Results for "His Name Is Alive"
Label: High Two Recordings
Track listing: Sweet Earth Flying; Juba Lee Brown; Capricorn Moon (live); November Cotton Flower; Bismillah 'Rrahmani 'Rrahim; Geechee Recollections (live); Geechee Recollections; Sweet Earth Flying (live).
by Chris May
Starting with a bold and beautiful idea--to perform a concert tribute to an iconic musician from an earlier age while that musician is still with us--His Name Is Alive have gone on to record an album of such oh-my-god beauty and vitality that the listener may at first be reduced to silent, slack-jawed wonder. And while ...
by AAJ Italy Staff
La storia del jazz è costellata di artisti dimenticati, talentose meteore che dopo aver toccato invidiabili vette scompaiono dalla luce dei riflettori, spesso in modo tragico. Marion Brown è uno di questi, anche se fortunatamente è ancora vivo e non ha subìto le vicissitudini toccate a Henry Grimes ed altri protagonisti del free. Dopo aver partecipato ...
by Mark Corroto
Everything old is new again, even the new thing is, well, the new thing again. In the 1960s, as the moldy conservatives and even the hard bop practitioners were trying to define jazz as one specific thing. Suddenly, the music exploded into multiple directions. Aided by John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, adventurism ...
by Troy Collins
Sweet Earth Flower: a tribute to Marion Brown is His Name Is Alive's meditative ode to the work of the under-sung free jazz saxophonist. Veterans of the American rock underground, His Name Is Alive has been exploring various musical tangents since the early 1990s, slowly moving closer and closer to a more improvisational, jazz-oriented base.