All posts tagged: Adam Hopkins

August Artist Feature: Drummer Harris Eisenstadt

Drummer and composer Harris Eisenstadt is set to do a residency at the Stone, September 1-6, which also coincides with his fortieth birthday. The week will serve as an expose of various groups that he leads or co-leads in New York and elsewhere and is certainly one of the most exciting events on the calendar

Tangible, Abstract: Patrick Breiner’s Double Double at Korzo / Sep 30, 2014

Abstract (adj.): Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence. Tangible (adj.): Perceptible by touch Tenor saxophonist Patrick Breiner‘s music is not abstract, yet tangible, it is very strongly both of those things simultaneously. Last night, as with every time I listen to any of Breiner’s groundbreaking groups,

May Artist Feature: Josh Sinton

Josh Sinton is an intrepid reeds player based in Brooklyn who leads the band Ideal Bread, among other groups. As one of the most active members of the Douglass Street Music Collective, he is well-known for his leading role within the musicians’ community, but has not been given the credit he deserves by the general

Playlist for Week of 5 April 2014

David S. Ware – Passage to Music (Silkheart, 1988) Max Johnson Trio – The Invisible Trio (Fresh Sound, 2014) Signal Problems (D. Gouker, E. Trudel, A. Hopkins, N. Ellman-Bell) – self-titled (pfMentum, 2014) Sara Serpa & Andre Matos – Primavera (Inner Circle, 2014) Patrick Breiner’s Double Double – Mileage (Sulde, 2014)

Concert Review: Ideal Bread at Cornelia Street Cafe 20 Nov 2013

Ideal Bread is an innovative band with all sorts of new ideas. The group plays the music of Steve Lacy, but has none of the characteristics of a cover band–as leader Josh Sinton (baritone saxophone) stated, “this music came out of Lacy’s brain, went into my brain, and then back out again.” Sinton has a