Content by tag "Meta"

Yusef Lateef/Adam Rudolph-Go: Organic Orchestra: In the Garden

Read "In the Garden" reviewed by Rex  Butters

Adam Rudolph’s third recording with the Go:Organic Orchestra finds the master percussionist in collaboration with longtime friend and associate, jazz legend Yusef Lateef. The recording documents a performance at Venice’s Electric Lodge, a homebase for Rudolph. Uniting 22 of our town’s most interesting musicians including Emily Hay, Bennie Maupin, Sara Schoenbeck, Chris Heenan, Cory Wright, Alex ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Adam Rudolph and Go: Organic Orchestra Featuring Yusef Lateef: In The Garden

Read "In The Garden" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Slip this disc into your player and be prepared to be transported into the skin of the vibrant drum and the unfettered melody of water and wind singing in primeval harmony with the earth. And let us not forget the Babel of voices—man, first reveling in the glory of the earth’s perfect design, but soon lamenting ...

Adam Rudolph/Go Organic Orchestra: Web Of Light & 1

Read "Web Of Light & 1" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Without proselytizing like Sun Ra about healing and world peace by way of music, I will tell you that composer and handdrummer/percussionist Adam Rudolph creates truly spiritual music.

These two recordings by his large Organic Orchestra are ambitious undertakings that combine woodwinds and percussionists to create sounds that are both classical and jazz at ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures: Contemplations

Read "Contemplations" reviewed by Derek Taylor

Though Jazz remains one of the preeminent forms of improvised music in the West it's sometimes easy to forget that improvisation as an art form and musical technique actually far predates it. Numerous Non-Western cultures have incorporated improvisational techniques into their musical forms for thousands of years. Percussionist Adam Rudolph is dedicated to demonstrating and celebrating ...