All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Greg Howard Band

Results for "Greg Howard Band"

Advanced search options

Lift

Label: Expresso
Released: 2001
Track listing: Dissent; Cross Country; The Offering; Still Water; Chrysalis; The Effect of Marco's First Lekker Bakkie in the Morning; Albatross; Restless; Nord; Blues for Ayman; Experimental Sunrise

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Greg Howard Band: Lift

Read "Lift" reviewed by Scott Andrews

Chapman Stick player Greg Howard has recorded solo albums and gigged his often Spanish influenced electric jazz in Charlottesville, Virginia for over fifteen years. The Chapman Stick, a 10 or 12 stringed electric instrument invented by Emmett Chapman in the 1970s, contains low and high pitched strings for playing bass lines and melodies simultaneously. The strings ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Greg Howard Band: Lift

Read "Lift" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

Smart, moody, original fusion from an American and four Dutchmen. Howard is a virtuoso of the Chapman Stick, a many-stringed instrument played entirely by tapping. Though the Stick has been used to good avail in ensembles like Hawkwind and King Crimson, it’s rather difficult and has therefore never gained much popularity. Howard is one of the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Greg Howard Band: Lift

Read "Lift" reviewed by Dave Nathan

Greg Howard plays a Chapman Stick. a unique electric 10 stringed instrument where the player taps the strings with both hands to play. Created in 1969, there are now a number of adherents. Using it since 1985, Chapman “broke in' the instrument on his first album Whispers. It's sound resembles a number of a variety of ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Greg Howard Band: Lift

Read "Lift" reviewed by Jim Santella

Greg Howard's smooth jazz session features saxophone melodies, groove rhythms, and powerful electronic effects. The Chapman Stick, a 10-stringed electric instrument, allows the artist to use both hands, each with a tapping motion. Howard assumes the role of fusion guitarist. Along with Hubert Heeringa's ethereal soprano saxophone lines, he provides a contemporary front line that emphasizes ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by MCG Jazz.
Publisher's Desk
All About Jazz celebarates the life and music of Chick Corea. Read on.

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.