TRACK FEATURE: WBGO Features Greg Ward’s “The Contender” on Take Five

January 14, 2019Features

Greg Ward Presents Rogue Parade, “The Contender” by Nate Chinen, WBGO Greg Ward is a Chicago-based alto saxophonist who knows how to reconcile different elements: acoustic and electronic, precise and volatile, inside and “out.” He has an arresting new album, Stomping Off From Greenwood, that brings this gift into clear focus, with a batch of new … Read More

CONCERT REVIEW: Greg Ward Reviewed by the Chicago Tribune

January 14, 2019Reviews

Chicago’s Greg Ward leads a brilliant Rogue Parade art Green Mill; a farewell to Joseph Jarman by Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune Chicago saxophonist Greg Ward says he got the name for his newest band – Rogue Parade – from a podcast he heard. Whatever the source, the title seemed just right Friday night at the Green … Read More

REVIEW: Textura Reviews Eden Bareket’s “Night”

January 14, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Ron Schepper, Textura The baritone saxophone would seem to be less a wieldy horn than the soprano, alto, and tenor, but on Night the Buenos Aires-born, Israel-raised, and New York-residing Eden Bareket plays with a remarkable degree of agility. With the saxist joined by his brother Or on bass and Felix Lecaros on drums, the nine-track set, … Read More