Home » Search Center » Results: Ellen Rowe Quartet

Results for "Ellen Rowe Quartet"

Advanced search options

227

Article: Album Review

Ellen Rowe Quartet: Wishing Well

Read "Wishing Well" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


Ellen Rowe's uniquely modern sensibility echoes throughout Wishing Well. Rowe is a virtuoso pianist who blends the dreamy abstractions of nineteenth century impressionism with the nervous energy of a bebop player. She plays as she breathes--sometimes in shallow gasps indicating an extreme sense of urgency, and at other times in seemingly endless runs with dallying notes ...

159

Article: Album Review

Ellen Rowe Quartet: Wishing Well

Read "Wishing Well" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins


Sometimes, less is more. In the case of Wishing Well, the Ellen Rowe Quartet delivers plenty of good sound, simply by playing rather than trying to be trendy. Rowe has been part of groups led by musicians as diverse as Ray Charles and John Zorn. Born in Ridgefield, Connecticut, she began playing piano by ...

337

Article: Album Review

Ellen Rowe Quartet: Wishing Well

Read "Wishing Well" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Wishing Well is a beautifully crafted second album from the Ellen Rowe Quartet. Composer, arranger and pianist Rowe, a faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Music, formed the quartet in 2002, releasing her debut, Denali Pass (PKO Records), in 2005. Two albums in an eight-year history ensures that the band will never be ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Musicians Performance Trust Fund
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.