Six performers and composers, all with stellar resumes but based in far- reaching corners of the country, were originally drawn together through long-standing mutual associations. Unhinged Sextet is a collaborative jazz ensemble that is committed to the performance of progressive jazz through original composition. The group’s first CD, Clarity (OA2 22116), was released in 2015 and received positive critical review. Their second CD is scheduled for release in August 2017.
Unhinged Sextet: Will Campbell - alto saxophone Matt Olson - tenor saxophone Vern Sielert - trumpet Michael Kocour - piano Jon Hamar - bass Dom Moio - drums
Source: Mark Sullivan
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Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
A bunch of musical pals that have scattered to the four winds reconvene in
Phoenix to bake up some fun over last 4th of July weekend. The results are
the kind of thing you get when everyone has everyone else's back,
nobody's looking to smash mouth any of the others and nobody is telling
them what they can and can't do. A progressively swinging big band sound
rolls along mightily here with just six guys providing the joyful noise.
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Jazz Society of Oregon (George Fendel)
Here are six players representing five universities spanning the country