Matt Ulery reviewed by Grego Applegate Edwards!

October 18, 2016Reviews

by Gregory Applegate Edwards, Gapplegate Music Review Matt Ulery is one of those Chicago jazz presences that I welcome with virtually everything I hear of his, going back to my Cadence days. I may miss a few, but he never fails to interest me on those things I do receive. His latest is a big … Read More

The Chicago Tribune Reviews Matt Ulery live at the Green Mill

October 9, 2016Reviews

Matt Ulery celebrates ‘Festival’ release with signature sound by Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune Some composers labor for years to find a voice of their own. Matt Ulery’s has been unmistakable for a long time, whether he’s writing for big band or various incarnations of his quintet Loom or you-name-it. His newest album, “Festival,” makes that … Read More

Matt Ulery’s ‘Festival’ featured in the Chicago Tribune

October 7, 2016Features

Matt Ulery celebrates chameleonic new album by Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune  By now, anyone who follows Chicago jazz knows of the distinctive work bassist-composer Matt Ulery has produced. Ulery albums such as “By a Little Light” (2012) and “In the Ivory” (2014) won richly deserved national attention for the inherent lyricism and poetry of the … Read More

Music Notes Q&A: Andrew Barret Cox on the Write Teachers

October 7, 2016Features

by Megan Minutillo, The Write Teachers Andrew Barret Cox has found success as a performer in the New York and Boston music and club scenes with his original music and choreography. His music has been described as “electric, explosive, uniquely contemporary electronic pop.” Since 2007 he has been composing in various genres of pop, electro … Read More

Christian Conti & His Orchestra Release “Imagine”

October 5, 2016Special Announcement

A Jazz Arrangement of John Lennon’s All-Time Classic, “Imagine”, for Big Band Orchestra. Performed by Christian Conti & His Orchestra, an Army of Very Talented Students from Berklee College of Music. Arranged by Christian Conti And TONIGHT, The Big Band is Playing tonight at 8pm in David Friend Recital Hall at Berklee with saxophone legend … Read More

Matt Ulery in the Chicago Reader

September 30, 2016Reviews

by Peter Margasak, The Chicago Reader  Few musicians in Chicago have worked as diligently and rigorously to combine postbop with the voicings and compositional richness of classical music as bassist Matt Ulery, who improves with every new recording whether leading his long-running quintet Loom—his most jazz-oriented vehicle—or shifting through a variety of projects that focus … Read More