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by Joe Dimino
Jazz musicians have resumed gigging in clubs and venues around the world. New York City is leading the way and the crowds are coming in big numbers. In honor of that, we begin the 710th Episode of Neon Jazz with NYC jazz drummer Reggie Quinerly with a track off his latest release New York Nowhere. We keep that spirit of live music alive with a new unearthed 1991 live track from Miles Davis. Also, keeping with the Summer baseball vibe ...read more
by Hrayr Attarian
Drummer Reggie Quinelry's second release as a leader Invictus is a collection of short, tightly woven and compelling pieces that Quinerly and his quintet interpret with understated fervor and sublime elegance. Quinerly showcases his compositional and leadership skills while shunning the spotlight himself. He allows his sidemen ample room for soloing as he directs the intricacies of the music with superb dexterity. On the delightfully angular Light Work" for instance vibraphonist Warren Wolf creates intriguing tension within his ...read more
by Dan Bilawsky
Artists who sit at home waiting for success to find them will be sitting at home forever. Success in the modern jazz landscape only comes through a keen understanding and acceptance of the concept of self-determination, a fact which hasn't escaped drummer Reggie Quinerly. Invictus--the second album from the Houston-reared, New Jersey-based drummer--takes its title from a famed poem by William Ernest Henley. Through his words, Henley espoused the idea of creating and controlling one's own destiny; ...read more