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Jeremy Cunningham: The Weather Up There

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The complex landscape of human emotions is still vastly uncharted, but every true work of art adds a little piece to the puzzle. This can be done in many ways, but it is rare that an album connects emotion with complex layers of memory, interpersonal relations, politics and societal structures. Nevertheless, this is what drummer and composer Jeremy Cunningham's album does. In a statement, Cunningham explains the background: “I wrote The Weather Up There to confront the ...

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Jeremy Cunningham Quartet: re: dawn (from far)

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Since he moved to Chicago in 2009, Jeremy Cunningham has been a vital addition to the jazz environment and his debut as a leader, re: dawn (from far) , shows an assured musician and composer who effortlessly taps into the great musical tradition of the city. Cunningham has teamed up with one of the architects of the modern Chicago sound, guitarist Jeff Parker, who lends his signature sound to the album. His chugging rhythms, beautiful harmonies and ...


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