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Jacob Garchik: Ye Olde

Read "Ye Olde" reviewed by Troy Collins

Ye Olde, the self-titled debut of Jacob Garchik's latest ensemble, has been described by the eclectic trombonist--who serves as in-house arranger for the Kronos Quartet, co-leads the Mexican brass band Banda de los Muertos, and is responsible for the Atheist Gospel Trombone Choir--thusly: “Imagine a 2015 cover of the soundtrack to a 1970's remake of a ...

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Jacob Garchik: Ye Olde

Read "Ye Olde" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

In Ye Olde, trombonist Jacob Garchik uses progressive rock, jazz and plenty of imagination to create what might be a mashup of Game of Thrones and 21st century music. He's performed with Henry Threadgill and Lee Konitz and produced the outstanding 2012 solo project The Heavens: The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album (Yestereve Records). These proclivities continue ...

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Jacob Garchik: The Heavens: The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album

Read "The Heavens: The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Non fatevi ingannare dalle polifonie che emergono da The Heavens: the Athesit Gospel Trombone Album. Nessuna reincarnazione della Lester Bowie's Brass Band, semplicemente un album registrato in solitaria nel proprio studio domestico da Jacob Garchick. Che utilizzando la tecnica della sovra-incisione di parti per trombone, sousaphone, corno baritono, corno contralto e tromba a coulisse arriva a produrre una massa sonora di ...

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Jacob Garchik: The Heavens (The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album)

Read "The Heavens (The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album)" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Brooklyn-based Jacob Garchik's The Heavens (The Atheist Gospel Trombone Album) recalls the prose of author James Weldon Johnson's famous 1927 book of poetry, God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse. where Garchik's stunning trombone work is likened to the poem's protagonist: a charismatic preacher with the ability to deliver awestruck messages. Garchik's trombone is the messenger, ...

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Jacob Garchik: Romance

Read "Romance" reviewed by Laurel Gross

Jacob Garchik may be a trombonist but he marches to the tune of a different drummer.

Although his compositions and playing on this new recording don't fall into an easy category, Romance is eminently likeable. While at first everything sounds unpredictable and free-spirited--imagine colors you haven't seen, combinations of sounds you haven't heard--it's soon ...

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Jacob Garchik: Abstracts

Read "Abstracts" reviewed by Andrey Henkin

Music based in trombone, piano, and drums is full of round edges. It doesn't attack listeners with sharp points but rather envelops them, like a soft blanket or heat rays from the sun when it reappears from behind a cloud.

Abstracts, Jacob Garchik's debut as a leader, presents the young but very veteran ...