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Review: Keefe Jackson-Jason Adasiewicz – Rows and Rows

The decade-plus pairing of tenor saxophonist/bass clarinetist Keefe Jackson and vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz has stood as a fruitful and prolific relationship. The Jazz duo is a unique and challenging undertaking, too often the duo format can leave even the most gifted players and composers in an uphill battle to push against the inherent limitation of

Playlist for the Week of November 14, 2016

Wolter Wierbos, Jasper Stadhouders, Tim Daisy – Sounds in a Garden (Relay, 2016) David S. Ware Trio – Passage to Music (Silkheart, 1989) David S. Ware Quartet – Great Bliss, vol. 1 (Silkheart, 1990) Borah Bergman, Thomas Borgmann, Peter Brotzmann – Blue Zoo (Konnex, 1997) Augsti Fernandez Trio – One Night at the Joan Miro

Review: Kuhn, Sewelson, Roland, Cleaver – Our Earth / Our World

Our Earth / Our World (pfMentum) Personnel Peter Kuhn (alto and tenor sax, Bb clarinet) Dave Sewelson (baritone and sopranino sax) Larry Roland (bass) Gerald Cleaver (drums) Track List Our Earth 25:22 Our World 12:36 It Matters 11:07 Review This performance happened as part of the Arts For Art. The musicians on this record date

Review: Guitarist Ava Mendoza’s Residency at the Stone

Guitarist Ava Mendoza has been part of the Brooklyn creative music scene since relocating east from the Bay Area in 2013, and rapidly became a vital part of a sub-category of musicians blurring the lines between rigorous composition, oddball rock and free music (think: drummers Weasel Walter and Nick Podgurski, bassist Tim Dahl, etc.). The