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.

Nancy Wilson is one of the first ladies of jazz. She has some fine company mentioned frequently in the same breath. Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan would be the first tha…
Fifty three years have passed since the jazz giants took the stage at Carnegie Hall. It was a rare occasion and a very special time for jazz. The year was 1949, and visiona…
Chris Botti is not a newcomer to the world of music. He looks very young, but do not let the picture on this DVD cover fool you. Botti went on tour for a few years with …
The Colwell-Winfield Blues Band have only two albums to their credit, "Cold Wind Blues (1968)" and "Live Bust (1971)." As this album testifies, regardless of their l…
There was not ever anything pretty about this band. I think coming up with the name The Pretty Things was a twist of sarcasm and irony for these down an dirty Britis…
This music has a story and meaning for me personally. Melanie Armstrong, who provides some beautiful vocals on this recording, is the future wife of someone that crossed my…
Its true what is said about people that face adversity head on and overcome all obstacles put in front them; they come out of the other side stronger and with more convicti…
Larry Coryell is considered to be one of the pioneers and original innovators of jazz rock fusion. He got his start in the 60’s and continues to produce great and ground-br…
Since 1956 the Hammond B3 organ has changed the way jazz music has been played, perceived, and composed, thanks to the legendary pioneer Jimmy Smith. He is the crowned king…
It’s hard to believe that this is Jean Luc Ponty’s first album in seven years. I was introduced to Ponty’s music in the early eighties while I was making my way around the …