Articles tagged trumpet

Yesterday and Today—Jazz Trumpets Across the Divide

Avant garde trumpeter Nate Wooley has chosen to interpret the music of his childhood hero, the conservative Wynton Marsalis. Why not?

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Wadada Leo Smith / Ed Blackwell: The Blue Mountain’s Sun Drummer

Let's call it one of the best new jazz albums from 1986.

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Sarah Wilson: Trapeze Project

Up-and-coming jazz musician Sarah Wilson wants to have it both ways, but a singular approach would benefit her style more.

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Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze:Sira

Sira is lovely in lots of small and unobtrusive ways -- it sort of wanders up to you, does its thing gently for a while, then melts away into the foliage, mission accomplished.

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26 Feb 2008 // 8:59 PM

Foot Foot: Trumpet

LA-based duo sets eccentric country songs to rocking in a third-full length that is weirdly compelling and absolutely original.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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