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ewark-born multi-instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey (b. 1980) is celebrated for his incomparable virtuosity, effortless mastery and memorization of highly complex scores, and an extraordinary ability to blend composition and improvisation in his work. He has performed nationally and internationally with his own ensembles, as well as artists such as John Zorn, Vijay Iyer, Roscoe Mitchell, Muhal Richard Abrams, Wadada Leo Smith, Marilyn Crispell, George Lewis, Claire Chase, Steve Coleman, Steve Lehman, Robyn Schulkowsky, Evan Parker, Anthony Braxton, and Myra Melford, among many others. The New York Times has praised Sorey for his instrumental facility and aplomb, “he plays not only with gale-force physicality, but also a sense of scale and equipoise”; The Wall Street Journal notes Sorey is, “a composer of radical and seemingly boundless ideas.” The New Yorker recently noted that Sorey is “among the most formidable denizens of the in-between zone…An extraordinary talent who can see across the entire musical landscape.” Sorey has received support for his creative projects from The Jerome Foundation, The Shifting Foundation, Van Lier Fellowship, and was recently named a 2017 MacArthur fellow
Dave Liebman: Live at Smalls
Label: Cellar Music Grouo
Track listing: The Beginning; The Middle; The End.
Gauci Leibson Parker Sorey: Live at Scholes Street Studio
by John Sharpe
Tenor saxophonist Stephen Gauci certainly knows how to pick a band. On another of his regular bulletins which go under the title Live At Scholes Street Studio, he has assembled a line-up to die for, notable for the appearance of Tyshawn Sorey on drums and William Parker on bass. Although Argentinian pianist Santiago Leibson may be ...
Ahmad Jamal, King Pleasure, Enrique Villegas, Shirley Scott And More
by David Brown
Join us for another week of the Jazz Continuum. Old, new, in, out, where ever the music takes us. Each week we explore the elements of jazz form a historical perspective. This week we take a look at Moody's Mood for Love," remember Ahmad Jamal, check out a new archival release form Shirley Scott, judge a ...
Sylvie Courvoisier / Cory Smythe: The Rite of Spring: Spectre d’un songe
by Karl Ackermann
Two daring jazz improvisers take on a cherished hundred-year-old classical ballet masterpiece with radical roots on The Rite of Spring: Spectre d'un songe. Igor Stravinsky was fresh off the success of his 1911 Petrushka," which radiated with the artistic atmosphere of his Russia, when in 1913 he premiered The Rite of Spring" at the opening of ...
Vijay Iyer: How To Make Music Matter To People
by Leo Sidran
Pianist-composer Vijay Iyer has been described by The New York Times as a social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural gateway." He has been praised by Pitchfork as one of the best in the world at what he does," by the Los Angeles Weekly as a boundless and deeply important young star," ...
Big Ears Festival 2023
by Mark Sullivan
Big Ears Festival Knoxville, Tennesse March 30-April 2, 2023 The second full edition after the pandemic found the Big Ears Festival still growing in attendance. Organizers responded by increasing the number of venues, including new ones like the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and ones that had not been used for some time, ...
Jitterbug Waltz, Toshiko Akiyoshi and some electro/electro acoustic works
by David Brown
This week, we celebrate Fats Waller's tune Jitterbug Waltz," recorded 81 years ago this week, with interpretations by Cécile McLorin Salvant, Eric Dolphy & Tyshawn Sorey; we'll also check out a set of works featuring pianist composer & arranger Toshiko Akiyoshi. Ikue Mori was in Philly this week so let's hear a solo from her+ some ...
Eri Yamamoto, Janel Leppin and More
by Jerome Wilson
This show features several active female jazz musicians such as Eri Yamamoto, Janel Leppin, and Claudia Acuna. It also includes Michael Sarian, Tyshawn Sorey, and Jesse Davis. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00 Barry Altschul's ...
Dave Liebman: Dave Liebman: Live at Smalls
by Mike Jurkovic
A brief, charged commencement by Dave Liebman and trumpeter Peter Evans (Mostly Other People Do the Killing, Mary Halvorson) launches Dave Liebman: Live at Smalls and from there the nocturne reaches out like a rhizomelaterally, vertically, horizontallythriving into your consciousness, taking root, expanding . . . Free jazz is and will always be a ...