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

Feature on Scott Tixier in the Village Voice

September 22, 2016Features

French Jazz Violinist Scott Tixier on His ‘Sleep No More’ Debut by Rajul Punjabi Scott Tixier takes a swig of his coffee, sits back in his chair and reflects on the tremulous start of his music career in New York, in a thick French accent that somehow makes it all sound more glamorous than it … Read More

Scott Tixier featured on Jazz Corridor on WNPR

September 22, 2016Features

Violinist Scott Tixier Mixes Fiery Technique With Lyrical Warmth in Stamford by Owen McNally, WNPR Although he’s now hailed as a rising young star and has just released his second, red-hot album, the brilliant French virtuoso violinist, Scott Tixier, seemed like a nobody from nowhere nearly a decade ago when he first arrived from Paris … Read More