Content by tag "Higher"

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Patricia Barber Exciting Canadian Tour Now Preparing For Europe! Praise From Downbeat To Chicago Tribune!

Patricia Barber Exciting Canadian Tour Now Preparing For Europe!  Praise From Downbeat To Chicago Tribune!

American Composer / Jazz Pianist / Singer Patricia Barber
Continues Green Mill Residency in Chicago
Prepares for 2019 Fall European Tour
Summer Canadian Tour Success Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences! Critical Praise for Higher DownBeat Feature (August)
Jazziz Feature (July)
London Jazz News Feature (July) ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Patricia Barber: Higher

Read "Higher" reviewed by Tyran Grillo

Patricia Barber is more than the sum of her talents. As a composer, she peels back the craft of song to expose its barest textures, cultivating each like a tree that, while holding its own shape above ground, makes apparent the roots below it. As a singer, she understands not only that we perform our voices ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

Patricia Barber Elected To The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences 2019!

Patricia Barber Elected To The American Academy Of Arts & Sciences 2019!

American Composer/Jazz Pianist/Singer Patricia Barber Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Class of 2019! Recent Inductees Include: Wayne Shorter, Shulamit Ran, Maggie Nelson, Stephen Sondheim, Judith Butler, Keith Jarrett, and Bob Dylan On April 16, Patricia Barber was elected to the illustrious American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a society founded in 1780 to honor ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

The Patricia Barber Trio 2019 Higher Tour Moves Through U.S. Into Canada

The Patricia Barber Trio 2019 Higher Tour Moves Through U.S. Into Canada

American Composer/Songwriter, Jazz Singer/Pianist Patricia Barber Trio—Higher (ArtistShare)—First Release in Six Years! 2019 Higher Tour Moves Into Canada
The Patricia Barber Trio featuring Patrick Mulcahy and Jon Deitemyer Internationally acclaimed American composer singer/pianist Patricia Barber is back with a new recording- HIGHER- on ArtistShare, her first since the critically celebrated Smash (Concord, 2013). Higher marks Barber's ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Music Icon Patricia Barber - Higher- First Release In Six Years! First Release On Artistshare! Set for March 15

Music Icon Patricia Barber - Higher- First Release In Six Years! First Release On Artistshare! Set for March 15

The Patricia Barber Trio featuring Patrick Mulcahy and Jon Deitemyer Internationally acclaimed American composer singer/pianist Patricia Barber is back with a new recording on ArtistShare, her first since the critically celebrated Smash (Concord, 2013). Higher marks Barber's return with another form-shattering collection of original material. Renowned as a singular songwriter for her harmonic sophistication and incisive lyrics, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Braxton Brothers: Higher

Read "Higher" reviewed by Jim Trageser

It's interesting how certain musical styles become punching bags for the critics. Disco grew out of R&B and funk in the mid-1970s--yet by 1979 it was so despised in many quarters that the Chicago White Sox had a near-riot on their hands when they opened Comiskey Park for “Disco Demolition Night" during a double-header against the ...