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By Alex Weiss
Label: ears&eyes Records
Track listing: The Leonard Nimoy Method; Your Dark Shadow Arrives at the Door; Homage to Elijah Cummings; Thread Your Grandmother's Needles; Really Ok; Thumbelina; Organized Religion; Humpty Dumpty; Akira: Sun and Moon
Saxophonist/Composer Alex Weiss Exhibits His Surrealist Jazz Conception On 'Most Don't Have Enough,' Due Feb. 24 From Ears&Eyes Records
Alex Weiss’s idiosyncratic vision of post-bop jazz finds a new apex with the tenor saxophonist-composer’s February 24 release of Most Don’t Have Enough (ears&eyes). Weiss’s third album as a leader is also his first with Glad Irys,hisworking quintet since 2019 comprising soprano saxophonist Dan Blake, guitarist Yana Davydova, bassist Dmitry Ishenko, and drummer Ches Smith, with ...
Label: ears&eyes Records
Track listing: Microcosms (opening); Modular Ascension (for alto saxophone); Serenity Amid Absurdity (for violin and guitar); Splitting Hairs Part I (for drums); Splitting Hairs Part II (for piano and percussion); Splitting Atoms Part I (for ensemble); Splitting Atoms Part II (for bass); Microcosms (closing).
by Ludovico Granvassu
The depth and range of the music that jazz players have put on record in 2022 are so big that summarizing this year in jazz" by selecting only ten albums feels akin to taking the photo of a breath-taking landscape with an ultra-low resolution camera... Ten years from now, how is one supposed to understand how ...
by Troy Dostert
Bassist Shawn Lovato's debut album, Cycles of Animation (Skirl, 2017), possessed a conceptual sophistication that went far beyond an imaginative slice of creative jazz. The same is evident on Microcosms, an album that involves giving his terrific ensemble the chance to develop minute gestures into larger, more determinate shapes. The constant ebb and flow that results ...
by Mark Sullivan
Several recent releases provide evidence that the classic guitar trio (guitar, bass and drums) is alive and well, even in the midst of a pandemic. It remains a format with a broad array of stylistic possibilities. As it happens, none of these groups are from North America, but they include several from European countries and one ...
by Mike Jurkovic
Recorded in the same sessions and presented (digitally only) as the B-side to his first album--the fully careening Oxymoron (ears&eyes, 2021)--Brazilian trumpeter Joaquin Muro, with his high powered, firebrand peer, tenor saxophonist Camila Nebbia wailing bravely at his side, sets Contracara ablaze. The music is at its overheating core is a fiery, free jazz ...