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

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