Articles tagged steve swallow

Carla Bley and Her Remarkable Big Band: Appearing Nightly

A live outing from the composer/arranger's big band, playing tunes referencing classics without being entirely classic themselves.

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Thelonious Monk: Live at the 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival

The vintage, never-before-released outing from the a high point of Monk's career

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9 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

A Critic’s Grab-Bag

The most rewarding work as a critic is not in evaluating the flow of big menu items from established artists, but in sampling the little dishes that come along -- like this quartet of obscure, interesting stuff from 2007's first half.

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Steve Swallow with Robert Creeley: So There

Veteran bassist Steve Swallow fuses poetry to jazz and a string quartet, to mixed results.

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	Steve Swallow: Damaged in Transit

I have to say first of all that this CD opens with the most straightforward unpretentious swinging jazz, and never leaves it behind. That’s

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