Results for "Transitions"
By John Lamkin
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: All the Steps You Take (While Walking Through Your Brain); Somumin3 (You Dig!); Da Market; Down by the Riverside; God Bless the Child (feat. Eartha Lamkin); Transitions; V.M.W.; 722; Get on up and Get on Down; Swingin' at the Castle.
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Remember Rockefeller; On a Turquoise Cloud; Begin the Beguine; Lullaby of Birdland; Solitude; It’s All Right with Me; Transitions I (Pittsburgh); Transitions II (New York); Barnstormin’ (Chicago); Black Ball Swing (Kansas City); Mood Indigo.
by C. Michael Bailey
Considering ambition and musical vision, bassist/bandleader Marcus Shelby has a single peer: Wynton Marsalis. Both men have a healthy reverence for the past and big imaginations for large-scale works. Shelby is struck by history, much of which he incorporates into this larger works like Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2011) ...
by Karl Ackermann
Dr. John R. Lamkin, II has dedicated much of his career to bringing music to students and the community while recording little, so his many Mid-Atlantic fans will welcome Transitions, his first release in decades. His only prior album was Hot (Self-Produced, 1984), where the trumpeter wrote all but one composition. As Director of Bands and ...
by Jack Bowers
Although it is not alluded to anywhere, the centerpiece of San Francisco-based composer / bassist Marcus Shelby's latest big-band album, Transitions, is the evocative four-movement suite Black Ball: The Negro Leagues and the Blues," which pays tribute to the all-black enterprises whose shining stars were barred from displaying their talents in the major baseball leagues until ...
by Bruce Lindsay
Saxophonist Julian Costello has been around the UK jazz scene for a while, but for some years he decided to give up the world of the gigging musician and take up a teaching career. In recent years he's been gigging again and he now leads his quartet on Transitions, a collection of his original compositions recorded ...
Label: Big and Phat Jazz Productions
Track listing: Meta Mambo; Interlude 1, Ernesto; Transitions; Interlude 2, Steve and Daniel; Without a Paddle; Interlude 3, Tim; Empty Room, Bare Walls; Interlude 4, Ernesto, Steve and Daniel; And Now For Something Completely Different; Spring Rounds; Interlude 5, Daniel; Komla's Saudade; Interlude 6, Tim; Bats; Interlude 7, Steve and Daniel; Triple Play.
by Greg Simmons
The best of jazz generally ensures that there is a leader, a composition, or at least an agreed upon theme that holds the work together, and herein lies the conundrum of The New World Jazz Composers Octet's Transitions.Musical egalitarianism is one of the hallmarks of jazz--the notion that everyone has an opportunity to make ...