Post Tagged with: "New Age"

Carl Weingarten – An Endless Premonition (2016)

Carl Weingarten – An Endless Premonition (2016)

When Carl Weingarten decides to create his soundscapes with little or no augmentation from others, it’s a flair that can be appreciated and enjoyed at its maximum potential.

Jeff Oster – Jeff Oster Live! (2016)

Jeff Oster – Jeff Oster Live! (2016)

With the funky-tight ‘Jeff Oster Live!’, Oster and his band replicate the sophistication of the studio as well as the immediacy of the stage.

Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries (1985, 2015 SACD remaster)

Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries (1985, 2015 SACD remaster)

Michael Hedges did nothing less than bring the acoustic guitar into the New Age realm and completely conquer it within the space of this record.

Tim Kuhl, “Wave (of Dreams), remixed by Wilco’s Mikael Jorgensen” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Tim Kuhl, “Wave (of Dreams), remixed by Wilco’s Mikael Jorgensen” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Wilco keyboard player Mikael Jorgensen transformed Kuhl’s Euro-pop song “Wave (of Dreams)” into something move-inducing and a little intriguing as well.

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Here is a review of trumpeter Jeff Oster’s new groove-laden new age release ‘next’, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey and Bernard Purdie.

Jeff Oster, with Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – Next (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Jeff Oster is making a New Age record with Chuck Rainey and Bernard Purdie’s help. Yes, you heard right.

Carl Weingarten – Life Under Stars (2014)

Carl Weingarten didn’t intend to follow-up his ensemble long player Panomorphia with another ensemble album but that’s how Life Under Stars — eight years in the making — turned out.

The Necks – Open (2013)

For all the discussion in recent years about the current generation’s creatively unique piano/bass/drums trios such as The Bad Plus, e.s.t. and Vijay Iyer’s trio, there’s scant talk about the earliest and most unique of this batch

Ralph Towner, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Slava Grigoryan – Travel Guide (2013)

The guitarist and longtime ECM fixture Ralph Towner has always flourished in sub-group settings, whether it’s Trios/Solo with fellow members of Oregon, a duet with the vibraphone legend Gary Burton (Slide Show),

Peter Calandra – Ashokan Memories (2013)

Peter Calandra doesn’t just invite you along for a keenly felt rumination on the Catskills with Ashokan Memories, he takes you into his personal, deeply emotional feelings about this special place.

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