Content by tag "Bob Nell"

The Most Beautiful Thing

Read "The Most Beautiful Thing" reviewed by Michael Bisio

For me music is full of magic, mystery, spirituality, joy, passion and fire, blue to red, yet my journey to conceptualize finds me chasing the most objective truths I can discover, truths stripped of every aesthetic element possible. In High School during an intro to theory class my teacher announced: music is sound in time. We ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Bob Nell, Pianist, Puts One Through with "Soft and Bronze"

Those who read my blogs know that I cover many of the very new releases but also think it worthwhile to cover things that might be a few years young, when there is something good about them to contemplate and dig. And so it is that, in the course of interviewing bassist Michael Bisio for All ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Michael Bisio: Stepping Into the Limelight

Read "Michael Bisio: Stepping Into the Limelight" reviewed by Gregory Applegate Edwards

Bassist Michael Bisio has become an increasingly visual and aural presence on the jazz/improvisation scene in the time since he moved from the west coast to New York. Yet he has been a significant contributor in jazz circles for years, and success was no overnight thing. Among other ongoing associations, Bisio is currently the bassist in ...

NEWS: EVENT

Matthew Shipp Trio Perfoming at Chapel of Our Lady in Cold Spring, NY - April 30th @ 7:30 PM

Matthew Shipp Trio Perfoming at Chapel of Our Lady in Cold Spring, NY - April 30th @ 7:30 PM

World Renowned pianist Matthew Shipp brings his trio to the Chapel of Our Lady Restoration in Cold Spring NY in support of his new double cd “The Art of the Improviser" on Thirsty Ear Records.

"Watching Matthew Shipp play the piano is a bit like sitting ringside. Lefts and rights hit the keyboard's midsection in steady jabs, finding a ...