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Peter Kenagy

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I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Label: Fractamodi Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Dear Pavel; The Butterfly; Dear Franta; Home/The Old House; The Garden; Dear Alena; I’d Like to Go Alone/Ani Ma’amin; Tears; Dear Anonymous; On a Sunny Evening; Birdsong/Butterfly Reprise.

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Article: Profile

The Very Singular Mr. Ran Blake

Read "The Very Singular Mr. Ran Blake" reviewed by Duncan Heining


There have been few American composers and musicians, with the ability to encapsulate their country's music in all its racial and ethnic complexity. We might perhaps point to Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Charles Ives and perhaps, in their own distaff ways, Harry Partch and Steve Reich. In jazz, their number is fewer still--Duke Ellington and George ...

Album

Little Machines

Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: Nile; Dog Story; AYG; Little Machines; Hungary; Disappearing Man; Whisps

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Article: Album Review

Peter Kenagy: Little Machines

Read "Little Machines" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Peter Kenagy is a young trumpeter and composer, born in Seattle and based in Boston, who already has a lot to say on his first album. His original compositions explore areas that most jazz musicians don't seem drawn to. His tunes, like the relaxed “Nile," are spacious, letting in air and light. He also looks at ...

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Peter Kenagy: Little Machines

Read "Little Machines" reviewed by John Kelman


The moniker of the Fresh Sound New Talent label couldn't be better chosen. With an unerring instinct for identifying emergent talent with greater potential, the label has provided the first forum for now-established artists like pianist Brad Mehldau, guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, and piano trio The Bad Plus. While it may be too soon to be definitively ...


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