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  1. Chris Potter digs deep with - Underground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Journal and Courier

    Chris Potter digs deep with 'Underground' Acclaimed modern saxophonist reflects on jazz greats, resonance of his work Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1IKwjX6 Chris Potter isn't just one of modern jazz most compelling instrumentalists, he's one of its most important collaborators. The Grammy-nominated saxophonist seems to have played with nearly all the biggest players in jazz nowadays - Herbie Hancock, Brad Mehldau, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dave Holland, Paul Motion, Craig Taborn.

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  2. Chris Potter Underground Orchestra: Imaginary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | All About Jazz

    's Unity Group it's a wonder that Chris Potter has had time for his own projects. Yet with The Sirens -an acoustic suite inspired by Homer's Odyssey -Potter was in the composing form of his life.

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  3. Chris Potter Underground Orchestra: Imaginary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | All About Jazz

    In the twenty year span since his debut as a leader on Presenting Chris Potter , the Chicago born/South Carolina raised artist has been among the most prolific and in-demand reed players in jazz. Having performed and/or recorded with a wide range of artists from guitarist .

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  4. Chris Potter Underground Orchestra: Imaginary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | All About Jazz

    While he is, perhaps, best-known as a reed and woodwind multi-instrumentalist of tremendous power and versatility-the torch-bearer and logical successor, even, to the late, great -Chris Potter has also demonstrated remarkable breadth as a bandleader and composer.

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  5. Chris Potter Underground Orchestra - Imaginary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Something Else! Reviews

    Being widely regarded as one of the top current saxophonists in jazz since the turn of the millennium is a distinction that isn't kept this long by standing still. Chris Potter, a master of all reeds, stays vital by trying new things on nearly every new release Imaginary Cities , his second album for ECM Records , represents another new approach for him; he's fully incorporating a string quartet into his 'regular' combo.

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  6. INTERVIEW: Jazz Musician of the Day: Chris PotterRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Chris Potter's birthday today! Born in Chicago on New Year's Day 1971 and moving to Columbia, South Carolina as an infant, the prodigious youngster began fooling around on guitar and piano at the age of three. He took up the alto sax at the age of ten and played on his first jazz gig at the age of 13. But his eclectic musical education really began with his personal investigation of his parents' record collection.

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  7. PERFORMANCE: Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist Lisa Fischer Kicks Off Jazz Standard's Line-up for JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | All About Jazz

    January @ Jazz Standard Features Helen Sung Quintet Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton Stefon Harris & sonic creed Chris Potter Underground Orchestra New York City, NY - JAZZ STANDARD, one of the nation's premier jazz clubs, offers another imA pressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout January.

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  8. Some Swing for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... the "orchestrion" has arrived in New York with his Unity Group after a 150-city tour. His quintet-saxophonist Chris Potter, bassist Ben Williams, percussionist Antonio Sanchez, and Giulio Carmassi playing piano, trumpet, and virtually everything ...

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  9. Twin Cities concert news: Warped Tour, John Prine and no U2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Jazz Festival this past summer, will do four shows in two nights, Jan. 27-28. Another prominent jazz act, the Chris Potter Quartet , has lined up two shows there on Jan. 25. And locally beloved singer/songwriter-turned-producer Joe Henry will return ...

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  10. A/B Trio celebrates CD release and a tourRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... groove-based music. Inspired by the unplugged sound of Sonny Rollins and Joshua Redman as well as works by Chris Potter and Ari Hoening, Out West's material combines fresh re-interpretations of standards with original repertoire. 'Everything comes ...

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  11. Recently on Heliocentric WorldsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... rock, experimental, and more. The most-watched clips posted last month were: Brecker Brothers Band - "Sponge" Chris Potter Underground - Open Minds So Percussion - Reich's "Mallet Quartet" Canned Heat - "Goin' Up The Country" Art Ensemble Of Chicago ...

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  12. Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... performances came from the ranks of the well-known and should-be-better-known alike. 5. Janie Runaway (Chris Potter): Potter perked up a lot of ears with his extended piece de resistance on the Two Against Nature closer "West of Hollywood." Still, I ...

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  13. Pat Metheny says busy tour schedule more valuable than 20 GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    ... itself." The leader of the Pat Metheny Group (with drummer Antonio Sanchez, bassist Ben Williams, sax player Chris Potter and Giulio Carmassi on brass, woodwinds and vocals) calls the ensemble the best he has worked with. "Everyone can really be ...

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  14. It's all about the playing, Pat Metheny saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... I finally get something that I feel is presentable to the cats," Metheny says. He's referring to saxophonist Chris Potter, drummer Antonio Sanchez and bassist Ben Williams, who along with multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi join Metheny in what he ...

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  15. The Pat Metheny InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Canadian run, I had a half-hour chat with Metheny, 59, earlier this week. We discussed what the Unity Group - Chris Potter, Ben Williams, Antonio Sanchez and Giulio Carmassi - means to him, how writing music can basically be torture, and what his ...

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  16. Billy Childs - Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura NyroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... dobro solo is haunting. "Been A Train," featuring Rickie lee Jones on vocals and former Steely Dan sideman Chris Potter on tenor sax, is another stellar track. Childs' reworking of the original is magical, with an elegant string intro followed by a ...

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  17. Billy Childs: Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura NyroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... violin; Esperanza Spalding: vocals (4); Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone (4); Rickie Lee Jones: vocals (5); Chris Potter: tenor saxophone (5); Ledisi: vocals (6); Susan Tedeschi: vocals (7); Steve Wilson: alto saxophone (7); Shawn Colvin: vocals ...

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  18. Pat Metheny Unity Group review: A bandmate almost steals the showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... once the band joined. After all, he has two of the great living virtuosos on their instruments in saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Antonio Sanchez, with multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi joining them for the Kin material. Perhaps the ...

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  19. Pat MethenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Age

    ... once the band joined. After all, he has two of the great living virtuosos on their instruments in saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Antonio Sanchez, with multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi joining them for the Kin material. Perhaps the ...

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  20. The 'Good Witch' Catherine Bell says TV series will keep viewers guessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Zap2it.com

    ... together somehow." One of the "Good Witch" aspects Bell enjoys most is her continuing connection to colleagues. Chris Potter and Matthew Knight still co-star as Cassie's husband and stepson, and Craig Pryce has directed all of the movies in the ...

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