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Jason Kao Hwang: Sing House

Read "Sing House" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Jason Kao Hwang stirs the melting pot with several stylistic approaches to his music. His contribution to the Asian stream has manifested itself well enough. His immersion in free jazz with an impressive voice for the unusual, adds a daring, eclectic presence. Hwang has worked with the members of his group in different conglomerations. ...

ARTICLE: MY FAVOURITE THINGS

Jason Kao Hwang

Read "Jason Kao Hwang" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

Il tratto principale della mia musica Le qualità su cui concentro i miei sforzi sono l'umanità e la verità sonora. La qualità che desidero nei musicisti che suonano con me Mi piacciono i musicisti con una fervida immaginazione, che si esprimono attraverso un linguaggio autenticamente e pienamente personale. Mi piacciono i ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jason Kao Hwang: Sing House

Read "Sing House" reviewed by Troy Dostert

Violinist/violist and composer Jason Kao Hwang has explored the intersections of avant-garde jazz and classical music for some time, and his commitment to drawing inspiration from the well of Asian musical idioms gives his pieces much of their distinctive character. Here he's working once again with bassist Ken Filiano and drummer Andrew Drury, longstanding partners from ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

10th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival To Be Held Across Two Sundays In Brooklyn’s Urban Meadow, June 11 & 18 From 1-6 PM

10th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival To Be Held Across Two Sundays In Brooklyn’s Urban Meadow, June 11 & 18 From 1-6 PM

“The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill…The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.” —Nate Chinen, New York ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Ras Moshe: Outsight

Read "Ras Moshe: Outsight" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Outsight is a powerful release by multi-instrumentalist Ras Moshe, who is one of the mainstays of the New York City avant-free scene. The album was released by Straw2Gold Pictures, an eclectic organization that specializes in high-end sound production and has branched out with a record label. Straw2Gold's roster features a select group of artists, including guitarist ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Change Of The Century - New Jazz For The 21st, to Present Cutting-Edge Contemporary Jazz Artists Monthly at The Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY

Beginning in March and continuing into the summer, the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY will present a monthly series, “Change of the Century – New Jazz for the 21st”, featuring some of the most exciting figures in contemporary music. Organized by local musician, writer and multimedia artist James Keepnews, “Change of the Century” intends to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Vision Festival, NYC, Days 6-7: June 16-17, 2012

Read "Vision Festival, NYC, Days 6-7: June 16-17, 2012" reviewed by John Sharpe

Days 1-2 | Days 3-5 | Days 6-717th Annual Vision FestivalRouletteBrooklyn, NYJune 16-17, 2012 Chapter Index June 16: Steve Swell Quintet / Trio 3 / Jason Kao Hwang Burning Bridge June 17: Ingrid Laubrock's Anti-House / Burnt Sugar Holy Ghost & Fire / Rob Brown/Daniel ...


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