Morrice Blackwell

Morrice Blackwell

Owner and publisher of jazzreview.com, Morrice Blackwell is a christian husband dad jazz fan website developing marketing manager basketball playing engineer that lives for photography.

Duke Ellington’s recorded works are one of the marvels of modern music. His discography boggles the mind with a remarkable listing of titles from 1947 to breathtaking remas…
Rare Blend explores their own "Evolution Theory" by taking music and all its possibilities to another level of audio perception by combining jazz and rock to create …
Although The Mastersounds name is not synonymous with jazz giants like a Davis, Coltrane or Monk, they inevitably made their mark on the history of music just as all…
I am not quite sure what to say or feel about this CD. Musique Noise is very original and Fulmines Integralis is one of the most different progressive albums …
Now this is the blues! That is right; Telarc knows what it takes to make true to form blues music. With a roster including people like Jimmy Thackery, Ronnie Earl, Luther "…
Spanning a period of 16 years (1969-1985), "Blues Around The Clock" is a jazz influenced blues timepiece from the vaults of Pablo Records, the brainchild of Norman Granz. I…
I find it hard to believe that music that sounds this good could have been recorded in 1957. There is something extraordinary and enduring about great live jazz music, it d…
Joe Pass was beside himself when label owner Norman Granz suggested that he play solo. He mentioned that the renowned Segovia, the greatest guitar player in the world playe…
Invisible Threads (originally released in 1994 on Mesa Records) is now available on the newly formed Favored Nations Acoustic label, an offspring of Steve Vai’s Favored Nat…
As far as compilations go in the jazz idiom this is one that you would be hard-pressed not to pick up. All the names are here, Brubeck, Calloway, Jamal, Gillespie, Terry, H…