Jazz Articles

Daily articles including interviews, profiles, live reviews, film reviews and more... all carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. You can find more articles by searching our website, see what's trending on our popular articles page or read articles ahead of their published dates on our future articles page. Read our daily album reviews.

115

Album Review

Tammen/Harth/Dahlgren/Rosen: Expedition: Live At The Knitting Factory

Read "Expedition: Live At The Knitting Factory" reviewed by Sean Patrick Fitzell


Shards of sound leap forth without hesitation or preamble. Tearing guitar and saxophone squalls compete with the thrumming bass and frenetic drums on the appropriately titled, “Setting Out With Aggressive Intent. The impact is immediate. Expedition: Live at the Knitting Factory is an improvisational adventure for guitarist Hans Tammen, tenor saxophonist/bass clarinetist Alfred 23 Harth, bassist Chris Dahlgren and drummer Jay Rosen. Recorded in 2001, the near-hour long set is subdivided into ten pieces, though it is ...

266

Album Review

Tammen/Harth/Dahlgren/Rosen: Expedition -- Live At The Knitting Factory

Read "Expedition -- Live At The Knitting Factory" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


For those who closely follow the global jazz-improv scene, these artists' varied resumes point towards the latest and greatest of modern jazz's vast parameters and possibilities. Recorded live at New York City's late, great Knitting Factory in 2001, the quartet indulges in some truly exciting interplay, tinged with bizarre attributes and moments of energized sonic mayhem.

The electro-acoustic vibe features ominously crafted improvisation, spiced-up by Hans Tammen's “endangered guitar manipulations and bassist Chris Dahlgren's electronics-based treatments. At times, ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Craft Recordings
Jazz Polls
Vote for your Favorite Hammond B-3 Organists, Favorite Living Guitarists, Favorite Living Pianists, Favorite Living Bassists and Favorite Living Drummers.
Publisher's Desk
One click contest entry
Read on.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and includes upcoming jazz events near you.