On This Day – Red Clay – 50 Years ago

On this day in 1970 a group of preeminent Jazz musicians and a young drummer assembled at Rudy Van Gelder studios in Englewood Cliffs New Jersey, to record what would become a defining album for both Jazz in the early 1970s, and also for Creed Taylors newly independent CTI label. Freddie Hubbards Red Clay. MUSICIANS The musicians were Freddie Hubbard, […]

RIP Claudio Roditi

His death was announced by his long time partner and wife, Kristen Park on January 19th, via a Gofundme page setup for Claudio. It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my beloved husband, Claudio Roditi, late Friday evening, January 17, 2020. He was a loving husband and best friend to me for 45 years, although I […]