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Brooklyn based, Ann Arbor (MI) born, musician Caleb Curtis has shown himself to be an engaging saxophonist and composer that “lives at the junction of rigorous preparation and willingness to explore.” (Jazz Speaks) His playing and compositions are informed by a wide swath of the jazz tradition, at times introspective, brash and melodic. Legendary pianist Mulgrew Miller said “Caleb has a wonderful, singing, projecting sound. To me, that’s the ultimate for a horn player.” His new album Brothers (produced by Orrin Evans and featuring Josh Lawrence, Eric Revis, Luques Curtis, Mark Whitfield Jr
Label: Imani / 88 Keys Productions
Track listing: La Tortuga; Day 3; Torrential; The Importance of Abstraction; Ain't No Storm; The Others; Failure is an Option; A Cautionary Tale in Two Parts; That Which Cannit Be Replaced; Dystopia; Portrait
by Paul Rauch
Caleb Wheeler Curtis is a noted voice in the modern world of alto saxophone, in large part due to his association with fellow artists. Most significantly, his work with Philadelphia-based pianist Orrin Evans and the village" of creative participants within has put a spotlight on his style which attaches itself to tradition while exhibiting a willingness ...
by Dan Bilawsky
This is a compelling slice of Brooklyn unburdened. With no real restrictions, stratification, expectations or requirements to speak of, three friends and fellow seekers document their truth(s) in sound. Burrowing into their shared experiences in the Borough of Kings, and discovering tunnels and wormholes in the process, they come out on the other end with music ...
Label: Imani Records
Track listing: Brothers; A Place Of Our Own; Tried In The Court Of Public Opinion; On The Other Side Of Time; Cartoon Element; Requiem For False Equivalence; Fallacy Of Ancient Wisdom; Smash; Song For The Whales; The Nearest; The Choices We Make; Path Of Totality.
by Dan Bilawsky
Brotherhood comes in multiple forms--genetic, fraternal, and professional, to mention the most applicable--but all are bound by a sense of fellow feeling and shared experience(s). That truth rests at the heart of this, saxophonist Caleb Wheeler Curtis' debut album. The obvious nods to brotherhood here come in the form of this album's title, ...