Conceived as it was played, ‘Vessel In Orbit’ is unpredictable, melodic and has form built around emotion not formal structures. When it’s done by such elastic artists like Dickey, Shipp and Maneri, it all comes together beautifully.
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This improvised music supergroup is truly a democratic musical commune.
Unpredictability and real passion characterizes ‘The Darkseid Recital’ as a whole, just as it did for Jones’ and Shipp’s amazing ‘Cosmic Lieder’, but those things are magnified from doing it from the stage. That’s the perfect way to follow up on that earlier, acclaimed duet.
The follow-up to 2010s’ Betweenwhile by Bacteria To Boys involved a transition from Darius Jones to Jon Irabagon in the sax role, but also a transition for its chief, Mike Pride, too.
Albums with as many songs as a 45 single are bound to be interesting, and that’s undeniably the case for Mike Pride’s dual epic numbers compiled into his upcoming Drummer’s Corpse album.
Listening to single-take forty-plus minute group performances is not a casual affair, it’s embarking on an odyssey.
No, these aren’t the guys who brought us the AM radio staples “Let’s Live for Today” and “Temptation Eyes” in the late 1960s-early 1970s. It’s a supergroup of hard working, highly regarded players in New York’s world class improvised scene
Not long after Joe Morris and William Parker signed up with the then-fledging AUM Fidelity record label specializing in improvised music, AUM founder Steven Joerg and Morris talked about making a trio record
The Book Of Mæ’bul (Another Kind Of Sunrise) is the third in a series of what saxophonist Darius Jones calls the “sonic tone poem” in his life.
Darius Jones might be the fastest rising star in the whack jazz world or at least, the fastest rising alto sax player within that realm.