Content by tag "Adam Cote"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran: Freebird

Read "Freebird" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Un tuffo nel passato e uno al cuore. Sono le prime battute di “William" e lo spirito di Charlie Parker prende forme e colori così vividi da lasciar stordito l'ascoltatore. E' il brano iniziale di Freebird e se per una volta i nomi rimandano ad un qualche significato mai titolo di album fu più azzeccato.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran: Freebird

Read "Freebird" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

New York-based Walking Distance garners the benefits of upper echelon pianist Jason Moran appearing on select tracks. The ensemble sparks memories of older, Charlie Parker-inspired ensembles like Supersax, featuring saxophonists Warne Marsh, Med Flory and many others. But this young band doesn't mimic or perform hard bop with a strict allegiance to the infancy of this ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Walking Distance: Neighborhood

Read "Neighborhood" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

If any group can turn the concept of ebb and flow into a fully realized art form, it's Walking Distance. This New York-based foursome thrives on architectural schemes connected to the expansion and contraction of musical materials, presenting sounds that can appear disjointed, yet demonstrating congruence in their expression(s) all the while. Different players push and ...

Jason Anick: Tipping Point

Read "Jason Anick: Tipping Point" reviewed by Ian Patterson

One of the Berklee College of Music's youngest instructors, violinist/mandolinist Jason Anick had already made a name for himself in 2008, when at twenty two years of age he was invited to tour with Grammy-winning guitarist John Jorgenson. Anick's tremendous virtuosity was to the fore on the acoustic Rhythm Future Quartet's Sleepless (Self Produced, 2011), a ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Vibin': Jay Hoggard, Joe Baione, Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece, Mark Sherman & Roy Ayers

Read "Vibin': Jay Hoggard, Joe Baione, Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece, Mark Sherman & Roy Ayers" reviewed by Graham L. Flanagan







Jay Hoggard

Soular Power

JHVM

2009

Joe Baione

Oh Yeah!

self-published

2009

Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece

Full View

Posi-Tone

2009

Mark Sherman

Live @The Bird's Eye

Miles High

2008