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NEWS: RECORDING

Tenor Saxophonist Lawrence Clark Releases Debut Album "Forward Motion"

Tenor Saxophonist Lawrence Clark Releases Debut Album "Forward Motion"

Earlier this month, New York-based tenor saxophonist Lawrence Clark independently released his debut album entitled Forward Motion. The recording highlights Clark’s original compositions which are brought to life through a dynamic group featuring Lawrence Clark (tenor sax); Josh Evans (trumpet); Kush Abadey (drums); Rahsaan Carter (bass); and David Bryant (piano). Originally from Camden, NJ, Lawrence Clark has ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Yan Pevzner: Forward Motion

Read "Forward Motion" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Born in Russia, and for several years a resident of New York City, pianist-composer Yan Pevzner is a highly educated artist and teacher who launched his recording career with his 2003 solo debut State of Mind.  He's performed with a who's-who of jazz artists, as well as large orchestra gigs with Hollywood film scoring legend Patrick ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Fred Stride Jazz Orchestra: Forward Motion

Read "Forward Motion" reviewed by Jack Bowers

It takes a lot of self-confidence, not to mention talent, to compose a four-part Concerto for Jazz Orchestra that strives to paint a musical picture of certain kinds of machinery, but that is what Fred Stride has ventured to do on Forward Motion, the second half of which is devoted to Machina, a four-part suite commissioned ...