Prada Perfect Mind

Via a review of Elaine Pagels’ latest book, Revelations, in The New Yorker, I learned of a Prada perfume commercial featuring text from one of the Gnostic works found at Nag Hammadi, “Thunder, Perfect Mind.” Here’s the video: I truly wonder what the ancient author and early readers of the text would make of its [Read More...]

O Jazzy Christmas Tree

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“I Want You” by Daniel D

I heard this on the radio and thought I would share it. I hadn’t heard of Daniel Davis (aka “Daniel D“) prior to yesterday, but I am always delighted to hear the potential of the electric violin as a jazz instrument being explored. If you like this, you will probably also enjoy Jean-Luc Ponty, Regina Carter [Read More...]

Happy Belated Birthday to Chick Corea!

Apparently yesterday was Chick Corea’s birthday. I’m a fan, and actually saw him with his Elektric Band live as a teenager. Here’s some music for your enjoyment from the Elektric Band era. [Read more...]

Uthull

I recently discovered a band I had never heard of before. They are known as Uthull, and they are from Greece. They play in a jazz fusion/progressive rock instrumental style. Have a listen, if that sounds like the sort of thing you might like. [Read more...]


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