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Jessica Lurie

Seattle and Brooklyn-based Jessica Lurie is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser, performing on saxophones, flute, voice, accordion and electronics. Influenced by her parent’s love of classical, jazz, broadway and Americana, combined with having come up in the diverse Seattle music scene of the ‘90s on, she calls on a wide range of musical influences, including, funk, jazz, Americana, gospel, Klezmer, Balkan, Latin, and Afro-Cuban music, as well as a great love for free improvisation. Jessica will be releasing her newest recording “LONG HAUL” in summer 2017, featuring Jessica on saxophones and flutes, Todd Sickafoose on bass, Allison Miller on drums, Mike Gamble on guitar, Brian Marsalla on piano and special guest Naomi Seigel on trombone. She has received critical acclaim from Downbeat, Emusic, Jazz Times, All About Jazz and more


Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul

Read "Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Jazz music, in all its forms, spread throughout world culture, is deeply embedded in the American experience. It is a culture based phenomena uniquely reflecting that experience in such a personal and expressive way as to embrace the myriad of crosscurrents that express new interpretations of the form. It is deep as the physicality ...

Long Haul

Label: Chant Records
Released: 2017


Jessica Lurie: Long Haul

Read "Long Haul" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Jessica Lurie's new aptly titled release Long Haul (Chant, 2017) is a statement not of an arduous journey of endurance, but of her devotion to craft over three decades that has seen her carve out a musical identity of great diversity and depth. Her career personifies her experience as a strong woman instrumentalist, composer and vocalist ...


Lana Meets Jazz - Quarta Edizione

Read "Lana Meets Jazz - Quarta Edizione" reviewed by Paolo Peviani

Lana (BZ) 04-10.05.2015 Seguire il festival Lana Meets Jazz è come prendere una boccata d'aria fresca. Per la bellezza dei luoghi e delle montagne altoatesine, certamente. Ma anche per la presenza--sul palco e tra il pubblico -di numerosi bambini e adolescenti. Sono gli allievi delle locali scuole di musica, ...

Megaphone Heart

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2012
Track listing: 1. Steady Drum - 0:58; 2. A Million Pieces All in One - 4:59; 3. Bells - 6:17; 4. Megaphone Heart - 7:03; 5. Same Moon - 6:39; 6. Maps - 6:59; 7. Der Nister - 7:22; 8. Zasto - 6:01; 9. Boot Heels - 6:45; 10. Once - 4:55. Tutti i brani sono di Jessica Lurie.


Jessica Lurie Ensemble: Megaphone Heart

Read "Megaphone Heart" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La newyorkese Jessica Lurie non si accontenta di suonare un solo strumento, ma vuole di più: sassofoni, flauti, clarinetti e anche la fisarmonica. In più: non disdegna di cantare. Non è finita: nel suo bagaglio spazioso ha in serbo escursioni nei generi disparati. Che si tratti di far dialogare allegramente e con fantasia: folk, jazz, rock ...


Tiptons Sax Quartet tours the US West Coast: 9-18 December, 2011

Tiptons Sax Quartet tours the US West Coast: 9-18 December, 2011

Amy Denio: alto sax, clarinet, voice; Jessica Lurie: alto sax, tenor sax, voice; Sue Orfield: tenor sax, voice; Tina Richerson: baritone sax, voice; John Ewing: drums The Tiptons are touring the West Coast in December 2011, enjoying the fabulous company of new drummer John Ewing (Reptet) on board, and playing our usual world-traversing repertoire of music ...


Dan Berg & The Gestalt: Manifesto

Read "Manifesto" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The idea of creation through inclusion seems to be lost on a lot of musicians today. Jazz--like every other area of music--has become highly compartmentalized. A need to place oneself as a direct descendant of a particular artist or style often limits horizon-expanding opportunities and results in stunted creativity. Pianist/composer Dan Berg and his band, The ...


Dan Berg & The Gestalt: Manifesto

Read "Manifesto" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Manifesto, the debut release from Dan Berg & The Gestalt, may be one of 2010's best recordings. The composer/keyboardist--a Brooklyn native and former student of reed man Marty Ehrlich--has created a smart, versatile and accessible collection that bridges genres and techniques, while remaining at home in the jazz idiom. With touches of Tin Hat Trio, bits ...


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