by Peter Rubie, All About Jazz “Quite simply, Lennie Tristano was a man ahead of his time.” Read the 4.5 star review here.
Month: February 2022
REVIEW: Cecil Taylor’s ‘The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert’ – Buffalo News
by Jeff Simon, Buffalo News “It is a perfect demonstration of the astonishment of Taylor’s music at its best. Whirlwinds of thundering tone clusters and volcanic eruptions of splatter piano suddenly wane into reflection or impassioned eloquence by Taylor’s musical partner back then, alto saxophonist Jimmy Lyons.” Read the review here.
NEW RELEASE: Guitarist Dan Bruce and his :beta collective Ensemble Present ‘Time to Mind the Mystics’ due out April 29, 2022 (Shifting Paradigm Records)
Guitarist Dan Bruce and his :beta collective ensemble present ‘Time to Mind the Mystics’ due out April 29th, 2022 via Shifting Paradigm Records Shifting Paradigm Records is pleased to announce the return of guitarist Dan Bruce and his :beta collective for their second album, Time to Mind the Mystics, out on April 29th. The record … Read More
NEW RELEASE: Brubeck Editions Offers Newly-Found Recordings On ‘Dave Brubeck Trio – Live From Vienna 1967’ – out April 15 + April 23
Brubeck Editions Offers Listeners an Electrifying Listening Experience On Dave Brubeck Trio – Live From Vienna 1967 Newly-Found Recordings From the Famed Brubeck Quartet’s Final European Tour, Chronicling an Extraordinary Evening in the Ensemble’s History CD RELEASE: April 15, 2022 LP RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE: April 23, 2022 Brubeck Editions is thrilled to announce … Read More
JAZZ NEWS: Samara Joy Performs on TODAY with HODA & JENNA Days Before Setting For International Tour + Los Angeles Debut
JAZZ NEWS: Samara Joy Performs on TODAY with HODA & JENNA Days Before Setting For International Tour + Los Angeles Debut After a performance of “Stardust” on the TODAY show, the rising star will travel abroad for a tour in Italy Los Angeles debut on February 28 at Catalina Jazz Club Birdland Jazz Club March … Read More
Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: March 2022
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: March 1 – March 31 Schedule Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are proudly open this March with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch The Cookers, Celebrating the Slide Hampton Octet, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Grace Fox Big Band, Maqueque, Sean Harkness Quartet, Monty Alexander, … Read More
REVIEW: Forty-Four Thoughts for Cecil Taylor – The Baffler
by Taylor Ho Bynum, The Baffler “..Taylor makes you question standard notions of time—not just the traditionally defined beats and tempos he had moved past by this recording, but the expected length of a concert.” Read the review here.
REVIEW: Lennie Tristano’s ‘Personal Recordings 1946-1970’ – NPR
by Kevin Whitehead, NPR “..Tristano left behind much valuable work for us to discover. A disc of well-recorded solo music here is a standout.” Listen to the complete episode and review on NPR’s Fresh Air, here.
REVIEW: Cecil Taylor’s ‘The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert At The Town Hall’ – Stereogum
by Phil Freeman, Stereogum “The concert was recorded — very well — by an engineer named Fred Seibert..it’s amazing stuff.” Read ‘The Month in Jazz – February 2022’ article here.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Rainy Days Records Presents Volume 2 of Hot Culture Series, Announces Digital Album Out March 25, 2022
Rainy Days Records Presents Volume 2 of Hot Culture Series, Announces Digital Album Out March 25, 2022 Rainy Days Records, the renowned jazz record label based in St. Petersburg, Russia, has once again teamed up with popular YouTube channel Hot Culture to present their second collaborative jazz series. The series commenced last February when label … Read More