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Toronto native Andrew Rathbun is widely esteemed as one of the most creative and accomplished saxophonists, composers and bandleaders of his generation. On tenor and soprano saxophones he has achieved a rare depth of lyricism, authoritative swing and compositional intelligence. Recording steadily as a leader since the late 1990s, he has documented his stirring original music with an array of extraordinary lineups, featuring the talents of such greats as Kenny Wheeler, Billy Hart, George Garzone, Phil Markowitz and Bill Stewart. “Rathbun’s lines dance and glide,” writes David Whiteis of JazzTimes, “reflecting both childlike wonder and well-honed artistry.” Rooted in the fiery improvisatory legacy of post-bop jazz, Rathbun’s music is also deeply informed by classical composition
By Keith Hall
Label: Zoom Out
Track listing: 1. Be Curious (For Billy Hart) 2. Douglass King Obama 3. Kzoo Brew 4. The Promise 5. Boiling Pot 6. Coming of Age 7. Creative Force 8. Well of Hope 9. Interlude 10. Mop It Up 11. Sweep 12. Get Up Get Out 13. Dream Sequence 14. Sympathetic Vibrations 15. Lakeside 16. My Man! 17. What You Say 18. Young Man's Game 19. Landscape 20. Thank You, Max
By Ran Blake
Label: SteepleChase Records
Track listing: Strange Fruit; Dr. Mabuse The Gambler; The Spiral Staircase; Midnight Sun; The Wild One; For George; Pannonica; Judy; Of The Little North Wind; For Wayne; I Should Care; Laura; There's Been A Change; For Kenny; Vertigo; Streetcar Named Desire; Throw It Away; Strange Fruit.
by John Pietaro
It would be a fool's errand in a covid-damaged society to attempt a peaceably gathered year's end Best of" list, in jazz or any other genre or medium. But artists of jazz and all avant gardes have been especially susceptible to the considerable financial ebbing and health concerns of this period. Discussing this concept with my ...
by John Ephland
I'm a sucker for musical duets. Duets that make me feel like I'm in the same room with the two of them. Here we have three recent releases with the iconoclastic, legendary Ran Blake, now 83, in what is his most typical setting. Yes, to hear Blake paired up like this is to hear ...
by Dan Bilawsky
Serving as a statement of elucidation, exploration and emotional reasoning, Unraveled lays bare a unique soul while presenting a clear-headed means of disentangling complex artistic threads. It's an album that's as sophisticated as it is accessible and as personal as it is universal in its line(s) of thought. In short, it's a debut destined to stand ...
by Angelo Leonardi
Sassofonista e orchestratore canadese, Andrew Rathbun ha 47 anni e una ricca carriera alle spalle, svolta negli Stati Uniti con studi al New England Conservatory sotto la guida di Ran Blake e dal 1997 professionalmente a New York in vari contesti. A partire dal debutto del 1999 con Scatter Some Stones, ha inciso alcuni dischi da ...
by Jerome Wilson
The political and social landscape of the last couple of years has inspired music that expresses anger, sorrow, solidarity and other strong feelings. For saxophonist Andrew Rathbun, the times have brought up reflections on what character" means and what is the place of integrity, honesty and conviction in the modern world. Some of this was addressed ...