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Will Bernard Finds His Own Path To Jazz Career
by Jim Trageser
Guitarist Will Bernard doesn't consider himself a regular" jazz player. He says this occurred to him when he was being asked to play on some recording sessions in New York. In New York, I've been doing some recordingI did three records for PosiTone, which is more of a jazz label. They're actually ...
Will Bernard: Freelance Subversives
by Doug Collette
A native Californian currently headquartered in Brooklyn, Will Bernard's geographical touchpoints mirror the expanse of solo and collaborative projects to which he's contributed over the course of his career. Just a few of the names appearing in his discography are also indicative of the guitarist's broadly eclectic approach: eccentric singer/composer Tom Waits, drummer extraordinaire Stanton Moore ...
Uno sguardo alla chitarra nel jazz contemporaneo
by Mario Calvitti
La chitarra è ormai da decenni uno degli strumenti più popolari e diffusi nel jazz; tanti sono stati, e sono tuttora, gli interpreti di questo strumento, protagonisti di un suo progressivo affrancamento dalle iniziali convenzioni per arrivare a renderlo sempre più libero e trasversale, al servizio di una maggiore e completa espressività del musicista che lo ...
Will Bernard: Just Like Downtown
by Dan Bilawsky
Guitarist Will Bernard has been connected to a number of singular groups and individuals, from the Monk-to-funk outfit known as T.J. Kirk to New Orleans drumming giant Stanton Moore to multi-instrumentalist Peter Apfelbaum's boundary-pushing Hieroglyphics Ensemble, but a common denominator exists in his strongest work with each one: Bernard's best is always rooted in the groove. ...
Scott Amendola, Nels Cline & Trevor Dunn in World Premiere with Oakland East Bay Symphony
OAKLAND EAST BAY SYMPHONY PRESENTS THE HEIGHT OF ROMANTICISM, FEATURING THE WORLD PREMIERE BY BANDLEADER, COMPOSER AND DRUMMER SCOTT AMENDOLA FEATURING NELS CLINE OF WILCO PLUS TCHAIKOVSKY'S 4th SYMPHONY AND BERNARD HERRMANN'S SUITE FROM ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S FILM VERTIGO The Oakland East Bay Symphony (OEBS) presents an evening of intensity and drama with its concert The Height ...
Charlie Hunter: Public Domain
by John Kelman
There's no particular insight in the suggestion that most musicians lay their musical lives bare through their recorded work: near-instantaneous, fully formed leaps into greatness for some; more gradual upwards curves for others; and for all, even the occasional misstep. Still, there are times when it seems as though a little discretion would go a long ...
Jazz Is For The Birds: An Aviary In Song
by Dan Bilawsky
In jazz--as in all else in life--different words mean different things to different people. The way we associate words or sounds with meaning is unique to the individual, but certain words tend to draw similar thoughts from within the jazz community. Bird" is one such word. Whether you're an avant-garde aficionado, a moldy fig," a modernist ...
The Season Standard: Squeeze Me Ahead of Line
by John Kelman
Even with the resurgence of progressive rock in the past decade--which made it possible for relatively new groups like D.F.A., Mahogany Frog, Deus ex Machina and Tuner to thrive alongside longer-standing groups like King Crimson, Yes and Univers Zero--it's rare to find a group that's at once so distinctive as to sound like none other, while ...
Talking Only Makes It Worse
By T.J. Kirk
Label: Warner Bros. Records