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Michael Moss - Accidental Orchestra: Helix

Read "Helix" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Veteran New York City-based free jazz acolyte, multi-instrumentalist Michael Moss (Sam Rivers, Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner) maximizes the talents of his large ensemble via these simmering works designed with organized and loosely articulated dialogues.

The ensemble kicks it off with the swirling and glaring “Inception," which is also tinted with a world music vibe ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Michael Moss's Accidental Orchestra: Helix

Read "Helix" reviewed by Troy Dostert

A longtime contributor to the New York jazz scene whose roots go back to Sam Rivers's loft era of the 1970s, clarinetist and composer Michael Moss has typically worked in a small-group context, especially via his most well-known ensembles, Four Rivers and the New York Free Quartet. But on Helix, he's got more ambitious goals in ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Westbeth 5th Annual Music Festival: September 23-25, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011
8-11 pm
Brecht Forum
451 West Street
(Between Bank And Bethune Street) Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25
12 noon-7 pm
Westbeth Courtyard
155 Bank St.
(Between Washington And West Street) Westbeth, an artists' community established 41 ...