Music and More
General thoughts of fun stuff, like music, books and the like. Thanks for reading.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Marker - Wired for Sound (Audiographic Records, 2017)
Marker is one of the many groups associated with multi-reed instrument player and composer Ken Vandermark. On this album, he is joined by ...
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Made to Break - Trebuchet (Trost Records, 2017)
Made to Break is one of the most exciting modern jazz and improvised music ensembles active today. Consisting of Ken Vandermark on reed in...
Friday, January 12, 2018
Ken Vandermark - Momentum 2 and 3 (Audiographic Records, 2017)
Ken Vandermark was struggling to put together an American tour, with promoters and venue owners reluctant to host to mini festival of impr...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Scott DuBois - Autumn Wind (ACT Music, 2017)
Celebrating the beauty and heartbreak of autumn, this album that melds aspects of modern jazz, contemporary classical music and Americana ...
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Myra Melford Trio - Alive in the House of Saints, Part 2 (hatOLOGY, 2018)
This is the second volume of a highly regarded series of live recordings that pianist and composer Myra Melford recorded during 1993 in Ge...
Sunday, January 07, 2018
Samuel Blaser Trio - Taktlos Zurich 2017 (hatOLOGY, 2018)
You wouldn’t know it from just listening to to this album, but trombonist Samuel Blaser was taking strong pain medication to mitigate a br...
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Gard Nilssen's Acoustic Unity - Live in Europe (Clean Feed, 2017)
Gard Nilssen has made quite a name for himself in the potent Scandinavian jazz scene as a member of powerhouse bands like Cortex (they had...
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