Content by tag "Welf Dorr"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Welf Dorr Unit: Blood

Read "Blood" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

NY-based, German saxophonist Welf Door pilots this exciting multinational quartet through hardcore jazz fusion, funk, and detours into the solar system via these impressive pieces, often executed with tenacity and forthright intentions. Essentially, the band packs a massive punch as they grind out a diverse track mix with plenty of flare-ups, embellished with progressive jazz lines ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

7th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Taking Place June 8 & 15 In The Urban Meadow - Red Hook, Brooklyn

7th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Taking Place June 8 & 15 In The Urban Meadow - Red Hook, Brooklyn

The 7th annual Red Hook Jazz Festival will take place once again in Brooklyn's Urban Meadow on two consecutive Sundays, June 8 and 15, 2014 from 1-6 PM. As part of its continuing grassroots tradition, the RHJF is a 100% volunteer-run event that receives no major corporate sponsorship beyond in-kind donations from local businesses, nor any major grants this year. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Winter Jazzfest, New York City, Day 2: January 8, 2011

Read "Winter Jazzfest, New York City, Day 2: January 8, 2011" reviewed by Gordon Marshall

Day 1 | Day 2

Winter Jazzfest
New York, NY
January 7-8, 2011


Vernon Reid's Artificial Afrika

Slick and heavy electric forays characterize the work of veteran guitarist Vernon Reid. However far into space he goes, his instrument is always under control; usually, his music is ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Underground Horns: Funk Monk

Read "Funk Monk" reviewed by Elliott Simon

Alto saxophonist Welf Dorr has spent the last several years putting his own unique spin on the brass band, an instrumental lineup that is usually found in NYC crossing jazz with Balkan music. Although Dorr does look to Serbia for part of his musical muse he also draws heavily on a host of things including Afro-Cuban ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Welf Dorr: Flowers for Albert

Read "Flowers for Albert" reviewed by Celeste Sunderland

In 1905 Albert Einstein published three monumental papers. His theory on Brownian motion showed that minute particles in liquid move randomly; the photoelectric effect said that light can exist as either a wave or a particle; and special relativity states that the speed of light is constant, regardless of the observer's velocity.

A ...