Articles tagged peter apfelbaum

Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra: We are MTO

The brash, fun MTO's sophomore set: plenty swing, some funk, some vocals, all a mite too sterile this time out.

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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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Steven Bernstein: Diaspora Suite

The fourth of the trumpeter's ingenious transformations of Jewish music, this gorgeous mass of guitars, horns and drums fuses Bitches Brew to the synagogue.

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Paul  Shapiro: Its in the Twilight

More electrifying Jewish jazz from John Zorn's imprint, Tzadik.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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