Playlist for the week of 6 July 2013

The Other Tet – (self-titled; CD) Kirk Knuffke – Chew Your Food (LP) Kirk Knuffke – Amnesia Brown (CD) Kirk Knuffke – Big Wig (CD) Ideal Bread – The Ideal Bread (CD) Surface to Air – (self-titled; CD) Jeff Davis – Leaf House (CD) Yoni Kretzmer – Overlook (CD) Jeff Davis – We Sleep Outside

New Artist Profiles

Please welcome bassist Shayna Dulberger, guitarist Chris Welcome, and saxophonist Jonathan Moritz.

Two New Releases by Trumpeter Nate Wooley

Two new and exciting releases by Nate Wooley! Links to buy directly from the artist are below. The first is the second record from his quinet, titled “(Sit in) the Throne of Friendship”: And the other is a record titled “Trumpets and Drums: Live in Ljubljana” with Peter Evans, Paul Lytton, and Jim Black:

Jeff Davis Band at Korzo (9 Jul 2013)

Jeff Davis (drums) led his band before a packed house at Korzo last night. On this occasion, he was joined by long-time friend and colleague Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Jason Rigby (tenor sax), and Simon Jermyn (bass guitar). In just over an hour, the band played two originals–the first an extended composition titled “Pavilion of Temporary

Carlo Costa Quartet at Muchmore’s (8 Jul 2013)

Muchmore’s has rapidly emerged as the go-to-place for adventuresome, improvised jazz music this summer through a series of concerts curated by Yoni Kretzmer on Monday nights in June and July. The club has drawn consistently large crowds to these events, showcasing the growing fan base that exists for cutting-edge music. Carlo Costa (percussion) led an

Band Pages Now Up

Pages dedicated to each band that has shaped the scene over the past decade are now available under the “Bands” tab on Right now these mainly contain basic information. More information about the history and influence of each band is to be added soon.

Jesse Stacken Trio

Leader: Jesse Stacken Years Active: 2006-present Personnel: Jesse Stacken: piano, compositions Eivind Opsvik: bass Jeff Davis: drums Albums: Bagatelles for Trio (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2012) Magnolia (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2010) That That (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2007) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2012     Dec 6[1] I-Beam   Jun 29[2] Tenri Cultural


Leader: Tyshawn Sorey Years Active: 2005-present Personnel: Tyshawn Sorey: drums, compositions Loren Stillman: alto sax Todd Neufeld: guitar John Escreet: piano Christopher Tordini: bass Albums: Oblique – I (Pi Recordings, 2011) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2012     Jan 7 The Bitter End (Winter Jazz Fest)   2011     Oct 14[1] Jazz Gallery

Ches Smith and These Arches

Leader: Ches Smith Years Active: 2006-present Personnel: Ches Smith: drums, compositions Tim Berne: alto sax (joined in 2012) Tony Malaby: tenor sax Mary Halvorson: guitar Andrea Parkins: piano Albums: Hammered (Clean Feed Records, 2013) Finally Out of My Hands (Skirl Records, 2010) Live Performances: Date Venue Media 2014     Oct 1 The Stone