Content by tag "DKV Trio"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ken Vandermark with Kris Davis/Hamid Drake/Paul Lytton/Ikue Mori/William Parker: Momentum 4: Consequent Duos 2015>2019 (Box Set)

Read "Momentum 4: Consequent Duos 2015>2019 (Box Set)" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

When reed player and composer Ken Vandermark launched his recording career in 1995, he did so with the deceptively titled Standards (Quinnah Records). Free improvisations with titles like “Rage for Speaking" and “A Sick Man's Dreams" indicated a different view of the agreed-upon definition. And so, it has been and has evolved, over nearly twenty-five years ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

New music from Lioness, Time Grove and Tom Rainey

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To celebrate International Women's Day a new album from the sextet Lioness on Posi-Tone Records, also music from Time Grove, a new one from Tom Rainey trio with Mary Halvorson and Ingrid Laubrock, a massive slice of excellent sounds created by David Torn. Tim Berne and Ches Smith as Sun of Goldfinger, three tunes from Ernesto ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

DKV & Joe McPhee: The Fire Each Time

Read "The Fire Each Time" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Do you participate in the 21st century phenomena called 'binge-watching'? With the advent of Netflix and downloadable television, consumers can view an entire television series in one sitting. Be it eight episodes of Russian Doll or sixty hours of The Wire, it's all available, and the possibilities to feast are tempting. Where a filmmaker might have ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

DKV Trio: Latitude 41.88

Read "Latitude 41.88" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello

Delle tantissime formazioni che vedono coinvolto il sassofonista e clarinettista Ken Vandermark, il DKV Trio con Kent Kessler e Hamid Drake a contrabbasso e batteria è una delle più longeve e significative, una sorta di unità base --che spesso si è aperta a collaborazioni --con cui sintetizzare le tante anime e i linguaggi che confluiscono in ...

NEWS: RECORDING

DKV Trio (Drake, Kessler, Vandermark): Past Present, 7-CD Limited Edition Box Set

Newest release from Not Two Records. DKV Trio Past Present - 7-CD's limited edition box-set. None of this material has ever been previously released) "The whole approach of modern artists is in this will to trap, to possess something that constantly slips away." Alberto Giacometti This collection of music isn't an attempt to “trap" a past that “constantly slips away" (to use ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

DKV Trio: Trigonometry

Read "Trigonometry" reviewed by Derek Taylor

‘Free jazz’- a signifier both lionized and demonized depending on the audience and the inclination. Its exact definitions are as protean as the tides but in the grand tradition of giving personage to the abstract few better archetypes exist than the DKV Trio. Ostensibly fronted by Ken Vandermark, a transplanted Bostonian whose Chicago roots now run ...