To a lot of people, the slang to describe a remote location is ‘bum frick Egypt,’ but in Texas, that place is called Marfa. Situated almost 200 miles southeast of El Paso near
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‘Chants And Corners’ is an offshoot of recent Rob Mazurek endeavors, tweaking prior ideas and recycling supporting musicians in different combinations.
‘Sound Is,’ released in March 2009 by the then-newly formed Rob Mazurek Quintet, remains a treat for those with big, open ears.
Here is an advance stream from Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Orchestra’s upcoming ‘Galactic Parables: Volume 1,’ an early ’70s-styled rock/jazz orgy.
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 4 of 4, Fusion Jazz): Nels Cline Singers, Jaco Pastorius, Elizabeth Shepherd
S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s fusion jazz, including Nels Cline Singers, Jaco Pastorius, Elizabeth Shepherd and others.
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 3 of 4, Avant Garde + Experimental Jazz): Jimmy Giuffre, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith
S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s avant-garde and experimental jazz, including Roscoe Mitchell, Jimmy Giuffre, Wadada Leo Smith and others.
Electroacoustic musique concrète might not make for the most harmonious sound, but it can be so fascinating. Especially when Attilio Novellino, Saverio Rosi, Tim Barnes and Rob Mazurek pool their ideas together.
Rob Mazurek pours his heart out with a very sympathetic squad from Brazil for this paean to his mother.
Rob Mazurek and Chad Taylor’s deft application of lo-fi electronics to out-jazz has been celebrated here a few times, and Locus, their second release with Northern Spy Records, is another reason to celebrate.
S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2013 (Avant Garde and Experimental Jazz): Ben Goldberg, Ceramic Dog
In years past, I’ve called this the “whack jazz” list and this time we’re going to call it “avant garde and experimental jazz,” but any music that goes too far outside the bounds of convention gets lumped into its own category.