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

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

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

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

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

Canadian Jewish News Features Sivan Arbel

July 27, 2016Features

by Ruth Schweitzer, Canadian Jewish News A chance encounter with a stranger on a train in northern Israel gave jazz singer Sivan Arbel her start as a composer. While in her first year at the Rimon School of Music in suburban Tel Aviv, Arbel got into a deep conversation with another passenger who had once been … Read More