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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Ojai Music Festival 2019

Read "Ojai Music Festival 2019" reviewed by Josef Woodard

Ojai Music Festival
Libbey Bowl, and other venues
Ojai, California
June 6-9, 2019

In the storied and still-evolving story of the Ojai Music Festival, one of America's most important contemporary music-minded festivals, the roots system run deep into mid-century Modernism and late 20th century post-Modernist impulses and up to the current, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Le Boeuf Brothers + JACK Quartet: Imaginist

Read "Imaginist" reviewed by Mike Jacobs

If one were to reference the Le Boeuf Brothers previous recordings for what to expect from their latest effort with the JACK Quartet, Imaginist, they might indeed find a pattern of fine musicianship and compositional ability that would not mislead. But clear evidence would also be shown of the Le Boeuf's tendencies toward eclecticism and unpredictability. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

JACK Quartet at The MAC, Belfast

Read "JACK Quartet at The MAC, Belfast" reviewed by Ian Patterson

JACK Quartet
The MAC
Belfast
January 18, 2013

“This is really weird," a woman said as she deliberated where to sit for the concert. With no stage in the windowless room and the two halves of the audience facing each other--an arrangement which naturally invited plenty of mutual, casual scrutiny--there ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Bang on a Can All-Stars Announce Ken Thomson as New Clarinetist

Bang on a Can All-Stars Announce Ken Thomson as New Clarinetist

Bang on a Can, New York’s innovative and energetic champion of new music, officially announced the new clarinetist for its “All-Star” lineup. The Bang on a Can All-Stars have become a singular vehicle for visionary composition over the course of the last 20 years, and with the addition of Ken Thomson will continue to set the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Fieldwork: Philadelphia, March 12, 2011

Read "Fieldwork: Philadelphia, March 12, 2011" reviewed by Dylan McGuire

Fieldwork
Christ Church Neighborhood House Theatre
Philadelphia, PA
March 12, 2011

To describe the music of avant-garde jazz trio Fieldwork--featuring polymath/pianist Vijay Iyer, drummer Tyshawn Sorey and saxophonist Steve Lehman--as complex may be an understatement as broad as the group's dedication to exploring the far reaches of harmony, ensemble dynamics, and the physical ...

NEWS: EVENT

All-Star Jazz Trio Fieldwork Showcased in Concert Series Presented by Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia

From March 11 to March 13, Ars Nova Workshop will showcase the work of widely celebrated and critically acclaimed trio Fieldwork. The three-night concert series, Composer Portrait: Fieldwork, offers a rare opportunity to experience both the collective and individual work of pianist Vijay Iyer, saxophonist Steve Lehman, and drummer Tyshawn Sorey, making the series a truly ...