Post Tagged with: "Darius Jones"

Darius Jones + Matthew Shipp – The Darkseid Recital (2014)

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.

Period [Mike Pride, Charlie Looker, Chuck Bettis] – 2 (2014)

2 is a blatant display of doom but not blatant display of chops, at least, not in the jazz sense of chops. It’s a temperament thing, and much of 2 moves at a glacial pace, and yet, the fury is all there. Slow motion death metal.

Eric Revis – In Memory of Things Yet Seen (2014)

The first-call acoustic bass player best known in five words or less as “Branford Marsalis’ bassist since forever” is preparing to release his own led-date In Memory of Things Yet Seen (March 25, 2014, Clean Feed Records).

Black Host – Life in the Sugar Candle Mines (2013)

Alternately volcanic, fragile, and threatening, but always jagged, Black Host is as inscrutable an ensemble as there is, consisting of five well-established figures of advanced jazz.

Little Women – Lung (2013)

Listening to single-take forty-plus minute group performances is not a casual affair, it’s embarking on an odyssey.

Grass Roots (Sean Conly/Alex Harding/Darius Jones/Chad Taylor) – Grass Roots (2012)

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

Darius Jones Quartet – The Book Of Mæ'bul (Another Kind Of Sunrise) (2012)

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 Trio – Big Gurl (Smell My Dream) (2011)

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.

Darius Jones and Matthew Shipp – Cosmic Lieder (2011)

Going from unknown two years ago to co-leading a duet record with Matthew Shipp is a meteoric rise in the avant jazz world, much less any world, but that’s just what alto saxophonist has accomplished in this short time frame.

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