Results for "Aftermath"
by Jack Bowers
Aftermath is the second album by composer / arranger / tenor saxophonist Chelsea McBride's Toronto-based Socialist Night School. It's a bright-eyed ensemble, comprised for the most part of young musicians who are fully on board with McBride's contemporary approach to big-band jazz (think Muhal Richard Abrams, Julius Hemphill, Darcy James Argue or Charles Mingus with a ...
by Franz A. Matzner
Carve out an hour to listen to Socialist Night School's Aftermath because the combination of big-band music and progressive, challenging lyrics demands it. There's no way to let either simply wash over the ears. The music is too blunt, the lyrics too developed and too integral to absorb passively. The follow up to the ...
Featuring the music of Vijay Iyer Quartet featuring Rudresh Mahanthappa
By Lily Maase
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: The Aftermath Series: My Five Wives; Even Ash Will Linger; ... In Threes ...; A Body In Motion... (self portrait); Lullabye for the Electric Shepherd (sounds for Philip K. Dick): How Much for the Electric Ostrich?; Nexus 6; Baty's Last Stand.
by Budd Kopman
If the releases from the Between the Lines label fall at the classical/composed end of the jazz continuum, then Aftermath belongs in the fusion/experimental corner of the jazz universe. Its rhythms are closer to rock than jazz; the keyboards are electric, as is the bass; and the general vibe goes beyond solo improvising in front of ...
Track listing: Urban Jungle; Naima; Moody
by Jack Bowers
As last year’s debut album by pianist Mike Long’s NYSAJE was labeled Explosion, it’s entirely appropriate that its second enterprise should be dubbed Aftermath. One should not be lulled, however, into believing that the aftermath is somehow less dynamic than the explosion itself. This aftermath packs a devastating wallop of its own, orchestrated by Longo and ...