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“In jazz”, muses Lena Bloch, “many things come together that are thought of as opposites: mind and feeling,
responsibility and abandonment, looseness and precision, improvisation and composition. I just love that.”
Lena’s love for jazz has taken her on a challenging and circuitous voyage.
Born in Moscow, Russia, Lena Bloch immigrated to Israel and moved to Europe in 1990, where she became a part of the European jazz scene (Germany and Holland) for 12 years, finally came to the United States, earning Master’s Degree in Composition and moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008, where she quickly became a contributor to one of the most fertile and interesting jazz scenes of recent memory.
As a long-time disciple of Lee Konitz, Lena is an improviser, dedicated to spontaneity and precision
by Maurice Hogue
Here's another of those almost-all-music editions of One Man's Jazz, with just an intro at the top of each hour. The music includes samplings from new releases by Portuguese drummer/percussionist Pedro Melo Alves & his Ominiae Large Ensemble, bassists Juan Bayon from Buenos Aires and Tomo Jacobson from Copenhagen, and several saxophonists: James Brandon Lewis Nick ...
A Posthumous Debut Plus New Releases by Miki Yamanaka, Lena Bloch & Feathery, Brasuka, Teri Roiger and More
by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast presents new releases from Miki Yamanaka, Teri Roiger, Lena Bloch & Feathery, new Texas group Brasuka and a posthumous debut recording of Canadian vocalist and educator Shannon Gunn produced by Renee Rosnes with birthday shoutouts to pianists Abelita Mateus, Hyuna Park, Emily Takahashi, trumpeter Pam Fleming, vocalists Melissa Stylianou, Amy Cervini, Lee Wiley, Tania ...
by Dan McClenaghan
Saxophonist Lena Bloch knows something about the pain of separation from one's homeland. Born in Russia, she emigrated to Israel in 1990, then to Europe and, finally, in 2008, to the United States, setting up shop in New York City's fertile jazz ground. In 2014, Feathery, (Thirteen Note Records), the album and her quartet of that ...
By Lena Bloch
Track listing: 1. Al Amin (L. Bloch), 2. Happiness (C. Lachotta), 3. Maghreb (B. Netsvetaev), 4. Dasha (L. Bloch), 5. Mr. Ben (D. Mason), 6. Bright Romance (C. Lachotta), 7. Purity (C. Lachotta), 8. Bright Romance (C. Lachotta) alternate take
After 20 years, I finally decided to go ahead and release this exciting album on Bandcamp. It demonstrates Steve Reid extraordinary ability to spontaneously orchestrate within a jazz quartet, his inventiveness and wide range of dynamics, whether in a modal tune, a free-jazz composition or a romantic jazz standard. The bassist Chris Lachotta met Steve Reid ...
by Mary Foster Conklin
The first Week of the annual WFDU.FM February Fund Drive included new releases from pianists Lisa Hilton, Kait Dunton, Ellen Rowe and saxophonist Jordan Pettay with birthday shout outs to Lil Hardin Armstrong, Jeanne Lee, Jutta Hipp, and Melody Gardot, among others. In the second hour, Debra Mann is remembered after news of her passing and ...