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NEWS: EVENT

Memorial Concert For Tenor Saxophonist Jeff Marx

Memorial Concert For Tenor Saxophonist Jeff Marx

Friends of saxophonist Jeff Marx, former Woodstock area resident, who passed away December 16, 2013 will present a memorial concert at the Colony Cafe, Rock City Rd, Woodstock, NY on Sunday, August 3, 4-7 pm. Admission is $10 and proceeds from the concert will go to the Jazz Foundation of America’s Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund. Artists performing will include Emma Alabaster ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Jeff Marx's Tenor and Jeff "Siege" Siegel's Drums in Duo "Dreamstuff"

Jeff Marx's Tenor and Jeff "Siege" Siegel's Drums in Duo "Dreamstuff"

Jeff Marx plays a solid Post-Trane tenor in ways not entirely typical of some of the players out there. There is the passionate sound but there are lines he comes up with that aren't stock-in-trade contemporary tenorizing. “Siege" Siegel is a drummer that you can hear swinging along on a lot of sessions. Their duo disk ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Sunjump Records Announces New CD Release by John Esposito

Sunjump Records Announces New CD Release by John Esposito

The tenth CD to appear on Sunjump, John Esposito's Orisha is his second trio recording with bassist Ira Coleman and drummer Peter O'Brien. The trio's first CD “Down Blue Marlin Road" was “deconstruction/reconstruction" of some of the most oft played tunes of the jazz standard repertoire. The trio also collaborated on Jeff Marx's Treading Air...Breathing Fire ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jeff Marx: Treading Air, Breathing Fire

Read "Treading Air, Breathing Fire" reviewed by Celeste Sunderland

An album becomes an extraordinary work when it features playing that ventures beyond a category of art created simply to tickle the senses. Tenor saxophonist Jeff Marx' second album, Treading Air Breathing Fire , ponders metaphysical relations on an immense scale.

Most of the content takes the form of passionate dialogue between the four ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jeff Marx: Treading Air, Breathing Fire

Read "Treading Air, Breathing Fire" reviewed by Mark F. Turner



The sixteen minute live piece “Scare 'Em Stupid" could almost be worth the price of Jeff Marx's new recording alone. It begins with a complex tenor sax and piano dialogue that gives way to an evolving and simply killer sax solo mirrored by equally open piano and bass solos that change in tempo ...