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Nu Band: Live In Geneva

Read "Live In Geneva" reviewed by John Sharpe


Everything must change as the Nina Simone song puts it. That's as true in music as anywhere else, and changing one of the parts inevitably affects the whole. When NYC-based German trumpeter Thomas Heberer replaced the late lamented Roy Campbell in The Nu Band, it must have been heart-in-mouth time for colleagues bassist Joe Fonda, reedman ...

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The Final Concert

Label: NoBusiness Records
Released: 2017
Track listing: Like A Spring Day; In The Whitecage; Lament For Billy Bang; Free Piece.

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The Nu Band: The Final Concert

Read "The Final Concert" reviewed by John Sharpe


The title refers to trumpeter Roy Campbell's last appearance with the outfit he founded with drummer Lou Grassi twelve years before. Campbell died in 2014 at the age of 61, 21 months after this March 2012 live date from Bad Hofgastein, Austria at the conclusion of a European tour. This limited edition LP constitutes the seventh ...

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Rozanne Levine & Chakra Tuning at CSV Cultural Center, NYC

Rozanne Levine & Chakra Tuning at CSV Cultural Center, NYC

ROZANNE LEVINE & CHAKRA TUNING AT CSV CULTURAL CENTER, LOWER MANHATTAN ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 PROGRAM: Evolving Music Mondays presents Creative Sounds of Dissension featuring ROZANNE LEVINE & CHAKRA TUNING: Rozanne Levine: clarinets/bamboo flute; Perry Robinson: clarinets; Mark Whitecage: clarinet/saxophones; Rosi Hertlein: violin/voice. VENUE: CSV Cultural Center: LES Galleryקst floor; 107 Suffolk Street (between Rivington & ...

Article: Album Review

The Nu Band: Nu Band Live in Paris

Read "Nu Band Live in Paris" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Tra i gruppi che animano la scena della libera improvvisazione, questo è tra i più avvincenti, ponendosi in equilibrio tra lo spirito incendiario del free storico e la ricerca più astratta delle successive correnti. I componenti sono tutti veterani dell'avanguardia (compreso il trombettista Roy Campbell che ha iniziato a farsi conoscere nei gruppi di William Parker ...

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The Nu Band: Live In Paris

Read "Live In Paris" reviewed by John Sharpe


An average of one album every other year is pretty good going for a free jazz collective, and that's what The Nu Band has achieved. Its fifth, Live In Paris, comes ten years after their first communion in 2000. It's also a departure, not in that it is a concert recording as there are already three ...

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Live In Paris

Label: NoBusiness Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: Somewhere Over the Seine; Bolero Francaise; Avanti Galoppi; The Angle of Repose.

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The Dope and The Ghost: Live in Vienna

Label: Not Two Records
Released: 2007
Track listing: BushWacked; Where Has My Father Gone?; The Dope and The Ghost; Next Step.

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The Nu Band: The Dope And The Ghost

Read "The Dope And The Ghost" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Not easily pigeonholed, the music of The Nu Band negotiates the boundaries of free-bop, improvisation, chamber, and traditional jazz with bias toward none. That cannot be said of the band's politics. Giving no quarter to the current Bush administration, they take our 'king' to task from the opening notes of the disc's centerpiece--"BushWhacked. ...


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