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Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie had gone before him as Eisenhower's jazz ambassadors for America, when pianist Dave Brubeck--along with his sizzling quartet comprising alto saxophonist, Paul Desmond, drummer Joe Morello and bassist Eugene White--set out on their 1958 State Department-sponsored tour. The group gave around 80 official performances across 14 countries, taking in ...

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The Brubeck Brothers Quartet Releases "Timeline," Celebrating Dave Brubeck's Historic 1958 State Dept. Tour

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet Releases "Timeline," Celebrating Dave Brubeck's Historic 1958 State Dept. Tour

Chris Brubeck and Dan Brubeck are extensions of a remarkable jazz legacy. Although they toured and recorded with their father extensively, the immensely popular and influential jazz innovator Dave Brubeck, Chris and Dan have forged their own musical identities. Bassist and trombonist Chris and drummer Dan have previously released four albums with their band Brubeck Brothers Quartet. ...

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Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

This album by the Brubeck Brothers--led by Chris and Dan Brubeck, sons of legendary pianist Dave Brubeck--commemorates the 60th anniversary of “President Eisenhower's Special International Program for Cultural Presentations," the 1958 State department tour in which prominent jazz musicians traveled to 14 countries to give 80 concerts in 90 days. This grueling schedule was endured by ...

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Chris Lomheim: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Minnesota pianist Chris Lomheim in 2013 began applying for grants for the funding of a new project when he realized that 2014 would mark the twentieth anniversary of his very first trio CD And You've Been Waiting (IGMOD Records, 1994). As such, the pianist decided to move forward with or without grant funding and put together ...

Yellowjackets: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Timeline is Yellowjackets' 21st album, in a career spanning 30 years--an impressive return, and an indication of the group's enduring appeal and continued motivation and commitment to making music. As ever, there are signs of evolution, with the addition of trumpet widening the sonic palette. However, pianist/keyboardist Russell Ferrante's sparing use of synthesizer-- which has given ...

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Yellowjackets: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Con questo Timeline - che, va detto subito, è un gran bel disco, e senz'altro il loro migliore da almeno un decennio a questa parte - gli Yellowjackets celebrano trent'anni di carriera. Un traguardo formidabile, tanto più perché raggiunto con una formazione che ha conosciuto (relativamente) pochi cambiamenti di organico, imperniata com'è sul binomio Russell Ferrante e Jimmy ...

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Yellowjackets: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

To have worked thirty years in the business is exceptional for any band, especially in jazz. But since 1981, pianist/keyboardist Russell Ferrante and bassist Jimmy Haslip have maintained the award-winning Yellowjackets--from that year's eponymous Warner Bros. debut, with its infectious blend of fusion and funk, featuring guitarist Robben Ford, and the incorporation of jazz and strings ...

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Ralph Towner: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

I dischi di Ralph Towner per sola chitarra si sono fatti più frequenti nel tempo, come se la dimensione intima ad essi collegata fosse diventata quella privilegiata, e la presenza di altri musicisti con cui confrontarsi non più necessaria. Successivo ad Ana e ad Anthem, questo Time Line ne prosegue la linea, con composizioni originali eseguite alla chitarra classica ...

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Malachi Thompson: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Derek Taylor

Delmark’s been a watering hole for AACM musicians since the latter organization’s inception. The mutually supportive relationship is such that many of these musician’s have returned to the label over the years, some sporadically, others more frequently. Case in point, Roscoe Mitchell who cut his first session for Delmark (the seminal Sound ) in 1966 and ...

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Brand X: Timeline

Read "Timeline" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Timeline is a 2 disc set featuring live material culled from performances that represent two contrasting eras of a band who have been assaulting the world of fusion and progressive rock for over twenty years. “Brand X” have gone through their share of personnel changes yet guitarist John Goodsall and bassist Percy Jones have remained through ...