PREMIERE: NextBop Premieres The Curtis Brothers’ “Three Points and a Sphere”

August 14, 2019Premiere, Press Reel

by Sebastien Helary, NextBop  Brothers Zaccai and Luques Curtis are back with a new album commissioned by Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works. Algorithm, coming August 23rd to the brothers’ own Truth Revolution Records, builds upon The Curtis Brothers Band’s 2012 debut Completion of Proof, drawing inspiration equally from mathematical concepts as well as from some of … Read More

PREMIERE: Daniel Meron’s “Embracing Wild” on Nextbop

July 25, 2019Premiere, Press Reel

by Sebastien Herlary, Nextbop Israeli born, NYC-based pianist and composer Daniel Meron, a Berklee College of Music graduate who studied under the tutelage of Danilo Perez, Hal Crook, and Joe Lovano, is set to release Embracing Wild, his fourth album as a leader, August 2nd via Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Records. A global celebration of sorts, rooted … Read More

PREMIERE: NextBop Features Chase Baird’s “Ripcord”

July 19, 2019Premiere, Press Reel

by Sebastien Helary, NextBop Saxophonist Chase Baird’s career has been flourishing rapidly as of late. Drafted in drummer Antonio Sanchez’s Migration group which released the critically-acclaimed Lines In The Sand last year on CAM Jazz, the young Juilliard graduate also co-leads the band Venture, alongside drummer Mike Clark, vibraphonist Mark Sherman and electric bassist Felix Pastorius, with … Read More

VIDEO PREMIERE: NextBop Features Curtis Nowosad’s “The Water Protectors” from New Album!

May 31, 2019Features, Premiere, Press Reel

Sébastien Hélary, NextBop Drummer, social justice advocate, and NYC jazz staple Curtis Nowosad has a monumental new album, his third has a leader, coming June 14th to the Sessionheads United label. The eponymous release, unapologetically focused on social justice, features five originals, four of which are named after notable activists of the past and present, … Read More