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Article: Album Review

Jack Wright / Ben Wright: as if anything could be the same

Read "as if anything could be the same" reviewed by Dave Wayne


It's only apropos that I am writing this review on Father's Day. As if anything could be the same is a duet album by the father and son team of saxophonist Jack Wright and contrabassist Ben Wright. In the world of improvised music, or non-idiomatic improvised music if one must, Jack Wright is a seminal figure. ...

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Article: Album Review

Lol Coxhill & Michel Doneda: Sitting on Your Stairs

Read "Sitting on Your Stairs" reviewed by John Eyles


In July 2012, London-based saxophonist Lol Coxhill died, aged 79, after a prolonged period of illness in a hospital. A favorite with London audiences for decades, in the months following his death Coxhill was fondly celebrated and remembered by the city's extensive improvised music community. Now, Sitting on Your Stairs is the first album of Coxhill's ...

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Article: Meet the Staff

Meet Mark Corroto

Read "Meet Mark Corroto" reviewed by AAJ Staff


I currently live in: Delaware, Ohio. I joined All About Jazz in: 1999 What made you decide to contribute to All About Jazz? AAJ has a “No-Snobs" approach to jazz that tolerates both the Wynton neo-moldy figs, my free jazz and avant leanings, fusion, and even some rock. How do ...

News: Performance / Tour

Bhob Rainey to Perform Sunday, December 23 at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

Bhob Rainey to Perform Sunday, December 23 at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

In what's become a holiday tradition, improvising saxophonist Bhob Rainey will be back in St. Louis just before Christmas to perform at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center. The concert at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 23 also will include sets from composer Jack Callahan and epicycle, featuring Travis Snyder and Mark Sarich. This is the eighth year ...

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Chris Cogburn / Bonnie Jones/ Bhob Rainey: Arena Ladridos

Read "Arena Ladridos" reviewed by Mark Corroto


The opening scene in director David Lynch's movie Blue Velvet (1986) shows a placid neighborhood scene of a man watering his lawn. As the camera zooms closer and closer to the grass, the serenity of the landscape is peeled away to reveal a tumultuous battle of tiny insects in a life-and-death struggle that goes on outside ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Bhob Rainey to Play Thursday, December 23 at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

Bhob Rainey to Play Thursday, December 23 at Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

This just in: Saxophonist Bhob Rainey (pictured) will return to St. Louis for a performance at 8:30 p.m. this Thursday, December 23 at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center. According to Rainey's website, this will be the eighth year in a row that the Boston-based improvisor has done a pre-Christmas show at LNAC. “Working with extended techniques, ...

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Article: Interview

Ryan McGuire: Metal Reasoning

Read "Ryan McGuire: Metal Reasoning" reviewed by Gordon Marshall


Bassist Ryan McGuire, a master of classical composition, uses this skill as a strategist in the metal underground. His band Ehnahre is quite unlike any other in that field, baffling committed rock fans with its advanced theory and unstructured time signatures. In another way, he throws off jazz and improvisation aficionados with his part ...

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Article: Interview

Greg Kelley: Flesh to Metal

Read "Greg Kelley: Flesh to Metal" reviewed by Gordon Marshall


Boston trumpeter Greg Kelley takes an atom and constructs a world out of it. Taking his cue from the metallic tubes of his instrument and how they are connected to his mouth, and ultimately his body, his sounds are never wholly disembodied but rather maintain the precise quality of that apparatus that, in his hands, is ...

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Article: Interview

Skinny Vinny: The Answer to Everything

Read "Skinny Vinny: The Answer to Everything" reviewed by Gordon Marshall


Andrew Eisenberg is the percussionist for the Boston, Mass. duo Skinny Vinny--and a conceptual mastermind. Equally adept with hammer, saw, trash can, pots and pans, or what have you, he can make you think, or muse, by knocking together a table, or banging a stick against a window. An early piece, a big white room with ...


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