Articles tagged steve lehman

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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13 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Fieldwork: Door

A jazz collective mates avant-chamber jazz to power and rhythmic complexity -- but listen with care.

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Steve Lehman Quintet: On Meaning

An academic scholar with a passionate attack on alto sax drives his quintet through a focused set of truly modern jazz scenarios -- an Out to Lunch for today.

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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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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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