All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Marty Krystall

Results for "Marty Krystall"

Advanced search options

Musician

Marty Krystall

Born:

Born in 1951 and raised in Los Angeles, Marty's early interest in music was prompted at age 5 by chasing his baby brother in circles under a grand piano as their father played Chopin, Beethoven and Scriabin. His father also installed a remote loudspeaker in his bedroom so he could sleep with the classics, as well as music by Stravinsky, Shoenberg, Webern and other modernists. His first instrument was the clarinet, followed by saxophone in high school, and later flute and oboe. First jobs were in community opera orchestras and symphonies while still in grade school, but by this time Krystall also developed an interest in popular music and learned to transpose piano music on the Bb clarinet during lunch hour with piano players sight-reading pop, rock and jazz in the school auditorium

133

News: Recording

Buell Neidlinger Quartet LIve at Ravenna Jazz '87 With Special Guest Steve Lacy

K2B2 Records (k2b2.com) has just released a new CD—Buell Neidlinger Quartet Live at Ravenna Jazz '87 With Special Guest Steve Lacy (K2B2 3969). This live concert was the first time since 1959 that Neidlinger and Steve Lacy would play music together. They last played together at the NYC Cecil Taylor sessions for Candid Records. Supported by ...

Album

Plays Herbie Nichols

Label:
Released: 2007
Track listing: 01. Wildflower; 02. ‘Orse At safari; 03. Every Cloud; 04. Beyond Recall; 05. Trio; 06. Hangover Triangle; 07. Suite From Carmen (G. Bizet/M. Krystall). Ad eccezione di quest’ultimo brano, le composizioni sono di Herbie Nichols.

1

Article: Album Review

Marty Krystall: Plays Herbie Nichols

Read "Plays Herbie Nichols" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


C'è amore, passione e rigore intellettuale alla base di questo bel disco, realizzato dal sassofonista Marty Krystall. Dopo Blue Chopsticks inciso con Buell Neidlinger, questa è per lui l'ennesima quanto riuscitissima rivisitazione dell'arte nicholsiana. Il sax corrosivo, irriverente del leader è il trait-d'union di un percorso assai convincente, volto a dischiudere le innumerevoli pieghe compositive del ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by ACT Music
Publisher's Desk
Get to Know Us (in 2021)
Read on.

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

Get more of a good thing

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