Jamie Rosenn here. Just wanted to let folks know to keep on the lookout for this upcoming release. In case you didn’t know 3-ish is a trio with Matt Otto on sax, Ryan McGillicuddy on bass and Jason Harnell on drums. Jason just hooked me up with an advance copy the other day and it [...]
Archive for January, 2009
Res Box is a great New Music Series hosted by Hans Fjellestad.On the third Thursday of the month you can enjoy 3 bands performing new music combined withfilm and dance at the Steve Allen Theater.
Dave Valdez has a great blog where you can download fakebooks, music and read some fantastic interviews for free! Check it out here.
Some of you might be interested to know that Matt Otto has a blog where he’s posting free downloads of his music. His latest contribution is an album entitlted Q Trio, Vol. 1, with Qasim Navqi on drums and Danton Boller on bass. It’s great.
Review here. Sounds like Charlie told a number of his many, many amazing stories there, just like he does on Tuesdays up at CalArts. The stories alone were worth the tuition. On another note, glad to see some jazz is still making it into the LA Times now and then.
An interesting essay about the “absence” of black americans in the experimental music scene. As a student of Wadada Leo Smith and a casual fan of Greg Osby, Jason Moran, Steve Coleman and Andy Milne, I would suggest the author do a little more digging. Granted, these guys are jazz musicians, but so were Coltrane, [...]
Well, it’s been many months, but I’m happy to announce that our old Tuesday jam session trio is reuniting for one night only this Friday in the welcoming confines of Café Metropol. I really miss playing every week with Miles and JP and I’m really looking forward to this one. Details here. As some of [...]
One of the things I hope to do on this blog is call attention to deserving artists and their musical output and performances. I don’t consider myself a full fledged CD reviewer, but I’ll do my best to offer some intelligent insights into the recordings and shows I (and hopefully others here on the LAJC [...]
Jones today in the LA Times, with an thoughtful piece that poignantly describes his emotions as he witnessed the election of the first African-American president, and it also illustrates the link between Quincy’s cultural and musical identity: But I knew that the gift of music that I was provided with could overcome cultural boundaries and [...]
I came across this article the other day via the All About Jazz news feed, about how the online music distributor emusic was proving the “long tail theory. Not knowing what that phrase meant or why AAJ would bother to link to the article, I did some research: From Wikipedia: The phrase The Long Tail [...]