All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Circavision Productions

Content by tag "Circavision Productions"

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brian Adler: Radioactive Landscapes EP

Read "Radioactive Landscapes EP" reviewed by Troy Dostert

As was evident on his previous EP releases from 2016, Binary and Mysteries of the Deep, percussionist Brian Adler enjoys working with conceptual frameworks for his compositions. On Binary, he explored the possible interactions between human-and computer-based creativity, and on Mysteries he drew thematic inspiration from the world of Eastern spirituality. These investigations allowed him to ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brian (Shankar) Adler: Binary & Mysteries of the Deep

Read "Binary & Mysteries of the Deep" reviewed by Troy Dostert

For those seeking a bit of metaphysical speculation with their jazz, one could benefit from giving these two new EPs from drummer Brian (Shankar) Adler a careful listen. A thoughtful, creative percussionist, Adler is eager to explore the big questions in his music, and his use of complex rhythmic structures and instrumentation from other traditions (particularly ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Mysteries Of The Deep and Binary from Brian (Shankar) Adler

Read "Mysteries Of The Deep and Binary from Brian (Shankar) Adler" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The compact disc probably won't disappear anytime soon, but the importance of the physical product is on the wane in the music world. Drummer Brian (Shankar) Adler works the “digital download only" mode of operation in his music-making sojourn, with two marvelous, mysterious, free-flowing EP sets, Mysteries of the Deep and Binary.

Brian Shankar ...

NEWS: BOOK / MAGAZINE

Book Release: A World Of Percussion: Ten Etudes Inspired By Rhythms From Across The Globe

Book Release: A World Of Percussion: Ten Etudes Inspired By Rhythms From Across The Globe

Circavision Productions Presents the new book: A World of Percussion: Ten études inspired by rhythms from across the globe Available October 1st, 2013 The book, and accompanying CD, encourage its participants to explore sound and rhythm through various percussion instruments and their bodies, while learning about rhythms from around the world. It includes ten colorful percussion études based on influential rhythms from: ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Brian Adler's Helium Music Project Album Now Available

Brian Adler's Helium Music Project Album Now Available

Brian Adler's Helium Music Project, is a global collaboration that transcends the boundaries of jazz and world music to create a rich new music and format for musical output. “A delightfully uplifting representation of [Adler's] musical philosophy," says Alex Ariff of All About Jazz. The group highlights Adler's love for rhythmic intricacy, texture, and soulful melodies. Personnel: Brian Adler: drum ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Nicky Schrire: Freedom Flight

Read "Freedom Flight" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Freedom Flight is the debut from vocalist Nicky Schrire, a young singer who was born in London, raised in Cape Town and now resides in New York. It's a distinctive debut, heralding the welcome arrival to the scene of a fine vocalist with an eclectic range of source material--a mix of Latin, pop, folk, and American ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Nicky Schrire: Freedom Flight

Read "Freedom Flight" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Breaking into the jazz vocal world is no easy feat. Aspiring singers often find themselves angling for crumbs of attention in this overcrowded field, and having a pleasant voice doesn't count for much anymore. Originality in approach, a proclivity for picking songs that stretch the definition of jazz and an elastic understanding of the voice's role ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Circavision Productions Releases Phase 5 Of Brian Adler's Helium Project

Circavision Productions Releases Phase 5 Of Brian Adler's Helium Project

DRUMMER/COMPOSER SPEARHEADS DIGITAL-ONLY COLLABORATION FEATURING THE MUSICAL TALENT OF BEN MONDER, SUNNY KIM, MATT HOLMAN, BRYAN CARROTT, JESSE LEWIS AND RUBEN SAMAMA. Drummer and composer Brian Adler releases the fifth in a series of digital recordings from The Helium Music Project, his ongoing creative collaboration with jazz musicians that transcends time, and space. Entitled Phase 5, the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brian Adler: The Helium Project Phase 5

Read "The Helium Project Phase 5" reviewed by Dave Wayne

The latest chapter in the musical life of intrepid percussionist and composer Brian Adler springs to life in a most auspicious manner on “Up For Air," part of Adler's ongoing Helium Music Project--comprised solely of downloadable tracks, each featuring a different set of collaborators, recorded in different places, yet with the same musical goals in mind. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Circavision Productions Releases Nicky Schrire's "Freedom Flight"

Circavision Productions Releases Nicky Schrire's "Freedom Flight"

Vocalist & composer celebrates a fresh and vibrant take on the Jazz vocal tradition New York, NY: Nicky Schrire, a vocalist and composer with a “warm, honey-rich voice” (Peter Eldridge) will release her debut album, ‘Freedom Flight’ on May 22, 2012 via Circavision Productions. The album includes eleven tracks that Schrire both arranged and produced. Two of ...