All posts tagged: Matana Roberts

Playlist for Week of Sep 27, 2014

Matt Pavolka – The Horns Band (Fresh Sound, 2014) Matana Roberts Quartet – The Calling (Utech, 2006) Mary Halvorson – Reverse Blue (Relative Pitch, 2014) Jesse Stacken & Kirk Knuffke – Orange Was the Color (Steeplechase, 2011) Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet – Middle Picture (Firehouse 12, 2007)

Playlist for Week of 26 April 2014

Felipe Salles – Ugandan Suite (Tapestry, 2013) Catherine Sikora, Han-earl Park, Francois Grillot – Tracks in the Dirt (Clockwork Mercury, 2013) Catherine Sikora – Elemental (Clockwork Mercury, 2013) Matana Roberts – Live in London (Central Control International, 2011) Dave Rempis & Frank Rosaly – Cyrillic (482 Music, 2009)

New England Conservatory Jazz Alumna Matana Roberts Receives Doris Duke Impact Award

Press Release Program will give awards to 100 artists over the next five years New England Conservatory jazz alumna Matana Roberts ’03 M.M. is one of 20 individuals in the first class of Doris Duke Impact Awards, presented by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Roberts will receive an unrestricted cash grant of as much as

Interview: Tomas Fujiwara on His Early Years as a Musician in New York

Interview with Tomas Fujiwara, Oct 1, 2013, at his apartment in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY Cisco Bradley: You played with the Matana Roberts Quartet. I would love to hear about your involvement with that. Maybe I am wrong, but it was my impression that that band never recorded. Tomas Fujiwara: There actually is a record,

Playlist for the Week of 12 October 2013

My playlist from the past week: Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres – Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin (vinyl) Brussels Sessions – Marcus-Moritz Quartet Compliments of the Season – Trio Caveat Refrain – Chris Welcome Quartet Amnesia Brown – Kirk Knuffke Trio Live in Madison – Luis Lopes’ Humanization 4tet Crepuscular Activity – Carlo Costa-Yukari Duo

Playlist for the Week of 28 Sep 2013

Here is what I listened to over the past week: Harris Eisenstadt – Woodblock Prints (No Business, 2010) Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio + Jeb Bishop – The Flame Alphabet (Not Two, 2012) Rocket Science – self-titled (More is More, 2013) Darius Jones Quartet – Book of Mae’bul (Another Kind of Sunrise) (AUM Fidelity, 2012) Matana

Album Release: Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

The second part of Matana Roberts‘ Coin Coin project will be available tomorrow, October 1, 2013, “Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile” on Constellation records. Roberts has been widely regarded as one of the most powerful creative artists of her generation. This record is a follow-up to her “Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres,” this time backed

Playlist for Week of 21 Sep 2013

My playlist for the past week: FPR – All at Once (Relative Pitch, 2013) Whoopie Pie – Sweet (Veal Records, 2007) Andrew D’Angelo – Morthana with Pride!! (Doubt Music, 2005) Evil Eye – Doin’ It all for My Baby (KMB Jazz, 2008) Mike Pride’s From Bacteria to Boys – Betweenwhile (AUM Fidelity, 2010) Matana Roberts