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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bob Gluck & Tani Tabbal: At This Time: Duets

Read "At This Time: Duets" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Bob Gluck is a gifted composer of electronic and acoustic music, as well as an educator and writer. As a pianist/keyboardist he has offered innovative and intensely creative modern jazz, finding inspiration in the familiar and the obscure. He has collaborated with Michael Bisio, Jane Ira Bloom, Ken Filiano, and many other top-tier artists. With Billy ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Karl Ackermann's Best Releases of 2016

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2016 has proven that jazz and creative music in general, are healthier than ever. Artists like Steve Lehman, Nate Wooley and Vijay Iyer continue to push the envelope while those like Bob Gluck find ways to make the old, very new. This list is--for the most part--outside the mainstream because that is where artists risk the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bob Gluck/Billy Hart/Eddie Henderson/Christopher Dean Sullivan: Infinite Spirit - Revisiting Music of the Mwandishi Band

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Composer/musician, author, educator and spiritual leader, Bob Gluck, brings a long-term, multi-media project full circle with the release of Infinite Spirit, Revisiting Music of the Mwandishi Band. Motivated by Gluck's research and interviews for his excellent book, You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and The Mwandishi Band (University of Chicago Press, 2012), he assembled ...

NEWS: EVENT

The September Concert: The Heart Of Jazz For 9/11- Now In Its 10th Year

The September Concert: The Heart of Jazz for 9/11- now in its 10th Year. On Thursday, September 11, 40 of NYC’s top jazz artists will meet at Somethin' Jazz Club, 212 E 52nd St. NYC from 7pm - 1am, to play their take on various facets of that wretched day & its aftermath. They’ll be playing ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Bob Gluck Trio NYC Performance to Mark the Release of "Returning" (December 22)

Bob Gluck Trio NYC Performance to Mark the Release of "Returning" (December 22)

The Bob Gluck Trio will celebrate the release of its second CD, Returning (FMR) at a December 22 performance in New York City. The Thursday evening show will take place at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 East 27th Street (between Fifth and Madison), at 8:00 pm. Returning has received rave reviews since its release in Spring 2011. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bob Gluck: Something Quiet

Read "Something Quiet" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Julliard-trained pianist Bob Gluck's heart lies within the adventurous free jazz uprising of the 1960s and electronic music. This harmonically appealing acoustic date subliminally intimates his penchant for both genres, an album framed in a cunning fusion of ambient, jazz improvisation and concrete song forms.

Gluck and bassist Christopher Dean Sullivan engage for ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bob Gluck: Something Quiet

Read "Something Quiet" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Thoroughly explaining the Julliard-trained Bob Gluck would be an exhaustive analysis. An accomplished composer of electronic music, a Rabbi, an educator and historical writer, he ventured deeper into jazz with Sideways (FMR Records 2008). Only Gluck himself remains from that recording's trio, a customary piano trio configuration but with Gluck's various synthesizers included. Something Quiet presents ...