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Monday Jun 30 | Wall Street Journal

Music Review: The Steve Lehman Octet

The road to renown in the jazz world typically goes through the bandstand: Impressions made playing at jam sessions often result in sideman gigs, which can open opportunities to lead a band.


Related Topix: Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Financial Services, Jazz

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Anthony Braxton, Wadada Leo Smith lead Angel City Jazz fest lineup

The Angel City Jazz Festival has its 2014 lineup, and in a sense the annual celebration of improvisation has gone back to where it started.


Related Topix: Jazz, Charles Lloyd, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Harris Eisenstadt's Golden State quartet is intellectually seductive

Riding on the stacked architecture of Eisenstadt's drums and the meaty thrum of Mark Dresser's big-toned acoustic bass, bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck and flutist Nicole Mitchell create intersecting planes of melody, before twisting their lines into loose and lively counterpoint.


Related Topix: Jazz, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Canada,

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Steve Lehman Octet - Mise En Abime

In following his muse down paths blazed by Anthony Braxton, Henry Threadgill and Andrew Hill and others of their ilk, alto saxophonist Steve Lehman committed many jazz crimes in crafting the visionary, critically lauded Travail, Transformation and Flow back in 2009.


Related Topix: Andrew Hill, Henry Threadgill, Jazz

Wed Jun 04, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Soundoff: Sorority Noise, Many Arms to perform at Ithaca Underground shows

Ithaca Underground will host a pair of shows at Just Be Cause next week. Monday, Sorority Noise will come from Hartford, Conn., to showcase their emo-indie-90s sound.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Jazz