Results for "Bright Moments"
by Maurice Hogue
This episode evokes special memories of my first exposure to the Art Ensemble of Chicago many years ago. I was left in awe at the spectacle, let alone the originality and power of the music. We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration, the new release from Pi Recordings brings that concert and much more ...
by Maurice Hogue
Back in January 2018, for all intents and purposes, Cuneiform Records shut down most of their operation. A total reassessment of their position in the industry and the state of the industry itself were scheduled. Would they be back or not? Lo and behold, some months later they returned and we have to thank Mary Halvorson, ...
By John Swana
Label: Criss Cross
Track listing: (All compositions by John Swana unless otherwise noted.) Wilbert; Chillin’ Out; Road Trippin’; Ferris Wheel; Shrack’s Corner II; Bright Moments; Inevitable Encounter; Everything I Have is Yours (Burton Lane); KD; Open Highway; Schracks Corner I.
by Victor L. Schermer
Simply put, this album is so listenable and stood out so noticeably among the many CDs I've been spinning for myself recently, that I thought All About Jazz readers ought to know about it. I first heard then trumpeter John Swana a decade or more ago when he jammed at pianist Tom Lawton's memorable long-term gig ...
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Bright Moments; My Funny Valentine; Sweet Happy Life; Briar Bush; Them There Eyes; You Must Believe in Spring; It Don't Mean A Thing; Summertime; Lover Man; Dindi; Weep No More; Lullaby of Birdland; Skylark; The Man I Love.
by Michael P. Gladstone
For her debut album, singer Josephine Livoti brings some positive factors to the table include a very effective piano trio, a few very interesting choices of tunes and an animated style. Unfortunately, she also provides some uneven vocals that contribute to the overall impression of this album. . Livoti begins promisingly with a vocal ...
by Jack Bowers
Bright Moments is a quintet comprised of members of Chicago’s avant–garde Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), and Return of the Lost Tribe nods obliquely toward the “lost Hebrew tribes” of antiquity, although there seem to be no overt references to this, even in the largely opaque recitation on “Kudus.” While I’d heard the ...