David Amram’s  Jazz BIO 2018

David Amram’s  Jazz BIO 2018 Ever since meeting, jamming with and being mentored by Dizzy Gillespie in 1951 and Charlie Parker in 1952,.David Amram has continued over the past 66 years as one of the first  pioneers, along with Julius Watkins, to include  the French horn as an improvising voice in jazz.  He has also pioneered the use…

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new distribution deal for moochin’ about…

moochin’ about are very proud to announce [PAIS] as our new distributors for the UK & across the world… Founded in 1981 by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot, [PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. The labels the represent include – Ace Records, BMG Rights, Domino, Fat Possum,…

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QUINCY JONES AT 85….

QUINCY JONES, the mastermind behind some of the 20th and 21st century’s greatest hits turned 85 this year And to celebrate his life and legacy, Moochin’ About has collected and remastered 12 of his classic early albums available to download… This collection features…. Jazz Abroad This Is How I Feel About Jazz Go West, Man!…

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record store day 2018 releases

the bad news…. Due to circumstances outside of our control, this years planned RSD18 titles from Moochin’ About  –  which included 4 limited edition releases from – David Amram, Jean-Jacques Perrey, Paul Quinn & Chet Baker – these will now no longer be available for the 21st April… the good news… Although these titles will not be…

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DAVID AMRAM – Makes Historic Return to Cuba

In 1977, President Jimmy Carter granted permission for Exprinter Tours to send a ship of Jazz Masters — Dizzy Gillespie, Earl `Fatha’ Hines, Stan Getz, David Amram with their bands — to Havana, Cuba for a historic 36 hour cultural exchange/Jazz jam with Cuba’s best young jazz musicians.Gillespie, Hines, Getz, and Amram and their bands, were the first group of…

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