Articles tagged ron miles

7 Jun 2011 // 10:00 PM

Harriet Tubman: Ascension

Their band is named after one of American history's most revered women. Their album is named after one of John Coltrane's most ambitious works. Harriet Tubman's Ascension walks the talk.

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9 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Jenny Scheinman: Crossing

The jazz/Americana/anything violinist creates a new set of riveting soundscapes.

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Wayne Horvitz Gravitas Quartet: One Dance Alone

Experimental pianist and composer Wayne Horvitz leads two very different ensembles -- one rhythm-based and jazz leaning, the other lushly orchestral -- along paths that sometimes cross and comment upon one another. Gorgeous and thought-provoking.

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Best Jazz of 2006

Will Layman's list of the year's best jazz records, a hearty baker's dozen, includes iconoclasts, eccentrics, avant-gardists, and some downright swingers.

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Wayne Horvitz Gravitas Quartet: Way Out East

Chamber jazz of the highest order, for quartet (trumpet, bassoon, cello, piano) -- a perfect mix of composition and improvisation

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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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