Results for "Sam Newsome"
Samuel Augustus Newsome was born on April 28, 1965 in Salibury, MD. He is the youngest of three boys. He began playing music at 12 years old when his family relocated to Hampton, VA. By the time he was 15 years old he began playing professionally around town with local R & B bands along with his high school classmate bassist James Genus. It was during high school that he became serious about studying jazz and began taking lessons after school with saxophonist Steve Wilson. It was Steve who introduced him to recordings of jazz legends such as Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, and Sonny Rollins. In 1983, after graduating high school, Sam received the Kool Jazz Festival scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass
by Karl Ackermann
On January 24, 1975, a Bösendorfer 290 Imperial concert grand piano was to be wheeled onto the stage of the Cologne Opera House. Instead, a rehearsal piano, smaller, beaten-up, and out of tune, was the only instrument available to then twenty-nine-year-old piano prodigy Keith Jarrett. The pianist was not in much better shape than the piano. ...
By Sam Newsome
Track listing: (1) Subspace Interception (2) Subspace Geometry (3) Subspace Malfunction
By Sam Newsome
Track listing: (1) Sonic Journey, No. 1: Monster Talk (2) Giant Steps (3) Sonic Journey, No. 2: Peace and War (4) Sonic Journey, No. 3: Amazon Nuances (5) Misteriso (6) Sonic Journey, No. 4: The Echo of Wood (7) Monk's Dream (8) Sonic Journey, No. 5: Low Frequencies
By Sam Newsome
Track listing: Chaos Theory No. 1; Tel Aviv; Sonic Polarity; Marching Towards; Chaos Theory No. 2; Urban Location; Boiler Room Aesthetics; Solo No. 1; Seven Points Of Reference; Chaos Theory No. 3; Bubble Mute Boogie; Solo No. 2; Solo No. 3; Chaos Theory No. 4; Solo No. 4.
by John Pietaro
It would be a fool's errand in a covid-damaged society to attempt a peaceably gathered year's end Best of" list, in jazz or any other genre or medium. But artists of jazz and all avant gardes have been especially susceptible to the considerable financial ebbing and health concerns of this period. Discussing this concept with my ...
by Mike Jurkovic
There is a lot of movie going on: The night boatman at the moors, fifty foot ants, a crisis in chaos, gulls, babies, dark climes, eccentric mimes . . . Whatever you can fancy while listening to the unruly codes of saxophonist Sam Newsome and his equally idiosyncratic, first-time rhythm section of bassist Matt Smiley and ...
by Mike Chamberlain
Something Else! St. John the Evangelist Church Hamilton, Ontario June 20-23, 2019 I must confess that I spend very little time in churches, so I would not normally be inclined to spend the first weekend of summer in one. But sometimes exceptions must be made, and such an exception ...
by Maurice Hogue
There's no way to use geographical borders to define this music called jazz. For instance, the Freequestra from Slovenia: led by acclaimed guitarist Samo Salamon the ensemble wends its way with power and emotion through Salamon's new Free Sessions Vol.2, a rollicking excursion through the avant-garde. Or in the case of OGJB, a quartet of four ...