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Reed Rapture With Murray And More

Read "Reed Rapture With Murray And More" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this show we continue our exploration of Ivo Perelman's Reed Rapture In Brooklyn release, this time featuring his partnership with David Murray. There is also music from across Murray's career plus new albums from Steve Tintweiss Spacelight Band, Satoko Fujii, and, Francisco Mela featuring Cooper-Moore and William Parker.Playlist Show Intro 00:00 Ivo Perelman and David Murray “Six" from Reed Rapture In Brooklyn (Mahalaka) 00:54 David Murray feat. The GWO-KA Masters “The Devil Tried To Kill Me" from ...


Album Review

David Murray: Seriana Promethea

Read "Seriana Promethea" reviewed by John Sharpe

It's over 45 years since David Murray blew into the Lower East Side lofts from California. For a while he was near ubiquitous and amassed a discography to match. While releases have become less prolific in the decades since, he remains restlessly active, and Seriana Promethea by his Brave New World Trio ranks alongside his best. With a saxophone style strung between the twin poles of the New Thing of Albert Ayler and the earlier practices of Coleman Hawkins and ...


In Pictures

Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz 2018

Read "Ai Confini tra Sardegna e Jazz 2018" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


In Pictures

David Murray Trio at Sant'Anna Arresi Festival Jazz 2018

Read "David Murray Trio at Sant'Anna Arresi Festival Jazz 2018" reviewed by Danilo Codazzi


Live Review

David Murray And Class Struggle at The Village Vanguard

Read "David Murray And Class Struggle at The Village Vanguard" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

David Murray and Class Struggle The Village Vanguard New York, NY June 22, 2018 Upon taking the Vanguard stage, Murray broke the night wide open with a hard, slippery solo that had his sextet Class Struggle--featuring the saxophonist's son guitarist Mingus Murray, brotherly rhythm section of bassist Rashaan Carter and drummer Russell Carter; trombonist Craig Harris who has been a foil/inspiration at Murray's side through the legendary Octets of yesteryear, and scene pacing pianist Lafayette ...


Multiple Reviews

David Murray Octets on Black Saint

Read "David Murray Octets on Black Saint" reviewed by Patrick Burnette

Younger jazz fans may be only dimly acquainted with the Italian record labels Black Saint and Soul Note, but during their prime in the 1980s both labels released jazz that was adventuresome and challenging without losing touch with tradition. As such, the imprints offered a compelling middle way between the major label output of the time (which was increasingly in thrall to the neo-conservative “young lions" movement) and hard-core avant-garde labels releasing music for a tiny number of initiates.


New York @ Night

BRIC JazzFest 2016

Read "BRIC JazzFest 2016" reviewed by Peter Jurew

BRIC JazzFest BRIC House Brooklyn, NY October 8-15, 2016 After a successful debut in 2015, the BRIC JazzFest returned to the BRIC House in downtown Brooklyn, New York, this year with two nights of jazz-related films and a music “marathon" of twenty-seven acts spread evenly over three nights. The biggest names included David Murray and his Infinity Quartet; alto saxophonist Terrace Martin; eclectic guitarist Marc Ribot with the bassist Henry Grimes; Eddie ...


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