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David Weiss: Memories of Freddie Hubbard

Read "David Weiss: Memories of Freddie Hubbard" reviewed by David Weiss

Noted trumpeter, composer, and New Jazz Composers Octet founder, David Weiss shares several stories about his experience with trumpet legend Freddie Hubbard. As told to David Kaufman.

I met Freddie Hubbard soon after he damaged his lip. I guess what basically happened was he had a blister on his lip that popped and got ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Black Art Jazz Collective: Black Art Jazz Collective - Presented By The Side Door Jazz Club

Read "Black Art Jazz Collective - Presented By The Side Door Jazz Club" reviewed by Budd Kopman

The Black Art Jazz Collective was founded in 2013 by saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt and drummer Johnathan Blake, with bassist Dwayne Burno added shortly thereafter, and further expanded by trombonist James Burton (III) and pianist Xavier Davis. The group's first performance was Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in April, 2013. Sadly, Burno died in December ...

Luis Perdomo: Montage

Read "Montage" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The highest praise you can give to a recording by a solo performer is that the music was made just for your ears. Pianist Luis Perdomo's Montage gives just that impression. It's easy to imagine these fifteen tracks were played in your living room, or automobile, for that matter. 

After releasing seven discs as ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

David Gibson: Propelling The Story Forward

Read "David Gibson: Propelling The Story Forward" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

It's late morning on Sunday, January 17, 2016--a wintry New York day that will later see snow--and much of Brooklyn seems to be in a state of hibernation or hiding. There are few signs of life on the streets, but there's no shortage of action in the basement of the former Public School 9 Annex. That's ...

Charles Ruggiero: Boom Bang, Boom Bang!

Read "Boom Bang, Boom Bang!" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Though jazz drummer Charles Ruggiero has made many recordings as a sideman over the last twenty-five years, he makes his long-awaited debut with Boom Bang, Boom Bang!, paying a tribute of sorts to Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, two of his favorite jazz artists. Growing up with the sounds of the flute and the Fender Rhodes, ...

Smoke Sessions: Cyrus Chestnut, Orrin Evans and Eric Reed

Read "Smoke Sessions: Cyrus Chestnut, Orrin Evans and Eric Reed" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Cyrus Chestnut
Midnight Melodies
Smoke Sessions
2014

Elegance and economy characterize Cyrus Chestnut's art. Chestnut's career was the one Kenny Kirkland could have had had Kirkland's fate been different. Chestnut (and Evans and Reed) represent the generation given way to with the passings of Mulgrew Miller and Cedar ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Orrin Evans: Hot Irons In The Fire

Read "Orrin Evans: Hot Irons In The Fire" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

A pianist with great chops, great touch and an attack that fancies many influences from fierce swing to gospel, Orrin Evans is one of the outstanding creative musicians on the New York City scene. His work, no matter what the context--and he loves different contexts--is downright riveting at times.

But for the 38-year-old who ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Available Today: The David Weiss Sextet - "When Words Fail," On Motema Music!

Available Today: The David Weiss Sextet - "When Words Fail," On Motema Music!

Available NOW on Motema Music, May 20, 2014 Reassembled after ten years, The David Weiss Sextet delivers a brilliant set of music that serves as a beacon of musical excellence, and a reflection on a year of loss CD RELEASE CELEBRATION - JUNE 25 AT SMOKE JAZZ AND SUPPERCLUB, NYC When Words Fail Features: David Weiss- Trumpet, Marcus Strickland ...

David Weiss: When Words Fail

Read "When Words Fail" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

"Where words fail, music speaks." Jana Herzen, head of Motema Music, shared this Hans Christian Anderson quote with David Weiss after the trumpeter had already titled his new record; the sentiment of that statement just happens to perfectly connect with this album.

In 2013, loss seemed to hover around Weiss, his friends, and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

The David Weiss Sextet - When Words Fail Available On Motema Music, May 20, 2014

The David Weiss Sextet - When Words Fail Available On Motema Music, May 20, 2014

Reassembled after ten years, The David Weiss Sextet delivers a brilliant set of music that serves as a beacon of musical excellence, and a reflection on a year of loss Featuring: David Weiss - Trumpet, Marcus Strickland - Tenor Saxophone, Myron Walden - Alto Saxophone, Xavier Davis - Piano, Dwayne Burno - Bass, E.J. Strickland - Drums "Best known for ...