All posts tagged: Ken Filiano

New This Week on Jazz Right Now / May 6, 2015

Interviews Tomas Fujiwara: part 3 and part 4 Review Secret Keeper and Tomas Fujiwara & the Hook Up at Cornelia Street Cafe, April 17-18, 2015 Videos Nate Wooley Live at the Knockdown Center Keir Neuringer, Brandon Lopez, and Gerald Cleaver Live at Ibeam Tom Rainey Trio Live at Clemente Soto Velez (Arts for Art) Nate

November Artist Feature: Fay Victor

Vocalist Fay Victor has been at the center of a number of interesting and innovative musical groups since returning to New York City in 2003. Her longstanding Fay Victor Ensemble has released a series of acclaimed albums, most recently Absinthe & Vermouth (2013). Her previous release, Freesong Suite (2009), remains one of the most forward-looking

August Artist Feature: Jim Hobbs Residency at Douglass Street Music Collective, Aug 20-23

The exciting and fiery alto saxophonist Jim Hobbs is playing four nights at Douglass Street Music Collective starting Wednesday, August 20. Having developed a take-no-prisoners reputation with his playing and composing among numerous groups in Boston, this groundbreaking artist remains under-appreciated on the New York scene. Having led the Fully Celebrated for a number of

New This Week on Jazz Right Now / July 7, 2014

Interviews Interview: Tony Malaby Discusses His New Album, Somos Agua Interview with Nate Wooley, Part II: Early Years in New York City Videos Frikativ Quartet Live at Clemente Soto Velez (Arts for Art) breath TRIPLE sea TRIO birds Live at Clemente Soto Velez (Arts for Art) VoiceHornsBass Live at Clemente Soto Velez (Arts for Art)

Playlist for Week of 10 May 2014

Chris Speed – Really OK (Skirl, 2014) Mary Halvorson Trio – Ghost Loop (For-tune, 2013) Erika Dagnino Quartet – Signs (SLAM, 2013) Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York – Shiki (Libra, 2014) Kris Davis – Massive Threads (Thirsty Ear, 2013) Bad Touch – Vol. 1: Like a Magic Kiss (self-released, 2008)

New on Jazz Right Now

Interview Tomas Fujiwara on His Early Years as a Musician in New York City Videos Jim Hobbs Solo Live at Snug’s Jooklo Duo + Tamio Shiraishi Live at JACK Jooklo Duo + Steven Leffue, Jim Hobbs, and Stanley Zappa Live at JACK Ava Mendoza Trio Live at the Manhattan Inn Thollem McDonas and Brian Chase

Album Review: Absinthe & Vermouth by the Fay Victor Ensemble

Fay Victor Ensemble Greene Avenue Music (CD) Released November 2013; recorded January 30, 2013 at Potterville International Sound, Kingston, NY. Produced by Fay Victor. Personnel: Fay Victor (voice, compositions) Anders Nilsson (electric guitars, effects, voice) Ken Filiano (bass, effects, voice, spaceship megaphone) Track List: Big Bag (8:23) Crystal (5:30) I’m on a Mission/Paper Cup (15:03)