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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Sketches of Spain Revisited

Read "Sketches of Spain Revisited" reviewed by Jack Bowers


One by one, the trio of classic big-band collaborations by Miles Davis and Gil Evans is being rediscovered and reinvented by contemporary jazz ensembles: Miles Ahead, Porgy & Bess and last but not least, the tasteful and picturesque Sketches of Spain, reappraised here by trumpeter Orbert Davis (no relation to Miles) and the splendid Chicago Jazz ...

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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Collective Creativity

Read "Collective Creativity" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Un punto di vista afroamericano sul possibile matrimonio fra jazz e musica classica. Questo potrebbe essere il manifesto sintetico dell'opera di Obert Davis, compositore, direttore della Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, oltre che eccellente trombettista. Collective Creativity è un manifesto di intenti, espressione di una volontà colta di sintesi che ha trovato terreno fertile nella città sede della ...

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Collective Creativity

Label: 3 Sixteen Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: Fanfare for Cloud Gate; West End Blues/Weatherbird; Collective Creativity Suite: Diaspora, The Creation of Evolution (part 1), One Thousand Questions, One Answer, The Creation of Evolution (part 2), Seraphim, An Afternoon with Mr. Bowie (part 1), An Afternoon with Mr. Bowie (part 2), The Creation of Evolution (part 3), Vice Versa; Going to Chicago.

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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Collective Creativity

Read "Collective Creativity" reviewed by Edward Blanco


The long awaited debut by the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Collective Creativityhas been described as a “genre-blending" piece of work, combining the percussive elements of jazz with the graceful sophistication of classical music, fused in one big band/symphonic project. Under the direction of conductor and producer Orbert Davis, the CJP is a 55-plus piece symphonic jazz orchestra ...

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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Collective Creativity

Read "Collective Creativity" reviewed by Lyn Horton


Defining the fine line that often borders jazz and classical music has elicited much debate. One musician has even registered the word “jazzical" as a term that insures the framework in which the music he writes will be perceived. But trumpeter, studio musician and composer, Orbert Davis does not need to think this way. He simply ...

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Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: Collective Creativity

Read "Collective Creativity" reviewed by Bridget A. Arnwine


"Is it classical or is it jazz?" That is the question found on the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic's (CJP) website; a question that is asked and followed with the statement “you decide," as if the answer were something that only a listener should determine. Listening to the CJP's debut, Collective Creativity, the decision is not an easy ...


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