All posts tagged: Tim Berne

Review: Tim Berne and Matt Mitchell – Spiders

One of the things I’ve always admired about alto saxophonist Tim Berne is his ability to always seem ahead of the curve. I remember first checking out his early discography, hearing compositions that resembled things I may have heard from a group at I-Beam the night before, then checking the liner notes and realizing that

Album Review: The Distance (2016) by Michael Formanek & Ensemble Kolossus

The Distance – Michael Formanek and Ensemble Kolossus ECM (2016) Personnel: Loren Stillman (alto saxophone, flute) Oscar Noriega (alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Chris Speed (tenor saxophone, clarinet) Brian Settles (tenor saxophone, flute) Tim Berne (baritone saxophone) Dave Ballou (trumpet) Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Shane Endsley (trumpet) Kirk Knuffke (cornet) Alan Ferber (trombone) Jacob Garchik (trombone)

Playlist for the Week of May 4, 2015

Devin Gray – Relative Resonance (Skirl, 2015) Baikida Carroll – Shadows and Reflections (Soul Note, 1982) Tim Berne’s Bloodcount – Poisoned Minds – The Paris Concert II (Polydor, 1995) Rashied Ali Quartet – New Directions in Modern Music (KLIMT, 1971) Rema Hasumi – Utazata (self-released, 2015) The Uppercut: Matthew Shipp-Mat Walerian Duo – Live at

Playlist for Week of April 27, 2015

Baikida Carroll – Shadows and Reflections (Soul Note, 1982) [vinyl] Billy Bang – Outline no. 12 (OAO, 1982) [vinyl] Cecil Taylor Unit – Live in Vienna (Leo, 1988) [vinyl] Jerome Cooper – The Unpredictability of Predictability (About Time, 1979) [vinyl] Archie Shepp – Live at the Donaueschingen Music Festival (BASF, 1972) [vinyl] Tim Berne –

New This Week on Jazz Right Now / August 4, 2014

Artist Feature Tyshawn Sorey Residency at the Stone Videos Marilyn Crispell and Tyshawn Sorey Live at the Stone Marilyn Crispell, Mark Helias, and Tyshawn Sorey Live at the Stone Paradoxical Frog Live at the Stone Peter Evans and Ron Stabinsky Live at Princeton University Tim Berne and Russ Lossing Live at I-Beam

Playlist for the Week of 14 June 2014

Sean Conly/Michael Attias – Think Shadow (Out Now Recordings, 2012) Fay Victor – Lazy Old Sun: Live/Life in the Low Lands (Greene Avenue Music, 2004) Alan Shorter – Tes Esat (America Records, 2004; originally released 1971) DuDu – Gato Libre (Libra Records, 2014) Dave Douglas & Uri Caine – Present Joys (Greenleaf Music, 2014) Greg

Concert Review: Ingrid Laubrock Quintet at Cornelia Street Cafe 13 Dec 2013

Fearless is the first word that comes to mind when I think about Ingrid Laubrock‘s music. Also, intrepid. Bold. Daring. Decisive. The bandleader remarked after the performance, “there’s nothing like performing new music with people who are up for taking risks … and these guys are not timid.” The band, which consists of Tim Berne