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Keyna Wilkins

Keyna Wilkins is a pioneering Australian/British composer-musician. She was one of three finalists for the Australian Art Music Awards for Individual Excellence in 2021 and 2018 (APRA/AMCOS).

As an innovative soloist her solo show explores stream-ofconsciousness improvisations alongside her composed pieces, often using loop pedal and visual projections and inspired by contemporary human rights issues, astronomical phenomena and philosophy.

She has collaborated with six detained refugees from their prison cells via zoom, victims of Australia's brutal mandatory refugee detention laws for nine years, on music, poetry and art collaborations.

Results for pages tagged "Improvisations"...

Musician

Reggie Watkins

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Trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer Reggie Watkins has released three recordings as leader: A-List (2004), One for Miles, One for Maynard (2010), and Avid Admirer (2016), a tribute to trombonist Jimmy Knepper. From 1999 to 2006 he served as trombonist and musical director for trumpeter and band leader Maynard Ferguson. Now in addition to composing and performing with his trio he is a member of Orrin Evans' Captain Black Big Band, The Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, Postmodern Jukebox and a founding member of Steeltown Horns and The Keystone Jazz Collective.

Album

Improvisations

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: [10:54]; [5:54]; [7:46]; [4;31]; [3:31]; [5:25]; [5:07]; [6:25].

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Article: Album Review

Allen Shawn / Michael Bisio: Improvisations

Read "Improvisations" reviewed by Mark Corroto


In this new world of fake news and alternative facts, you may like to challenge the title of pianist Allen Shawn and bassist Michael Bisio's Improvisations. This music is so properly presented, it has all the elements of composed music. To acknowledge these eight tracks as instant composing is sort of mind-blowing. Those immersed ...

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Article: Album Review

Allen Shawn/Michael Bisio: Improvisations

Read "Improvisations" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


Classical pianist and composer Allen Shawn is not a familiar name in the jazz world. He comes from a well-known artistic family, the son of long-time The New Yorker editor William Shawn, and brother of actor and playwright Wallace Shawn. Allen Shawn received degrees from Harvard and Columbia Universities and teaches at Bennington College in Vermont. ...

Album

Improvisations

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Greenwood I; Greenwood II; Seesaw; Four; Kaleidoscope; Thoughts; Seven.

Album

Improvisations

Label: OTOrocku
Released: 2014
Track listing: A; b; c; d.

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Article: Album Review

Roscoe Mitchell/Tony Marsh/John Edwards: Improvisations

Read "Improvisations" reviewed by John Sharpe


Not content with existence as a cutting edge venue for experimental music of all kinds, London's Cafe Oto has also launched its own record label OTOroku, documenting some of the stellar performances in the space. For their sixth release, they have selected material drawn from a 2 day residency by renowned AACM and Art Ensemble of ...

Album

Improvisations

Label: Mutable Music
Released: 2013

Album

Improvisations

Label: Curling Legs
Released: 2005


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