Articles tagged william parker

William Parker: For Those Who Are, Still

Jazz bassist William Parker escorts himself into a whole new realm of modern music on For Those Who Are, Still.

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Joe Morris, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver: Altitude

Sometimes a great show can only give you a good CD.

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David S. Ware/Cooper-Moore/William Parker/Muhammad Ali: Planetary Unknown

These four guys have known each other for years, yet this is the first album to feature all of them in the same room. Calling it a "doozy" is just a playful, feeble understatement.

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15 Sep 2010 // 10:00 PM

David S. Ware: Onecept

David S. Ware vs. dialysis, Ware wins. We all win. We win free jazz minus the racket. Just pure music.

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William Parker: Double Sunrise Over Neptune/Petit Oiseau

William Parker's inventive approach to the current state of jazz music puts him at the forefront of the avant-garde scene.

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Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Craig Taborn: Farmers by Nature

As far as long-form improvisation is concerned, this 65-minute live set by drummer Gerald Cleaver, bassist William Parker and pianist Craig Taborn is a success of the highest order.

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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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Eri Yamamoto: Duologue/Redwoods

An inside-out jazz pianist, playing duets with the cream of a downtown crop and playing with her trio. All arresting music.

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William Parker / Raining on the Moon: Corn Meal Dance

A collection of liberation soul jazz with a fresh, free tang.

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William Parker: Long Hidden: The Olmec Series

A curious collection of shards and fragments from the downtown New York free-jazz bass guru comes together in an archaeological quest for cultural connections.

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//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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