Matt Ulery: Mannerist

Mannerist May 5, 2023 Woolgathering Records Bassist, composer, bandleader, and Woolgathering Records label founder Matt Ulery presents his new undecet album Mannerist. As Chicago Reader put it in a glowing review of his previous album, Become Giant, “[He’s] in … Read More

Matt Ulery: Become Giant

Become Giant August 26, 2022 Woolgathering Records A work of heartbreaking grandeur, Become Giant features master composer/bassist Matt Ulery, world-renowned violinist Zach Brock and the brilliant Chicago-based KAIA String Quartet soaring for 36 minutes over a … Read More

Matt Ulery: Delicate Charms Live at the Green Mill

Delicate Charms Live at the Green MillOctober 6, 2021Woolgathering RecordsDelicate Charms Live at the Green Mill captures an electrifying evening of live music from bassist and composer Matt Ulery’s Delicate Charms ensemble, … Read More

Dustin Laurenzi: A Time and a Place

A Time And A PlaceRelease Date: October 6, 2020Label: Woolgathering Records Celebrated tenor saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi presents his latest release, A Time and A Place, the impassioned follow-up to his 2016 … Read More

Matt Ulery: Pollinator

PollinatorAugust 4, 2020Woolgathering RecordsPollinator is Matt Ulery’s an ebullient program of swing music celebrating the spirit of the roaring 20’s, 100 years later.  Ulery brings his stunning compositional prowess to this … Read More

Leslie Beukelman: Golden Daffodil

Golden DaffodilRelease Date: April 21, 2020Label: Woolgathering Records Woolgathering Records, the independent label and direct-to-artist web store under the direction of bassist/composer Matt Ulery expands its catalogue with its first vocal … Read More

Matt Ulery: Delicate Charms

Delicate CharmsRelease date: October 15, 2019Label: Woolgathering RecordsBassist/composer Matt Ulery’s new jazz quintet album, Delicate Charms is fervent and spellbinding – the album perfectly captures the energy, dynamic nuance and … Read More

Zach Brock/Matt Ulery/Jon Deitemyer: Wonderment

WondermentRelease Date: July 16, 2019Label: Woolgathering RecordsFor violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer, their debut trio album Wonderment is very much a realization of separate musical … Read More

Matt Ulery: Sifting Stars

Sifting StarsRelease date: October 16, 2018Label: Woolgathering RecordsSifting Stars, the eighth album from Matt Ulery, finds the prolific bassist in the company of a large ensemble, aptly named the Sifting … Read More

Russ Johnson: Headlands

HeadlandsRelease date: October 16, 2018Label: Woolgathering RecordsTrumpeter and composer Russ Johnson explores new musical territory on Headlands, his fourth release as a leader. In 2015, Russ Johnson was commissioned to … Read More