — Peace, Love & Jazz - ]]> A swanky, ’60s cocktail vibe permeates Oklahoma City jazz guitarist Maurice Johnson’s Peace, Love & Jazz, right from the opening track, “In and Out,” which could have been the theme song to a heist caper starring Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood. It sounds like Burt Bacharach meets George Benson, with smooth melodic grooves hinting at just a little bit of underlying danger.]]> <![CDATA[Michael Summers — More - ]]> This honky cat is really something else! Need proof? Just take a listen to his swingin’ version of the Elton John classic. Deep bass grooves, jaunty piano, smooth trumpet and sexy, crystalline vocals: This is the version to which all others now must live up. ]]> <![CDATA[Always Be Happy, but Stay Evil — Garage a Trois - A really jazzy post-rock outfit]]> “Always Be Happy, but Stay Evil” by Garage A Trois creates entries in “best album name” and “best band name” contests for 2011.
<![CDATA[Harry Connick Jr. — In Concert on Broadway - Connick is on fire, and his band plays like maniacs.]]> Do you miss the era where Frank Sinatra was the biggest thing around? Do you pine over the days when the musical was king in pop culture? Are you already a fan of Harry Connick Jr., who apparently never left those days? ]]> <![CDATA[Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey' Stay Gold - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Maurice Johnson - Tonight - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Jessica Tate - Streetlamp Symphonies - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Dave Koz - At the Movies' Double Feature - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Marco Benevento - Invisible Baby - ]]> <![CDATA[The Bad Plus - Prog - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown and Milt Jackson - What's Up?: The Very Tall Band - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Brotherman in the Fatherland - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Dewey Jackson - Live at the Barrel - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Stanton Moore-III - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Charlie Hunter Trio-COPPEROPOLIS - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet-Husky - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[John Ellis-By a Thread - ]]> ]]> <![CDATA[The Baldwin Brother-Return of the Golden Rhodes - ]]> <![CDATA[Dr. John-Right Place, Right Time: Live at Tipitina's - Mardi Gras '89 - ]]> ]]>