JULY’S BEST JAZZ: Bandcamp Daily includes “Wonderment” from Zach Brock/Matt Ulery/Jon Deitemyer!

August 16, 2019Features, Press Reel

Dave Sumner, Bandcamp Zach Brock/Matt Ulery/Jon Deitemyer Wonderment This may be their first official release as a trio, but the collaborations between bassist Matt Ulery, drummer Jon Deitemyer, and violinist Zach Brock have a rich history, resulting in some of the most compelling music of the new century. Where each contributed a guiding hand to large ensemble … Read More

REVIEW: JazzTimes Reviews Curtis Nowosad’s New Album!

August 16, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

J.D. Considine, JazzTimes On his third album, drummer Curtis Nowosad celebrates his move from Winnipeg, Manitoba to New York, N.Y. by updating his sound. Where his first two albums were solidly straight-ahead, applying a hard-bop aesthetic even to pop tunes such as Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel,” this one is slick and … Read More

REVIEW: Jazz Weekly Reviews Josean Jacobo’s “Cimarrón”

August 15, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

George Harris, Jazz Weekly Pianist Josean Jacobo creates sizzling Afro Cuban sounds in trio and small group settings with Otoniel Nicolas/dr, Daroli Mende/b, Mois Silfa/perc, Jonathan Suazo/as and Rafael Suncar/ts. The three member format creates ripples on classic moods like “Aunque Me Cueste La Vida” as well as the more modern and modal “Lonnie’s Lament” … Read More

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

REVIEW: Curtis Nowosad’s Self-Titled Release Reviewed by UKVibe

August 10, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Damian Wilkes, UK VIBE Canadian born drummer Curtis Nowosad releases this his third album, although, this self-titled album is the first with this configuration and on Sessionheads United records. Nowosad’s line-up for this enterprise consists of Luke Sellick on bass, Andrew Renfroe on guitar and the extremely active alto saxophonist Braxton Cook alongside Curtis … Read More