Articles tagged gerald cleaver, william parker, craig taborn

Tomasz Stanko, David Virelles, Thomas Morgan and Gerald Cleaver: Wisława

Leave it to the prose for wherever the music goes.

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Joe Morris, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver: Altitude

Sometimes a great show can only give you a good CD.

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Craig Taborn: Avenging Angel

This set invites reflection and negotiation even as it demands both energy and patience.

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David S. Ware/Cooper-Moore/William Parker/Muhammad Ali: Planetary Unknown

These four guys have known each other for years, yet this is the first album to feature all of them in the same room. Calling it a "doozy" is just a playful, feeble understatement.

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Gerald Cleaver’s Uncle June Ensemble: Be It As I See It

This album is really scattered, but we are all the better for it.

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Having been in the music business for over 40 years, Roscoe Mitchell isn't about to paint himself into a corner just yet.

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15 Sep 2010 // 9:00 PM

David S. Ware: Onecept

David S. Ware vs. dialysis, Ware wins. We all win. We win free jazz minus the racket. Just pure music.

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William Parker: Double Sunrise Over Neptune/Petit Oiseau

William Parker's inventive approach to the current state of jazz music puts him at the forefront of the avant-garde scene.

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Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Craig Taborn: Farmers by Nature

As far as long-form improvisation is concerned, this 65-minute live set by drummer Gerald Cleaver, bassist William Parker and pianist Craig Taborn is a success of the highest order.

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Mario Pavone Double Tenor Quintet: Ancestors

For better or worse, the veteran jazz bassist shows us yet again why he and Dave Holland have so much in common.

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16 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

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Eri Yamamoto: Duologue/Redwoods

An inside-out jazz pianist, playing duets with the cream of a downtown crop and playing with her trio. All arresting music.

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William Parker / Raining on the Moon: Corn Meal Dance

A collection of liberation soul jazz with a fresh, free tang.

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Chris Potter Underground: Follow the Red Line

A fired-up quartet of architectural jazz-funk fills the legendary jazz basement with sonic silver.

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Liberty Ellman: Ophiuchus Butterfly

A unique guitarist from the young New York scene plays funky, angular music with a sextet grounded in tuba and reeds.

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William Parker: Long Hidden: The Olmec Series

A curious collection of shards and fragments from the downtown New York free-jazz bass guru comes together in an archaeological quest for cultural connections.

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24 May 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Craig Taborn: Junk Magic

The Thirsty Ear Blue Series, an ambitious attempt at fusing free jazz with the textures and beats of electronic music and hip-hop, has made it

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//Mixed media
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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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