Home » Search Center » Results: Keith Witty

Results for "Keith Witty"

Advanced search options

Musician

Keith Witty

Keith Witty is a bassist, composer, producer and educator. Primarily based in New York City, he has performed throughout North America, Europe, Africa and Asia with a diverse range of artists: Genre-Defying singers such as Amel Larrieux, Somi, Pyeng Threadgill and Jeremiah; Leaders of the Avant-Garde Jazz movement David S. Ware, Anthony Braxton, Dave Burrell; and Cutting Edge Band-Leaders of Jazz's New Geration including Jonathan Finlayson, Taylor Ho Bynum and Matana Roberts. Keith has also worked extensively with artists such as Guillermo E Brown, Mendi and Keith Obadike and Burnt Sugar, who interweave a myriad of styles and musical formats into their productions

Album

Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2022
Track listing: Umhome; House of the Rising Sun; Milele; Hapo Zamani; Love Tastes Like Strawberries; Khuluma; Pata Pata; A Piece of Ground; Kwedini; Lakutshon’ilanga; Olili; Mbombela; Jike’lemaweni; Nonqonqo; Ring Bell, Ring Bell; Mabhongo.

12

Article: Year in Review

Mark F. Turner's Best of 2013

Read "Mark F. Turner's Best of 2013" reviewed by Mark F. Turner


Jazz keeps growing and evolving through all of its permutations and 2013 was another stellar year of music. It's always difficult to pick the best from a host of outstanding releases yet the task is a labor of admiration. Another cool thing about “Year End" lists is discovering something new. Here are just a few of ...

Album

Thiefs

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
Track listing: Doute/s; All Day; DayBaby; The Actual Neef; Olive Island; Hurricane Daze; Sans Titre (Huile Sur Toile); The World Without Us; TWWU; Play Me At Night.

5

Article: Album Review

Jonathan Finlayson: Moment and the Message

Read "Moment and the Message" reviewed by Mark F. Turner


For those who've been watching the rise of trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson in recent years, his long awaited debut, Moment & The Message, not only displays his insightful playing and individualism but also some imposing composing skills. A prodigy who impressed pioneer saxophonist Steve Coleman when he performed in high school, Finlayson later moved to New York, ...

3

Article: Album Review

Thiefs: Thiefs

Read "Thiefs" reviewed by Mark F. Turner


What might seem like a grammatical gaffe in the self-titled debut of Thiefs is not an oversight. What's more striking is the music from the forward-thinking trio of Guillermo E Brown, bassist Keith Witty, and saxophonist Christophe Panzani; a group whose combined resumes include work with Carla Bley Big Band, French hip-hop outfit Hocus Pocus, Vijay ...

130

News: Festival

It's Trumpet Time with the Festival of New Trumpet at Vision Festival 16

It's Trumpet Time with the Festival of New Trumpet at Vision Festival 16

Festival of New Trumpet makes its contribution to Vision Festival 16 and offers a detailed interview with Ted Daniel including this summary below. FONT: What is your relationship to King Oliver's playing? TD: King Oliver's improvisations were blues based, rhythmically intricate and his sound, which he constantly worked on, was highly personal and original. He was ...


Engage

Get more of a good thing

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