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Ben Monder

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A musician in the New York City area for over 30 years, Ben Monder has performed with a wide variety of artists, including Jack McDuff, Marc Johnson, Lee Konitz, Billy Childs, Andrew Cyrille, George Garzone, Paul Motian, Maria Schneider, and Marshall Crenshaw. He also contributed guitar parts to the last David Bowie album, "Blackstar". Ben conducts clinics and workshops around the world, and has served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory, NYU and the New School. He was the recipient of a Doris Duke Impact Award in 2014, and a Shifting Foundation grant in 2013. Ben continues to perform original music internationally in solo and trio settings, and in a long standing duo project with vocalist Theo Bleckmann

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Odysseus

Label: Independent Release
Released: 2023
Track listing: Part 1; Part II; Part III; Part IV; Part V; Part VI; Part VII; Part VIII; Part IX

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Caught in the Rhythm

Label: Origin Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Mississippi 1955 Confessional (T.R. Hummer); HoodWitches [Redux] (Faylita Hicks); Caught in the Rhythm (Patrick Sylvain, feat. Ambrose Akinmusire); Art Pepper (Edward Hirsch, feat. Greg Osby); We Bring the Soul to It (Faylita Hicks); Poem 836 / The Diviner (Kimiko Hahn); The Case Against Poetry (Edward Hirsch); Anger Management (T.R. Hummer); ASMR Sleepcast: The Night After Being Released from the Rural County Jail (Faylita Hicks); Olivia Suggests All the Women in Class Imagine Male Sexuality (Kimiko Hahn); Mercy (Tyehimba Jess); Dawg, What the Fuck Ima Do With a $20? (Faylita Hicks); You'll Be Sorry (T.R. Hummer)

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Mississippi 1955 Confessional

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Label: Origin Records
Released: 2023
Duration: 06:51

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Article: Liner Notes

Lage Lund: Idlewild

Read "Lage Lund: Idlewild" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


An open and revealing format for any artist, the jazz trio offers rewards on many levels. Left in veracious hands, there is a spacious pocket that can be filled by any number of rhythmic and harmonic ideas, not to mention a freedom in melodic phrases which don't have to be constrained by strict chordal structures. On ...

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Article: Play This!

Chris Dahlgren: Cherubs Contemplating Tacky Bass Figurines In Heaven

Read "Chris Dahlgren: Cherubs Contemplating Tacky Bass Figurines In Heaven" reviewed by Mike Jacobs


This sublime track from bassist Chris Dahlgren is really a quasi-classical chamber miniature given the meterless/free treatment by some great jazz-minded musicians. And while the buzz-bassed, noise-meditative mid-section may be enough to throw off a few less-than-committed passengers, it also may be the perfect--if unlikely--foil that turns the whole 9+ minutes into something transcendent. Featuring Tim ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Matt Mitchell, Anti-Rubber Brain Factory & Nite Bjuti

Read "Matt Mitchell, Anti-Rubber Brain Factory & Nite Bjuti" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


Not much to say about Matt Mitchell, a true force in creative music. He continues to astound. He's returned to two earlier albums with different drummers on Oblong Aplomb, out on Out Of Your Head Records. It's a double, with Mitchell and Kate Gentile on one and Ches Smith on the second. French ensemble, Anti-Rubber Brain ...

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Article: Live Review

Big Ears Festival 2023

Read "Big Ears Festival 2023" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Big Ears Festival Knoxville, Tennesse March 30-April 2, 2023 The second full edition after the pandemic found the Big Ears Festival still growing in attendance. Organizers responded by increasing the number of venues, including new ones like the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and ones that had not been used for some time, ...

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Article: Live Review

Maria Schneider Orchestra at Hill Auditorium

Read "Maria Schneider Orchestra at Hill Auditorium" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Maria Schneider Orchestra Hill Auditorium 55th Performance of the 144th UMS Annual Season Ann Arbor, Michigan March 11, 2023 An independent thinker with a distinctive voice as a composer, Maria Schneider has been at the forefront of creative big band music for decades even as her recognition among casual jazz ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Tyshawn Sorey, Dave Liebman, The Bamboos, The Headhunters and Other New Releases

Read "Tyshawn Sorey, Dave Liebman, The Bamboos, The Headhunters and Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


The funk of The Bamboos' ambitious symphonic project and The Headhunters' half-a-century celebration together with Sana Nagano's pandemic soundscape bookend an episode showcasing the wide-ranging work by—and collaboration among—Dave Liebman, Adam Rudolph and Tyshawn Sorey.Happy listening!PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 The Bamboos & The Melbourne ...


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