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Avram Fefer – Eliyahu (2011)

Before even learning that multi-reedist Avram Fefer is a Harvard grad, I could detect a lot of intelligence in his playing style. Avoiding clichés, adapting to the music and injecting just the right amount of feel, Fefer is one of the most diverse sax players around

Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber – All Ya Needs That Negrocity (2011)

In characterizing the music of the deliberately elusive collective Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber, one can come up with a whole host of made-up genres and still not quite nail what they sound like.

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber – Making Love To The Dark Ages (2009)

Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber – Making Love To The Dark Ages (2009)

by S. Victor Aaron Using large ensembles as vehicles for improvised music is hardly a new proposition, but can be one of the riskiest ones. After all, the more musicians involved, the more likelihood that one or more them won’t be on the same page and thus the greater potential for, well, disaster. We visited upon the music of oneRead More

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