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  1. Album review: Tortoise at its best when surprises flow on 'The Catastrophist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... (Thrill Jockey) arrives as its first album in nearly seven years. Doug McCombs, John Herndon, John McEntire, Jeff Parker and Dan Bitney aren't exactly trying to pick up where they left off. The album grew out of a city commission in 2010 to compose ...

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  2. New releases from Shearwater, Steven Wilson and HommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... ited vocalizations - check the bridge on "Fingerprints" - with alluring melodies. And apart from guest guitarist Jeff Parker on the track "Bully Clouds," they manage to do it all themselves. - Bill Kopp

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  3. Q&A: Tortoise On The Catastrophist & The Process Of Making Music Without LimitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Stereogum

    ... of this should make sense, but for some reason all of it does. I talked to Tortoise members John McEntire and Jeff Parker about The Catastrophist and how they got here. And before you get to that, you can listen to "Rock On." Wanted to let you know ...

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  4. Jeff Babko and FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | LA Weekly

    ... a versatile and imaginative force on this side of the country. With Lefevbre, trumpeter Gabe Johnson, guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer Steve Haas. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Los Angeles, and never be bored again. With suggestions for ...

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  5. The year in music: 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2012 | Chicago Reader

    ... added subtle keyboard washes. The drummer assembled a stellar cast of musicians for the residency - guitarist Jeff Parker, trumpeter Marquis Hill, vibist Justin Thomas, and bassist Matt Ulery, among others - and while their personalities remain ...

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  6. Logan Hone's Similar Fashion, Chris Speed QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... in a quartet with Bill Frisell collaborator and violist Eyvind Kang (who now teaches at CalArts), guitarist Jeff Parker and drummer Matt Mayhall. Seeing Speed, from Brooklyn, play in Highland Park bodes well for the future of creative music in ...

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  7. Scott Amendola crafted his first symphony organicallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    ... Fade to Orange so that it can be performed by his touring quintet, which includes guitarists Nels Cline and Jeff Parker (of Wilco and Tortoise fame, respectively), violinist Jenny Scheinman (who regularly partners with Bruce Cockburn and Bill ...

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  8. Sleepless: The Music Center After HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... event also includes design exhibits, video and lighting installations, live edge-jazz radio broadcasts hosted by Jeff Parker (Tortoise) and others, a music/scent experience curated by the Institute of Art and Olfaction and a sound bath featuring ...

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  9. 6 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... event also includes design exhibits, video and lighting installations, live edge-jazz radio broadcasts hosted by Jeff Parker (Tortoise) and others, a music/scent experience curated by the Institute of Art and Olfaction and a sound bath featuring ...

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  10. White Out with Nels Cline - Accidental SkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... way, will soon be touring on the West Coast with the Scott Amendola Band , an all-star lineup that also features Jeff Parker (guitar), Jenny Scheinman (violin) and John Shifflett (bass). Catch them at one of these venues soon: November 10, 2015: ...

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  11. Allen Iverson's a poet? This guy knows itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Philly.com

    NOVELIST and sports nut Jeff Parker was, for no particular reason, cutting and pasting quotes from NBA star Metta World Peace when something happened. His computer program squeezed the text to fit a small space, and the line breaks made the words look like a poem: Phil Jackson, he's the Zen master / so you can just hear him in your head / saying don't shoot don't shoot / and Bam! I shot it.

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  12. New Tunes Day: Tortoise, Bloc Party, Lettuce & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... from Chicago (made up of multi-instrumentalists Dan Bitney, John Herndon, Doug McCombs, John McEntire and Jeff Parker) hasn't released any new material since 2009's Beacons of Ancestorship , and finally deliver a seventh LP, The ...

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  13. Jazz grows under Ernest Dawkins's feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    Englewood Jazz Festival: Live the Spirit Residency Big Band, Ernest Dawkins's New Horizons Ensemble with special guests Kidd Jordan and Jeff Parker, Corey Wilkes, Makaya McCraven, Tammy McCann, and more Chicago saxophonist Ernest Dawkins has pursued music professionally for nearly 40 years, and in that time he's built a legacy that's among the city's richest. Over the decades his New Horizons Ensemble , active since the late 70s, has included some of modern jazz's most gifted stylists and innovators, among them bassist Yosef Ben Israel , guitarist Jeff Parker , drummer Avreeayl Ra , and trumpeter Marquis Hill .

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  14. With The Help Of A Scroll Bar, 'Swim Thru Fire' Tells A Gripping, Immersive StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... the cold sea. To describe her and artist Foster-Dimino's dual efforts, Mok turns to other known collaborators. "Jeff Parker compared his comic book scripts for Steve Lieber to what silent movie scripts might be like, and I do the same," she said, ...

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  15. The Josh Johnson QuintetRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... rague (both fellow Thelonious Monk Institute ex-men), current TMI member Christian Euman on drums, and guitarist Jeff Parker, who was in both a notable rock band (Tortoise) and a popular jazz group (Brian Blade Fellowship).

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  16. Makaya McCraven's 'In the Moment' captures the spirit of Chicago jazz sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... uniquely Chicago post-rock becomes the dominant touchstone, courtesy of flinty melodies from Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker and vibraphonist Justefan. Taken together, "In the Moment" captures the spirit of a city while expanding on its lineage as ...

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  17. 'Batman Day' returns Sept. 26, will be annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Nguyen , writer and artist Tim Seeley , writer Tom King , writer and artist Dan Jurgens , writer and artist Jeff Parker , writer Matthew K. Manning and writer Daniel Wallace . More writers and artist who have worked on Batman and Batman-related ...

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  18. Makaya McCraven: In The MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... y: double bass, bass guitar; Marquis Hill: trumpet; Junius Paul: double bass, bass guitar; Justefan: vibraphone; Jeff Parker: guitar; Joshua Abrams: double bass; De'Sean Jones: tenor saxophone; Tony Barba: tenor saxophone, electronics.

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  19. Playboy Jazz Festival keeps the party moving at the BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a percolating trance augmented by looping electronics and an insistent groove framed by Moran's keyboards and Jeff Parker's flinty guitar. The song masterfully bridged the gap between Coleman's revolutionary early work and the idiosyncratic ...

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  20. Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Personnel: Rob Mazurek: cornet, electronics; Damon Locks: text, voice, electronics; Angelica Sanchez: piano; Jeff Parker: guitar; John Herndon: drums; Matthew Lux: electric bass; Matthew Bauder: tenor sax, clarinet; Chad Taylor: drums (Disc 1); ...

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