All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Reggie Quinerly

Content by tag "Reggie Quinerly"

NEWS: RECORDING

Drummer/Composer Reggie Quinerly Reveals A New Aspect Of His Musicianship With The April 20 Release Of "Words To Love"

Drummer/Composer Reggie Quinerly Reveals A New Aspect Of His Musicianship With The April 20 Release Of "Words To Love"

Hailed by DownBeat as the embodiment of “style, substance, soul, and swagger,” Reggie Quinerly is just the kind of drummer to take on a first-time challenge—like writing an album’s worth of songs featuring vocalists. “As a drummer, I’m always trying to write things you wouldn’t expect,” says Quinerly. On Words to Love, his third album as ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Terri Hinte: Co-Creating the Image of Jazz

Read "Terri Hinte: Co-Creating the Image of Jazz" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

[This is the second of an All About Jazz series of interviews and articles on “The Many Faces of Jazz Today: Critical Dialogues" in which we explore the current state of jazz around the world with musicians, journalists, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Pianist/Composer Enoch Smith Jr. To Release His 4th CD, "The Quest: Live At APC," November 11

Pianist/Composer Enoch Smith Jr. To Release His 4th CD, "The Quest: Live At APC," November 11

The Quest: Live at APC is the latest recorded chapter in composer/pianist Enoch Smith Jr.’s ongoing search to find a seamless synthesis of jazz and gospel and a balance between the spiritual and technical aspects of his creativity. Smith’s 4th CD as a leader and first live date will be released by his Misfitme Music label ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Trombonist Reggie Watkins's "Avid Admirer: The Jimmy Knepper Project" Set For July 15 Release

Trombonist Reggie Watkins's "Avid Admirer: The Jimmy Knepper Project" Set For July 15 Release

Trombonist Reggie Watkins had the opportunity to meet trombone master Jimmy Knepper just once, shortly before Knepper’s death in June 2003. Watkins was performing in his native Wheeling, WV with Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau Band, and Knepper, himself a Ferguson alumnus, was in the audience. The older musician complimented Watkins after the concert and shook ...

Reggie Quinerly: Invictus

Read "Invictus" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Drummer Reggie Quinelry's second release as a leader Invictus is a collection of short, tightly woven and compelling pieces that Quinerly and his quintet interpret with understated fervor and sublime elegance. Quinerly showcases his compositional and leadership skills while shunning the spotlight himself. He allows his sidemen ample room for soloing as he directs the intricacies ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Three Fab New Jazz Albums

Three Fab New Jazz Albums

I'm often asked by friends and acquaintances at dinners and parties for recommendations of new jazz albums. The question is typically followed by a halting look, like, “Oh, yeah, I forgot, you only write about stuff from the 1940s and '50s." Believe it or not, I listen to a ton of cutting-edge new jazz. The problem ...

Reggie Quinerly: Invictus

Read "Invictus" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Artists who sit at home waiting for success to find them will be sitting at home forever. Success in the modern jazz landscape only comes through a keen understanding and acceptance of the concept of self-determination, a fact which hasn't escaped drummer Reggie Quinerly.

Invictus--the second album from the Houston-reared, New Jersey-based drummer--takes ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Drummer Reggie Quinerly's "Invictus" To Be Released March 17 By Redefinition Music

Drummer Reggie Quinerly's "Invictus" To Be Released March 17 By Redefinition Music

Drummer/composer Reggie Quinerly made an indelible impression on the jazz world with his 2012 debut recording, Music Inspired by Freedmantown, a soulful and serious-minded tribute to the historic African-American neighborhood in Houston where he grew up. For his second CD, Invictus, which will be released by the drummer’s Redefinition Music label on March 17, Quinerly takes ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Matt Parker: Worlds Put Together

Read "Worlds Put Together" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Genre bending saxophonist Matt Parker's debut album, Worlds Put Together, is a collection of mostly short pieces that crackle with originality and are imbued with an urgent and imaginative spontaneity. These are not mere sketches for expanded and more developed future compositions. They are conceptually crystalized, complete yet free-flowing and raw works that pack a visceral ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Music Inspired By Freedmantown," Debut CD By Drummer/Composer Reggie Quinerly, To Be Released Sept. 18

"Music Inspired By Freedmantown," Debut CD By Drummer/Composer Reggie Quinerly, To Be Released Sept. 18

On his forthcoming debut CD, jazz drummer/composer Reggie Quinerly taps a rich vein of cultural history from his native Houston to produce an ambitious, soulful, and uniquely resonant work—Music Inspired by Freedmantown. The disc will be released September 18 by Quinerly’s Redefinition Music label. Although Quinerly attended grammar school in the heart of the historic African-American district ...