REVIEW: Jazz Weekly Reviews Jake Leckie’s “The Abode”

May 18, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

George Harris, Jazz Weekly Bassist and composer Jake Leckie mixes a post bop team of Kenny Warren/tp-fh, Nathan Ellman-Bell/dr and Sebastien Ammann/p with a collection of guests including sax, voice, organ and a string section to create a rich sonic tapestry . The string trio adds Britten tones to the yearning “The Abode,” Evey Paige’s … Read More

REVIEW: Jazz Journal (UK) Reviews Eden Bareket’s “Night”

May 18, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Brian Morton, Jazz Journal  Sometimes the jazz fairy really is listening. I was spooling through some old stuff recently, after writing a posthumous appreciation of Hamiet Bluiett and thought to myself I wonder if there are any good young baritone players coming through that I haven’t heard of? And then Night turns up in the mail. I’d … Read More

REVIEW: Greg Ward Presents Rogue Parade’s “Stomping Off From Greenwood” Reviewed by JazzTimes

May 17, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: David Whiteis, JazzTimes If, as critic Larry Kart has postulated, jazz is a “form of self-enactment in sound,” then this “enactment” must become ambiguous, even contradictory, as the very concept of “self” in our culture becomes increasingly fluid and ineffable.  Case in point: Stomping Off From Greenwood’s opener, “Metropolis,” which melds influences and identities … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Michael Cerda & Doug Beavers Present Yellow House Orchestra: “Pop” – Lead Single OUT TODAY!

May 17, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Following the 2016 release of their debut album Orale Pues, Yellow House Orchestra are thrilled to announce the August 2nd release of their new album, Pop. Featuring an extensive cross-cultural line-up of musical elite, Pop is a collection of stories that are ultimately about openness and inclusion, being a part of something bigger than oneself, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Woolgathering Records Presents Zach Brock/Matt Ulery/Jon Deitemyer’s “Wonderment” out 7/16/19

May 16, 2019New Release, Press Reel, Press Releases

Woolgathering Records Proudly Presents the Debut Collaborative Album from Chicago Powerhouse Trio: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery & Jon Deitemyer Due Out July 16, 2019 For violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer, their debut trio album Wonderment is very much a realization of separate musical journeys coalescing into one undeniably personal statement. … Read More

REVIEW: Vanessa Rubin’s “The Dream is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron” Reviewed by Jazz Times

May 16, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Andrew Gilbert, Jazz Times More than a labor of love, The Dream is You is a reckoning, a polished-to-a-sheen tribute to bebop’s greatest orchestral mind, Like Tadd Dameron, vocalist/producer Vanessa Rubin came up in Cleveland, and she’s spent years developing a program devoted to his seminal, often lushly romantic music.  Directed and co-produced by … Read More