Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Vision Festival - Jazz - New York Times: "The Vision Festival, which rumbled through its 11th annual incarnation last week, draws a wide variety of sounds into its bear-hug embrace. But the festival has a clear personality, and certain musical qualities prevail: polyphony and atonality, rugged texture and roiling time. By those standards the five ensembles convened at the Orensanz Center for the Arts on the Lower East Side on Saturday night fulfilled what amounts to a conventional role."