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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Donny McCaslin Group / Ensemble LPR: Symphonic Bowie at Central Park SummerStage

Read "Donny McCaslin Group / Ensemble LPR: Symphonic Bowie at Central Park SummerStage" reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

Donny McCaslin Group / Ensemble LPR
Central Park SummerStage
Symphonic Bowie
New York, NY
June 9, 2018

New York City can't stop saying goodbye to David Bowie. And with good reason. The rock legend lived in Manhattan for more than 20 years and often spoke fondly of his adopted city. On ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

The Gift of Music (Part 1)

Read "The Gift of Music (Part 1)" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Holidays are the season of gift-giving and music makes the perfect gift. So here's the first of a two part series featuring some of my favorite tunes as my holiday gift to end the year on a positive note.

Happy Listening!

Playlist

Donald Fagen “The Nightfly" from The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Euopean Jazz Conference 2016: Polish Jazz Showcases

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European Jazz Conference: Polish Jazz Showcases
National Forum Of Music
jny:Wroclaw, Poland
September 22-24, 2016

One of the great things about returning to Poland each time is the exposure to new jazz talent, because beyond the internationally renowned marquee names--the historic Polish greats--are a great number of outstanding artists. How ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

MIT Wind & Festival Jazz Ensembles with Guillermo Klein, Chick Corea, Don Byron: Infinite Winds

Read "Infinite Winds" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Celebrato centro internazionale di ricerca scientifica, il Massachusetts Institute of Technology supporta due formazioni orchestrali, il MIT Wind Ensemble e il MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble. Quest'ultima è nata nel 1963 per merito di Herb Pomeroy mentre il Wind Ensemble è stato fondato nel 1999 da Frederick Harris, che ora dirige entrambi gli organici. I componenti delle ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bray Jazz Festival 2015

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Bray Jazz Festival 2015
Various Venues
Bray, Ireland
May 1-3, 2015

Sunshine and squall. The sun and the clouds chased each other's tails throughout the May Bank Holiday weekend of the Bray Jazz Festival. In a way the weather mirrored the music--a pleasingly eclectic, bracing mixture--and the fortunes of the ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Iva Bittova: Knowing, Feeling...

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[Note: This article was first published in Music & Literature, a North American magazine dedicated to promoting artists worthy of wider attention]

Iva Bittová is a rare talent. She has developed a personal idiom and vocabulary that is almost entirely her own. Her sound, her very personal language, forged from the union of ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

June 17: Bang on a Can Marathon Opens River To River Festival

June 17: Bang on a Can Marathon Opens River To River Festival

On Sunday, June 17, from noon until midnight, Bang on a Can continues celebrating its 25th year with the annual Bang on a Can Marathon, FREE for the public at World Financial Center Winter Garden (220 Vesey Street, NYC), presented by River To River® Festival, Arts Brookfield, and Bang on a Can. The Marathon has been ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center

Bang on a Can Celebrates 25 Years with Triple Bill Concert at Lincoln Center

Bang on a Can takes over Alice Tully Hall presented by Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series in a triple-bill birthday bash on Saturday, April 28 at 7pm featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Asphalt Orchestra, and MIT’s Gamelan Galak Tika. Bang on a Can is celebrating 25 years during 2012, having grown from a one-day ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Evan Ziporyn: Frog's Eye

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In its brief existence, Cantaloupe Music has become one of the most intrepid labels in new music, and clarinetist Evan Ziporyn, a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, has emerged as one of its most powerful compositional voices. One test of an artist's worth is his or her ability to take influences and create ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Evan Ziporyn: Typical Music

Read "Typical Music" reviewed by John Kelman

Best-known for his association with genre-defying contemporary chamber group Bang on a Can, Evan Ziporyn as been gradually amassing a body of written work that is evidence of an equally boundary-averse compositional mind. ShadowBang (Cantaloupe, 2004) found him mixing diverse interests in Balinese gamelan and contemporary minimalists like Steve Reich and Terry Riley on a score ...