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Roswell Rudd, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi – Strength and Power (2016)

Roswell Rudd, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi – Strength and Power (2016)

The years between Rudd and his new bandmates melt away in that wonderful, cross-generational thing called telepathy when the four convened to spontaneously and collectively make some jazz noises.

Erik Friedlander – Oscalypso (2015)

Erik Friedlander – Oscalypso (2015)

For ‘Oscalypso’, Erik Friedlander makes the case for cello as a lead jazz instrument the same way his hero Oscar Pettiford once did.

Scott Amendola, with Nels Cline and Trevor Dunn – Fade To Orange (2015)

Scott Amendola, with Nels Cline and Trevor Dunn – Fade To Orange (2015)

Scott Amendola was right, his opus orchestra piece just couldn’t be a special, one-night-only performance. Fortunately, it won’t be now.

The secret weapon in Scott Amendola’s Fade To Orange project: Mr. Bungle bassist Trevor Dunn

The secret weapon in Scott Amendola’s Fade To Orange project: Mr. Bungle bassist Trevor Dunn

Scott Amendola’s leadership and Nels Cline’s presence should make ‘Fade To Orange’ a special recording, but don’t sleep on Trevor Dunn. Every time I’ve come across a record on which he’s appeared, it’s been a rather good record. That bodes well for this one.

And now, an important message from Wilco guitarist Nels Cline …

And now, an important message from Wilco guitarist Nels Cline …

Cline talks up Scott Amendola’s orchestral ‘Fade To Orange’ crowdfunding project.

Something Else! Interview: Nels Cline Singers drummer Scott Amendola discusses his ambitious Fade To Orange project

Something Else! Interview: Nels Cline Singers drummer Scott Amendola discusses his ambitious Fade To Orange project

Amendola is an affable, do-it-all drummer with a wicked backbeat.

Erik Friedlander – Nighthawks (2014)

The unexpected solitude the master cellist found from the five day loss of power in lower Manhattan from Hurricane Sandy gave him the perspective and focus that provided the material for his bluegrass-tinged combo’s second release, Nighthawks.

Nels Cline Singers – Macroscope (2014)

The Nels Cline Singers’ identity has always been elusive thing to pin down, which is kind of the point of the band.

Something Else! sneak peek: Nels Cline Singers, “Companion Piece” from Macroscope (2014)

Wilco lead axe man and everyone’s favorite experimental rock-jazz guitarist Nels Cline is poised to unleash his fifth album leading his Nels Cline Singers on April 29.

Slobber Pup – Black Aces (2013)

What if early Soft Machine had a serious blues bent and hired an ace guitarist? Slobber Pup. What if Last Exit had swapped Peter Brötzmann for Larry Young? Slobber Pup. What if the Band of Gypsies had been strictly an instrumental outlet for Jimi Hendrix’s burgeoning fusion leanings? Slobber Pup.

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