Zach Brock, jazz violinist and composer, is
forging a unique musical identity with “audacious ingenuity and masterful
his instrument,” says Bill Milkowski of Jazz Times. Distinguished jazz critic
of the Chicago Tribune writes that Zach Brock is a violinist “whose every phrase
the instrument’s value in 21st century jazz.” Neil Tesser echoes, “Zach Brock is
eminent improvising violinist of his generation.”
2013 is proving a landmark year for Brock as he tours as co-leader with
pianist/composer Phil Markowitz
, appears in festivals with
Stanley Clarke Band
, and premiers new classical works by
Altman and Preston Stahly
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 For the second installment in our series on the guitarists of Snarky Puppy, we spoke with Bob Lanzetti. In addition to being the guitarist who logged the most miles with the band in its early days, he has also appeared on every recording SP has ever ...
Label: Woolgathering Records
Track listing: Wonderment; Mobile; Levelled; Cheyanne; Nightshade; Wokey Dokey; Cry Face; Cavendish; Pumpkin
Patch; Yge Beive; Above and Beyond; Happy Place.
Coming on the heels of 2019's outstanding trio outing Wonderment (Woolgathering Records) with violinist Zach Brock and drummer John Deitemyer, Delicate Charms is a four and a half star recording if ever one was. And it begins with a classical air, an almost chambered hush into which rush those last minute arrivals, each their own player ...
Another week repleate with deliciuos new releases, from those of European jazz queens Céline Bonacina, Yazz Ahmed and Carla Marciano, to the Pan-African manifesto of Russell Gunn's Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra, to the collaborative trios of Ben Perowsky-John MedeskiChris Speed, Zach BrockMatt UleryJon Deitemyer, and Alban DarcheMatthieu DonarierMeivelyan Jacquot, not to mention the latest by Keith ...
Second part of our exploration of new releases [for the first part, click here]. In this segment we focus heavily on powerful saxophone players like Cochemea, Tenor Triage's Michael Eaton, Sean Sonderegger and James Brandon Lewis, Ghost Horse's Dan Kinzelman, Moon Hooch's Mike Wilbur and Wenzl McGowen, Charles Owens, Hearing Thing's Matt Bauder, the Crosscurrent Trio's ...
This week we focus on a batch of new releases including the latest album from Simon Nabatov who has a great band, they are so good I play something from each band member as well. Playlist Zach Brock, Matt Ulery, and Jon Deitemyer Wonderment" from Wonderment (Woolgathering Records) 00:00 Simon Nabatov Quintet Old ...
A bold, enticing recording, Wonderment vividly captures all the energy and creative frisson that seems to stream endlessly from three of modern music's leading creators, Grammy-winning violinist Zack Brock, in-demand bassist and Woolgathering Records founder Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitmeyer. Having played together in Chicago's burgeoning jazz atmosphere since 2005, Wonderment is the ...
About Pete Coco A mainstay on the New York jazz scene, bassist Pete Coco recently released his debut album as a leader, Lined with a Groove, featuring drummer Matt Wilson and pianist Sullivan Fortner. The LP is an homage to his mentors and influences, with fresh arrangements of tunes by bassists including Ron Carter, ...
Frank Zappa may have said jazz is not dead, it just smells funny" but looking at his life and music one does not get the impression that he really believed that jazz was decomposing or dying a slow death. On Freak Out, one of the most impressive debut albums of all times, he ...