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Matthew Steckler

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Matthew Steckler, aka Matty Stecks, performs and composes in several musical settings internationally. Since Fall 2017, he is on the faculty in Jazz & Contemporary Popular Music at the renowned Brandon University School of Music in Canada. Primarily a saxophonist/woodwind specialist, he also performs on vocals, keyboards, percussion and electronic media, bringing a dynamic, holistic approach to the live musical experience. His Musical Tramps project on Ropeadope Records features Canada’s Keith Price, Eric Platz, Matt Kozicki and special guests, and is a research-based exploration in jazz, popular, film and electroacoustic music idioms. As a composer and bandleader, Matthew has been recognized for his seminal work with the projects Dead Cat Bounce and Persiflage (Innova and Cuneiform labels), which made Best CD lists in Downbeat & Jazz Times, and earned commissions from Chamber Music America, Meet the Composer and American Composers Forum

Album

Alchemy

Label: Not Two Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: 29.09; 24.41; 17.22.

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Article: Album Review

Return Of The New Thing: Alchemy

Read "Alchemy" reviewed by Nic Jones


This quartet mines some open spaces with commitment but the results aren't really all that involving. This is due in no small part to the fact that their focus seems to ebb and flow. This results in music that's at some moments diffuse, and at others full of the kind of all-out intensity that's mostly rhetoric ...

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Article: Live Review

Return of The New Thing Triumph in Krakow

Read "Return of The New Thing Triumph in Krakow" reviewed by Philip Palmer


Return of The New Thing Klub AlchemiaKrakow, Poland June 16, 2007 Last month, Krakow's Alchemia hosted a night of spontaneous improvisations by the Paris-based free- jazz unit, Return of The New Thing. The unique atmosphere of the club, which is located in Krakow's old Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, has been ...

Album

Crescendo

Label: Sony Records
Released: 2006

Album

Traque

Label: Sony Records
Released: 2003

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Article: Album Review

Return of the New Thing: Return of the New Thing

Read "Return of the New Thing" reviewed by Robert Spencer


Has it really been away? The New Thing, that is. There are quite a few practitioners of the now almost forty-year-old New Thing who have by now illustrious careers behind them: Mr. Braxton, Mr. McPhee, Mr. Parker, and many many more. But those men - and many others - have moved far beyond where they were ...

Album

Return Of The New Thing

Label: Sony Records
Released: 1999


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