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Described as “one of the finest modern composer/arrangers of our time” by Downbeat Magazine, Mike Holober’s latest
release, Mike Holober & The Gotham Jazz Orchestra: Hiding Out (ZOHO Music, 2019) was nominated for a 2020
GRAMMY® Award (Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album), and features two multi-movement suites inspired by the natural
world: Hiding Out, which was commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art (funded by the Pew Foundation), and
Flow, which was commissioned by the Westchester Jazz Orchestra (funded by a NYSCA Individual Artists Grant).
The release of Hiding Out comes after a decade working with some of the worlds most renowned large ensembles
By Mike Holober
Label: Sunnyside Records
Track listing: Disc 1—Breathe Deep; Morning Hope; Four-Letter Words; Kiss the Ground; Burnin’ Daylight; A Summer Midnight’s Dream; Necessary. Disc 2—I Wonder; You’re a Long Way from Home; You Never Know; Smile Slow; Letting Go; Touch the Sky; Don’t Let Go.
by Patrick Burnette
Ambition can be a great thing in jazzemphasis on the can." We look at a mixed bag of releases experimenting with third stream music, Bach, and other elements. The results, like the music itself, are mixed. Still, our guess is that you haven't heard about at least one of these artists yet, and maybe not all ...
by Jack Bowers
With Don't Let Go, pianist Mike Holober and the octet Balancing Act seemed to have found an ideal way to cross-breed classical motifs and contemporary jazz to produce a pleasurable listening experience. Then he added lyrics. Granted, not all lyrics are superfluouseven those that are either nebulous or indecipherable, as is too often the case here. ...
by Jane Kozhevnikova
Migiwa Miggy" Miyajima is a Japanese, New York-based composer, producer, and pianist. As a producer, she has received multiple Grammy nominations. Her list of awards includes the 2021 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Creative Engagement grant and Restart NY grant, 2020 New York City's NYC Women's Fund For Media, Music, and Theatre grant, 2020-2021 Asian American ...
by Jerome Wilson
Drummer Jared Schonig has tried something different on his first recording as a leader. He has released two albums featuring the same eight original compositions played in two different settings, one with a quintet and one with a big band. The drive and muscular rhythmic pulse of his writing come through in both configurations.
by Pierre Giroux
Bassist Martin Wind is a German national who received his early education and began his career in that country. He arrived in the US in the mid 90s to further his musical education, and studied with the likes of Jim McNeely, Mike Holober and Kenny Werner among others. He eventually began to receive broader recognition through ...
by Jack Bowers
Devastating as it has been, the global Covid-19 pandemic has produced a few upsides as well, one of which is the rediscovery by versatile Scott Reeves of a concert that his quintet performed sixteen years ago, in May 2005, at the City College of New York. With time on his hands as a result of the ...