Results for "Jack Mouse"
by Maurice Hogue
Master drummer Andrew Cyrille turned 79 in November. His wonderful new recording Lebroba, following on the heels of his acclaimed The Declaration of Musical Independence proves age has little to do with creativity. You'll hear two tracks from the new release which features Bill Frisell and Wadada Leo Smith, another septuagenarian at peak powers.
by Chris Mosey
The great Spanish cellist Pablo Casals would sometimes refer to his instrument as his intimate adversary." Illinois drummer/composer Jack Mouse has borrowed the term as title for a laid-back, carefully orchestrated piece, which he plans as the first movement of a two-part suite. It's the most ambitious number on this, the album of the same name, ...
By Jack Mouse
Label: Tall Grass Records
Track listing: The Summons; The Forge; Conjurer; Across the Veid; Maelstrom; Pas de Deux; Blood Moon Rising; Slap Happy; Brushfire; Anghiari; March to Castle; Snap and Twirl; Beam Me Up; Circe`s Lament; Hand Blown; Scott Free.
by Alberto Bazzurro
In una situazione di prevedibile improvvisazione totale (nessuna dichiarazione in merito), Jack Mouse e Scott Robinson hanno la non trascurabile accortezza, autentico salvavita in condizioni del genere, di limitare la durata dei brani inanellati in quest'ora scarsa di musica (nessun brano raggiunge i sei minuti), affiancati dalla vocalità di Janice Borla per così dire a macchia ...
by Dan Bilawsky
This may be a brand new release for 2015, but it's been thirty years in the making. Drummer Jack Mouse and man-of-many-horns Scott Robinson have been contemplating putting together an album of freely-improvised duets since the '80s, and now they've finally found the time and place to make it happen. Snakeheads & Ladybugs ...
by Jack Bowers
Jack Mouse plays drums; Scott Robinson plays almost everything else. So even though the word duets" is (properly) used to describe their two-part collaboration on Snakeheads & Ladybugs, the album's concept and resolution go far beyond that. For example, there are no written compositions here, simply perceptive and spontaneous improvisation between two inordinately accomplished musicians. Free ...