Results for "Gemini"
by Dan Bilawsky
While Israeli-born guitarist Koby Hayon has been Stateside since 2001, he still proudly displays his roots in his musical projects. His position as the director of a Westchester, NY-based Jewish music festival--Nigunim: A Festival of New Improvised Jewish Music--and his work with fellow Israeli's Nadav Snir-Zelniker and Assaf Glizner in Trio Shalva are overt expressions of ...
By Sean Jones
Label: Mack Avenue Records
Track listing: Gemini (Phase 1); In Her Honor; Reign of Patience; Blues for Matt B; BJ's Tune (Life in the Hand, Divine); Mission Statement; Gemini (Phase 2); Into the Sun; Chillin' at the Grill; T.V. Land; Momma's Groove; Gemini; Gemini (Phase 3).
by Mark F. Turner
Gemini exudes a sense of energy and freshness. Chicago-based saxophonist Nick Bisesi has done gigs with some of the best names in the business, and his knowledge and the respect for the tradition of jazz is evident; but like many of his contemporaries, he clearly wants to chart his own path. Bisesi's crisp and fleshy tenor ...
by Paul Olson
The young Sean Jones has the kind of iron-lipped chops other trumpeters can only dream of. On Gemini, the followup to his 2004 debut, Eternal Journey, he's surrounded by some of the first-rate players from his previous album, like pianist Mulgrew Miller, keyboardist Orrin Evans, and altoist/flautist Tia Fuller. The playing throughout is very much up ...