International press for Matt Ulery from Russia & Italy

September 21, 2016Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine Matt Ulery è una figura ormai di spicco nell’attuale scena Jazz di Chicago, insieme al chitarrista dei Tortoise Jeff Parker e al trombettista Marquis Hill ha partecipato lo scorso anno a quel meraviglioso album di ibridazione tra Jazz e Hip Hop che era “In The Moment” del batterista Makaya McCraven … Read More

Scott Tixier Reviewed in Classicalite!

September 21, 2016Reviews

Come Take a ‘Cosmic Adventure’ (Sunnyside) with Scott Tixier. You’ll be Glad You Did! [REVIEW] by Mike Greenblatt, Classicalite Scott Tixier, 30, from Montreuil, France, plays the violin. His talented quintet consists of harmonica, piano, bass and drums with guests on congas and sax. His Sunnyside Records release takes one on a Cosmic Adventure. He’s … Read More

Scott Tixier Featured on Jazz Speaks

September 20, 2016Features

Paris to Park Slope by Noah Fishman, Jazz Speaks  Violinist Scott Tixier and I are at Colson Patisserie in Brooklyn, and he’s telling what it’s like to be on tour with Stevie Wonder. “Sometimes, if we are hanging out at a bar and it’s four in the morning, Stevie will just go over to the … Read More

Matt Ulery is reviewed in Step Tempest

September 19, 2016Reviews

by Richard Kamins, Step Tempest Bassist, arranger, and composer Matt Ulery, whose trio of critically acclaimed albums of Greenleaf music (issued from 2012-14) contained an often dazzling array of styles and musicians, continues that trend with his new album, “festival” (Woolgathering Records). Released on his own label, the recording is credited to Matt Ulery’s Loom / … Read More

Scott Tixier live on WPRB and a critics pick in the New York Times!

September 16, 2016Features

by Nate Chinen, New York Times SCOTT TIXIER COSMIC ADVENTURE (Tuesday) Mr. Tixier is a violinist whose sonic palette, like his range of interests, runs open and wide; on his new album, “Cosmic Adventure,” he traces a line through chamber music, Afro-Cuban groove and modern jazz. He’ll draw from the album here, with partners including … Read More

Jazz Quad Reviews ‘Ubuntu’ from Lupa Santiago

September 15, 2016Reviews

by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Большинство любителей воспринимает бразильский джаз сквозь призму ритмов самбы и босановы и никак иначе. Я, грешный, тоже во многом подвержен этому стереотипу. Просто, другой бразильский джаз слушать приходиться крайне редко. Но вот альбом Ubuntu – как раз такой случай. Бразильский гитарист Лупа Сантьяго – опытнейший музыкант, достаточно сказать, что Ubuntu … Read More

Lupa Santiago is Reviewed on Midwest Record

September 15, 2016Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record The Brazilian guitarist sets his ear toward Africa and even though this date doesn’t have a sax on it, the vibe and attitude feels like something you could expect from Paul Winter (there is a trombone–but it’s really not the same). Recorded with some urgency because of the players various … Read More

The Chimes features Scott Tixier’s ‘Cosmic Adventure’

September 14, 2016Features

Scott Tixier Secures His Legacy by Maxwell Heilman, The Chimes With Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Frank Sinatra and countless other musicians releasing legendary music since the genre’s beginning, even someone who knows nothing about jazz associates saxophones, trumpets and baritone singers with it. This provides violinist Scott Tixier automatic interest by playing his traditionally classical … Read More

Jazz da Gama Round Up: Matt Ulery, Scott Tixier and Fabrizio Sotti

September 13, 2016Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama Matt Ulery’s Loom/Large: Festival Every Matt Ulery performance, live or recorded, is an event. It’s like reading JD Salinger, or watching Ingmar Bergman films, complete with their neurotic tenderness, and the delicate framing and sense of colour of Sven Nykvist. His flamboyant recording, Music Box Ballerina was a thrillingly opulent … Read More