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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Jim Cutler: Gimme Some Sugar. Baby!

Read "Gimme Some Sugar. Baby!" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The music on Seattle-based saxophonist Jim Cutler's second big-band album is thematic; that is to say, it was written with people, places or experiences in mind. Half of the album's ten engaging essays were written by trumpeter Daniel Barry, four by Cutler and one ("Visions at the Monkey Bar") by baritone saxophonist James DeJoie who has ...

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Fulbright In Brazil, Daniel Barry Music

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and SWOJO director Daniel Barry premieres new music written during his recent three-month Fulbright residency in Brazil, Oct. 15, 8pm at the Royal Room (206) 906-9920. He performs with two bands. the Walk All Ways is Daniel Barry (trumpet), Jim DeJoie (woodwinds), Alicia DeJoie (voilin), Brad Hawkins (cello), Steve Rice (accordion), Chris Symer (bass), ...

Rick Holland–Evan Dobbins Little Big Band / Empire Jazz Orchestra / Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra

Read "Rick Holland–Evan Dobbins Little Big Band / Empire Jazz Orchestra / Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The Rick Holland--Evan Dobbins Little Big Band

Trilby

RPO Productions

2010

Five years after a sensational opening act (In Time's Shadow, 2006), trumpeter Rick Holland and trombonist Evan Dobbins have returned for an encore, Trilby, marshaling as before their irrepressible Little Big Band. As was noted of that earlier recording, ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Daniel Barry: Walk All Ways

Read "Walk All Ways" reviewed by John Barron

Drawing from his formal training as a trumpeter/composer as well as his travel experiences throughout the Caribbean and Central and South America, Seattle-based musician Daniel Barry has produced Walk All Ways, an expressive blend of multicultural influences that permeates fixed genre and categorization. With the help of a first-rate ensemble, Barry cleverly combines authentic Latin-American rhythms ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Daniel Barry: Walk All Ways

Read "Walk All Ways" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

For those listeners acquainted with Daniel Barry's musical journey only through his conductor/arranger gig with the Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) and their fine traditional, straight-ahead sets under his directorship--Dreamcatcher (OA2 Records, 2006) and Meeting of the Water (OA2 Records, 2007)--the man's music under his own name may be a bit of a surprise. While his ...

Daniel Barry: Red Fish Blue Fish

Read "Red Fish Blue Fish" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Seattle-based composer / trumpeter Daniel Barry, whom we first encountered in a big-band setting, leads a talented octet through its paces on Red Fish Blue Fish, which encompasses eleven of his colorful compositions / arrangements and one ("Chemo Receptor") by drummer Chris Monroe. This is bracing contemporary Jazz, shrewdly written for and dexterously performed by the ...


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