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Mark Helias

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Bassist/Composer Mark Helias has been making innovative music since beginning his career in the mid seventies. He has enjoyed long musical associations with Edward Blackwell, Anthony Davis, Dewey Redman, Ray Anderson, Don Cherry and Gerry Hemingway.

Eight albums of his music have been released since 1984, including Split Image, The Current Set (1987), Desert Blue (1989) and Attack The Future, (1992) Loopin' the Cool (1995), Fictionary (1998), Come Ahead Back (1998) and New School (2001) Verbs of Will (2003).

Mr. Helias had a seventeen year association with the great drummer Edward Blackwell, with whom he recorded two CDs

Album

Pathways

Label: Attaboygirl Records
Released: 2022

Album

See Our Way

Label: Outline Music / Radio Legs Music
Released: 2022
Track listing: See Our Way 4:35 Cut to the Chase 4:13 Laser Plane 4:28 Detectives 2:59 As Close As It Gets 3:26 Perfect Memory 2:59 Hard Science 4:55 Imaginary Fences 3:48 Folks Sing 5:38 Hold the Wire 3:25 Time Shear 6:25 Quelle 2:43 Second Hand Lonely 6:27

Album

A Queens' Firefly

Label: Skipstone Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: A Queens’ Firefly; Match Strikes; Chandelier; Glimmer; Little Daily Miracles; Aurora; A Simple Radiance; The Fire in You.

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Palimpsest

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Label: Attaboygirl Records
Released: 2022
Duration: 7:03

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Article: Album Review

Erik Friedlander: A Queens' Firefly

Read "A Queens' Firefly" reviewed by Troy Dostert


When a cello is your calling card, it is only to be expected that the “chamber jazz" label will tend to follow you around--and so it has for Erik Friedlander, although that term hardly does justice to the variegated possibilities he sets in motion through his assorted projects. Having worked with a “who's who" list of ...

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Article: Hi-Res Jazz

Human Feel: Speak To It

Read "Human Feel: Speak To It" reviewed by Mark Werlin


What is chamber jazz? The emergence of chamber jazz as a genre can be traced to the innovative sextet sides recorded in the mid-1930s by bandleader John Kirby, and to the trio and small-ensemble post-war recordings of Benny Goodman. By the late 1940s, the term 'chamber jazz' was widely used in industry publications such ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Roger Lewis, Gordon Grdina, Nick Dunston & O' Canada!

Read "Roger Lewis, Gordon Grdina, Nick Dunston & O' Canada!" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


Hour one of this episode lands on New Orleans for a taste of new albums by the veteran saxophonist Roger Lewis's debut as a leader and poet Don Paul with a great band. Polish keyboardist Kamil Piotrowski was in NYC for the recent Jazztopad Festival, collaborating with locals, but I've got his latest Polish release to ...

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Article: Album Review

Gordon Grdina/Mark Helias/Matthew Shipp: Pathways

Read "Pathways" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Gordon Grdina, guitarist and oud player, has cranked things up into high gear in terms of CD release productivity. This is a good thing. When artists regularly release albums--two to four or five or six a year, which was common during Blue Note Records' heyday in the late 1950s and early 60s--their artistry evolves more quickly. ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

An Eclectic Selection Of New Releases

Read "An Eclectic Selection Of New Releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne


On this week's show a host of new releases from Caleb Wheeler Curtis, Chris Torkewitz, Hendrik Meurkins & The WDR Big Band, The Relay, Kate Wyatt, Alessandro Sgobbio, Robert Lee and Pablo Moser. There are also two brand new albums from Gordon Grdina, the reissue of a 20 year live recording from Peter Brötzmann, Milford Graves, ...


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