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Chamber 3: Transatlantic

Read "Transatlantic" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Chamber 3 began as a trio effort started by German guitarist Christian Eckert, and Seattle based drummer Matt Jorgensen, who forged a friendship while studying at the New School in New York in the early nineties. Over the years, they engaged in many projects and tours together, culminating in this project that includes German tenor saxophonist ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chamber 3: Transatlantic

Read "Transatlantic" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Seattle-based drummer Matt Jorgensen tattoos every recording he releases with a mark of bold, clean modernity--whether working with his group Matt Jorgensen + 451 on Hope (Origin Records, 2004) and Another Morning (Origin Records, 2008), or Tattooed By Passion (Origin Records, 2010). Add in scores of sideman slots. His is a distinctive sound, compositionally and instrumentally, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Epirus Quartet: Transatlantic

Read "Transatlantic" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Epirus Quartet is based in Austin, Texas, but takes its name from a region of Greece--hence, perhaps, the decision to name its debut album Transatlantic. The recording is released as a limited edition, high-quality, vinyl album (it's also available as a download)--the format lends itself superbly to the quartet's brand of danceable, organ-led music.

NEWS: RECORDING

Transatlantic To Release New Studio Album Kaleidoscope On January 28, 2014

Transatlantic To Release New Studio Album Kaleidoscope On January 28, 2014

Cross Plains, TN - Good things come to those who wait. Transatlantic fans are accustomed to playing the waiting game, and their patience has been rewarded with the band's fourth official studio album, Kaleidoscope. Steeped in vibrant prog rock organics, it's a triumphant return to the band’s original creative style. The beloved prog rock project featuring Neal Morse (ex-Spock's Beard), Mike Portnoy ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Prog Super-Group Transatlantic Reveal New Studio Album Kaleidoscope And 2014 World Tour

Prog Super-Group Transatlantic Reveal New Studio Album Kaleidoscope And 2014 World Tour

Los Angeles, CA - Progressive-rock super-group Transatlantic, featuring Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Roine Stolt and Pete Trewavas will release their brand new fourth studio album ‘Kaleidoscope’ on the 27th January 2014. Says Neal Morse, “We are all completely excited about the 'Kaleidoscope' album and our upcoming tour! This will be a mind blowing experience for us and the audience for sure. We've ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

BassX3 (Gebhard Ullmann - Chris Dahlgren - Clayton Thomas): Transatlantic

Read "Transatlantic" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

L'esplorazione dello spettro basso degli strumenti è certamente lo spunto dal quale parte questo bel progetto intitolato Bassx3 che da tempo il saxofonista Gebhard Ullmann sta coordinando. In questa occasione sono con lui i due bassisti Chris Dahlgren e Clayton Thomas. La registrazione dei nove brani che compongono l'album è stata effettuata a metà agosto del 2009 a Berlino. In ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Prog Rock Supergroup Transatlantic Returns With More Is Never Enough

Prog Rock Supergroup Transatlantic Returns With More Is Never Enough

Nashville, TN: First came the news that Transatlantic had returned with a new studio album. The Whirlwind was their best-received album to date. For true fans, though, the more tantalizing prize was the prospect of live shows. Band and fans alike were rewarded with a month-long tour, and an initial live release. But audiences reported seeing cameras and recording gear ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Chris Potter: Transatlantic

Read "Transatlantic" reviewed by John Kelman

He's not exactly been quiet, performing with drummer Paul Motian's trio on Lost in a Dream (ECM, 2010), and continuing his ongoing relationship with Dave Holland, recently heard on tour with the bassist's flagship quintet at the 2011 Montreal Jazz Festival, but it's been two years since Chris Potter released Ultrahang (ArtistShare, 2009), his last date ...

ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

Transatlantic: Whirld Tour 2010 Deluxe Edition

Read "Transatlantic: Whirld Tour 2010 Deluxe Edition" reviewed by John Kelman

Transatlantic

Whirld Tour 2010: Deluxe Edition

Radiant Records/Metal Blade Records

2010

When Transatlantic wowed a Montreal, Canada audience back in April 2010, as part of its Whirld Tour in support of the 77-minute progressive rock epic, The Whirlwind (Radiant/Metal Blade, 2009), a few things stood out. First, for a group who, ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Prog Rock Supergroup Transatlantic Launches Whirlwind Tour 2010 Live DVD

Prog Rock Supergroup Transatlantic Launches Whirlwind Tour 2010 Live DVD

Nashville, TN—Music fans were surprised and elated in 2009 when prog rock supergroup Transatlantic announced they were reforming for a new album. The Whirlwind went on to be their best-selling album, entering mainstream charts in the US, Germany and Netherlands. Ten years earlier, four of progressive rocks finest joined together to form the supergroup, Transatlantic: Neal Morse ...