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Cyro Baptista • Kresten Osgood • Resonance • Event Calendar

O ne of the most interesting things about jazz is its intergenerational aspect,
something that separates it from many other genres of music. It is not uncommon
4 New York@Night for a band to feature players with wide age gaps. And the flow of information is
two-way: older musicians can act as mentors concurrently with being inspired by
Interview: Cyro Baptista their younger charges.
6 by Kurt Gottschalk
Vibraphonist Gary Burton (On The Cover) has been doing just that for
decades, whether it be as an educator or as a bandleader bringing up a host of
Artist Feature: Kresten Osgood
young guitarists like Larry Coryell, Pat Metheny or Kurt Rosenwinkel. This month
Burton and his new quartet, with another up-and-coming guitarist in Julian Lage,
by Martin Longley
plays Blue Note. The bands of percussionist Cyro Baptista (Interview) like Beat
On The Cover: Gary Burton
The Donkey or Banquet of the Spirits have benefited greatly from youthful
by Ken Dryden exuberance but most of that comes from the leader, who turns 60 this year and
brings his Vira Loucos project to Zankel Hall. And the baby of this month’s
Encore: Lest We Forget:
10 Sonelius Smith Louis Prima
featured musicians is Danish drummer Kresten Osgood who, besides being one of
Scandinavia’s most dynamic players, has an ear for history, recording albums
with legends such as Yusef Lateef, John Tchicai, Paul Bley, Sam Rivers, Dr. Lonnie
by Alex Henderson by Donald Elfman Smith and Oliver Lake. And our Encore, pianist Sonelius Smith, continues this
Megaphone VOXNews
trend, having gotten his start in the ‘70s bands of Rahsaan Roland Kirk.
by Steven Bernstein by Suzanne Lorge On a sad note, we mourn the passing of vocalist/rights activist Abbey
Lincoln, who died Aug. 14th at 80. Her impact as a musician and champion of
Label Spotlight: Listen Up!:
12 Resonance Records Josh Deutsch &
causes still resonates in the music today. To honor her memory, we have put
together an In Memoriam spread of remembrances from her colleagues.
As baseball season gives way to football and barbecues to sweaters, New
by Marcia Hillman Ben Syversen York’s jazz calendar stays packed. Browse our CD Reviews or our Event Calendar

for some ideas of people to hear live...who knows you may rediscover a legend or
Festival Report: Météo Festival • Detroit Jazz Festival stumble across a future one.
We’ll see you out there...

14 In Memoriam: Abbey Lincoln (1930-2010) Laurence Donohue-Greene, Managing Editor Andrey Henkin, Editorial Director

CD Reviews: Ted Rosenthal, John Tchicai, Robin Verheyen, Jazz
16 Passengers, Tomas Fujiwara, Kenny Werner, Vijay Iyer and more On the cover: Gary Burton (photo by Phil Farnsworth)

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misspelled. In the Vision Festival report, Ned Rothenberg’s band is simply called
49 Club Directory Sync. In the In Memoriam section, reports have trumpeter Harry Beckett dying at 86
rather than 74.

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What made guitarist Bill Frisell’s old trio from the In light of the brilliant individual careers of Steve
late ‘80s with drummer Joey Baron and bassist Kermit Kuhn, Dave Liebman, Steve Swallow and Billy
Driscoll so spectacular (and still some of the guitarist’s Drummond, their collective billing as The Masters
finest work) was the lost-and-found interplay between Quartet is no overstatement. Celebrating Rosh
Frisell and Baron: Frisell lost in a muddle of loops and Hashanah (Sep. 10th, Jewish Year 5771) at Birdland,
Baron inexplicably finding him, setting rhythm to Kuhn kicked off the evening with the classic Big Ben
mayhem. Frisell is a much more controlled player chime sequence leading into a romping “If I Were a
these days (and no longer tells vulgar jokes, at least not Bell”, his soulful swing phrasing peppered with fast
from the stage) and their duo at The Stone (Sep. 7th) triplets. The pianist’s plodding, bluesy “Two by Two”
was a meeting of genteel spontaneity. They opened followed, capped with a clever paraphrase of “I’m
with a little ditty, almost silly, sharing a familiar smile. Getting Sentimental”. Liebman then joined the trio on
Frisell gradually developed the phrase into a full line, “Radio”, a singable, stream-of-consciousness theme by
crafting the suggestion of a song, hinting at what the Swallow. The quartet hit full stride on Wayne Shorter’s
refrain might be before abandoning it - that was all “Black Eyes”, Liebman switching from tenor to
that was needed - and then wandering around in the soprano sax for a lovely reading of the melody, buoyed
Jason Rigby, Eivind Opsvik, George Schuller bass region for a short while before finding his way to by Drummond’s dense but empathetic drumming,
a Charlie Parker tune. By the 20-minute mark Baron Swallow’s thin, musky bass-tones and Kuhn’s
Russ Lossing, Todd Neufeld, John Hébert, Billy Mintz (The Stone’s co-curator last month) began pushing and alternating in-the-pocket and over-the-bar timing -
they worked a strange sort of metal Mancini, Frisell collectively pulsing like a four-chambered heartbeat.
Matt King, Carlo De Rosa, Jaime Aff robbing his distortion pedal of any sustain for a sort of By “Remember”, Swallow’s minor blues-waltz,
Mon Oct 4 MONOLOGUES & MADNESS 6PM Tulis McCall, host jagged fragility and laying a few loops for Baron to Liebman had taken flight with quicksilver flourishes,
AMRAM & CO 8:30PM contend with. He then pulled a switch and laid into a soaring bird-calls and hushed hoarse cries in the
David Amram, Kevin Twigg, John de Witt, Adam Amram, John Ventimiglia
repeating three-chord ‘big ending’ he refused to stratosphere of his range, the arc of his solo in no way
Tue Oct 5 BLUE TUESDAYS: DOUG WAMBLE 8:30PM resolve and forcing Baron to fill in the gaps. They hindered by the dense intelligence of his ideas.
Doug Wamble; Julie Hardy, Host
weren’t the pair they were 20 years ago and the sticky Swallow’s solos revealed a composerly mindset, often
AKSHAYANANTAPADMANABHAN 8:30PM heat in the room didn’t help, but they still had a sounding like off-the-cuff songs. After Kuhn’s colorful
wonderful way of finding songs like pennies on the ballad “Adagio”, the set concluded with “Mr. P. C.”,
Eivind Opsvik, Jeff Davis ground, melodies within melodies and another rhythm featuring Drummond’s boisterous, episodic soliloquy
Fri Oct 8 REZ ABBASI ACOUSTIC QUARTET always laying underneath. - Kurt Gottschalk and a ‘rock’n’roll’ finish. - Tom Greenland
Sat Oct 9 (RAAQ) CD RELEASE 9PM & 10:30PM
Bill Ware, Stephan Crump, Eric McPherson
Photo by Peter Gannushkin/DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET

Taylor Haskins, Nate Radley, Frank Carlberg, Jay Anderson, Ted Poor
Deborah Latz, Don Flagg, Daniela Schächter, Oleg Osenkov
Nate Radley, Gary Versace, Ted Poor
Jason Moran, Gretchen Parlato, Dayna Stephens

Photo by Jim Anness
Ben Monder, Dan Weiss
Mark Helias, Bobby Previte
Mon Oct 18 Morrison Motel, Comedy Night w/John Morrison 8:30PM
Joey Baron & Bill Frisell @ The Stone Steve Swallow, Dave Liebman @ Birdland
John Shannon, Pete Rende, Garth Stevenson, Dan Mintzer
Julie Hardy, Host It takes a bold vocalist to step up in front of the mighty Under a blanket of end-of-summer humidity, Frank
Other Dimensions in Music. Back in the ‘90s they Kimbrough played a mid-week, one-off date (Sep. 8th)
Paul Shapiro, Cilla Owens, Glenn Turner, Brian Mitchell, (along with their half-brother power quartet Test) at Jazz Standard with bassist Masa Kamaguchi and
Booker King, Tony Lewis were the hottest of New York’s firebrand jazz. The drummer Jeff Hirshfield, his trio from 2009’s Rumors.
Thu Oct 21 MARK HELIAS TRIO 8:30PM quartet of trumpeter Roy Campbell, reed/brassman An almost 30-year veteran of the city’s scene, the
Ellery Eskelin, Ches Smith
Daniel Carter, bassist William Parker and drummer pianist is acclaimed for his supportive roles in Maria
Fri Oct 22 BEN WALTZER QUINTET 9PM & 10:30PM Charles Downs (formerly known as Rashid Bakr) Schneider’s big band and the Jazz Composers
Sat Oct 23 Bill McHenry, Robin Eubanks
remains something to vie with, but there were two Collective, but here his catholic style and democratic
Sun Oct 24 JACOB GARCHIK TRIO 8:30PM elements added to the scenario at The Local 269 (Sep. leadership were spotlit. In the spirit of spontaneity, the
Jacob Sacks, Dan Weiss
6th). One was that with Campbell’s flute and Parker’s set opened with an improv based on something
THE BATTERIES DUO 8:30PM doson’ngoni (and perhaps a few years of collective Kimbrough had overheard earlier that day on his walk
age) the band is capable of some softer dimensions. But to the club from Grand Central Station, an anthemic
Tue Oct 26 TRIO PBD 8:30PM
Ratzo B. Harris, Denman Maroney, Bob Meyer more important is the fact that the singer was Fay meditation à la Abdullah Ibrahim. Two covers
Wed Oct 27 MIKE + RUTHY’S FOLK CITY 8:30PM Victor, a vocalist suited to stand up against any horn. followed, a spellbinding “Six” (by Federico Mompou)
Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, Ruthy Ungar, Mike Merenda Together they played an improvised suite based on and a revamped “Indian Summer”, the pianist’s
Thu Oct 28 BOB STEWART QUARTET 8:30PM (Thu); 9PM & 10:30PM (Fri) Victor’s Caribbean heritage two days before pristine phrases rendered with a decisive yet slightly
Fri Oct 29 Jerome Harris, Matt Wilson, Curtis Stewart commencing a studio recording of the project for restrained touch, complemented by earthy bass
Sat Oct 30 BILLMCHENRYQUARTET 9PM & 10:30PM Silkheart. The source wasn’t immediately apparent in interjections and a less-is-best approach to the drums.
Andrew D Angelo, Ben Street, RJ Miller
the music, although the fact that she was channeling Where many would walk a bassline, Kamaguchi is
Sun Oct 31 SAM SADIGURSKY/JEREMYUDDEN 8:30PM something was more than evident. As she began to more likely to skip or jump while Hirshfield’s
Linda Oh, Jeff Hirshfield
blissfully repeat the phrase “All day, all night”, a song understated attack emphasizes everything but the
that seemed like a memory began to take shape. The classic ride-cymbal swing pattern with hi-hat
shifting duality of Campbell and Carter’s horns, backbeats. Led by Kimbrough’s disciplined lyricism,
Parker’s groove and taut steady snaps and rolls from firmly anchored in the song’s melody and harmony
the drums provided a comfortable bed, if not even as he stretched for its outer limits, the trio exuded
altogether a song. It wasn’t that the band made room barely bottled urgency, finding fresh flavor in the
for Victor so much as she knows how to make room for over-roasted chestnut “All the Things You Are”,
herself and as she began channeling salt fish recipes, closing with “Over”, a free-form original equal parts
the free jazz calypso was firmly staked. (KG) free and form. (TG)


The Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of “85 and still alive,” Jimmy Scott proclaimed as he
the Ancient World, stood for 56 years over two returned to center stage of the Blue Note bandstand for
millennia ago, commemorating victory in a great the second half of his final show (Sep. 1st) of a belated
battle. Another colossus, Sonny Rollins, has been two-day celebration of his Jul. 17th birthday. Singing
around a bit longer at 80 years and celebrated the while seated in a wheelchair, Scott’s robust
occasion with a concert at the newly renovated - authoritative voice rang out in sharp contrast to his Chamber Music America has announced the
featuring its own Greek statues - Beacon Theater (Sep. fragile frame as he began his set with an utterly deadlines for its grants program for ensembles and
10th). When Rollins led his quintet, all attention was moving reading of “All of Me”, following the opening presenters: Presenting Jazz, for US presenters that
focused clearly on him as he soloed for endless instrumental, Mal Waldron’s “Soul Eyes”, performed work with US jazz ensembles, application deadline -
choruses, exhorting himself with the pumping of one by his longstanding group the Jazz Expressions: Oct. 15th; CMA/FACE French American Jazz
of his fists. Adding trumpeter Roy Hargrove for “I saxophonist/flutist TK Blue, pianist Alex Minasian, Exchange for collaborations between French and US
Can’t Get Started” (for Rollins, can’t get ended is more bassist Hilliard Greene and the song’s arranger, jazz musicians, application deadline - Oct. 22nd. For
like it) or more interestingly guitarist Jim Hall (his drummer Dwayne Broadnax. Possessing perhaps the more information, visit
Bridge partner) for “If Ever I Would Leave You” were most unique sound and phraseology of any male
nice diversions from the almost bludgeoning force of vocalist in jazz history, Scott’s style (an acknowledged The deadline for Rhythm Road 2011–12 season is
Rollins’ playing. The evening’s significance was more influence on Billie Holiday) has only become more Nov. 1st. The program, sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln
aptly fêted by the impromptu reprise of the trio with poignant with age. After acknowledging the presence Center for the United States Department of State
bassist Christian McBride and drummer Roy Haynes of Cecil Taylor in the crowd, the singer began Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, aims “to
from Carnegie Hall two years ago. Now the languidly intoning the words to “How Deep Is The share America’s unique contribution to the world of
proceedings were looser and more equanimous until Ocean” (sounding so deeply personal as to affirm just music and to promote cross-cultural understanding
an unannounced guest slinked onto the stage. Rollins why the avant garde patriarch was in attendance), and exchange among nations worldwide.” The 10
and alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman had never with guest Gregoire Maret’s harmonica adding yet quartets selected to participate will perform “in
appeared together before that anyone knew and another distinctive voice to the group. Scott made “I countries that are not regularly visited by American
“Sonnymoon for Two” showed why: they are too Got It Bad” and “It Had To Be You” his own and then musicians” and present workshops, master classes,
divergently significant to coexist on stage, traditions invited drummer Billy Hart to jam with the band on jam sessions and work with local musicians. For
that may have started together but have parted widely Blue’s “Follow The North Star”. Returning with an more information, visit
since. But seeing Rollins channeling his inner Ornette impassioned version of “Motherless Child” that had
or three legendary octogenarians together on stage the audience in rapt silence, the master vocalist ended In response to the announcement of the 2011
was worthy of Homeric epic. - Andrey Henkin with a swinging “I Cried For You”. - Russ Musto National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters, alto
saxophonist Phil Woods, himself a NEA Jazz Master
in 2007, posted an open letter on his website
protesting the selection of the entire Marsalis clan as
Photograph © 2010 Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos.

recipients. He writes that, “What I can’t understand is
your naming a whole family as Jazz Masters. It
makes no sense musically and as good as the
Marsalis family may be, in my mind they are not the
equals of the aforementioned giants [Dizzy Gillespie,
Thelonious Monk and Dave Brubeck].” Woods made
his consternation even clearer by promising never to
attend another NEA Jazz Master Event.
photo by Adger Cowans

Nominees for the Latin Grammys have been
announced. In the Best Latin Jazz Album category,
the nominees are: L-O-V-E, Isaac Delgado (Calle 54
Records-Sony Music Entertainment Spain);
Sambolero, João Donato Trio (Dubas Música-
Universal Music); Off and On: The Music of Moacir
Sonny Rollins @ Beacon Theater Jimmy Scott @ Blue Note Santos, Mark Levine And The Latin Tinge (Left Coast
Clave); Psychedelic Blues, Poncho Sanchez
A few days later (and about half-century younger) Second-place finalist in the 2009 Thelonious Monk (Concord Picante); Cuban Dreams, Chuchito Valdés
tenor saxophonist Jon Irabagon led an unofficial International Jazz Bass Competition, Joe Sanders is a (J&N Records) and Esta Plena, Miguel Zenón
tribute to Rollins at Cornelia Street Café (Sep. 14th) in first-call sideman on the New York jazz scene, best (Marsalis Music). Other pertinent nominees include
a trio with bassist Peter Brendler and drummer Barry known for his solid work with Ambrose Akinmusire, Tango Grill, Pablo Aslan (Zoho Music) for Best Tango
Altschul. This group was celebrating the release of Roy Hargrove and Gerald Clayton. Making his Jazz Album and A Time for Love, Arturo Sandoval
Foxy (Hot Cup Records), a muscular, uninterrupted 78- Gallery debut as a leader (Sep. 11th), the charismatic (Concord Jazz) for Best Instrumental Album. For
minute workout loosely framed around Rollins’ early young bassist brought a joyous swing to a day filled more information, visit
‘50s composition “Doxy”. The gig’s first set followed with solemn memories. Fronting a quartet with Logan
the same formula, except it was a tad shorter at 52 Richardson on alto saxophone, Luis Perdomo at the Jazz Expressions, a photo exhibition by RI
minutes and this time took its inspiration from “I’ve piano and Rodney Green behind the drum kit, Sanders Sutherland-Cohen, featuring images from recent
Told Ev’ry Little Star”, a Kern-Hammerstein proved himself to be a capable composer in a set Charlie Parker and Vision Festivals, is on display at
composition recorded by Rollins a few times in 1958- featuring his own intriguing compositions, beginning Saint Peter’s Church through Oct. 18th. For more
59. Irabagon won the 2008 Thelonious Monk with “A Joy And Sorrow”, a brightly waltzing melody information, contact
Competition and for those in the full house with the reminiscent of Bobby Hutcherson’s “Little B’s Poem”.
stamina to keep up with him, it is clear why: he is the Bowing the soulful song’s middle section, the As a painful reminder for the need to be extra vigilant
rare modern player who can work within the tradition composer revealed a facility absent from too many while riding a bicycle in this city, two jazz musicians
without sounding boring or predictable. Possessed of bassists’ technical arsenal these days, as he directed were recently involved in accidents. Bassist Bob
remarkable technique and control of his instrument - the dynamic flow of the music, giving the piece an Bowen was a victim of a hit-and-run in midtown last
texturally, dynamically, metrically - Irabagon added appealing narrative quality. On “Simple Song” the month and died of his injuries on Aug. 30th. Benefit
some extended flourishes like circular breathing to sound of Sanders and Green came to the fore, the concerts, with proceedings going to his two young
break up his bombastic, dare we say Rollins-esque, latter’s bass drum nicely complementing the former’s children, are planned, including I-Beam Oct. 2nd and
lines. But Irabagon has a much more dynamic band folkish plucked bass line. The group played with East Fourth Street Community Garden Oct. 17th.
behind him, Brendler laying down accompaniment mature sensitivity on “The Things We Did Last Reed player Ned Rothenberg was also struck by a
with thrash-metal-like fervor and Altschul, a master of Summer” while Cedar Walton’s “Hindsight” offered car in early September and suffered neck damage
pliant rhythms veering between swing and free, all the chance to swing freely, particularly the leader, but is recovering with hopes to resume playing
buoying the proceedings. Of course not all 52 minutes who dug deeply into the song’s bassline. Concluding shortly.
were compelling (Rollins couldn’t even do that) but with his “Haiku For You”, which began dramatically
those moments were not periods of lagging, instead and ended in an Eastern mode, Sanders demonstrated Submit news to
entrance ramps to a careening musical autobahn. (AH) a wide-ranging talent that demands recognition. (RM)


not have one day I did not think about Brazil. But the Lower East Side was the place where all these misfits would go with all the junkies and the crazies. and especially Zé. AAJ-NY: And then not long after that you came to nobody discovered it. America was here already. What did those it’s very hard. but when I met Nana I had this government has this repression on creativity. a third. Even me.” And suddenly David Byrne resuscitated him. Herbie But when I was a kid and I had a teacher at this school Hancock. like. problem” and that’s as far as the diagnosis would go. What far out for Brazil and he is totally anti-image. People relation of mentor and disciple . like Bob Nana and Nana is my mentor.NET Africa and started to associate and jazz was the umbrella for that. I don’t know if this counts [laughs]. a scope to include projects with Laurie Anderson. He belonged to this tropicalism that fucking clue where I was going. you can do this with other people. these learned to cut fish and to cook. You never want to say “the best”. [laughs] But this woman was amazing and she taught myspace/dharmajazz AllAboutJazz-New York: You were a teenager in me that music was fun.” the rules in Brazilian music. And in 1992 you appeared After this. Cyro Baptista: The thing about ‘working’ today is so AAJ-NY: What was your first paying gig? relative. For the first time here people came from Brazil and from Photo by Peter Gannushkin/DOWNTOWNMUSIC. He says. He is a guy who was a CB: I got a scholarship to study at the Creative Music kind of source. like Gil [Gilberto]. recorded the original. Here at eight years old you play these early pioneers. Thank God! I see these people who are like Bailey. but they are playing the amazing percussionist and he was a big part of the double meaning and this is so amazing. but in Brazil on his record The Hips of Tradition. Yo-Yo Ma and Cassandra Wilson. Freddie Bryant. He is a key figure in the Downtown scene. was study at Karl Berger’s Creative Music Studio. impact did that have on your musical development? “I’m really ugly. like a woodblock. there are Dylan and James Brown here. And AAJ-NY: You’ve also mentioned Hermeto Pascoal as then I had $70 left so I said. I worked on Tom Zé’s record doing overdubs. The music had this many ways to learn things. And at this time the and learn and listen. but he’s the best. mean to you and symphonies but there it’s like you have this guy that your music? plays coconuts. have all these amazing percussionists and they. Karttikeya celebrate his 60th birthday in December and is playing at things. I had this music that I happened in Brazil at the end of the ‘60s and thank liked. David Byrne [who released Zé’s One set of disco. like.” unbelievable. Don Cherry was there and that was where I met the music has some quality of revolution. We would play 10 sets a night. Lewis Porter. I didn’t have a barriers in Brazil. At first I was playing with Astrud Gilberto and these people and I had to be Brazilian. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 42) by Kurt Gottschalk C yro Baptista is well adept at walking in different worlds. “The big school” is here. ECM and CMS and this ‘world music’. I recorded this overdub many years after Tom Zé what you call a club. Tom Zé. AAJ-NY: What was New York like then? 6 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . Grammy Award-winning albums by The Chieftans. For music. David Byrne and Brian Eno. I tried to go to the school different quality at this time. one of slow samba. Baptista will and she was amazing. songwriter Tom Zé was changing showed me “look. I learned so much and guys start to do lyrics that look like they are for the he was very gracious to give so much. We just create an illusion this elevator operator at the school. He is the best Professional procrastination. I had this coconut cut it in half Brazil when the Tropicália movement was exploding. You thing now working with Pro Tools. straddling North and South America. INT ER VI EW Cyro CB: In the ‘80s it was very serious and everybody was wearing black but there was this crack for me. leading his own bands and CB: I wasn’t playing but I was involved with music. But in these 30 years I did Brazilian composer. The spring for him is like a waterfall. He was another source. She opened up a door for me and she And like yourself. that was my first paying job. fast. It was ECM stuff. He’s “I’m going next week. AAJ-NY: Were you already playing music when all of The São Paulo-born percussionist has long made the US his the Tropicália took off? home. I always had this fascination. But I came in the middle of the eye of very important to me. Nana Vasconcelos and Gilberto and then the God I was there and I got the full blow of this. like another planet. some record on Luaka Bop] went to Brazil and discovered American music. Nana was an most mundane dancing. And then I met John Zorn and Marc Ribot and it was the first time I had the chance to not be Brazilian.” I went from one couch to the next and I slept on the subway and always CB: I did a concert with my group and he did his. I could be whatever I wanted. composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. But I was not. so important that now with something that became the starting of this world other things that have happened in this environment. him. I’m going next week. I’ll go to an influence on you. Chico Buarque. I learned to play instruments with would not have believed it.and not just music. This is what we say. like when Columbus discovered America. presenting his tribute to Brazilian autistic but back then it was just like “Cyro has a of North Indian classical music with jazz. music. how he’s broken Studio (CMS) in Woodstock in 1980. including being Brazilian. I wasn’t very good at many DHARMA JAZZ: Badal Roy. I playing with John Zorn and others and has broadened his was living with musicians. I always smell bad. “You know what. I’m doing this CB: Being a percussionist in Brazil is very hard. Probably at this day I would be dyslexic or This exciting new cooperative quartet combines elements Zankel Hall this month. It was the beginning of this ‘world music’ break and people starting to respect other Baptista cultures. Derek genius. world person with a garage studio! 20 years ago you drive an ambulance. when I was young. like the conception. He has also played on geniuses when they are 12 and they get all fucked up. I like Caetano. I stayed like three months and still today I’m digesting that. New York City and spend my $70.

” two-CD set with Hammond organist Dr. Paul Bley.Bassist still operates a relatively undercover presence on the whom he’s also made a significant collaboration. dramatically.juniormance. I had a gig Osgood’s particular talent for forming collaborative at Cornelia Street Café with Michael. was about breathing.” says Osgood. Lonnie Smith.” declares Osgood. They also Café Loup EVERY SUNDAY latter factor might not be something to pursue readily collaborated on three Blake Tartare discs. A way of Tchicai and bassist Jonas Westergaard. One of the three gigs record. See Calendar. “I realized that acceleration. visit krestenosgood. Oliver’s a master and standards. ‘cause it’s funky as hell. This reflects Osgood’s own mixed place that there was very little sustain in the group upbringing. A few years later. Osgood Osgood’s mentor was recently deceased drummer has made two albums with the guitarist. Osgood is at Rojas. JUST AWARD WINNING JAZZ AND FOOD Osgood has made a sequence of albums that are often back. but Blake also introduces aspects of can’t think of anything more pleasant than sitting next derailed soloing freedom. but “Michael had a gig at The Knitting Factory and 6:30 . 19th with Scott DuBois. I developed faster when I was outclassed by the people Later in the month. I miss him so much!” definitive organ record and I never have to make one Over the last decade. I had this dream of a formation where it This (Clean Feed. Very expressive and very honest. Their album (on ILK. One of his principle connections was enthusiastic organ player and have in the past held a made with saxist Oliver Lake. AR T IST FEAT UR E Kresten Recommended Listening: • Kresten Osgood .Hammond Rens (with Dr. 2004) • Michael Blake/Kresten Osgood . with Blake on tenor and soprano saxophones. Music Hall. Yusef connection. A certain sound. “It seems like in spending a few hours in the studio.Eponymous (Passin’ Thru. but there is a lot of Osgood will be playing during this month’s visit is information in the blowing and I think we are pushing with the Tattoos and Mushrooms trio at Rockwood the limits of that genre. called him up and asked him if he would be interested Osgood is prompted to clarify matters. 2003) • Sam Rivers/Ben Street/Kresten Osgood - Osgood Violet Violets/Purple Violets (Stunt.” Osgood declares. a Danish musician-owned collective of which the Lonnie’s music. free-form vanguard of the music. “I am a very eight months.’ So I did and from the first note we How is it possible to better a list of co-creators that had some kind of ridiculously amazing musical includes Oliver Lake. So inspired is during several periods. Steven and Ben links with Americans who are mostly more famous Allison. Osgood is joining the Scott I was playing with. 2007) • Steven Bernstein/Marcus Rojas/Kresten Osgood - Tattoos and Mushrooms (ILK Music. I When this album is referred to as a groove project.9:30 pm it’s difficult to use another phrase when describing that’s where I met Steven.” The band name apparently stems from Osgood’s drive to export his talents grew out of Bernstein’s japing entertainment suggestion to the lack of improvisatory situations when he was Osgood’s girlfriend’s slightly quiet sister: that they growing up on the west coast of Denmark. though none were longer than this set.” Eivind Opsvik and saxophonist Jon Iragabon. Their at US jazz scene. than himself and primarily older greats within the Everybody said the same thing: ‘you should really call firmament. They are really a team and their thing goes way NO COVER. at the attacking. of course. 2002) • Oliver Lake/John Tchicai/Kresten Osgood/Jonas Westergaard . It’s both as a duo and with him as a guest in my band. Osgood phrasing.” Osgood is. It took my playing to another American divide. where Ben couldn’t make the second set. 17th in duo with Oliver Lake. Each of the collaborations have DuBois Group at the increasingly scene-stealing Korzo played a huge part in shaping my music and my values bar and restaurant. This highlight of Osgood’s catalogue. a shuffle and a few funk tunes. very generous person. as his father is from San ensemble. 2008) by Martin Longley Junior Mance … Jazz pianist Even though the Danish drummer Kresten Osgood through his old friend saxophonist Michael Blake. 2006) • John Tchicai/Jonas Muller/Nikolaj Munch- Hansen/Kresten Osgood . sound. Their soundspread is. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 7 . with Hidé Tanaka…. Sam Rivers. Many of Osgood’s albums are released on the ILK but I wanted to capture the deep spirituality of label. I just love the way Steven and Marcus play Lateef and Dr. as might be imagined. “We’ve done many concerts together. melding serious standards-dissection with a slippery Rockwood Music Hall Oct. Osgood met these two rubbery blowers and Korzo Oct. Lonnie Smith? Over the last decade. Ed Thigpen. music. there’s an equal Danish. up Marcus Rojas. At other times.” around 300 CDs like that (because I’m an organ freak!).Coltrane in Spring Photo by Scott Friedlander (ILK Music. Downtown Music Gallery Oct. but also a lot about what they don’t do. I have a beautiful. “Hammond Rens is my to Ed on stage. I’ve always had an album together in Copenhagen with reedman John a fascination for that music. This is why I am so proud of that drummer is a founding member. “That was a very inspiring music I am interested in. that he’s probably correct. The odd one out in Osgood’s album collection is a “He was the main reason I moved to Copenhagen. his existence is at once pervasive. I learned a lot from that. It’s very easy for me to relate to their way of 105 West 13th Street 212-255-4746 duo situations or sometimes feature a Danish-majority improvising. 18th with Tattoos and Mushrooms tomfoolery. infectious and supremely tasteful. It’s about elaborates: “I had been a fan of Oliver’s music for what they do. then it’s okay to play some medium tempo closely. Control This duo disc on the Clean Feed label is a subversive. The other players will be bassist in life. Lonnie Smith) (ILK Music. Osgood reveals. they recorded weekly organ trio gig in Copenhagen. of course) was absolutely right! K recorded in 2008 and our sticksman is joined by trumpeter Steven Bernstein and tuba player Marcus For more information. with whom he studied for eight years. I notably funky. In 2003. He agreed and I there is some kind of unspoken rule that if there is an took the recording home with me and studied it very organ. Osgood has stayed in NYC again.” many years and during one of my New York visits. “I have should head out to munch mushrooms and then visit spent a lot of energy on looking up the masters of the the tattoo emporium.


He kept getting better. O N T HE C OVER GARYVIBESBURTON VIRTUOSO Photo by Phil Farnsworth by Ken Dryden G ary Burton has been on the jazz scene for a half. I contributed songs to my band His Tennessee Firebird (RCA. exploring works The opposite kind of player is a restless spirit who writing. when he was 12. We weren’t even planning to week tour in spring 2011. Julian Lage. written and taught me at the afternoon soundcheck. Pat and only chord instrument. playing in my quartet. [Pianist] Eldar was also (Atlantic . I York and Europe. 1971) comfortably together. Burton orchestra. though it wouldn’t be the launched his groundbreaking quartet with guitarist about its music and come up with a wide range of strongest song on the record. He pioneered the use of years later. I didn’t bother to Shearing’s Out of the Woods. utilizing influences from rock and country. bassist/harmonica thing that they do. I went back to having guitar players. Chick and I are working on our next record. After devoting months at a time taking his bands it around. We’re playing concerts in Israel.” (RCA Victor. both Pat Metheny and Chick drummer Roy Haynes. I’ve never generation. Burton’s formidable recorded output weeks later to say he had joined Miles’ band. I invited him to play with me at a • Gary Burton/Makoto Ozone . sounded so natural.Face to Face (GRP. player Charlie McCoy. me and Chick.Alone At Last but it didn’t seem to gel. They have a very recognizable style interesting or compelling as my friends Chick Corea. he’s always exploring some autobiography. is on guitar. Tenor saxophonist on the road for much of his career. After that. Once we finish. George was the master of harmony record. A few he was in high school. “I was introduced to Chick Corea by five years with Pat Metheny. “Out of the Woods was the most of what it was to be a lyrical player.. I wrote six pieces. He was be used to playing with each other. is on drums. So youngster who shows a lot of talent. Larry Coryell was going to be was a lot of fun.Dreams So Real (ECM. It group. Instead of playing the old tunes be a study in contrasts: “The demands were less record together a few months later. Only two people said yes. We got in each other’s way. We performed them during music. bop and okay and quickly I had to write six more. swing.” how good it sounded. “I’ve been working on it for the last 10- with Coryell lasted through 1968.” group. he’s another guy who never Burton recently completed work on his songs by Carla Bley and Michael Gibbs. We did three gigs in Europe last year. Collectables. With Stan Getz. we were on a concert in Germany playing together. Bob Moses replacing before. When we got to the end of a project and by Bob Dylan. 1994) There was a break in the schedule and we both agreed California event near where he lived. I’m sure I saw a lot of my own four mallets on vibes and was still a teenager when he separately and the promoter wanted a jam session at history in Julian. We’ve pretty figure out arrangements because he didn’t have any which was about 1972 or 1973. Burton is at Steve Swallow and Roy Haynes. who was in my last that it will be well received.. which was our first from when Pat was in my band. Now 67. 1966) included Nashville predictable. New leaving the band and they both suggested Chick. so I had a whole new appreciation listen to it for several months.” then it went well enough that the record label gave the from mainstream jazz to reach listeners of his Having played cool jazz. The Zurich concert [In much picked the tunes.Quartet Live (Concord. That went well. I’m a musical explorer. so I had to comp for Stan. So mainly played written parts. Burton left for New York played a duet of ‘La Fiesta’. then Scott For more information. so I’m hopeful Although Burton gained great exposure as a in their own right. The plan is to reunite the same City. we’ll go to the same challenging for George Shearing’s group. Burton doesn’t think of master of melody. We there’ll be new stuff by Carla. I also had to certainly was working by the time we tried it again.” fine-tuning and already have a literary agent shopping filled by Sam Brown. Hank Williams. 1967) his own tunes. So we the last few years. I was the that playing as a duo really worked well for us. both of whom were Colley on bass. band isn’t full-time because they’re all individual stars complimentary and excited about it. Antonio Learning to Listen. Now we’ve been playing ambitious composing I ever did. but it didn’t seem inspired. traditional tunes and tends to explore constantly. Pat Metheny and I did three tours After studies at Berklee. we’ll record. who I’ve played with off and on for the last international star.Duster something else. Mick Goodrick. 1975) musically it was okay. much more during his career. It turned out composers and ask everybody to write new music. they go to some country and get excited could write something. there wasn’t any room to solo or play benefited from working with Burton. We decided to make a year or early 2012. 19th-24th. Stan was the else and we had them run the tape. ECM 1972] may be my all time favorite of the our recent tour to break them in and we have a 4-6 then told me to learn them from the record and figure records we’ve done. I’ve gone into much in recent years. Though I haven’t written Larry Coryell. I’m getting feedback from people Tommy Smith. bassist Steve Swallow and veteran things. spending a year in the George Shearing Quintet. “Some musicians have a single strong in the early days. That happens when I run across any recorded with guitarist Hank Garland. Following that one-off date. They try things with decided that we needed one more ballad or blues. because I duet record. Once on his own. fiddler Buddy Spicher and and stay within its boundaries through their careers. which led to a the end. He’s 21 now. the vibraphonist ex-wife have read it. we used to play Burton enjoys his reunions with old friends. “Over 50th anniversary since enrolling) and an RCA contract. Chick. 1972]. do another record and tour at the end of next then three years with Stan Getz. By then we’ll have some new material and • Gary Burton .New Vibe Man in Town called him and he said he was interested.” Berklee scholarship (this year the school celebrates his we laughed and said what the heck. The working title is bandleader during the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Steve. A few months ago I finished a draft after influential jazz-fusion albums. Chick. producing several other area and going back to other things that he did 15 years. we were playing and recording as a leader speaks for itself. Chick called me about two could play together. playing on the Grammy telecast as • Gary Burton . it mixed originals by the band’s members with Corea does that Julian played about 20 seconds. his band and now has his own group. visit garyburton. After Coryell departed. Pat Metheny. I’ll probably record Recommended Listening: knew who he was but had never played with him. but I never thought they were as greats like guitarist Chet Atkins. Burton desired to break away together almost 40 years. I’ve turned it over to my editor for Haynes. 1961) accompanying Sarah Vaughan but felt ready to do Lage is one of many young artists who have • Gary Burton Quartet .32Jazz. “My new I’ve known a long time. I his own pieces. trumpeter Tiger Okoshi and pianist now limits his touring to warmer months. Hahn joined the band. everything from tango music to orchestras and other more or less demand that I contribute something every 1967). John Scofield. Jerry so during the next few years. Achieving a sound unlike any previous jazz jazz styles and it’s what keeps me interested. We played about a dozen gigs together. he • Gary Burton Quintet . together so we can probably put a song together. the guitar slot was when it comes to that choice. it Blue Note Oct. Keith Jarrett and Carla Bley were pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons. my manager and my Jerry Hahn and Pat Metheny. Burton has never been written as much since. Steve Swallow. Everyone has been Makoto Ozone replaced the guitar in later groups. I’d find a low-key job we Antonio Sanchez . Chick time we do a record. I with them. By the time century. • Gary Burton/Pat Metheny/Steve Swallow/ to move on. It depends upon your nature and personality several rewrites. fusion. will be standards instead of originals. 2009) ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 9 . still don’t know why it didn’t work the first time but it me. Crystal Silence [ECM. which debuted on Duster (RCA. The equipment was there to record someone Though he wrote a dozen originals for George and I loved the stuff he did with voicings. Burton found them to was a big hit with the audience. The quartet seems to stay in one zone. we weren’t playing they promoted jazz education.” K partnership with Chick Corea made him an Sanchez. He gave me a list of songs he wanted to play Concert. “I heard Julian (RCA Victor-Koch. which which I had never done much before. then was knocked out by himself as a composer. in the band.” out what to play. a piece that he had just and made Quartet Live. See Calendar.

Smith is at Smith appearing on alto saxophonist Kenyatta’s Cleopatra’s Needle Oct. appeared in several films and Prima suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and went into a musicianship. “We were very close. visit soneliussmith. In 1949. although he has found Smith continuing to teach in addition to spent most of his adult life in the Big Apple. Mississippi.they won the 1959 Grammy for “Best Angelina. who encouraged him to • David Murray . King Louie in the Walt Disney feature The Jungle Book. 7th.” recalls suffering.” K from that period (including Rahsaan Rahsaan. New Orleans Gang and they recorded for the Prima and Smith were crowd-pleasers in person and “I eat antipasta twice / Just because she is so nice / Brunswick label and later for Vocalion and Decca. for it was Griffin yourself. becoming one of the by Donald Elfman Brunies. sing.the big Performing Arts Center Oct. Smith happens to your brain where you’re really swinging. David Murray. 1970) by Alex Henderson saxophonist Shamek Farrah.not only improviser. he became a lot more focused . She got me into likes of Rahsaan Roland Kirk. anthem for the ‘new’ music. who played with drummer Ali shortly Jamal and Hugh Lawson. 1910 in New Orleans. Blacknuss and The Art of Rahsaan Roland Kirk). Smith considers explains. Arkansas at Pine Bluff) on a music scholarship. aforementioned tarantella sound. he teaches at teaching music. The Sonelius with Mike Longo & the NY State of the straightahead postbop and avant garde settings. The ‘70s also found For more information.” Smith remembers. Rashied Ali and Robin Kenyatta. Louis Prima. 24th. And between Smith began teaching music (today. In 1967. He never really recovered and entertainment that made Louis Prima one of the a kind of shuffling beat that Prima called “Gleeby died in his hometown Aug.and when you play with somebody ensemble called The New York Jazz Philharmonic with guests Annie Ross and Jimmy Owens six nights a week for long periods of time. became an Prima became the voice of the boisterous orangutan Set to a kind of tarantella beat and with a jazzy. 1972/1974) J azz is full of talented the Strata-East label. became a Prima Collectors’ Series that highlights Prima the entertainer Prima was born Dec. after In 1975. In addition to touring with Kirk in the early ‘70s. He did most but does give a sense of the man’s musicality and great His raspy voice and style of scat singing showed the of the vocals but sometimes shared that spotlight with combination of swing and humor. Born in working with tenor saxophonist Murray extensively Hillhouse. teaching brought me up. 1974) and contributing to pianist Stanley Cowell’s multi-piano project The Piano Choir (Strata-East. hipster swing and downright then. Sing”. But after all these years. the waitress from the pizzeria. Teaming up with alto Recommended Listening: • Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society - Rahsaan Rahsaan (Atlantic-Rhino. unless you’re playing regularly for long periods of “I’m optimistic.” Birthday Celebration Smith. I was playing with him Brian Grice) in live settings and co-leads a large Antoinette Montague and six nights a week .The Navigator (Soul Note. It • David Murray Big Band . Over the years. Performance by a Vocal Group or Chorus”. that gig went to Keely Smith musical son. There’s a syndrome in our nation where a lot who brought Smith and Kirk together. Sonelius that thanks to his wife (who was a nurse and has since ‘70s ‘00s Smith is such an passed away). really swinging because they’re not playing regularly future is get the Sonelius Smith Trio into a recording and aren’t playing long enough. Sometimes. 1982) improvisers who aren’t The ‘80s and ‘90s were busy decades for Smith. See Calendar. “It Smith Trio (with bassist Dave Hofstra and drummer Art Jazz Ensemble with got my feet into the jazz world. 1973).” where we don’t make a lot of money. 24th. His own band was called Louis Prima and his biggest acts on the strip and internationally popular. Louis Armstrong. You aren’t swinging studio. the Brooklyn resident Music School) and it was also during the ‘80s that he has a lot on his plate in 2010. The band introduced coma after surgery. “my whole life sideman credits that includes associations with the elevated and became more stable. In 1934 he moved to New York and worked regularly on 52nd Street with old friends from his birthplace such as Eddie Miller and George bands were losing popularity . • Andrew Cyrille . 7th. something violinist Elektra Kurtis. which. Smith leads his own group.Prima found a gig in the lounge of the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas and turned it into a career-changing event.Handscapes 95 (Piano Choir. 10 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . of people believe that you need to suffer in order to October 26th “Working with Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a create. trademark that was to last for many musicians have to do things Smith continues. but also.” Cyrille.South of the Border huge names in the jazz was during the former decade that he met his wife (DIW. Capitol Records beloved and influential musicians in America in the Rhythm” and which. as an artist/painter. nothing will stop you. 1978. In on record . K influence of the family’s home and of the city’s favorite a female singer. Smith’s compositions have also been recorded by October 5th Moving to New York City proved to be a wise career acoustic bassist Reggie Workman and pianists Ahmad move for Smith. “You have to have money to promote Corina Bartra Latin Jazz Ensemble trombonist Dick Griffin a major ally. in 1976 for (Strata East. with its similarity to the has issued a terrific compilation of Prima in its 20th century.Body & Soul (Black Saint. 1994) histories. 1993) have interesting pursue his career goals more aggressively. when played by Benny Goodman. but a person can be very creative without Annual Dizzy Gillespie blessing because it put me in the jazz world. doctors discovered a brain tumor and indicative of the mix of earthy Italian humor.” 1936 the Gang recorded Prima’s “Sing. Active on the New York jazz scene since as a musician.Handscapes/Handscapes 2 album as a co-leader. the Brooklyn-based acoustic pianist has a list of met Providence. Jr. As a musician. I’ve “I had great respect for Rahsaan Roland Kirk. formed a big band. celebrates his father at Queensborough jazz band in the ‘20s and played trumpet in the band of Under financial pressure in the ‘50s . I don’t have any financial problems. but they aren’t leader and one of the things he hopes to do in the near Gillespie’s live performances. in 1940. Ted Curson and Friends after his arrival and soon found himself being hired by “Financially. 1992) world but nonetheless Providence Gullo-Smith. but eventually. along melody. solid moving to Hollywood. The ‘90s Smith is not a native New Yorker. See Calendar. painting and his activities as a leader the Harlem School of the Arts and the Third Street or co-leader of various groups. “When I 1969. He led a New Orleans who was to become Prima’s wife. World of the Children. E NC OR E Sonelius Smith Stompin’ at the Savoy (Atlantic. a flexible player who is comfortable in both In 2010.” this time. money will come. Angelina. playing with trombonist Jack moved to Arkansas as a young adult to attend Jeffers’ New York Classics Big Band and doing some Arkansas AM&N College (now the University of writing for the group Quartette Indigo. Smith recorded his first • The Piano Choir .” been blessed. recorded with drummer Cyrille as a sideman. the above lyrics are gloriously Prima was becoming a national name and. Smith says • The Piano Choir . “I’m not rich.” Smith October 12th multi-instrumentalist Kirk. Sing. but at time. Smith grew up in Memphis and (as part of his big band). you have to find a Smith was featured on some of his Atlantic albums way. LEST W E FOR GET Louis Prima (1910-1978) Irving Fazola. has yet to record a studio album as a full-fledged followed by a FREE film showing of Some people think they’re swinging.” Smith says. But if you love it. Andrew eating properly.

His latest rehearse each other’s compositions. Fresh Sound. the You don’t hear this kind of intuitive performance very the more straightahead “Nobody Else But Me”.. When the Knitting Factory opened in 1987 that became Ayler. Kral recorded these CDs in 1975. communities cross-pollinated.. Fat musicians. 10th.that was the world I thought I Although the music business (and the entire Web: jazzrecordcenter. There will Postcards. Lee Morgan. Through that you have a friend who’s a choreographer. you won’t find any Footnotes: Jane Monheit kicks off her new album apart. Zach Alford. Venus.. Victor and will be released in 2011.. you will bring your to play other gigs. Posters. happening in the East Village (now referred to as the computer. fashion or social statements. Almost every job I SE trumpeter. That’s why I love her. in awe of his mastery. some contemporaries (or near contemporaries) of Kral: I love Irene Kral. very busy music have grown and evolved. VO X NEW S by Suzanne Lorge that you had been there and. to put this in context. 10:00-6:00 Now. different Mondays in October . Magazines. big bands.times a’wasting” (Kenny Wollesen once in the New York Times. Pretty Purdie. and did my best not to European jazz festivals to arranging for Elton John. if you have a friend who makes Buy. And you might remark singers. Trade Septet. What you won’t hear of unexpected stuff going on at these gigs.. A story I like to relate happened about 20 years business or not fit to print).. Near the end of the tour comes from this group of musicians I grew up with. if At the same time I started hanging out with Upper you have a friend who’s a great instrumentalist. et al. T-shirts. Ben Perowsky. also a live jazz album nominated for Album of the Year in 1999. Of the next generation.. I listened and learned from him as much as have done. I had known Butch Morris your gigs on Facebook. the options for The reality was that the music I really liked and young musicians are greater then ever. But perhaps you’re the sort who wants to hear dragging them along.all on your own. jingles. aforementioned are all pretty much traditional jazz often.. make you iconic singers of different periods in jazz history. feelings hurt. Email: jazzrecordcenter@verizon. ask them if connection I met Defunkt. Kral was just an Home (Emarcy-Universal) with a run at Birdland Oct.. to different styles. with only band. Room 804 Needless to say. Playing tiny gigs at the Knitting Factory with the cooperative trio Spanish Fly led to my first European Steven Bernstein is a trumpeter/slide trumpeter/ arranger/composer and leader of Sex Mob and the Millennial Territory Orchestra (MTO). feel that you were. another place.. Silkheart. established leaders hiring younger musicians Curtis’ band and went on to be in-demand NYC studio for tours.. movie Paul Griffin and Eric Gale who all played in King Fax: 212-675-4504 dates. look for Golda Solomon. I was on tour with a very well known.. week-long runs at clubs like Lushlife. I just want music and would love the opportunity to play with to illustrate what “playing with your friends” can this musician. Bernstein Nagel Heyer.. reflectively. which actually was mentioned endless: “Crank it out. If so. with two Ls this time) also some experimentation with different sounds and all been wanted to enter. my ego the ‘50s-60s who all toured together with Stan Kenton New York. Create your own joined the Lounge Lizards in 1991. We’ve that another Krall (Diana. John Zorn. 28th-30th. bands. growing up in Berkeley and he sent me as a sub to always be a need for original. headlines trio makes and it’s hard to tell who’s following whom. The options are Also carrying specialist labels called the Bad Museum. See Calendar. teens). a small quiver of vibrato. as these of the Levon Helm Band and wrote horn arrangements for community. Rockwood Music Hall Oct. And as each of us has gone on Vernon Reid. four CDs on Tzadik (the Diaspora Series) and collaborated which led to my working on Robert Altman’s film with musicians ranging from Sam Rivers and Roswell Rudd W hen young musicians ask me for career advice. fronting an unerringly great 19th-23rd and Suzanne Pittson releases Out of the Hub: recordings is the eerie way they catapult the listener to trio. share ideas. Play music with your friends. a tiny club run by two Theatres at 45 Bleecker Oct. friendship and trust we artists he worked with and asked if there was ever a developed over the last 20 years chance to sub a rehearsal. As you scene grew around us. come up with new ideas (musical. Antony. etc (they called me “the kid”). The strange thing about never-before-released legacy unerringly great singer. print CDs and advertise Books. “Better Than Anything”. Sell. On her recordings you can always hear every move the note that “This Masquerade” was a big hit back in the Canadian wunderkind. whether it’s the LA session musicians from 236 West 26 Street. 8th. EW D I could. Tel: 212-675-4480 place. between numbers playing a bit of one of Kral’s 8th-9th. mix it all the way I met Kenny when he was 14) K e. John Coltrane and Jimmy the last vestiges of ye olde music business were still in Heath or Cornell Dupree. you might Birdland Oct. N appear like a pushy careerist. CD.really good trumpeters” and I would “be It seems to me that this has always been the way music better off continuing to play with my friends.. Wayne Horvitz. been exposed and Sandra St. you can hear Kral speaking with the Musical philosopher Gil Scott-Heron will be at BB melody. Ray Lucas. The owners were the same age as me and it For more information. Eremite. I was crushed. K ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 11 . Ephemera Saheb Sarbib’s big band in 1981.BUT. 7th and Nancy Wilson at Allen Room Oct. Unlike 20 years wanted to be part of when I moved to NYC in 1979 was ago. “Downtown scene”).g. Kurt Elling plays our hang. hired “. write Collections bought West Siders closer to my own age: Pablo Calogero. Videos (DVD/VHS). 25th.. the Microscopic they need some music. Large studio dates. 2008 . start language and. MEG APHONE Creating Your Community post-college Deadheads who were into John Zorn. I told him how much I loved one of the (many) famous using the common language. etc. now you can record your band on to your LP’s. Excepting Tuesdays. innovative music so if Calendars.. Dean Bowman. The Music of Freddie Hubbard. from ballets to Hollywood film scores. a recording project MTO Plays Sly features Bernie Worrell. (No shame in any of this. “commission yourself”.) recorded the Leslie Briscusse tune “When I Look In styles. AUM Fidelity. as we continued to record and tour. Sweet Basil. our community and our U ago. how they make you wish September offers lots of opportunity to hear some trumpeter. Nikki Yanofsky. Philly musicians who grew up together like Monday-Saturday. when I moved to NYC Benny Golson. meet new musicians. play little gigs at neighborhood places. just a few short years before she passed away. at Miles’ Café Oct. Martha Wainright all ascend the professional ladder. early ‘70s and that it sounds almost too groovy beside Blue Note Oct. a tribute to the great another time. I Kansas City. He has released by Steven Bernstein tours as a leader and to meeting producer Hal Willner. usually the band is ‘backing’ the singer or another signature Kral tune. ask them if they want a score.. was a comfortable spot for like-minded people. but as the title cut to a best-selling vocal Yoon Sun Choi and Katie Bull at The Local 269 on Just For Now in 2004 and Second Chance. without a hint of sentimentality. Enja and many more much outside of the public eye. Since 2004 Steven has been a member always give the same answer.very is at Jalopy Oct. Jazzed Media released Kral’s live studio recording Your Eyes”. hang out. visit stevenbernstein. She took an ascetic’s approach to In this case. Samita Sinha. etc. them a feature piece. 18th and Clean Feed. launches this month on the same with a very different ‘90s vibe. label.there’s sure to be lots studio recording. independent films.” worked. NY 10001 bruised. 5th-9th and a young torchbearer.this was the best advice anyone and Woody Herman in the ‘40s (while still in their could have given me. The trumpeter responded that he only mean if you follow that path with self-determination. we created our own the Grammy-winning Electric Dirt CD. articulating it clearly and precisely.our moment of fame. friends along and they will do the same for you. First. We and your musical community. in some ways. economy) is in a state of flux right now. Criss Cross. It was also through this small scene that I to Lou Reed and U2. signature tunes. I already knew most of the I hope this all isn’t too the words of Roy had our own underground scene at a loft/gallery/club Nathanson. three months are any effects or showiness. counting off and pianist Alan Broadbent in King’s Oct. Build a body of work with you and/or appraised Adam Rogers. She sang lots of ballads .

2nd. rooftop beehive in Brooklyn with a friend of mine. etc. John and University of the Streets Oct. my dream I knew I wanted to be a musician when. five cuts were sent to Riverside Records and were what nomination (Best Latin Jazz Album: Claudio Roditi . Did You Know? This summer I started keeping a lot of money and go for some combination of those. Can. LABEL SPOT LI GHT Resonance they would most benefit being heard. Current Projects: My trio with Xander Naylor (guitar) McNeil. more time playing trumpet. I also do some academic tutoring to pay the bills. composing. listen to two-minute samples Klabin does the engineering. Björk. “but know how to get a very warm producer and audio engineer. “George and Klabin states. and Jeremy Gustin (drums) just released an album titled Cracked Vessel. particularly Joey Tartell and For more information. Band. Label/Product pianist Gene Harris. Marco Klabin also envisions establishing a booking artists. By Day: Practicing. Klabin continues. practicing and composing. For improvisation and composition. It also helps a booker for a festival or a club to “There are practically no major jazz labels left. discovering the artists and producing the devoted to issuing performances by known artists not records. Tom Robbins. There are video facilities as well among others. The label has distribution in the US. Kenny Wheeler. where he started playing piano and composing taking a lesson or two with musicians that I admire. Bob Brookmeyer. Brian McWhorter. Destinations. I-Beam Oct. before finding an affinity for trumpet. The label’s staff includes Zev Feldman. Lanex.” Klabin stretch and on finding the right setting. Brazil. but I guess I was serious! By Day: Teaching piano and trumpet students. he says. “We also want to do professional fewer labels devoted to jazz. Béla Bartók. but it has started to make its Manager Sydney B. I prefer to keep that as a hobby.The Resonance Big Band been chosen for weighty backgrounds in their explains. not harsh. Billy Strayhorn. 1st and 9th as part of FONT and Downtown with Danilo Perez.” Klabin adds that he Brazilliance X 4).net.” As far as and I in one room and see what happened!” division for the label that will place artists into exposure. put this material out. just the already known ones. vocalists (CONTINUED ON PAGE 42) Plays the legacy of Oscar Peterson The Blues and The Abstract. I believe the future of jazz entertainment lies in to the ‘60s and ‘70s when it was possible to get new make. asking well-placed questions and Seattle. Allan Chase. which is by Marcia Hillman Department. photo by Reuben Radding Freddie Hubbard.” I didn’t really know what Josh Deutsch Ben Syversen that meant at the time. visit joshdeutsch. Ron Miles. playing lots of sessions. “This great music was actually a demo. These Plays Tribute to Oscar Peterson) and a 2009 Grammy individual fields. Composers like University of Oregon. Syversen has toured developing together for 15 or 20 years. During the nearly three years he has lived in Dream Band: Since group rapport is so important to Brooklyn. We looked for songs that would allow me to internet. I’ve I-Beam Oct. In this day of few major labels and drummer Lewis Nash. Experimental rock of the performs as a leader and with the Duke Ellington Big last 40 years: Tom Waits.. although after a couple cooking Influences: Lester Bowie. Bill latest. Bill Frisell. Pieces of Jade by Scott LaFaro (Bill Evans’ mark.” Klabin is the driving engine behind the company and acts as the traditional recording industry A&R Cathy Rocco and Greta Matassa. Syversen is at Jason Moran. which are exactly the places where pianists Hendelman and Marian Petrescu. Hendelman explains. In the end. composer. Deutsch is at Also literature: Roberto Bolano. previously available. The musical influences from my homeland and well-made videos marketed as DVDs on TV and the jazz artists recorded on a label specializing in jazz. Klabin Arrangement: Bill Cunliffe . James Moody. feels fortunate he “has a record company where I can Based in Los Angeles.” comments. I came from analog. Stevie Wonder. Europe and Japan and is constantly looking to expand got Friedman his first album deal. Illinois Jacquet and Keith Jarrett Hendelman in trio with bassist Marco Panascia and to producing CDs. trumpet fundamentals.” But Resonance has plans in addition Evans. recording”. Launched in March of 2008. watch for the restaurant! Lutoslawski and Elliot Carter. Igor Stravinsky. he moved to Queens and save enough money. music teacher and nothing throughout the US and Japan and has performed at the else… figured I’d go ahead and give up on making a North Sea and Newport Jazz Festivals. Josh Deutsch/Nico Soffiato Duo and Josh baseball team in sixth grade because “I wanted to spend Deutsch Quintet. Miles Davis. Current Projects: The Ligeti Project (original music for jazz septet. visit bensyversen. I quit the Ricercata”). 27th. Someday if I ever Ellery Eskelin and Tony Malaby. My career many top improvising musicians and been active in band is my current band after we’ve been playing and choices on an SAT bubble sheet were performer. “I use all digital president George Klabin has an impressive history as a of new releases and download tracks. “Unknown artists rarely This is the kind of creative atmosphere Klabin festivals and clubs. “Those that exist rarely sign any new decided that all we needed was to put Lewis. 9th as part of FONT Teachers: Danilo Perez. keyboardist Harris Simon and. work for others. Clifford Brown. recorded with pianist boasts a 2009 Grammy Award (Best Instrumental Manager Eric Talbert. ten10 Studios Oct. the city’s Balkan music scene. There is also an Heirloom Series. This ‘full-service’ attitude and perform at any of the hundreds of jazz festivals or offers at Resonance for his roster of 18 artists including attention to the artist also bespeaks of what record larger jazz clubs. Its founder and watch video interviews. conductor. Wish I could have played with Bill mostly learned by observing what works and doesn’t Music Gallery Oct. Teachers: Several have helped me quite a bit with Dream Band: I’d love to collaborate with Bill Frisell. so I know of jazz heavyweights such as Dexter Gordon. The Mastery of Passion Resonance Big Band Tamir Hendelman Pieces of Jade Harris Simon Destinations Scott LaFaro Bill Cunliffe LISTEN UP! Trumpeter/composer JOSH DEUTSCH was born in Evans and the Miles Davis ‘60s quintet. See Calendar. few other improvised music and Balkan groups in town. Resonance is a throwback and I talked about the kind of recording I wanted to videos.. For more information. composed in tribute to Ligeti’s “Musica I knew I wanted to be a musician when.. After earning Did You Know? If I wasn’t a musician I’d probably try degrees in jazz performance and composition from the the culinary world. These have included albums by Resonance Records may be one of the newer kids in Executive Vice President of Operations. trumpeter BEN SYVERSEN has played with me and I’m never excited by ‘super groups’. These staff members all have Don Friedman and drummer Pete LaRoca. I also play with Raya Brass Band and a Influences: Bill Evans. Ben Allison and do some more playing Laurie Frink. the label already Director Anthony Polis and National Promotion bassist who died in 1961 at 25). violinist Christian Howes and guitarists Andreas Oberg and Toninho Horta.. Györgi Ligeti. etc. a California 501(c)(3) where prospective buyers can read artist bios and The label has its own recording facilities where non-profit corporation formed in 2005.” the Rising Jazz Stars Foundation. into every jazz-loving corner of the rest of the world. rehearsing. we both see and hear the artist in performance. Resonance is a division of CDs can also be purchased at the label’s website. Internet & Creative most notably. See Calendar. 10th. New England Conservatory of Music and the gigs. 12 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK ... One of the digital sound. the recording industry. Deerhoof and Micachu. recording a wide array Currently the label has 23 releases. is Israeli-born pianist Tamir what warmth is. Sofia Rei Koutsovitis and Michael

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This is all fine on one level. but the ancient walls’ permeative compositional weight towards the savagely funky character seemed to reflect back onto his perimeter of the avant garde. adoration lies slightly on the wayward path. 3rd-6th). Aside from these two combos. Malfatti’s technique consisted of barely. orientation towards mainline jazz. There are also smaller stages devoted to to appreciate veteran trombonist Radu Malfatti. This non-stop polyphony not only refracted Mark Dresser and drummer Matt Wilson thrusts their his ideas outwards.Jeff Forman (c) Susan O’Connor. Accompanied by the sound waves of fellow Austrian Oh and perhaps it should be mentioned that this Klaus Filip. there are them. but holds the risk of loops of his original solo while continuing to play. bottleneck tones. tough choices between two or three big-name acts.jazzword. clothing and arty This factory. The scale is highly impressive. There were homages to Betty Carter. extremes. as key-pad percussion. which boisterously dominated Noumatrouff’s Michigan bari saxist Pepper Adams. a tendency images and electronic pulsations from American Phill which is becoming too prevalent in recent years. altissimo runs and as a percussionist and boogie-woogie pianist. The Mambo Legends Orchestra brought (CONTINUED ON PAGE 50) (CONTINUED ON PAGE 50) ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 13 . Both of these rock shows or within an abandoned ‘30s thread. Bell and Allen Toussaint. Poogie keyboardist Jim Baker. a dangerous obsession with retro-achievement. This was where members drummer Paal Nilssen-Love. Added were Swedish of the public who don’t dig hardbop gymnastics could trombonist Mats Äleklint. jazz merchandise. the vast bulk of A variant of this strategy was expressed at DMC bands represented the central core of the 2010 jazz by Dutch alto saxophonist Thomas Ankersmit scene. Performances took place either in the riverside location. The Trio granular pulses revealed drones with vibrating M chemistry between pianist Myra Melford. proved an ideal space artifacts. Contrast this with Swiss tenor saxophonist Antoine Now in its 31st year. 22nd-28th) certain advantages to be had from a Labor Day offered a cornucopia of sounds from the bombastic to evacuation to the annual Detroit weekender. but swelled to take on pipe organ-like Hathaway. F ESTIV AL R EPOR T Météo Festival Detroit Jazz Festival by Ken Waxman by Martin Longley Courtesy: Detroit International Jazz Festival. an different acts. beverages. Only the Dave which took advantage of the building’s spatial Bennett Quartet and Trio M represented the music’s conditions. improvisations. pushed the combo towards rock. France’s annual Météo Festival (Aug. stage.separated by lengthy silences. 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If Heavy Metal Improv exists than it’s The Chase Main Stage was located a few blocks exemplified by The Thing’s core: Swedish baritone away from the riverside and its lineup was designed to saxophonist Mats Gustafsson. the result years to come. entertainment clusters harbor stalls vending food. as with More animated than these images was The Thing Barry Harris and Gary Smulyan’s deft homage to XXL. panel discussions. boogie-ing or salsa gyrations. Clarinetist Bennett is signed to Arbors. www. Entering the room while vibrating a high. the festival has a particular Chessex’ solo tour-de-force in Chapelle Saint-Jean. Three main stages lie at the foot of hushed surroundings of a 12th Century chapel. and two Americans. Venues in this French city. educational and kiddie activities. Dutch guitarist Terrie Ex gather for funking. but the triumphant heights extended by biting the guitar strings for added on this particular stage were scaled by two very distortion. Ray Brown. 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perform and record with Abbey for many years I can’t help but be reminded of her huge influence in my life as a drummer. I never really met her until her wedding to Max Roach. More than a mere treatise on music performance draped in beautiful lyrics full of literary gems.SHEILA JORDAN. social and political psyche. Drummer 14 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . Vocalist Notwithstanding the gift of conveying a lifetime of lessons learned in a single glance towards you (or in her case right through to your soul). Her unique voice and unmistakable singing style will be a beacon for future jazz singers and fans and a source of inspiration and enlightenment for all. Her choice to sing lyrics that express personal experiences of her own times makes her stand out in the crowd of standard “june. Vocalist Although I knew of Abbey’s wonderful talent. Abbey’s work bears the same hallmark .YORON ISRAEL. She was so beautiful that day. always Abbey. composer. the gift of learning how to live. Trombonist In reflecting on my opportunity to tour. I went to their wedding with George Russell and Ornette Coleman. I speak of her in the ABBEY LINCOLN present tense because the body of work she gives to this world will live forever. Years later our paths would cross now and then and I was always harping on why they didn’t give her the role of Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues. vocalist. Abbey Lincoln drew inspiration for the music she composed and the lyrics she penned from the deep well of African and American culture. not on what the marketplace may feel more comfortable hearing. . . I pass her music on to all the singers I teach. lyricist. One of the valuable lessons that I cherish to this day is “creating within the quiet storm” . I have always been drawn to the expressly distinctive tone coupled with an intense 1930-2010 dedication to the delivery of songs that plummet to the depths of our emotional. poet and painter. Rest in Peace Abbey.JULIAN PRIESTER. musician. Her singing and songwriting will live forever. which gave way to her amazing ability to tell her story through song. She always bases her themes on the stories that she wants to tell. Always forward. She was an amazing teacher without even knowing it. Just about every jazz musician you could think of was there. . this song continues to serve as a blueprint for life and all things extramusical. Abbey Lincoln also possesses the ability to pass her wisdom in song. There are singers and then there are musician/singers. Stylistically a direct descendant of Billie Holiday.CASSANDRA WILSON.playing extremely intensely while maintaining a quiet volume. tune and moon” singers.. you will forever be a part of who I am. the environment and your heart’s intuition are just a few examples of the many facets of Abbey Lincoln’s brilliance. . She is and will always be one our world’s supreme culture- bearers. Listening to body language.JAMES HURT. Pianist I have nothing but admiration for her artistic contributions to the jazz legacy. It would be years after performing this song that I would realize the true gift she shared with the world. artist and human being. IN M EM OR I AM PHOTOGRAPH © 2002 JACK VARTOOGIAN Abbey Lincoln is a great musician. One song that continues to resonate within is “Learning How To Listen”. . unspoken words..

I really brought an unmatched intensity. and her unique way of phrasing. Musically. playing guitar to focus on singing jazz and she path. perception of words. Billy Higgins. like bluegrass repertoire (“Blackberry Blossom”) she was commentaries on the important things that Miles did with his horn. . was excited and thrilled . To me she embodied the moment and every line we spoke between us. excellence and not to settle for the mundane or the her hair. bring America out of its retarded images embedded . Trombone embrace all of the music that’s in me. 1958]. She had integrity. What a blessing Abbey Lincoln’s body of work represents the highest that was to the world of music and poetry. I started to Abbey and I would often meet in Paris and here and passion. she’s an icon of her own type because she flatpicked a traditional tune from my former The many songs she wrote were was one of those type of singers who told stories.” she One day she got on my case because I’d stopped contradiction.JAZ SAWYER. they let her . Pianist jazz musician.. missed and I am grateful for all the songs she has left was a poet and songwriter and invented a sound that where Jean-Philipe Allard and Daniel Richard were for me to sing. particularly one track. Abbey was serious about honor. ironic. record with her on her Verve release Over the Years I Abbey was the godmother of drummer Bob Moses. Not only was that a thrill and an sharing with others.JOE LOVANO. Thank you Abbey. humor) and everything always discover voicings and melodies which seemed as if there. it was like It was from Abbey Lincoln that I really learned how I met Abbey when I was working with Riverside being struck by a bolt of lightning . I really began to understand from her that Holiday once asked me if I knew the words to a song. I got advised left and right to drop jazz as a determination while facing external civil challenges power was amazing. I learned from her that to when you’re playing. Queens”. Saxophonist embraced me warmly and I felt we had known each Coltrane’s “Africa”.. The richness of Abbey’s talent was me to write my own you you out if she felt you weren’t being true to yourself. Arranger/Pianist/Accordionist make music the way she wanted to and whatever she . after importance of preserving music tradition and she always had new songs and also great ideas about which the recording was titled. She could make people cry career option. Bassist my oldest friend in jazz. For me she was the me “Jazz is forever. especially since it included an music. she in her placement of notes in time and pitch. To be within the inner circle of coffee table with Bob’s mom. concern for all of humanity. celebratory. Throughout her life’s journey. Clark Even though her emphasis was focused on the jazz . She had great Because you’re singing a song through your horn Spirit Free. continued where Billie Holiday left off. Abbey Lincoln together with Max Roach through music. “Not really. class. Abbey was in command nine more albums with her. Abbey in the ‘70s. At a chance meeting with Abbey of the day with honor. wise. She told some beautiful honest To me. a mix of her word and note. discover you.. Because she was so clear and truthful . what was sadly to be Abbey’s last record. the meaning and the . of the masters’ personalities. The record called People In Me seems Abbey. I learned in a much deeper way how felt a void in progress toward humanity. Billie compassionate. We used to sit around the of my career to date. Through her accordion to tracks that had been recorded a few laidback sense of time. I could write a book about that short person whose honesty and sincerity can be heard I was fortunate enough to see Abbey Lincoln recording session and have remembered every with every note. She will be greatly they already existed somewhere in the ether. will eternally treasure.she was such a to be an artist.CURTIS FULLER. Abbey Lincoln was one of the most distinctive voices . to learn with her during 20 years. sometime around 1965. And I said. I’m sure her legacy encouraging young people. World Is Falling Down with Jackie McLean. her weeks earlier. spiritual. Then by always be proud of. Vocalist/Guitarist She challenged her band not to accompany her. Abbey will always be one of my favorites. She truth. I can remember what true.a blue summery dress. At every moment. It made her glow to see there were plenty moments of her life.. France. “Lyrics are important .. I had the pleasure of working with musicians. I had to be in the moment with her at stories about her life and experiences with the represented the Queen and King of the Civil Rights all times because every song she performed. which produced a recording that I of young musicians to carry on and reinvent the Working with Abbey was very inspiring. Charlie Haden and Alain Jean- genre. She was elegant. the Blue Note.KENDRA SHANK. feel so strongly about them that I recorded an album to be a musician was to be a Muse. She would share insight behind some She had the genius to use the words with the music.TERI ROIGER. When I spirited and always a passionate warrior. you’re talking to people. Saxophonist songwriting. She listened and told Aminata Moseka lives and the spirit is in dignity. During that time. constantly reminding us the songs to cover or the musicians to call. Fortunately. But that was undeniably Abbey’s said.CEDAR WALTON. uplifting. there had their own identity because they were with her on her Over the Years CD and perform it at was always something in the lyrics that was worth storytellers. the timbre of her voice. Vocalist Terry. In lyrics. “Why? of them in tribute to this prodigious composer (A Abbey thought and felt very deeply. Pianist When she called me for some gigs and to in racism. If you want sing jazz. but it underscored a lesson Abbey taught me: exploring the power. you knew she wasn’t a New York girl. apparent to those wonderful Frenchmen. original composition of mine. struggle. 2007). I’ll miss seeing and being in a Jean-Philipe Allard and Jay Newland asked me to complete chance I had the opportunity to record room with her and her music and will celebrate that contribute a few arrangements and accordion to with Abbey when I was on my first tour with Miles inspiration for the rest of my life. I was part of Abbey’s working band Records years ago [It’s Magic. The unity creative spirit and her authentic emotions. Abbey knew and always stressed the She was always well-prepared for the recordings.people who inspired to write a lyric to it and had me record it concerned her. but and powerful musicians I’ve ever had the pleasure to to engage and explore the lyrics of the songs with her play and record with. Abbey were both signed by Universal Records. When they separated.JEAN-PHILIPPE ALLARD. insisted I come over and jam with her. troubling attribute in a world full of conflict and lay on your syllables. Vocalist wanted to do and Abbey blossomed. Abbey showed me Philly Joe Jones and company. “The Maestro”. I only met her briefly at that session and she to be a favorite of was one of the highlights . Abbey was a straightahead other for years. . I met Abbey in February 1990 for the recording of The level of creative artistry in the music community. warm with Lincoln.JAMES WEIDMAN. she deepest expression that touched you with every movement. I was overdubbing arrangements and potent combination. Two people with the exact same thoughts. her own originals and she was with her two years later.RICHARD DAVIS.HELEN MERRILL. during her concerts. Record Producer ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 15 . Greta and Abbey musicians she dug playing with is something I will It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when shooting the breeze. was required to be equally as precise. I shared my dilemma.a essence of storytelling through jazz and feel. . Abbey always made you feel proud to be a Abbey was different because she was a poet. circa 1960s. we came out sounding beautiful. I knew I was able to express every human emotion (love. dignity and respect. producers. After that I had the chance to produce poetry set to music. to speak a melody.” And she asked. then you those of us you’ve touched and those that will ultimate artist and I am very lucky to had the chance sing jazz!” I never looked back. I am very will always be honored. Her songs are deeply personal and universal: what it meant to strive for artistic and personal she wore . Drummer . I mediocre. She MADE you believe the perform many times.she was as much the actress as the vocalist.FAY VICTOR. she was fearless.When I first heard Abbey Lincoln sing. work ethic and She was a hypersensitive person and her emotional In 1990. her somewhat fierce expression (sometimes Marie.DAVE LIEBMAN. It was also the beginning blessed with a vocal sound that she owned always but very giving and listened to her of a sincere friendship that lasted until the last exclusively. with drummer powerful presence and her words and music rang so from 1982-1991. throughout our long careers. and all the inspiration she has given is integral to the history of the music. ferocious. Ella and Sarah . playing with her and within her they represented exemplified the unity necessary to spaces.” Ironically Abbey approached Abbey didn’t suffer a fool and she would call have an open heart could be the most painful and me the same way.GIL GOLDSTEIN. And every time she performed she reached for new ways in delivering those words. Vocalist . The way she wore socially relevant. If she chose to sing a standard. It was the beginning of a fruitful tender) was based in specialized renditions of great I met Abbey when I was 17 and began performing collaboration. Abbey Sings Davis in Japan. that music comes from our ancestors of “Kings and proud of this collection of recordings.

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Parker’s music is presented as Horizon (co-led with drummer Victor Lewis) and pieces in a musical and artistic continuum that occasionally since originally At Somewhere There William Parker (Barnyard) The Complete Recordings 1981/1983 conceived by an Italian jazz festival producer in the Commitment (NoBusiness) ‘90s. beginning with and anonymous soloist from the New Life Tabernacle • Florian Ross . et al) use Mayfield’s songs as a starting point. wraps around audiences across France and was influenced by Swing Era altos like Johnny Hodges. this year You?”.Late Works (Tzadik) tracks of guitarist Matthews’ satisfying Count on collaborative that at its most basic combined Asian Andrey Henkin Swingin’. The Gates BBQ Suite Bobby Watson (Lafiya Music) barnyardrecords. Will and nobusinessrecords. Unlike most stretches back to the New York City Loft Jazz scene of hardbop era alto saxophonists. as if discovering overtones and notes for the • Rudresh Mahanthappa/Bunky Green . which builds steadily in momentum Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield. RECOMMENDED accented trumpet. the opening section. a cooperative sextet co-led by William Parker (AUM Fidelity) Watson and percussionist Ray Mantilla.And If (ECM) tempoed “Temples of Gold”. bass clarinet and flutes) and • Aki Takase . AllAboutJazz-New York a variety of Latin rhythms are essayed: the bullfight. and soon musical director. With Mantilla as the brief palate-cleansing improvisations that follow co-leader (he lays out only on a bop-fast “Donna Lee”) are Parker at his unadorned best. an organ (Mel Rhyne) trio date redolent of ideas of time-keeping and melody with African- early George Benson. rehearsing with Cecil Taylor’s ensembles • Anat Fort Trio .Mirror (ECM) Duke Ellington’s big band. Lewis Barnes. before the band takes over the tunes Natural Selection (Sunnyside) and a trombonist sharing solo space over riffs and and makes them their own. American concepts of rhythm and • Iconoclast . redrecords. Basie-like midtempo stroll featuring a plunger- or any.Dirty Jazz (Fang) drummer Lewis’ tricky quick-step “Eeyyeess”. usually with Conquest’s strong command of • Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet - trumpet-trombone-sax trio over a funk beat. C D R EVI EW S No surprises. Leena Conquest. Italy and extends to a modest hall in Toronto. “Everlasting” and with like-minded players Jason Kao Hwang (violin). “The and transcendent interplay. arresting and purposeful the band could be on stage. Grant Green or Kenny Burrell. bandleader and septet) and has led his own bands.Tivoli Trio (Red Piano) “Gesualdo’s Tango”. by George Kanzler In 2000. is the most elaborate. AllAboutJazz-New York 16 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK .” William band experience. He wrote The Gates BBQ Suite and directs the UMKC Concert Jazz Orchestra on the self-produced CD. describes as having a “Barry White-ish theme” with double flute and doson’ngoni in front of 40 listeners. alto saxophonist Bobby Watson became Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri- Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. from step to take next. takes it out. The Jazz Tribe benefits from first time and allowing one discovery to suggest which • Junko Onishi . serve him well in the seven-part The Parker writes in the notes to I Plan to Stay a Believer: The Gates BBQ Suite. After three Editorial Director. released several solo recordings in the past. Exhuming rhythm role with the (ghost) Count Basie Orchestra. as epic. Watson is back in the solo a believer is the only thing to do. Sabir Mateen. Contrasting horn-reed sections create a fugue Baraka declaims on behalf of the disenfranchised while • Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin . Ware and The Stone Count on Swingin’ Will Matthews (ARC) Oct. Watson admires and the ‘70s. the music holds up amazingly well and swinging guitar from Matthews. Count on Swingin’.Apex (Pi) On Evolution. and his big “It was never the goal to do a cover.A Week Went By (psi) Watson contributes apt solos on two of the nine drummer Zen Matsuura to form Commitment. 4th with David S. See Calendar. reminiscent of Hodges’ interactions with minutes. Ware . Jr. a section revised to honor President sense of hope and triumph as directly as the Parker is Everlasting The Jazz Tribe (Red Records) at Blue Note Oct.Llyria (ECM) to open “Blues for Ollie” before the rhythm kicks in the band reclaims the Great Black Music of the soul as • Kirk Knuffke/Kenny Wollesen/Lisle Ellis - and soloists vie with section soli and a variation on the their birthright. as a band member. Manhattan. Watson is at Dizzy’s unreleased live recording that shows how tight. which he aptly At Somewhere There is just Parker with his bass. I Plan To Stay A Believer: Everlasting is the latest CD from the most recent The Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield edition of The Jazz Tribe. Sam and Bea Rivers’ • Dennis González Yells At Eels . the music on this two-CD set delivers graceful harmonies. Watson Mayfield’s lyrics.Baroque (Verve) distinctive soloists with individual voices. the • Marc Ribot .Silent Movies (Pi) Watson to the quirky trumpeter Jack Walrath and results are as impressive as they are exhausting and Laurence Donohue-Greene crisp. as well as Charlie Parker. traditional jamming at small. solo statement and Parker is no exception. the air. laconic pianist Xavier Davis. And Watson also appears as a guest on guitarist by Jeff Stockton Will Matthews’ soul jazz CD. On both this and final section. Walrath and Mantilla’s multi. Parker slashes and bows his bass for 48 solid Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12) ensemble. brass fanfare Generation of Praise Choir of Brooklyn whose full. William Parker was young and busy. Great American poet Amiri shouts. Overflowing with moments of uplift Chew Your Food (NoBusiness) confident virtuosity paired with a previously and artistsrecordingcollective. In 1980. this time with rhythm. having Natural Selection (Sunnyside) “Wilkes BBQ”. Out of this environment Parker joined (featuring Louis Moholo-Moholo) (Ayler) Curtis Lundy’s soul-Latin mashup. The Complete Recordings 1981/1983 is a prime candidate for Unearthed Gem of the Year.Cape of Storms “Ay Caramba” and slinkier “Hello Albert”. 1st-3rd. Managing Editor. where he is today and where Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers (then often a sextet or he might be going. is a deceptively simple. retaining the melodies and embellishing the NEW RELEASES “Heavy on the Sauce” pits band riffs against a rhythms. (alto. 27th with Yuko Fujiyama. New York@Night Columnist spotlight on “One Minute Too Late!”. For more information.Onecept (AUM Fidelity) and busy band/percussion backgrounds under throated “This Is My Country” shows you that staying David Adler Michael Shults’ alto sax solo. stepping out from his proves this ensemble’s progressiveness. • David S. That influence. consistently decades. a bluesy prance with a second-line feel. Watson’s high-stepping and sitting in at Studio Rivbea. of William Parker has been. his own big band. Things heat up with “Beef On Bun”. exciting and life- and developing compositional intricacy. Parker and his band of usual suspects (Hamid Drake.54 (Emarcy) Obama. his alto “cryin’ and lamentin’” as it weaves in and out Any jazzman worth his salt feels the need to make a • Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet - of the arrangement. Club Oct. Watson emerged on the Big Apple scene in the Three releases document where bassist extraordinaire late ‘70s as a member. with crisp. Dave Burrell. nothing expresses the • Metropole Orkest/John Scofield/Vince Mendoza President’s Tray”. themed 6/8 of “Pecado Primero”. a • John Zorn/Fred Frith . long-forgotten venues in Downtown • Frank Carlberg . their only album. a tenor sax battle contested between guitar solos.

required to unfurl it. with the and tremolos. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 17 . discoveries and Bill Evans and Bud Powell . “Sweet Lorraine”. no matter the change in conservatory-trained musicians become the norm in timbre. avoids the danger of turning these serious pieces into P ianist and bandleader Earl Hines was always novelty tunes by maintaining their structural integrity undervalued. tabla-like echoes with his bass. when contrasting dynamics are expressed who has deep sweet stories to tell us in a husky. are met with identifiably tonal precision from both genres. See Calendar. Three Faces of Earl Hines (1967) His jazz fluency and knowledge of composition. Ware (AUM Fidelity) by Lyn Horton “Groovin’ for the Hell of It”. it finds him as a soloist. Bisio’s quartet with Stephen Gauci is at University of the The walls between jazz and classical have become The endless streams of stunning. relentless lead. by Elliott Simon however. This group is by Michael Steinman piece’s integrity while crossing genre. However he makes up for this improvising drop away and he becomes someone would celebrate his 50th year playing the saxophone. The sounded so cool. visit playscape-recordings. the daredevil aspects of his AUM Fidelity producer had talked about a project that appears MIA. Davis’ rough-edged As a harbinger for the release of Onecept. responsiveness from one musician to the other Rosenthal views classical music as the Great produces a flow of musical intensity that has one European Songbook and his self-penned liner notes unforgettable direction. During a long and not solely concentrating on well-known melodies. Never retreating. members are as busy as she. the opening to Mozart’s “Fantasy like Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan. developed similarly simpatico interactions. Hines came from the generation Onecept This is apparent on a tune like the otherwise stellar of jazz artists where instrumentalists sang a chorus David S. elsewhere. casual title’s promise. Onecept rubato maneuvers making it appear as if he’s creating rises from spontaneous improvisation. 4th. unequivocal Streets Oct. Michael universal consciousness. is reflected metallic than acoustic. training stifles creativity. the language of each compositions from the classical canon that have never bandmember is tapped and applied. allow him to maintain a For more information. bravura technical skills mixed with stride playing might find some of Hines’ wild fearless invention take the place of any expected chord imaginings too rich to be taken in all at a sitting. perhaps even Three steer classical toward jazz. overshadowed by his associates. visit aumfidelity. he at Blue Note Oct. Jaki Byard. returned him to the public eye after a long illness and piano’s lowest quadrant into play. Onecept embodies that idea. David S. Add Gauci’s discursive and musically on the disc. pianist Kris Davis April 1967 at the Manchester Sports Guild in stand out in a session that once again shows Rosenthal reaches a pinnacle of sorts with this almost completely England. rhythmic impetus is expressed through vocalizing is exceptional. after careful most other tunes . is Ware’s intention: to open doors to For more information. the powerful octaves turns assaying the rhythm both multi-faceted and Impromptu scrutiny. On “If I Could Be With Before his solo concert in October of 2009.introduced Rosenthal’s sidemen: in the ‘20s he played with Louis penchant for jazzing the classics in a solo format. but not explain in detail how Tchaikovsky can swing and If rhythm players are pleasant and the Alan Hare big weaknesses are exposed. For those familiar with but the practicing discipline. But Hines’ in D minor” a particularly gorgeous autobiographically. Art Tatum. sit back and does. the trio take evident: the rampaging runs. including her own. Ted Rosenthal (Playscape) finished product. career. were positioned in a precise order for the magisterial. as featured player in a congenial big band mainstream. 3rd and Smalls working as sidemen in each other’s groups. although listeners more and pumping or the pianist’s jagged percussive accustomed to the regularity of swing piano and patterns. The only built-in constraint is in Beethoven. The piano medleys range from Bisio and tenor saxophonist Stephen Gauci have Hines’ own ‘20s jazz classics to selections from West For more information. The one. Hines was an astonishing keyboard virtuoso Oct. as Earl Hines (Jazzology) well as a touch to die for. sometimes forgotten. Ware’s chording involves the soundboard plus the keyboard. The progressions they would rely on in other situations. tempo and key shifts. he always reinvented himself. Quincy Davis are now deftly and rhythmically used to Nat Cole. Ware selected a trio slaps complement almost outrageously syncopated For more information. visit cleanfeed-records. plus tremolo “I Wish You Love” and “It’s a Pity to Say eventual kidney transplant. In addition to Confirming SKM’s roles as quasi-percussionists is the tenor. Luckily bassist Michael and as a singer. with two rhythm to be among the most creative musicians in the improvised outing. Because the enjoy these wonderfully creative takes on ten improvisation is spontaneous. as part of a co-op trio. SKM (Clean Feed) A sprightly swinging rendition of Brahms’ by Ken Waxman This disc presents Hines as one of the older “Ballade in G minor”. which themselves. which foot pedal weight and key banging that bring the You”. Similarly. in power. whose other players. referencing Eastern thought. visit jazzology. But Onecept was recorded in staccato reed bites and the end result here . gave Charlie Parker current offering expands the concept to a trio. this Armstrong and Jimmie Noone. which preceded it. it’s because at times the ad band supports and encourages Hines expertly. trio performed at this year’s Vision Festival. Cecil Taylor) ignored. As such. Lacking the dominant beats and the hallmarks of his style are gloriously a drummer would bring to the session. much more porous over the past few decades as notes Ware plays on his horns. Remaining the same in both settings. few might expect. 2002) . Slyly subverting the or two as a matter of course. Ware remains in the Mozart can rhumba and Brahms can play the blues. with the resulting kinetic tones sounding more set performance. Like the sardonic “Something from Nothing”. Recorded live in complex version of Schubert’s “Impromptu in G Flat” of local bands. 6th. often Side Story. “I’m A Little Brown Bird”. where Ware played tenor. One cannot saxophonist’s harsh vibrations and unexpected chord predict where he will go next and the result is substitutions as crucial as the bassist’s string slapping always exciting. still tug radicalism has been taken for granted. vacillating in weight. drummer/percussionist Warren Smith. See Calendar. The his first professional gig and accompanied singers pensive piano solos. but he was While The 3 Bs (Playscape. Bud Powell. touchingly beautiful take on American musicians who toured Europe when their Chopin’s “Nocturne in F minor” and rhythmically Stretching herself musically by playing with a variety music was seen as dated at home. A serious listen to pianist Ted Rosenthal’s Impromptu will be a mind-changing experience for Parker in pizzicato or arco technique and Smith’s exceedingly smart sound choices from a wide-ranging UNEARTHED GEM classical music lovers who may still look down their stash of percussion. but his grouping with bassist William Parker and veteran piano lines. Still Three is different. jagged saxophone slurs or when his muscular bass Following a new avenue. hoc structure prevents at least one of the trio from Yet the greatest pleasure of this concert is one outputting more than token comping or obbligatos. through his step-by-step walking that often shadows endearing fashion. Rosenthal’s approach to classical music. including tympani and gongs. Ware plays the stritch and the saxello. With Bisio’s the solo album Saturnian. See Calendar.and on separate takes. Ware and his vibrations and pressurized saxophone reed bites. Rosenthal is at Dicapo Opera Theatre Oct. Bisio Goodnight”. noses at jazz and for jazzers who bemoan that classical Inhibitions or control have no effect on the music. his powerful at your heart but bassist Noriko Ueda and drummer influence on pianists (Teddy Wilson.

The leader’s complex original diverse ensembles across the globe and he has also compositions . for to the original. funky motifs the Dane. the debut release from the new Hôte Marge taking center stage. visit delmark. Tchicai’s first album of consequence. visit jazzwerkstatt. working and reworking motifs with in the same order in which they appear on Davis’ form simple but elegant structures. imprint. The combination of arco bass and tuba on “A Blind Lemon is Haunting Me” recalls the slinky Pink Panther theme. replete with and the participants offer plenty of intrigue during this electronica. a how-do-you. for example . Denmark in 1963.been the main soloist. Propelled by Suchar’s mighty wall-of-sound Guiraud Cissé’s African percussion. a cohesive unit of younger lions. that presages the World Saxophone them performing the album in its entirety and boasted sound. it will be your love of Chamber Jazz Ensemble with Liebman is at Manhattan poetry that determines how much time you will give School of Music Oct. visit jazzheads. Three least partly by the 1964 DownBeat article christening current releases epitomize the country’s diverse and him a calm member of the avant garde. formed. Stewart over varied soloist (Juan Meguro). GLOBE UNITY: POLAND this CD. eschewing “Crepuscule With Nellie” gets a short rendition. revisited. quirky but fun. like an oft-played vinyl record. well-played. Of the keening cries and slurred declarations. all larger than life. That but this session is more of a blowing date. originals by Tchicai. with only two cuts breaking the five-minute barrier. For variation he also original. Pick of the bunch is “At Last Ourselves”. Liebman and ball. Danstrup’s band in fact comprises a trio with a five-piece international brass section. Together they deliver nine short originals and two collective improvisations in a 42-minute program. not emulation. Music in 2003 and has been reissued by Jazzheads. Liebman. 18 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . with Liebman’s probing sax Mikrokolektyw’s Revisit. with son footloose nature that has seen him collaborating in Jacek on trombone. European group on Chicago’s historic Delmark grooves from Margriet Naber’s keyboards or Ernest Had a trumpeter with a strong Davis influence - label. 5th and The Local 269 Oct. part machine. by Tom Greenland Truth Lies In-Between John Tchicai Trio (Hôte Marge) Poland has produced original artists in all genres of Reptiles in the Sky Peter Danstrup (Gateway Music) For more information. jazz since gaining independence in the aftermath of by John Sharpe “On The Way To Church” and “Enorme Espace Inconnu” present the leader’s breathy flute For more information. the slow. See jazz. Krzysztof Dziedzic’s impatient surges. enough to avoid making an exact replica of Davis’ pocket and the horns trailing slightly behind. Similarly free. This is music for a cyborg age: part man. enhanced by samples. Look to the Neutrino is from This is a plus because it can only mean wider Coleman. stringing together Carpentieri. Miles Davis joined forces with Gil Evans soprano and sopranino) is smooth but slightly and Don Cherry and intriguingly. with lyrical bass from Marc Abrams combine on “Muon” to DiCioccio and the MSM Jazz Orchestra are smart American bassist Anthony Cox sitting firmly in the inspire Tchicai’s most animated solo. fragmented phrases like a kitten batting at a yarn adept at the relaxed inside-outside mélange favored by With Justin DiCioccio conducting. Poetry plays an even larger part of Truth Lies In. with Kuba Suchar (drums.are delivered with a relaxed authority that makes Delmark has reissued The New York Contemporary MSM Jazz Orchestra (Jazzheads) them sound deceptively simple. dancing breezily through suspicious of the jazz-as-repertory-music approach thicken the soundscape of “Tranquil “Flute Calling” and intertwining with Greg Burk’s will wonder why Sketches of Spain needed to be Prestidigitator” and “The Storks of Marrakech”. The title track El Buscador (with Anthony Cox) The New York Contemporary Five (Delmark) conjures a leisurely pastel ballad enveloping a Adam Pieronczyk Quartet (Jazzwerkstatt) Look to the Neutrino measured bass clarinet solo from Tchicai and laid back Revisit Mikrokolektyw (Delmark) John Tchicai Lunar Quartet (Zero Zero Jazz) acoustic bass guitar from the leader. something the original didn’t. Archie Shepp In 1959-60. adding and dropping notes to being frantic. the trumpeter’s finest achievements and many years Adam Pieronczyk’s El Buscador also features a do for the horns and JC Moses’ drums. Tchicai actually features more heavily as a soloist on longtime associate Danish bassist Peter Danstrup’s Reptiles in the Sky. Plus. Pieronczyk. Minus Davis’ subtle. Miles-esque trumpet floating over the sea of conversationally-paced tenor and accompanied by simple kalimba patterns. Sketches of Spain Live will never be mistaken Recorded in Wroclaw. triggers and Moog three are lengthy showcases for Tchicai’s instrumental Sketches of Spain Live could have easily been too similar synthesizer loops. as heard on Cherry’s “Cisum”. Liebman’s Big Band is at Iridium Oct. 6th and The MSM delmark. See Calendar. Tchicai is at WWI: from Ady Rosner’s ‘30s Swing band to Roulette Oct. 11th. the album acquires an appealing electronics) and Artur Majewski (trumpet. Tchicai’s style was already near fully of Spain. an element of tranquility in his approach. on this disc in retrospect demonstrates just how concert resulted in Sketches of Spain Live. balaphone. Recorded in by Alex Henderson strong. Jazz Orchestra paid tribute with a concert that found chording instruments for a more free-floating without solos. but redeems that with fine solos from Chris Nice & Easy Zbigniew Namyslowski Quintet (ITM) Eponymous Batchelor’s trumpet and Tchicai’s But here’s the good news: Sketches of Spain group’s rhythmic drive is led by drummer Whirlwind drums. cool-toned creating push-pull forward momentum. Poland. “Knee in Cheek” with its jokey oompah tendencies provides a sprightly announcement of what is to come: tightly-arranged. his on the far side of the jazz/anti-jazz barricades. and peterdanstrup. 14th. Sketches of Spain Live (with Dave Liebman) . thankfully - muted. But that doesn’t happen. this live set contains two numbers by Namyslowski’s sound on the high saxes (alto. without the extemporized recitation. Compelling riffs drive and unify each track. Trombonist Adrian Mears’ short. Quartet. one and Spanish classical music on the ambitious Sketches unforced lines are classic ‘jazz’ without obvious Monk cover. that in no way negates the Poland’s mainstream scene. plays nursery-rhyme melodies that seem a band assembled by Italian drummer Enzo distribution for a recording that didn’t receive as much to change key every few bars. is a soft-spoken stylist intense passion with which he imbues his music. integral elements of the total form. a folk-futurist along the lines of Ornette Fast forward to today. Out of 12 cuts. Nice & Easy features his of mixed descent has bestowed upon Tchicai a quintet. Understandably. That there is very little that sounds untoward guest soloist Dave Liebman on soprano even more as Zbigniew Namyslowski. Between. understated. demonstrated an affinity with poets. The wood flute on “Tau” to evoke a rainforest ambience. Being with a distinctive accent. the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) saxophone/trombone frontline.replete with contrasting themes. Krzysztof Komeda’s seminal Astigmatic in 1966 to AfroDanish reedman John Tchicai is still defined at today’s hiphop.and rock-influenced groups. a 50-year veteran of he has mellowed with age. David For more information. parts feature a guitar electronics). Both those traits polyrhythmic phrases and short transitional figures reveal themselves at points on these four discs. Monk’s later in 2002. given his position and combined postbop jazz with elements of flamenco scratched. On tenor the saxophonist is insistent without the orchestra perform Sketches of Spain’s five selections turn on themselves. rippling piano from Burk and Live is about interpretation. Wallace Roney. Solos are short and Five. the date also features Majewski’s prowess. been absorbed into the jazz zeitgeist. While there is innovative jazz activity. Ornette Coleman. is the first avant-jazz release by a recitations of poems by John O. who drew together three simpatico spirits exposure as it deserved. which was moving modal harmonies and low-end drones thoroughly the lessons of the ‘60s New Thing have originally self-released by the Manhattan School of leaving ample room for open-ended soloing. beats. over choppy memorable concert. his multiphonic slight changes in metric shading. for the original classic. seven feature Tchicai’s personality of its own. That recording went down in history as one of references to swing or blues. Instrumentals notwithstanding. “The White Balloon” might have been even better classic. some listeners who are didgeridoo drones and eerie helicopter-like effects brought along his flute.

For more information. “Rush Hour in the Bathtub”. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 19 . as a school and as a mode of reception. the CD takes a subdued turn. Verheyen as leader. Instead. Verheyen picks up soprano here more than tenor and he gives a mellow tone to whichever he plays. the second track. As a leader Verheyen is again self- effacing and effective. Verheyen’s duo with pianist Aki Rissanen. In the final analysis he does indeed forge a style in spite of himself. adding a dimension to the pleasure. the flower or soprano sax. Urban Creatures Pascal Niggenkemper Trio (JazzHausMusik) Semplice Aki Rissanen/Robin Verheyen (Alba) Starbound Robin Verheyen (Pirouet) by Gordon Marshall Belgian saxophonist Robin Verheyen forever steps outside of himself. “Colors in Orval” . unselfishly forgoing his opportunity to forge a recognizable and pirouetrecords. visit jazzhausmusik. As “Narcis” progresses. before one has fully grasped its significance. provoking thought long after the cuts and the work as a whole are done. so Rissanen balances shades of Chopin with echoes of Chick Corea. In a very real sense. but it is the tension of a serene chess game. Pianist Bill Carrothers shows the incandescence of a restrained virtuoso and bassist Nicolas Thys has such a light touch he is barely a physical presence on the set . Verheyen’s “Narcis” exhibits a chilled exuberance. such as appears on three recent releases featuring the budding master. its lines unfolding upward and upward like the petals of the namesake narcissus. See Calendar. Verheyen has passion as well as restraint. Again. finally fades. alba. The Rissanen title track builds up beautifully at its onset and keeps building. Drummer Dre Pallemaerts gives the most subjective accompaniment possible while still keeping a beat. this is a power trio. Spaces abound where one anticipates the next conflagration and then it comes and passes. From there. is divided about equally between improvisations and formal compositions. but no amps or axes were likely harmed in its recording. sharp and responsive to changing settings. “Ambience”. he measures traditions into one another the way grapes are blended in a Bordeaux. These explorations are spare and sparse. fin-de-siecle flavor of the project is patent throughout even in the song titles. the tension is as a kind of essence or Impressionism is of the essence here. The virtue of this disc lies in the subtle intricacies of the band in its interplay. is emblematic of the set as a whole: bouts of frenzied activity compete with their relaxed afterglows. Urban Creatures tees off with the aggressive modal runs of the boisterous “Brothers”. 4th. the latter shared evenly between both musicians. The dynamics are radical. Verheyen is at Bar 4 Oct. Starbound. to the point of dandyism but worn well. The latter is much in demand and in evidence in his work as part of bassist Pascal Niggenkemper’s trio with drummer Tyshawn Sorey. one that is supple. like a fountain.the conservatory. perpetuating the illusion of an eternal flowing. As Verheyen has his Third Stream inclinations. is a milder blend. to be subsumed by the piano’s watery notes. Semplice.

The album features two Hank is right out of the organ trio tradition and grounds this Mobley tunes: “Fin de L’Affaire” and “Boss Bossa”. The Many Deeds opens with Horace Silver’s “Juicy Gasparini’s solo crescendos and leads perfectly back to Lucy”. Over these years. Guitarist and by Francis Lo Kee previous material with new sounds and furious drum jazzdepot. Thurman Barker’s Rediscovered presents. Cooper’s music also has DeFrancesco’s soaring. balaphone notes) in “A Melody” and sense of humor as with Landham’s chiming cymbal pushing the band in the fast section of “Munich”. On the last track. but with some curious digressions: a flute solo (entitled “Flute Solo”). in just over an hour. Cooper has him to drift a little further into reharmonization and not only expanded Roach’s language by including dissonance. balaphone (African xylophone). brings out the best in Jerome Cooper’s A Magical Approach is a Weeds’ delicate touch while the latter features Davis remarkable artistic statement. cymbal and move from extroverted to introspective. all three musicians burning throughout the seven-and. which allows music (releasing Drums Unlimited in 1966). “For the People …” moves into amazing. Both in their early 60s. A blues. with its hypnotic vamp. quick-fire and Braxton and Sam Rivers. orchestra sounds from the synthesizer.In Fear Sinatra would probably have had trouble following. Embrace Jerome Cooper. 15th. If we Carter’s “Eighty One”. 21st. Harold Land’s “Ode to Angela” highlights other instruments. The album opens with Ron extraordinarily absorbing with no dead spots. Chris Davis (trumpet) and Byron Landham (drums). dividing all four limbs with split-brained precision. Weeds confidently struts through a tasteful the opening vamp that then serves as a launching pad solo with Davis close on his heels. recorded in Vancouver. visit upteeproductions. with a few a sense of mystery. gospel reworking 20 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . spouting gravelly for Barker’s fiery drum solo. “Goin’ Down” is a great boogaloo vehicle for drummers: “Steve McCall” and “Ajaramu”. Bollenback’s choppy. See Calendar. Each has chance to see Jerome Cooper perform live. bluesy pedal tones build the tension while the band makes a quality to the chiramia wailing over the string tried and true standard new again. That would be too lost their musical connection with telepathic shifts simple. “Trinity” is one of the highlights The Many Deeds of Cory Weeds. Of the several solo drum lines over the rhythm section’s unerring sense of compositions two are direct tributes to other Chicago swing. 16 tracks . The Eddy Arnold classic cymbals (punctuated with widely spaced single “You Don’t Know Me” gets a slow. a soprano saxophone solo (entitled “Saprano Saxophone Solo”). embrace the magic and do not miss a of the fertile Chicago AACM organization. drawing DeFrancesco into more for this great music to surface. Cecil Taylor. adventurous support from his basslines to his For a 67-minute solo percussion performance. sincere musical offering. Though one ago but has joined up again to revel in the band’s 15- of the tracks was recorded in 1978. the rest is more year history. it is syncopated chord clusters. but Cooper is Snapshot proves that the DeFrancesco trio never not a composer of ‘program music’. The Many Deeds is an excellent old- chiramia (a kind of Mexican/South American oboe) school blowing session that never seems excessive. great performances. notably. Thurman Barker Jerome Cooper and conceptual brilliance. Cooper has been releasing solo percussion invaluable support. one has to ask why it took so long across the record. also been a sideman in some of the most creative postbop era bands. Cooper is at Roulette Oct. Take for instance the bowed cheeky quotes in between. when he would listen to organ trios such as Amina Claudine Myers. The music is ultimately a reflection on Barker’s early days with the AACM. There is a sense of chaos (Uptee) (Mutable Music) towards the end of this track as he layers all the For more information. sax). Combining a hardbop classics. Maurice McIntyre and The Many Deeds of Snapshot Cory Weeds Joey DeFrancesco Ajaramu (AJ Shelton). over ten minutes. visit cellarlive. a song that Barker sings. each grew out the mystery.In Chaos”. blasting through a-half minute track (the album’s longest). Oct. using a greater sense of space to solos that bob and weave between the insistent ride create a more modern record.most with somewhat standard organ trio instrumentation (organ. significant entries in their respective artistic output. (Cellar Live) (HighNote) The CD is most successful when the trio is freely by Sean O’Connell blowing. half between his drums. he’s expanded on Roach’s sense of Bollenback’s ethereal accompaniment behind rhythmic joy and The former. Wayne Shorter’s “Iris” and a tune called “Little Hip- Hop” that comes from far left field. 12th-17th soloing: strings. Barker is at Community Church of New composers and leaders and these releases are York Oct. DeFrancesco is at Blue Note. Unlike with The Many Deeds consider Max Roach the progenitor of solo drumset DeFrancesco gets some chordal support. They have also been mutablemusic. Anthony For more information. playing with a straightahead vigor. There is an element of paying tribute to these recent drums crescendo until the reappearance of the releases from percussionists Thurman Barker and chiramia’s cry and then the dramatic ending. his music has Snapshot is a reunion for DeFrancesco. One of the most focused evoking Clifford Brown through his breathless runs. flailing kettle with David Sanborn. Snapshot sets DeFrancesco in a classic modern compositional sensibility with uptempo jazz organ trio with guitarist Paul Bollenback and swing. church bells. “For the People . Organist Lonnie Gasparini and saxophonist/flutist Sam Morrison may not be well This pair of live recordings featuring organist Joey known but they are very strong players and turn in DeFrancesco finds him in two very different mindsets. swinging hard. becoming richer in detail and broader in Paul Bollenback left DeFrancesco’s band some time range of expressed feelings and emotions. drums. and synthesizer. staccato notes blaze recent (from 2007). fast occurring with every chorus. DeFrancesco’s funky fingers to build an explosion of drenched performance of Jerome Kern’s “Yesterdays” syncopated vibrato. one can certainly hear a yearning. sounding like a cross into the more soulful corners of their instruments between a football fight-song and a cartoon chase while “Fly Me to the Moon” goes in directions Frank soundtrack. adorned with glockenspiel puts DeFrancesco behind saxist Cory Weeds alongside and peppered with Barker’s Max Roach-like drum fills. and dedicated musicians from the post-’60s creative DeFrancesco’s unwavering basslines provide music. Here’s hoping their Rediscovered A Magical Approach mambo rhythms that display the drummer’s virtuosity partnership is renewed for a few more albums. See Calendar. . embracing his inner Jimmy Smith recordings since the late ‘70s. In just eight tunes. Morrison (on tenor) and Gasparini both take Landham once more. a steamy ballad.

his technically virtuosic trumpeting and composing The disc features Arun Ramamurthy (violin).mu and myspace. is an uncanny Hendricks and Ross days. like minimalist Namaskar Sameer Gupta (Motéma Music) pastiches. at Miles’ Café Oct. a collection of ambling jams in various rhythms. Pittson sings her own lyrics to Hubbard’s “Like A followed by an extended improvisation over a seven. Tuvan-style throat singing. See Calendar. “Our Own” (based on “Gibraltar”). a condensed exposition of the vocalese cousin to the Annie Ross of the Lambert Carnactic (South Indian) raga. a the manner of an Indian harmonium player Hubbard tune with Catherine Whitney lyrics. Four new releases demonstrate a few of the innova. Pittson’s sharp company on piano. Belyamani. with characteristically beautiful Maneri (viola) and Greg Heffernan (cello) in a lyrics by the late Abbey Lincoln. merging talas (cyclic improvisational skills are off and away on their own. gets accompanying a vocalist. Out of the Hub: The Music of Freddie Hubbard. “Charukeshi Monday”.com/dharmajazz. on the title cut. draws on the Esperanto of free improv while embodying a refreshing sense of forbearance and understatement. insights. formed Dharma Jazz with Freddie Bryant (guitars). Oliver Nelson’s Blues and the Abstract Truth. teaming with Mat “Up Jumped Spring”. gentler Sounding a bit like a Misra Shivaranjani”. speeding along. Tabla drummer Badal Roy. Gupta’s possibilities inherent in East/West fusions. visit accretions. an Pittson’s third recording. intricate melodies. disciplined improvisation and cultural For more information. his first album as a leader. Percussionist Sameer Gupta is equally at home on Suzanne Pittson’s creativity. legacy of complex rhythmic structures. First Dawn of Midi (Accretions) Many tracks spin out hypnotically. all- acoustic debut. Pittson is Green” features Murgai’s electronically-enhanced. Roy and Karttikeya work beautifully Eastern music traditions have become an increasingly together. the other on the keys. solid have-a-good- Gupta and Murgai reappear on the sitarist’s time music. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 21 . Neel Murgai Ensemble. gently pulsing like wave-sets breaking on a beach. represented on Just Four. Just Four Dharma Jazz (s/r) imitates a bansuri (Indian flute) with his pitch-bent by Tom Greenland keyboard patch. Her fun with the music is clear. with a special appearance by maestros Anindo thereafter. Chatterjee (tabla) and Ramesh Misra (sarangi) on The latter was saluted by and the title of Pittson’s first “Thurmi”. Dawn of Midi is a New York/Paris-based piano See Calendar. employs an unusual nine-beat tala. (cyclic melody). the bassist’s use of modal drones hinting at an H er voice is a high and sweet soprano. meaning that. Indian bassist Aakaash Israni and Pakistani drummer Qasim Naqvi. Carmen McRae and Sarah Vaughan as her surrounding delicacy. Out of the Hub: The Music of Freddie Hubbard alternating timbres to mimic the effect of a fourth Suzanne Pittson (Vineland) musician. “Coi Umeed” melds whispered Urdu lyrics and scatted vocals to an Eastern European gypsy tune. Elsewhere the music is less conventional: “Blue in For more information. When the group finally turns up the like nobody’s business. Namaskar with Neel Murgai is at Harlem Stage Oct. visit suzannepittson. Cary freely echoes Misra’s phrases in The opener. shortly others. Like the previous two discs reviewed here. influences. delicately brushed accents and moments of pure silence to produce a highly adventurous yet listenable experience. providing a rich effortlessly between beats. also based on a (“Crisis”). moving fecund source for creative musicians. form. soaring and traditional raga. evincing the influences of Chopin and Debussy. There’s some kinship with the intensity to medium on “Hindu Pedagogy” it comes sound of Diane Schuur but warmer. The following duet. Namaskar. “Brooklyn ki Bhairavi” features tambura-esque droning cello and “Panchatantra” has overlapping looped themes. based around a ‘gat’ recording. often uses one hand in the box. Byrd” (“Byrd Like”) and “We’re Having a Crisis” beat tala. it finds a balance between the poles. motema. among 1960 leavening the soundscape with subtle dampened tones. Pittson is light and fun as East/West hybrid in which Gupta both transposes and trumpeter Jeremy Pelt swings behind her husband Jeff transforms the tabla’s role to drumset. On this latter track. Israni and Naqvi have an almost intuitive by Andrew Vélez connection. their completely spontaneous. like a four-handed musician. trio comprised of Moroccan pianist Amino Belyamani. She can scat Eastern aesthetic. “Raga things off at a swinging pace. musicianship and jazz drumkit and Indian tabla. The swinging is at a similarly diverse mélange of Occident and Orient. rhythms) of Hindustani (North Indian classical) music ably demonstrated in the company of her fine band. Neel without mentioning his participation in two seminal Murgai (sitar) and Rashaan Carter (bass). First. Lewis Porter (keyboards) and Karttikeya (percussion). features three. floating. Ornette Coleman’s Free Jazz and. but like all genuinely innovative musicians. salutes one of her musical eclectic and original mix of raga-influenced music with heroes and mentors. Bollywood mixology and neobop swing. Porter weaves in and out of harmony and Neel Murgai Ensemble Neel Murgai (Innova) time with muscular postbop lines and. is a close collaboration with keyboardist Marc Cary. while it is deeply informed by both traditions. with Pittson’s piano and Willie Jones III’s “Raga Khammaj” is a conservative rendering of raga brushes making for empathetic company. 10th. beginning with a lightly pulsing ‘jor’ section. chakradhar (a triple motif repeated three times). with dancebeats. Another Hubbard tune is the meditative release. irresistible and still further evidence that we have a way improvisation and ends with an intricate fresh new jazzbird to celebrate. one of the most prominent Eastern emissaries in jazz. it takes an ‘either-or-thodox’ approach to jazz and Indian music. 19th. She credits John off like a full-blown climax in comparison to the harmonizes the gat with jazz chords. One cannot speak of Hubbard and electronica. appealingly scatting.

picking up where their discography left off in 1997.but these players Wall came down). There’s retro psychedelia. metallic makes an international congress out of “Spanish “Jack’s Last Call”. its style ambiguously pitched between Willner) repositioned them as a backing band. the original lineup of the group. it stays true while telling lies. Formanek and and mechanical repetition. In a very different vein is a solo piece for dulcimer. Abrams is at Issue naturally accompanists. The album opens with a lovely. Good fun Formanek’s compositions and the strength in played by a trio with Abrams playing guimbri (an throughout no doubt. Nearing the end a nice Latin-tinged African gnawa music while the trio’s second outing. with Abrams’ forceful bass playing coming to the fore doesn’t have to be but if there is . and soar into new avenues of improvisation. the title track of the new Jazz have worked together extensively in various Passengers album crystallizes much of what made the combinations and treat the leader’s extraordinary band so great through the ‘80s-90s.and there (At 5th Street) even more sharply focused on rhythmic permutation. the rest of the disc being recorded between 5C CAFE A second trio has Abrams playing bass and bells with Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone) and Noritaka 2009 and 2010). world music Sotto Voce. is at David Rubenstein Atrium Oct. it’s done with equal parts of trust and a willingness to look for new experiences. contact: brotherbruce@5ccc. has Abrams vocals. a simple and dark yet powerfully wash of hammered strings. it’s also a good song. We need your help to keep Project Room Oct. Maybe as passengers they are For more information. the ECM engineers have imbued it with exceptional Rosaly (drums). It’s a wonderful ride. as he’s done his whole career. or soaring horns or a guitar-like jagged glass can seem a little too long. Room 279 For more information. Chicago bassist honed his arranger chops. With second Cleaver. pattern of 23 beats. the much-loved and fairly the intervening time. emphasizes an electric guitar-raga a fairly frantic take on Jones’ “Think of Me” (like the component. a song she emotional tour de force. On October 6. California days - drone mode here.Tim Berne (alto saxophone).are recorded with Blondie some 30 years“Abide in Sunset” runs to 15 minutes . heart and cheek. percussion to create densely rhythmic. See Calendar. This is engaging. them to the ironic-reunion-theme punch (not to new band . Lest the formal a limited edition. And even if Faith No More beat musical stories. harmonium with Emmett Kelly (guitar) and Frank band itself is capable. any contributions for legal expenses are tax deductible. the band reworks Radiohead and playing of these musicians. See Calendar. So associated with that super-hit that by Donald Elfman October 9: Nicole Peyrafite & Ras Moshe 8pm closed the decade is the word that artists Peaches & October 13: Bolero Jazz featuring Joe Falcon 8pm Herb even Google higher than Merriam-Webster in a H ere is the first recording under Michael Formanek’s October 15: Bob Stewart Trio 8pm search for it. So it’s worth getting out of the way name in 12 years and it shows that the bassist has spent October 16: Burt Eckoff and guests 8pm October 21: Comedy night featuring Casual Disturbance 8pm straightaway that yes. mostly played by Taborn and Joshua Abrams (Eremite) pretty much ready to take on any song. Don’t miss Matthew Shipp on October 5! The word “reunited” puts a much-loved and fairly The Rub and Spare Change October 1: Yacine Boulares 8pm October 2: Martin Yaseen and Berklee faculty member John Stein 8pm cornball song on the lips of most people who lived October 3: Reut Regev 8pm Michael Formanek (ECM) October 5: Matthew Shipp 8pm through the ‘70s. wonderful players to express a kind of group ethos despite the trappings of disco. mention David Hasselhoff belting it out as the Berlin (piano) and Gerald Cleaver (drums) . pillow think Tower of Power . gestalt that has more parts than a trio would suggest. deliberately Love (their 1994 collaboration with producer Hal 5CCC. bassist Brad Jones and ostinato pattern. Nathanson has and with appealing clarity. there’s an insane amount of talk about structure make the work sound daunting.with a new. Place: 80 Centre Street. cardboard cover has bright abstract expressionist sheer ability in the ensemble. The most substantial pieces dismantling of “One Way or Another”. early Blondie tune sung by Harry and taken from a 1995 concert. which then instruments and a few close guitarist Marc Ribot. visit eremite. Roy Nathanson shut down 5C Café and Cultural Center. 170-gram LP and the heavyweight violinist Sam Bardfeld. come to court and show the landlord that you support 5C. 17th. It’s recognizably ballad rises from Fowlkes’ heart and lungs and there’s “Lucky Stone”. Send checks or money orders to P O Box 20666. See Calendar. NY’s that the Passengers were a killer instrumental band before In 212-477-5993 on “In Ex or Able”. opens outward but with connecting points to unite the opening “Mysterious Delirious Fluke of the Beyond” is Elsewhere. Their sometimes grande dame Deborah Harry composer. The That established. visit justin-time. but the wait for mellifluous vibes North African. contemporary drone and timeless great playing here. primarily with his project The title tune finds a way to link the grooves that Josh Abrams is in multi-instrumentalist. a steadily evolving.5cculturalcenter. That’s heard in the opening section. gradually enough / Brother can you spare a quarter?”) crooned unfolding music that blurs the line between acoustic by Elvis Costello in “Wind Walked By”. 7th and East Fourth Street Community Garden Oct. experimental and traditional music alive. is a hell of a mass of players. funky open-your-eyes tune that could be leased out to “Abide in Sunset is an extended invocation of North the Pointer Sisters. From there a For more information. using sampling and additional poetic bit of Tin Pan Alley updating (“a dime’s not clarity. Peaches & Herb in these hands is filled Formanek played in his Oakland. the double makes use of intriguing pitches and powerful percussion of Bill Ware on vibes and EJ Rodriguez on improvisations. October 22: Gary Negbaur Group 8pm cornball Jazz Passengers do cover the 1979 R&B song listening and thinking about the way to tell eloquent October 23: Chris Smith 8pm on their new or 212-477-5993 Since 5C Cultural Center is non-profit. the “Neo” of the title. which then moves into a second Natural Information gets your attention right away: it’s drums. but all the nuance woven here expression he finds through this wonderful band’s African three-string bass with a hide resonator) and only distracts from the fine songwriting of which the readings make for an amazing recording and. The Rub and Spare Change features a Check www. here . know it’s a Formanek’s tunes are marvelous vehicles for these funny song to cover but they also recognize that. sometimes mixing samples into live with gamelan mimicry and guitar shards. name and title barely interrupting. different kind of performance and drawing on a plethora of ‘world’ whispers and off-camera jive. 28th. “Cabin”. bit more would likely not meet with many objections. Roy Nathanson & Co. 68 AVENUE C Tanaka (drums) for some acoustic improvisation that’s If there’s a complaint to be made . deeply involving group classically knotty Passengers cut is followed by a this band are at Jazz Standard Oct. is based on an ostinato Natural Information reconvened for the disc. New York. strings. for other events to be announced. Craig Taborn 22 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . 2010 at 10AM. We still have 8 years left on our lease but the landlord wants to For more information. What raises the ante is it’s a haunting and beautiful work that moves logically painting on both sides with the hand-lettered artist’s that during the Passengers hiatus. percussion and affirmative tune that refers to a passed friend of the A second solo piece. suggesting affinities with psychedelia like Paul Butterfield’s “East-West”. Jazz Passengers (Justin Time) Our October regular programming continues and we have special by Kurt Gottschalk fund raising events. but taking the driver’s seat a We are facing eviction.COM hypnotic music. The brief unfamiliar. Reunited You can also just stop by at 68 Avenue C during open hours. visit ecmrecords. Taborn is out front but Formanek and combining a doson’ngoni (a six-string bass lute from makes a couple of appearances. 27th. Harlem” with added brass. “Twenty Three Neo”. including a jazzy Cleaver sympathetically complement him on this Mali) with bells and synth. compositions with an awareness that comes from years First and foremost. Berne and Formanek play a melody that by Stuart Broomer frontman Curtis Fowlkes on trombone. as usual.


Fort falls in with both ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ is one of the more fruitful some Jarrett-like musing and shares a nice call and 24 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . Actionspeak channel. things begin and end with her mentor Paul Motian and she presents a two-part homage to him. brilliant. visit 482music. To Fort. But Apex is not a departure. This trio is a fine timepiece. Bassist Gary Wang supports Fort’s foundation of spare. Flinty plucks tumble out in nooks is on piano. is also a Bunky Green album and therein lies the news. These touches discs with trumpeter Taylor Ho Bynum). DeJohnette part. and fuzzy and Settles swoops in and formulates complicated. the piece stops on a dime. he is something like a cult figure. The fine pianist at Jazz Standard Oct. Halvorson’s solo becomes pitch-bent full-blown Mahanthappa album: counterintuitive. Finlayson advancing DeJohnette or Damion Reid on drums. visit pirecordings. 36 years apart. Most of his rare inspiration). The wild card is with wispy tiptoes that belie his sense of utter control. whirling faster Boller pick at space and meter in a slow sashay and. Jason Moran fronting ambiguity. rarefied alto sax conversation. the trademark Rudresh Mahanthappa/Bunky Green (Pi Recordings) Halvorson’s alternately-tuned guitar churns. this tune actually has a few seconds of silence of a decade. François Moutin on bass and Jack between the frontline’s blocks. This quintet. It tension with pillar-like phrases amid disconcerting. “Welcome” indeed. This group is of mystery on both sides of the words. Mahanthappa fidgets and veers. short song and it too ends abruptly. unfamiliar ideas. Often called a missing link between hardbop and the “Should I Do” recalls Andrew Hill in its tightly- avant garde. always been exhilarating because of his ability to deal precisely with new concepts at a dead run and because of his edgy version of lyricism. piercing. visit ecmrecords. She plays lovely lines. But where other songs end been active in Boston and New York for the better part quickly. trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson. areas of exploration within the tradition. Mahanthappa ballad. “Questions”. See Calendar. It is a bass and drums. 75-year-old alto as he skirts subtle rhythm shifts laid down by guitar. Mahanthappa’s new collaborator. there’s taut logic when her phrases drip with Birdland Oct. Fort is at A pex looks at first like a departure for altoist Rudresh work. knotty phrases and shaky voicings (though with Charles Mingus in 1960. Mahanthappa’s music has The Stone playing grouped. as on “Soft” and “Lamenting”. though as with much of her For more information. “En If” is another impressionistic portrait that Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up (482 Music) by Clifford Allen concludes on a note with neither conclusion nor resolution. define Fort’s inventive and unique approach to the dubbed The Hook Up. “Something burgeoning jazz avant garde. jumbled screams à la Frank Lowe. Anat Fort is something of a contradiction. originals. thin and equally punchy they wheel. tenorman with waterfall arpeggios as Wang and Schneider play Brian Settles and bassist Danton Boller on seven right on point with her. inside-outside tightrope walk perfectly. The song “If” is as brief as it can get: short ‘60s Blue Note and its toe-tapping forays into the title. The other players make their own sublime cacophony. The ensemble segues into a resolute “Welcome”. It’s particularly Mahanthappa and Green. they stay intense and the pressure is And If Anat Fort (ECM) relieved only slightly. accenting single notes Halvorson. See Calendar. Green has “Little Girl I’ll Miss by Terrell Holmes You” to himself and he validates the legend. also includes guitarist Mary music. In between are unique and interesting moments. twitter dead. Fujiwara and Mahanthappa careens into a dervish. by Tom Conrad fluttering and seemingly out of sync with Boller and Fujiwara’s meaty groove. They share a tone meant for raising the guitar. five letters total. launches the album’s ear on. favoring laconism with one hand while using the other to write compelling songs that unfold slowly like one of those classic elapsed-time movies of flowers blooming. drummer Tomas Fujiwara’s debut as a in its wake and not the transitory ticks marking the leader comes with Actionspeak (not counting two duet transition from one song to another. Moutin is a bass maniac and DeJohnette sounds delighted to find himself in the middle of a maelstrom he helped are made interesting to hear give-and-take between trumpet and for each other. Green fires back. Mahanthappa. 9th. defining a Chaplin-esque brevity (like the song titles therein) with a suggestion For more information. horns wistful as guitar and rhythm merge and circles and snakes in the left channel. settling in Chicago then the composer namechecks Nas as the primary Florida and becoming a teacher. 14th-17th. the theme’s singsong bunches. Even when Mahanthappa and Green slow down. tenor unfurling in steely commentary on recordings are out of print. all composed by the leader. See Calendar. Though he’s response with Wang. 7th. single notes with a dramatic high-pitched glissando while drummer Roland Schneider provides soft cymbal whispers in tribute to the esteemed drummer. words. The opener is and tease as birds. and loose time. of a skilled conversationalist. perhaps an allstar session. Fort uses relatively Apex “The Hunt” begins with a slinky vamp on which few notes to speak softly but eloquently. and unique. also in ballad form. “Summit”. Over a Moutin bass drone. His intonation never stays on the center of a note but The key to understanding And If lies in the title: A probes the intellectual ambiguities and emotional sentence fragment consisting of two monosyllabic complexities at the edges. “Nu” is a stimulating hybrid of Monk and Actionspeak funk. wowing. This group is at Mahanthappa’s lines. The hot glare and crashing passion of this music places special demands on listeners. like someone ending a speech in mid- F our-and-a-half decades on from the heyday of mid sentence. singing. repeating then improving For more information. the notion of music that’s ‘Bout Camels” is a beautiful epic. saxist Bunky Green. Imagine the excitement when there are two such minds going at it. presents Fujiwara & The Hook Up as a band to keep an The second track. exemplifies the whips his cymbals and Moran splashes tremolos. with gears meshing seamlessly. Moran’s fearless nature is perfect for this project. just as Green joins in unison from the right underneath Finlayson’s punch and sketch.

Heaven” is hardly a song expected on a jazz CD. L. Bucky Pizzarelli established date. jazz guitarist instrumental setting of Rod McKuen’s “A Man Alone” Carl Kress’ nimble instrumental “Stage Fright” and a is subdued and surprisingly lyrical. A few years ago. Aside from playing on one Eddy Arnold record learned his craft. improvisation and use Desert Island Dreamers The Pizzarelli Boys (Arbors) song’s first half. Hofmann and Cunliffe create attractive music while respecting compositions and exploring their nuances. Zoot Sims. arranging seven songs and two string electric guitar. Enchiladas and Beans” 25th with Dan Levinson. country (pedal steel guitarist Tommy Beautiful”. a solo the manner one would expect from the Pizzarellis. country-flavored show tune “Jingle. Smith’s dramatically during the past decade. Larry Fuller. Gerry Mulligan. ***** (Five stars) John Henry .the famous recent years. pianist like “Your Cheating Heart” and “Pick Me Up On Your Pizzarelli. John (electric guitar) and Martin (bass). led to the country-flavored Diggin’ Up Bones.Jazz Journal SEE HOLLY HOFMANN & BILL CUNLIFFE LIVE AT THE KITANO with guests Terell Stafford & Alvester Garnett OCTOBER 8 & 9 66 PARK AVENUE (212-885-7000) 8 & 10 PM $25 www. Pizzarelli Edward Decker (Challenge) Molaskey adds her vocals to a moving take of “Danny guitar pieces for publication. Frank Loesser’s For more information. the tempo picking up as the spotlight switches study with Bucky Pizzarelli. spending little time on its less of space. Jingle”. John Seven-string guitarist Edward Decker works with setting it up with a brief improvised introduction.Audiophile Audition Cunliffe and Hofmann are always in good company together. genres (vocalist Becky Kilgore and drummer Danny deliberate rendition of Cole Porter’s “Why Can’t You featuring John (who was still in his teens) on his Coots).com ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 25 . Fortunately. See Calendar.” **** (Four Stars) Benjamin Franklin V . visit arborsrecords. but here they raise the stakes on what sounds like a very comfortable union. While this isn’t the first meeting between jazz Behave” contrasts with the usually brisk treatments records beginning in the late ‘70s. Jangle. Dear Mr. plus musicians with roots in both arrangement of his own “Slow Burning”. On Three’s Company. Decker’s encouraged both of his sons in their music careers. pianist/vocalist Tony DeSare’s trio. Pizzarelli is by Ken Dryden Boy”. Decker demonstrates how well he O ne of the early adapters of George Van Eps’ seven. Joe Venuti. There are also several enjoyable it as an easygoing waltz with Weinstein showing a bit originals by John Pizzarelli. a song that has unjustly been overlooked in frequently as a leader. along with George M. Edward Decker shines The Pizzarelli Boys includes Bucky (acoustic clearly having a ball. Burton recorded in similar settings). the band treats Land” sung by West. The remaining standards swing consistently in Decker’s debut recording under his own name. it embellishing each melody without getting far from its Goodman. though they don’t stick exclusively to the typical Mel Tormé’s obscure “Tacos.A. he started recording more Weinstein). the musicians are suggests a whimsical and Paul Hanley chose the songs for Desert Island Dreamers.Cashbox A most enjoyable album and a must-have for fans of jazz flute. who sang a bunch of country songs for him. “Stairway to eschew country music need to explore this fun session. drummer Tony Tedesco and the talented Way Down” (both showcasing Levas’ conversational young violinist Aaron Weinstein. Bucky baseball umpire). Bucky Pizzarelli is at Kaye Playhouse Oct. which theme. The obscure train-like rocking take of Chuck Berry’s “Promised “Cycles” is played as an upbeat ballad. salute to his teacher. producing a winning product. Martin and Weinstein then taking turns playing the he won a National Endowment for the Arts grant to melody. But after talking with classical guitarist Andy Pizzarelli without merely copying his approach. The self-taught artist has worked with Benny Levas. The Pizzarellis’ (both featuring Kilgore’s warm vocals). player. standards and jazz Jazz fans who normally of Stephane Grappelli in his playing. He was invited to perform as a part of the Diggin’ Up Bones promising conclusion. Jazz Scene. The guitarist opted for the late Barry Oscar Peterson and Sarah Vaughan. Michael Nastos . Bruce Crowther . Executive producer Johnny Cash-influenced vocals).All Music Guide This collection of spectacular writing and performing should not be missed! Recommended. John penned the bluesy 2006 JVC Jazz Festival’s salute to Pizzarelli’s 80th Bucky Pizzarelli and the West Texas Tumbleweeds “Waiting For the Phantom” while his wife Jessica birthday and has transcribed several Pizzarelli solo (Arbors) Dear Mr. where he drew upon the to Fuller. April 2010 This is a deftly understated and very pleasing album. the band concentrates on the jazz master’s gifts of lyricism. challenge. Primarily a includes musicians from jazz (John and Martin and Galbraith’s gorgeous setting of “The Bad and the sideman until the early ‘70s. They explore country favorites throughout this delightful solo tribute to Bucky guitar).caprirecords. Bucky Pizzarelli hasn’t performed much country medleys for solo guitar in a manner suggestive of himself in the early ‘50s as a jazz musician and session music. with the pace picking up White and vocalist Cowboy Joe West . He continues to tour and country (violinist Joe Venuti and vibist Gary while his scraping of the strings at the conclusion with the all-star Statesmen of Jazz group.

The opening number. is an infectious Afro Pop dance tune. the gorgeous “Day Dreaming on the Niger”. “Full Time”. an expert improviser and structuralist. bright and companionable society. 10th. “Hiwumbe Awumba”. Weston’s percussion exploits occur the same. one hears sounds that recall roughly a decade. as he travels often throughout the Northeast and Midwest. by the Latin jazz master Papo Vasquez. W ith the generous resources of a 2006 MacArthur composer Glück (a smiling 3/4 chorale on the minuet Foundation “genius” award behind her. The results of her three years of research and but the two often work hand in glove. Regina Carter (E1 Entertainment) bit stiff as we cruise at a steady 70 over the plains. for example. P ercussionist/composer/multi-instrumentalist Matt which features some of her most impressive soloing. visit e1entertainment. seamlessly woven together into a sonic celebratory album that merges the spirits of jazz and assault of thickly-woven textures and rhythmic African music and shows that they’re really one and experiences. with Carter and her spirited ensemble (an Wheels. can become a introspective and highly athletic. content holds primacy. a surprising and underpinnings for Rathbun’s scintillating soprano on stirring album that’s unlike anything this mainstream “December” and remarkably evocative climbs in jazz luminary has recorded before. Weston is at from Wayne Shorter (“Teru”) and prolific operatic ABC No Rio Oct. setting the stage for a torrent of frantic. Rathbun is at Holshouser and Gary Versace) improvising on a Cornelia Street Café Oct. both Reverse Thread Tempos are mainly brisk. he solos tasty kernels discovered in her travels. For more information. “December”. as in brisk study are collected in Reverse Thread. The electronic sounds become the through his native Canada drives us cheerily through focal point in the final act. is a peace that resides at the center of the maelstrom of more congenial Vancouver coffee-bar than wintry sonic complexity on Seasick Blackout and this is in forested expanse. merges African rhythms with harmonies originating in India and Puerto Rico and “Zerapiki” is an accordion-based song originally from Madagascar. “Un Aguinaldo Pa Regina”. rather than the more steep craggy “Rockies” and races though sunny. Rathbun’s date seems to gather band and an approachable look at the sonically abhorrent. crunchy “December” (skiing Banff?). Taylor Haskins’ trumpet ‘authentic’ versions of the African music she sidekicks gamely on ensembles. See Calendar.rapid percussion. As 26 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . defining his huge homeland and inspiring artistic Weston is a master at organizing unwieldy sounds into growth. There listener into a cozy. both struck and Saxophonist Andrew Rathbun’s hour-long tour bowed/scraped. This is a contemporary on “Echoes”. His new can trace at least part of their origin back to Africa. A predominant methodology on this recording involves the overlaying of contrasting textures . His soprano dips into improvisation. “Rockies” (hear Carlberg block out icy comping under Carter is not interested in simply recreating a guitar snow-shower). “You’re Not That’s Right” starts things off with an almost pleasant chorus of unusual sounds that brings to mind the bizarre image of a quartet of soft rubber saxophones playing on reeds made from sticks of chewing gum. sustained sounds and electronically- generated structures. is based on field recordings from Ugandan Jews while the next track. performance into new venues and new collaborative situations. especially “Rockies”. creating a complex and unpredictable recent past. visit steeplechase. This bringing his unique solo-percussion-with-electronics group is at Zankel Hall Oct. 17th. both modern and traditional. guitarist Adam Rogers and accordionists Will For more information. Carter and her talented cohorts have made a three works. which reflect the incredible scope and richness of the music of Africa and the African Diaspora. by Joel Roberts Rathbun offers reflective asides only on pieces selected For more information. often performing highly engaging everything from bluegrass to polka to Philip Glass solo sets or in collaboration with sonic innovators minimalism . All clean. visit 7272music. Other tracks draw on Seasick Blackout compositions by African artists like Mali’s Boubacar Matt Weston (7272 Music) Traoré. “Arctic” (mushing a husky-drawn sled in Iditarod?). Weston has been active in Chicago and New York for Throughout. up a panoramic spin “Across the Country” with some Abstract form plays a huge role in both avant-rock stretching and yearning solos. including Malian kora master Yacouba Sissoko. playful hurly-burly and the post-jazz spectrum of various forms of free with Nate Radley’s guitar. Habib Koité and Mariam Doumbia and by Wilbur MacKenzie Kenya’s Ayub Ogada. crisp landscapes. vary little. Percussion comes to the fore in part two: the gradual transition to “I Just The Idea of North Saw Fog And Dust” brings glitch-filled electronics that Andrew Rathbun (SteepleChase) by Fred Bouchard float along reverb-laden percussion. the acclaimed and dance from Orphée et Euridice). Though he talks about solitude as and sonic relationships forming the base of his palette. See Calendar. Each movement focuses on one of these three elements. of Africa. recording. Carter contributes one original as well. around New York and in many other locales. stark common relationship of form influencing 20th. opens pattern of nervous energy.a reminder that all these musical styles ranging from Bill Dixon to Kevin keeping with Weston’s performance practice. With uncommon sounds compositions. Weston Reflection on documentary programs by unique demonstrates a base of understanding that’s informed classical pianist Glenn Gould inspired Rathbun’s by both of these traditions. See Calendar. rattles through “Harsh” territories. he recalls a Octobers”. “This October. On “Echoes”. Often. diverse set of songs. Frank Carlberg’s violinist Regina Carter set off to explore the folk music piano appears more sparingly than Radley’s guitar. release Seasick Blackout is comprised of a short suite of Together. his tenor rappels governing the formal outcome. skis and runners on the date come via bassist eclectic group of both African and jazz notables Jay Anderson and drummer Michael Sarin.

a hypnotic more like an abused reed than a bass. that ebb and flow but never resolve themselves. how instruments-as-chemicals interact with rhythmic combination of organic and electronic “intimidation” (The Wire. such as “Till Late in the Night”. another. cracked intonations lend songs like “Statictician” and for hybrid DeBrunner’s bassoon is an Carter to display his lyricism against Fiori’s spare. Ken Silverman. alto and (Not Two) subtlety and brilliance of this work. It’s an intense piece. visit divineartrecords. If listeners are sources that runs the gamut from ambient the in-born gifts of a Coltrane. veering precipitously into the atonal For more information. Claire DeBrunner and Tom squelching of his Test quartet. The first few minutes of “To Pass On” even has Silverman’s oud strumming is highly unconventional. drums and piano. At 64 years old. one doesn’t quieter settings. a hipster’s swagger and a wise man’s restraint. His warm. though his contributions can be difficult to Lost Birdsongs Tide Tables (Prefecture) nothing so much as Out to Lunch . though Carter’s various levels of audition. May 2010). a highly difficulty playing straightahead jazz out of texture. 10th and 17th and Via Della Pace Wednesdays with Alex res. the music is stunningly beautiful. as if reluctant to show is certainly of a darker Carter. It is by Seth Watter Eric Dolphy’s compositions were layered on top one not a setting that allows much room for individuation. The album’s and integral part of the group’s sound. unlikely ingredient that works exceptionally well. another “Feet Off the Ground” some of the soul they may have released his 2006 collaboration with Wolf Eyes. he admits. compensates with consummate coolness and a thirst must admit that it is one of the most intriguing. least twice their size or can cut a slice off the same Blue Carter’s trumpet and saxes float throughout the mix at that Miles plied oh so many years ago. allow miss the drums in the least. his animus is ‘in the air’. one and prefecturerecords. Carter The Perfect Blue Daniel Carter/Alberto Fiori/Tom Abbs/Federico Ughi spins reveal the folly and one begins to appreciate the (among others) figures marginally on flute. a series of free improvisations with a chamber feel Abbs fires off warlike salvos amid the fracas of the Obert. a CD-R release by percussionist- Daniel Carter/Tom Zlabinger (Métier Jazz) sound like much of anything on first listen. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 27 . It resembles trumpet. and sounds positively as elusive as the wind rustling the trees. so to speak. fierce groans and scrapes that seem Zlabinger’s bass is mic’d nice and close. stuttering and his guitar is much four guys can create a storm worthy of an ensemble at given over to subtle tremolos and other distortions. He’s put in appearances with coterie. portentous chord changes and Ughi’s sensitive cymbal easily mistaken for a saxophone or bass clarinet.that is. to be honest. For the time saw him billed alongside the trendy Talibam! for their invigorated by the presence of his (relatively) youthful being. See Calendar and Regular Engagements. began playing with electronic noisemaker Todd Ughi (drums) and Alberto Fiori (piano) as well as Who is Mr. work. On sax he becomes more Macroscopia is a leaderless outing made up of adventurous. Macroscopia doesn’t toward Lost Birdsongs. Around the same time that Braxton Carter nominally leads The Perfect Blue. the group locked in a Booker Ervin-like swing. but he reluctant to name it one of 2010’s best releases. like a word scribbled ad infinitum until only yet it is indicative of his democratic aesthetic. It’s hard to focus on any one player As something of a footnote. The lengthy “Underdog” features him on should no longer be surprised if and when we David Grubbs and Yo La Tengo. one is also directed Claire DeBrunner/Ken Silverman/ for very long and. his slowly evolving lines punctuated by encounter him in our musical travails. Carter is at First Street Garden Zlabinger. That It is surprising to hear Daniel Carter say that he has an abstract blot remains. sudden flurries of activity. This is an album about said. Carter quartet session featuring Italian collaborators Federico otherwise been lacking. and we New Nixon Tapes LP. Carter? After three decades he remains Brooks in the interesting Ghost Moth duo and last year Yuganaut bassist Tom Abbs. All seven tracks seem to begin en medias of several pressure cookers on this variegated album. He doesn’t have one another to form new substances. These almost abrasive. one soundscapes to retrofitted gamelan. he has trumpet. if all five of assess due to the level of post-production at work. Macroscopia himself too soon. Oct. Repeated composers Paul Kikuchi and Alexander Vittum.

Of course. The set’s extensive liner visit tzadik. For more information. with his work. this seems rather a shame.” Malkiel has integrated its be stated that Oh! For The Edge has had its second side sonic capabilities into a captivating suite of original truncated to accommodate Happy Daze on a single CD. also on the second Cohen contribute memorably as do Chris Karlic (bass clarinet and tenor sax). See and chances. The Reel set is particularly revelatory. peppered with low tones from Hopper’s bass. as techniques and a virtuosic ensemble. Aguaphonium. on Feb. showcasing Dean’s playing and with water. however. visit reelrecordings. “and I’ve felt that it disc reissues both of the band’s albums. these two releases are the place to start. who would have been 65 this month. state that physical and amplification conditions were just right 28 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . 31st. consisting Dean’s playing was always tempered by the of a brass mouthpiece attached to a length of hose. He even takes his concept one step trombones (Nick Evans and Radu Malfatti) and further on “Meet My Sweet Little Sea Monsters In saxophones (Dean and Alan Skidmore) sounding Aguaphonium Land”. fluid quality that melds perfectly with his “Nicrotto” sound better than ever. compositions that pair the elemental simplicity of While Dean’s scorching solo is retained. composer’s love of structure. Malkiel’s Moroccan/Jewish heritage informs his playing and compositions as do the techniques picked up during nearly 20 years in NYC. we miss most water with a panoply of contemporary compositional of “Friday Night Blues”. We can. the opening moments of buttery. To the rippling rhythm of splashed Tippett’s piano. the repertoire coming mostly from the band’s third and fourth studio albums. 28th. Harry Miller’s bass and Louis water and spare trumpet and trombone counterpoints. The Ninesense material dates from four to five Multi-instrumentalist Rafi Malkiel has a fascination years later. Malkiel is at 92nd Street Y Oct. 22nd and Brooklyn Lyceum Oct.” he explained recently. Malkiel shows his willingness to blur genre lines while creating a remarkably cohesive album by staying true to his concept. “It is at the center of many of my favorite compositions. Live at Henie Onstad Happy Daze + Art Centre 1971 Oh! For The Edge Soft Machine Elton Dean’s Ninesense (Reel Recordings) (Ogun) by Marc Medwin Saxophonist Elton Dean. where Dean’s electric by Matthew Miller piano is perfectly balanced with Ratledge’s organ. It’s easy to get completely absorbed in the raunchy but beautiful Dean/Ratledge saxophone and organ duet that opens the second set. That said. For anyone not familiar which is partially submerged in water. a concept album is only as good as the musicians involved and Malkiel doesn’t take any For more information. so that Wyatt’s drums come as a momentary shock. in a larger group context. 1971 and the quartet of Dean. keyboardist Mike Ratledge and the late- lamented bassist Hugh Hopper made music that certainly attests to a heightened sense of dialogue. continue to enjoy new material from this wonderfully diverse improviser as long as labels bring forth excellent reissues and first-rate archival recordings. the live album seems to hold up a bit better than the Malkiel’s trombone and euphonium lines have a studio date. Moholo-Moholo’s transparent drumming. Gili Sharett (bassoon) and Itai Kriss (flute). though it must has healing properties. as it captures an early 1971 Soft Machine performance in stunning sound. left us too soon. His sound was unique and approach to playing smart and visceral in a way very few can match. an instrument he invented. a curiously named. presented on CD-rom. Even the the leader blows haunting melodies through the excitingly ragged live material has a new openness. but instantly glorious against the droning backdrop of Keith compelling track. Clarinetist Anat and trumpeter Avishai cadillacjazz. From the salsa rhythms of “Mai Eden” to the reggae- inflected “Eden Rain”. each double composed ensemble passages and supple entrance of trumpets (Harry Beckett and Mark Charig). The latter is responsible for Water propelling an astonishing reading of “Out-Bloody- Rafi Malkiel (Tzadik) Rageous”. drummer Robert Wyatt. The present activities.

com. “Turok Son of Stone”. Clark then goes decidedly 21st century with two McPhee is at Alain Kirili’s Loft 28th-31st. by the music’s end. Clark is at contribution to the Third Stream tradition. visit boweavilrecordings. fewer continuous lines and progress generally in fast- vocalist Delbert McClinton. piece. See Calendar. Likewise. built on drumming/bass Bump showcases the B3’s unmistakable sound. each approaching from their own angle. is a viscerally passionate piece Carnival of Soul is a fantastic trip through what a reminiscent of Bartók and Beethoven. Silvano intones the lyrics. the string quartet. a soulful and quite different. McPhee guitarist Steve Homan plays it funky and Clark flutters abstractly in response to the elastic. according to forceful instrument like the B3 can cook up when they Werner. 2008. “Cry incredible “feels just like funky 1970” experience. Edwards dives into highly-rhythmic wide-open pizzicatos. It and Werner. a family tragedy . Multi- Smalls Oct. Both these cuts have Dixon’s sax It has broadened the scope and parameters of wailing while the latter introduces the soulful B3 of contemporary music. But. by Lyn Horton The repeated mantra “My love for you will never die”. Decoy is a powerful trio. Kenny Werner (Half Note) River”. allowing jazz musicians to Jeff Pittson and Rez Abbasi’s clean fleet guitar lines. horn. as Werner marshals the winds and percussion into increasingly prominent roles supporting and/or enveloping the soloists. visit halfnote. Café Oto in London. 11th. resulting in this wonderful document. complex rhythms that both Homan and Bump use to It consists of four works: The five-movement title full advantage in creating a full-on burner. The work gathers momentum during its five movements. temperaments and. opens in April transcendental/mystical thinking. Werner’s answer is predominately mystical and transcendental. 2009. The musicians tend towards intertwine to freshen up this familiar tune. sometimes haunting. with Decoy at Café Oto Dec. 10th. 12th. anguished and finally valedictory. “Bookin” has Clark drummin’ up a storm with quick This album belongs in the Third Stream category. And the powerfully inventive drummer like Clark and a improvised quartet “Coda” related. protracted.and coming to terms with it. Out”. he virtually commands the Hammond B3 organ. resonance and pointillistic B3 phraseology. take “Monk’s Dream” to a place where both genres but the pattern does not. W e don’t hear much about Third Stream music today. McClinton’s raspy tearful voice and bluesy by George Kanzler delivery is exquisitely soothed by Ouimette’s buttery For more information. calmness of strong lyrical repose. Ouimette’s eerie Miles- string quartet pieces are more in the contemporary influenced horn and Dixon’s groovin’ sax for an European Classical than Third Stream tradition. This pattern recurs. Zebulon Oct. strumming and exploratory bowing and Noble leaps between traps and percussion with attention to detail. and pianist Kevin McKendree join Z and Clark for an phrases that eventually condense into repeated No Beginning No End achingly soulful version of the nugget “Cry Me A choruses. from McPhee’s 1970 recording Nation Time. including soaring to an Indian raga and the E Mixolydian scale. with things moving out in a lot of different directions as do waves of fluctuating temperatures or from initial B3 middle ground. nothing’s ever lost to the god of time”. expressed in lyrics adapted from a poem (with the same title) he wrote. sung over the forceful finale of the final movement. trumpeter Tim Ouimette paced spurts of energetic. visit owlstudios. conceive beyond the usual accepted scope of their art. signals a triumph of art. Clark and funky organist Jerry Z The tempo shifts for the remainder of the record. Headhunters and thus no common B3 trio session. vibraphone. is a reminder that McPhee can strike up a Carnival of Soul musical relationship with the Hammond B3 (at the Mike Clark (Owl Studios) by Elliott Simon time Herbie Lehman). A brief timeline: A venue for live experimental and “We Three”. The choral and Pittson’s funky keyboards. It confronts Iridium Oct. a choral piece. See Calendar. See Calendar. Hawkins doesn’t just play. Match these three players with McPhee (tenor and soprano saxes) and something really happens. for a large wind and percussion ensemble joined Session-ender “Catlett Outta the Bag” is by soloists Joe Lovano (tenor sax). bassist John Edwards and drummer Steve Noble For more information. instrumentalist Joe McPhee plays for the first time 26th-31st. Judi Silvano (voice) something altogether different and wonderful. swinging originals. the rhythmically interesting 11th and The Stone Oct. saxophone and he. But music has developed unquestionably over 40 years and how McPhee Drummer Mike Clark’s paean to the Hammond B3 responds to Hawkins’ approach to the instrument is starts out with “T’s Boogaloo”.the death of Werner’s teenage daughter in an auto accident . over tragedy. with prominent lines such as “there is a place beyond all space and time” and “death is not an ending. Lovano’s passages range from Oto Decoy & Joe McPhee (Bo’Weavil) the tender to stark. The 30-minute title piece is a significant For more information. Werner is at makes its first recording in March 2009. has the often-diaphanous sound of New Age music. marimba and harp. but that movement melding European Classical and postbop of “Water on the Moon” and harder bop of jazz over half a century ago has had a lasting influence. 11th with Ari Hoenig and Dizzy’s Club Oct. “Shakey Jake”. Especially audible on the lengthy first exceedingly juicy tune that is right at the center of this track. invite over a bunch of friends. as much as jazz performance. matches the B3 with his up-in-the-mix drumming. the four Rob Dixon has a lot of blues in his tenor players reach a soft conclusion. McPhee mindfully selects entry points into the genre’s delectably greasy ethos. The Decoy trio of organist Alexander Hawkins. Organist Delbert huge textural plane. output of the musical this is the Mike Clark who drummed with the environment and then seems to guide the trio to the ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 29 . a string quartet and a features the double drumming of Clark and Bitches largely improvised piece for a quartet of Werner’s Brew/Return to Forever alum Lenny White with piano.

this foursome brings maintaining continuity of personnel. Tamura calls this his For more information. which roughly translates as “ornate listening. Erring more Ornate Lightning all over the date with inventive arrangements ranging towards the free jazz end of the spectrum than some of Fulgornatus (Konnex) from almost conventional big band fare to the pianist’s other outfits. They also manage to stretch the bounds. but they also show themselves Attributed to Confucius is the fortune cookie to be attentive listeners and impressive injunction: “Wherever you go. 20th with her Min- to a staccato interface. whose maverick electric guitar slashes and and drummer Akira Horikoshi is as adept at timbral with microtonalism and Death Metal. Miles’ Café go with all your heart. few minutes. illustrating the rich potential of this band. Koreyasu’s sinewy soaring bass solo on “Mountain. The title track boasts an excellent closing passage of blistering arrhythmic syncopation between Tatsuhisa Yamamoto’s drums and Kelly Churko’s buzzsaw guitar while at 24 minutes “Kaleidoscopic” is the longest cut by some margin. tender lilting refrain of the final “Vapour Trail”. visit librarecords. nu-jazz. to Siwula’s note stuttering and reed biting. the writing is star of the show. Ma- deliberately turning his amp down to near-acoustic Although not originally inspired by the European folk do excels as one of the pianist’s most rewarding properties. which Tokyo free jazz scene. all integral parts of the whole. Gato Libre deserve to be better known. “Nile River” C. weep. At times their hosts seem almost too deferential. Over the five discs at hand soundscape while Neil Davidson has his best moments they display a simply staggering stylistic breadth. Siwula’s playing is memorable in that the stirring closer “Inori”. “Scorpion” opens into four-pronged polyphony on “People Never Met Passing” are met with an that would grace the most abstract of sessions while obbligato of heavier down strokes from the guitarist. 24th with her Orchestra New work. River.. sometimes all within the space of a saxophonist and clarinetist Blaise Siwula stays true to given a different setting. Fujii in particular asserts herself more Raymond MacDonald/Satoko Fujii/Neil forcefully than on the preceding disc. bare-bones presentation is anything but piano interior invoking rotating machinery and ornate. characterize Cut The Rope. curator of the elegiac smeary introduction launching the stately the ultimate destination of her charts. 10th and 24th. their lyrical Yoh Ensemble. often breaking out of Cut the Rope First Meeting (Libra) explorations of timbre and sound with bursts of lyrical Cities counterpoint. continues their measured progress. See Calendar. accordion. even amidst all the indeterminately sourced Employing a light vibrato and and Kunihiro Izumi’s breathy impassioned alto sax on mewling abandon. going through many episodes and tempos as befits its name. from quiet textural improv to in-your-face sonic assault. Koreyasu breaks away in scratchy weekly sessions. has included Dom Minasi and Carsten Radtke. laying down Davidson/Natsuki Tamura/Tom Bancroft (Nu-Jazz) rolling ostinatos in the bass register or insistent morse Desert Ship Satoko Fujii Ma-Do (Not Two) by John Sharpe code keyboard except that ABC No Rio Oct. drawn from the stellar musicianship to bear on Fujii’s idiosyncratic Continuing his series of duets with guitarists. On Zakopane. everything tends to bleed into everything else. Sky” echoes with heartfelt harmonic squeals. Raymond MacDonald finishes “Into 30 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . Warmer-toned on clarinet. finds combine to recall at times Spanish. result in lightning-quick musical illumination but their mirrored by abrasions and reverberations from the impressive. largely thanks to the flexible by Ken Waxman impressionistic improv. Tamura makes his horn sigh. both Fujii and Tamura bring a Shiro Gato Libre (Libra) composer’s conception to bear. series. glissandi stretch upwards to a roughened lyricism that Kazuhiko Tsumura sets out a richly translucent perfectly matches the guitarist’s slurred fingering and baroque guitar line doubled by Norikatsu Koreyasu’s ringing strokes. Reversed as well is the sentiment described in the Accessible while still splendidly repaying in-depth band’s name. in the Fujii/Tamura universe. That certainly appears to be the credo of the Japanese the Diversion” with a terrific passage of circular wife-and-husband-team of pianist Satoko Fujii and breathed soprano saxophone over a churning trumpeter Natsuki Tamura. Siwula is at noise band and it’s an accurate description. Her achievement in all-acoustic rhythm section. Even though all nine cuts are full- Zakopane Satoko Fujii Orchestra Tokyo (Libra) fledged improvisations. the enigmatic title is definitely negated. Siwula’s and Gilbert’s interaction does A litany of trumpet swooshes and metal scrapes. burns through the ensembles as well as providing an exploration as he is at pulsing momentum. Although inhabiting apparently similar territory. adding spidery fills or finger-picked licks tradition. beautiful tunes and the all-acoustic instrumentation “Turned Time in Retrograde” for instance. One noteworthy addition is Canadian-born Kelly veers from twanging thwacks to wavering harmonics resident John Gilbert. Tamura’s deceptively simple. the second Orchestra Tokyo. the veteran player’s themes. See Calendar. obscure industrial processes. 2008). like the wallowing in emotion. But Tamura has a band that creates and nottwo. so that there is an inescapable subliminal melodicism. each chuckle and growl. 23rd in duo with Natsuki twangs first chasing then complementing the reed improvisations forming natural extensions of the Tamura and Roulette Oct. Fujii outing by Fujii’s Ma-do quartet.A. On bass Norikatsu Koreyasu effortlessly his free-improv ethos on this date with Tampa. lightning”. the focus is on melody tinged with sadness. as the rest of the ensemble constricted tone. who claims an equal fascination Churko. Fla. tight readings of the complex charts and solos. it is impossible to second-guess spontaneous tracks here. After York. during the series of duets which comprise “How did I executed with a depth of expression that makes each get Here” with guitar swells and incisive fractured style seem like their favored habitat. Balkan and even For more information. following on from the restricts herself to conducting duties but her imprint is acclaimed Heat Wave (Not Two.M. Hidden among the he gets his message across by implying rather than With Shiro.” Siwula’s saxophone honks and flattement accelerating Arabic musics. As ever The latter style stays unexplored on the eight exciting solo voice. reaps benefits easy to hear in the arrangements. quartet Gato Libre. demonstrates the adaptability that majesty of “Desert Ship”. Following the same approach. Ryuichi Yoshida’s chortling bears eloquent witness: after a serene trumpet and arco allows him to improvise with nearly anyone at those baritone sax on the lushly dramatic “Tropical Fish” bass unison. Other standouts are Tamura’s with Fujii’s writing. featuring Fujii on pathos-laden quiet yet forlorn grandeur of the title track or the Gilbert is sure to disappoint errant Heavy Metalers. with Gilbert’s dobro-like magic with his exotic material. the fourth release from Tamura’s switchback turns are some attractive tunes. the initial meeting of the Japanese duo in Glasgow with a trio of Scottish improvisers on Cities proves more restrained. Fujii’s manipulation of the piano interior ensures a wide dynamic range with as many quieter sections as loud. the debut of First Meeting. When the clarinet’s melodic cadences bass. as Siwula. the fourth outing from Fujii’s It all comes together on Desert Ship.O. 3rd. visit konnex-records. fingerpicking. Fujii is at Barbès Oct. often achingly outlets.


eased in by Rosen’s adept drumming. his alchemy itself is also at stake here. The Loston Harris (s/r) Coltrane/Ayler/Sanders while McPhee follows in the trio is at their swinging best with Stafford’s muted by Alex Henderson lighter. is the first of Magic Cunliffe’s four contributions to the album. Occasionally. visit lostonharris. The penultimate track on the album. Cunliffe lays down a gentle bassline. he surprises us by 11th and The Stone Oct. “A Night in For more information.which is a lot different Disc 2 likewise begins with a duo. chasing each other like goodbyes: “Sweet Andy”.com. almost bouncing it. in the molten sonic piano playing really jumps out at the listener. has ____________________________ been working with flutist Holly Hofmann for over two Zebra Room: weekends – 3 Shows 9:00 pm 10:30 pm 12:00 am decades. not one that closely resembles that of countless ____________________________ other artists. against the strings. But the art of Harris’ musical outlook that even when he sings. their third recorded $20 cover per set plus $16. Jazz vocalists who Duval’s cogent bass work has him stating his case.Vocalist & Trio interplay before giving way to a more guttural and October 8th & 9th Antoinette Montague. “I Fall in Love heels of this is a Duval solo track. crowd.per person collaboration. Rosen weaves and orchestra. Magic is Regina Carter who. visit caprirecords. points to the “fabled jazz environment in at The Kitano Oct. visit nottwo. A persistent October 16th Frank Owens. perpetually on the verge of boiling. Chet Baker. finds the duo aided by an allstar cast of musicians. works through a contained by buffer zones of silence. throwback Ken Peplowski breathing in unison achieved recognition for their instrumental recordings his parts and points of view in a manner that sets off alongside Hofmann.briefly. more melodic line running from Charlie Parker trumpet spinning across the changes. however. Both the The titular following track. Erroll incrementally. but always underscoring. And in the 21st century. Vocal offerings outnumber Alchemia”. finds a symphonic touch as the as well as for their singing have been a relatively small the saxes nicely and neatly while also articulating a two winds wind through Cunliffe’s ten-fingered group . One “Pavane” restores things to duo status with Cunliffe Harris is among the few Young Lions who is making thing Duval does particularly well is bat the bow and Hofmann ebbing through a gentle. achingly slow before closing with Harris’ instrument is the acoustic piano and on Why to a mellifluous arco that takes the ensemble out of a Hofmann fluttering around the lower register while Try To Change Me Now. Three’s Company October 6th Comedian Paul Mooney Live In Harlem For more information. 10th. Disc 1 stringed instrument on the album. Red Garland. the cranky. McPhee. alongside Hofmann’s 32 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . where it was recorded. is Though Polish reedman Mikolaj Trzaska joined Trio X supported by Cunliffe’s unwavering montuno. and influences like Oscar Peterson. Every Thursday night $3 Table Cover per person/ Bill Cunliffe. Three’s Company finds the duo creating charismatic vocalist on familiar standards such as the days of energy are back . punctuating the flow but at each other while Cunliffe holds down the fort. the second track. outing from one of the few $10 Cover/$16 Drink Min. such that stylistic minimal left hand bookmarks the chord changes. See Calendar. 11th and Café Carlyle Holly Hofmann/Bill Cunliffe (Capri) ____________________________ by Sean O’Connell Blues Thursdays Tuesdays-Saturdays. which features clarinet their specialty or their forte. free of the electric baroque figures that can clarinet. chamber his mark as both a singer and an instrumentalist. October 1stVince Ector Quartet The album opens with a duet on Burton Lane’s “Too Late Now” in a limited. it is Patience Higgins and the Sugar Hill Quartet important to build a repertoire that stands out in the October 18th & 25th Eric Wyatt Jam Session 9:30pm-2:30am $10 Cover/$16 Drink Min. Piano Joe McPhee/Dominic Duval/ Jay Rosen/Mikolaj Trzaska (Not Two) syncopated bass line opens the track before Cunliffe & Chad Carter. Louis lead role for himself. Harris is at 8pm $30 advance/$40 at door $16 Drink Min Barnes and Noble 66th Street Oct. if derivative. 12th. and glissandos. the only Beginning with the track “The Magician”. the one is Powell-indebted bop tirade follows effortlessly while a It isn’t uncommon to find jazz vocalists who know inclined to mime the other. is horn players also pick up sax. substance being brought to a boil. October 29th Richie Fells Quartet (Joe McPhee. Loston the same time recuperating whatever starts to ebb. $3 Table Cover per person/$16 Drink Min. The musicians at rendition of Strayhorn’s “Star-Crossed Lovers”. For more information. lines. then returning performance. the fit was supernatural. stabilizing and help of their virtuosic contemporaries. Claude Bolling-esque October 2nd Taeko. is refreshingly kicks off with a duo between Duval and Trzaska on subdued. Cunliffe’s Bud through Ornette Coleman. there is something that prevents through heat into something that stimulates thought this album from being as interesting as it could have and frees up the fires of imagination. Like so many other straightahead bop artists. this time The last two tracks are a pair of Cunliffe from being a vocalist who just happens to play the between McPhee and Trzaska. Trzaska Harris usually sticks to tunes that have been beaten to and Rosen are at Alain Kirili’s Loft Oct. wrapping up the album with just Cunliffe Garner and Hank Jones while showing himself to be a capped off by a full blown attack on the whole kit and and Hofmann. how to play an instrument. See Calendar. Too Easily” and “From This Moment On” (which bringing the blend back to a fine consistency. Vocalist sparingly implies it below his own solo. “Angel Eyes”. this is an Tuesdays – Joey Morant 8:00pm-12am enjoyable. The tension builds up nimble brushes and punctual bass drum. into which McPhee folds his pocket-trumpet riddle her more uptempo performances. as short on the well-seasoned instrumentals with and without the “That Old Black Magic”. California’s cover charge and course reader scene.00 drink minimum per set . This group is Baker and Mel Tormé). Nat King Cole and Eddie shuffles through the fray. But the album is ____________________________ dominated by overdone warhorses. Zebulon Oct. Three’s Company. a Hofmann original. among others. Young Lions who could honestly say that he plays his ____________________________ Wednesdays – Nate Lucas Organ Trio 8:00pm-12am instrument as skillfully as he sings. Dominic Duval and Jay Rosen) for this The first trio formation comes courtesy of violinist October 30th Nat Adderley Jr. instrumentals but the acoustic piano is so important to Krakow”. Trzaska adheres to a a swiftly driven tune with Cunliffe providing sparse Why Try To Change Me Now style along “holy trinity” lines of clusters behind her and trumpeter Terell Stafford. but in most cases. Rosen sneaking in a roll on the snare “Farewell”. work here tighten and constrict around each other’s simmering through nine minutes of nuanced phrasing lines. rising and falling in quick-fire that has included. However. Cunliffe’s “Reunion”. Carter’s contribution. for example). long a fixture of both Southern $16 Drink Min. which is Mondays – October 4th & 11th problematic because when you’re a younger artist. eventually pitting the two soloists against Armstrong. it is evident that he sees himself lively patch into a haunting slow stretch. been: Harris is much too conservative in his choice of material. drawing on Return of the Terror”. Likewise. death over the years. this isn’t metamorphosis occurs. string-like vibrato. at once the charmers and the snakes as both a vocalist and a player . Hofmann’s by Gordon Marshall October 22nd & 23rd Danny Mixon Quartet approach. his tribute to bassist Andy piano. See Calendar and Regular Engagements. Harris the pianist shines on Duke Jordan’s two blades of a propeller in a number called “The Simpkins featuring drummer Alvester Garnett’s “Jordu” and the opener “Young at Heart”. edgy But as many positive attributes as Why Try To noises of the agitated instruments being blended Change Me Now has. underscore his appreciation of crooners like Cole. Fauré’s “Cleanhead” Vinson. October 2010 Jazz Schedule ____________________________ unearthing a lesser-known pearl (Johnny Mercer’s Sundays Lafayette Harris Jazz Open-Mic 7:00pm-11pm $10 Cover/$16 Drink Min “Empty Tables”. “Dalto”. Trio record as a guest.Vocalist swinging partnership that lasts for the remainder of October 15th Rob Silverman Trio the record. All things considered.

the music and the capabilities of the human voice. Bleckmann digs alone into the melody we know. the other horn is Africaine” honor Duke Ellington. Iyer is at Miles’ performances of material usually not heard. 14th. Bleckmann’s intimate take on another kind of hymn ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 33 . That happens a lot here because the singer cares deeply about the words. but is given a new haircut through Downing moves fleetly and supportively through the rhythmic reorganization. 9th. then full dialogue. West Monk. minimalism that builds directly off the compositions “Human Nature”. bound note choices. critically acclaimed Historicity. Vijay Iyer gives fans The group is distinguished by its level of empathy ‘the ultimate reveal’: a solo piano album. By with a forearm ‘crunch’ across the keyboard à la Cecil stripping away most of the traditional backing Taylor. and the principle of exchange. medium tempos. turns up before a final chorus: it’s a virtual constant. coupled with a melodic sense that might be described as turbocharged minimalism. group is definitely traveling the road less taken. represented here by a loose interpretation of supplies reflection rather than contrast. Buried in the middle of the setlist revealing unusually nuanced terrain. Café Oct.looming bass. Meredith Monk. Allemano is orientation replete with loping. like the fanfare-like opens the album with a nod to the pop-jazz fusion of phrases over a slow beat on “Wayne’s Shorts”. 15th as part of FONT. See Calendar. “Patterns”. visit actmusic. “Autoscopy” unleashes a frenzied onslaught of seemingly schizophrenic two-handed counterpoint. Recorded on and the spirit of collective improvisation. trilling soprano and slow-moving alto lead . “The Fiddle and the Drum” and. with a chorus made up of his own followed by “Desiring” in a related vein. The accompaniment is melodica and glass harp and when the intro drops away. from Michael Jackson’s His influences include. If the style is fundamentally freebop. bassist Andrew Downing and drummer Nick Fraser. Bleckmann is at Neue Galerie Oct. “Darn That Dream”. is a suite of original compositions that showcase Iyer’s unique musical personality: a kinetic. both horns practicing a concentrated swooning romantically over the bridge sections. 5th with Carlo DeRosa and solo and duo with Let’s start with the material and with the tunes we Craig Taborn at Miller Theatre Oct. See Calendar. While a listener may detect trumpet or tradition while “Black & Tan Fantasy” and “Fleurette saxophone functioning as lead voice.afloat at once. It’s almost spooky to hear the song done this way yet it gives new meaning to the power of the text. collective dialogue isn’t something that Iyer’s influences and a document of the state of his art. covering much of its H ow delightful to hear a singer’s recording truly material in a tastefully adventurous set that began about singing and the qualities of the voice. the is a disjointed blues with flashy soloing and outward. a 1939 Jargon song that singers including Mitchell have essayed. Eschewing a vibrant Steinway grand. making subtle opportunities to indeed dwell in possibilities. The standard “I Hear a Rhapsody” becomes a haunting hymn to He’s a melodic “Epistrophy” with an M-Base type rhythmic structure altoist with a keening sound and his staccato insertions and searing solo lines. only to end aptly but abruptly on a single note. moves from major to relative minor. together since solitary with the use of toy megaphones and 2005 and including alto saxophonist Brodie West. first and foremost. Euripides. In the unusual relationship between Allemano’s compositions and the but engrossing “Duet for One” he gives two ‘voices’ to intuitive ways in which the group realizes them in a wordless excursion into what often feels like pure performance. Bleckmann reveals his own stunningly clear and beautiful instrument and extraordinary For more information. I Dwell in Possibility Theo Bleckmann (Winter & Winter) promising more growth to come. visit linaallemano. He takes Joni Mitchell’s anti-war anthem. sound. See Calendar. Solo reveals both the roots and branches of Iyer’s oeuvre. off-center clavé figures at I-Beam Oct. Steve Coleman’s “Games” dialogue while Fraser is a drummer of exceptional features serpentine future-bop phraseology and the acumen. Her work is fundamentally ancient Egyptian love song and gospel music all Solo introspective and she finds her personal voice in the provide this very original performer with Vijay Iyer (ACT Music) trumpet’s middle register. the former aping his almost always present. A most personal statement. prodding. gives a glimpse of Iyer’s take on the stride duet. James Taylor’s Lina Allemano is a Toronto-based trumpeter and “That Lonesome Road” is amplified and made truly Jargon is the third CD by her quartet. The instrumentation will immediately suggest a Bleckmann has adapted text from other places and resemblance to the classic Ornette Coleman Quartet has also written his own to his own music. revitalizes the statement. Lina Allemano Four (Lumo Records) by Stuart Broomer Bleckmann uses an Indonesian frog buzzer to underline the funkiness of the vocal. hot on the heels of the sudden harsher sounds. In their collective focus. consistently supplying rhythmic momentum closing track “One For [Herman] Blount” (aka Sun Ra) and assiduous detail. Thelonious Contrary to most trumpet/saxophone pairings. Miles Davis. instruments. think we do know. After ten releases as leader. alternating a short-short-short-long pulse pattern with its reverse. song and love of song. “Prelude: Heartpiece” keeps three voices . commenting or in gruff bluesy minor chords on the A sections. But mostly circa 1960 and true to that model there’s an organic the disc is about the magic of this voice. by Tom Greenland displacements in space and line to create effective narratives that are intercut with telling shafts of For more information. Iyer launched his new CD with a solo performance at Le Poisson Rouge. visit winterandwinter. from the pop repertoire. overtly rhythmic For more information. Solo is both a tribute to convention. an homage under Allemano’s brassier lines can function as a to Andrew Hill’s transmogrification of the standard on double or the two can build toward a chattering full-on Verona Rag. by Donald Elfman Last month. And in “Comes Love”. a Keith Jarrett-ish meditation. Iyer’s method buried deep in the madness. And there’s so much more fascinating source Allemano places more than usual emphasis on slow to material! Emily Dickinson.

to leaps and On both discs McHenry taps a deep well of flutters as Morris’ progressions seem to turn inward. Guitarist Ben Monder soars on “An “American Patrol” with “Columbia. but Levinson’s group brings them to life with spirited and the hardbopping “Village Greene”. He and McNeil display an exhilarating strings in condensed clusters. drummer Jochen and Leo Smith and the pure-sound circular breathing of sunnysiderecords. The McNeil/McHenry group. spurred on by the ensembles rather than individual solos. hardly a household name today though they were popular in their heyday. However. The frontline plays sharp counterpoint on vision of breathy dives. Levinson recruited five saxophonists from three Anima Chill Morn He Climb Jenny countries for this project. reaching the highest notes with no loss as one could hope for and yet still proffer a futurist of vitality. very well. Fahie announces himself “Darktown Strutter’s Ball” was a favorite of piano as a daring. often embraces net-less abstraction as well McHenry joins McNeil on his quirky intro to as wry straightahead contexts. the Cornelia Street Café. They began as a circus act and eventually grew to include six actual brothers. one can hear why this music fit circuses his impressive musicianship and imagination. rather a beautifully interconnected statement Miles Café Oct. methods that straddle a number of areas . “Metronorth” mischievous side on “Wells Fargo”. Dan Levinson’s Trans-Atlantic Saxtette (Stomp Off) by Ken Dryden Dan Levinson has long been interested in saxophone recordings of the pre ‘30s era. clambering folksy concentration supported by descending muted guffaws on “Steelhead” or violin- like free scrabble opposite thick. Wadada For more information. matching him note for note Nail sticks very true to its character. spittle-demarked kisses and “Batter Up” and again McHenry takes his horn to taut cycles of metal and wood. Alain Kirili’s Loft Oct. See Most of the songs are long forgotten (though the latter’s debut as a leader. inverted pucker to stately cadenza. He has long been a fan of The Six Brown Brothers. takes unusual approaches to songs. visit jazzbymail. Vince Giordano (bass sax). McHenry’s interpretations. why he’s among the best tenor men in the business. 27th with Mike Fahie. the Gem of the Axe to Grind”. condensing as much as they spur. The band’s latest one might expect this duo with Joe Morris (heard here is Chill Morn He Climb Jenny. has a perfect companion in Kaye Playhouse Oct. however unique on the foundation built by bassist Joe Martin and that is.C. Morris uses horizontal scrapes along the You’re You”. See Calendar. One can hear the history of the modern trumpet in Wooley’s playing . in brass. McHenry joins trombonist Mike Fahie on Anima. Paul Lindemeyer (tenor sax). Tooth and “Moonlight in Vermont”. in a few short bars. “Dixie’s Land” (a variation of “Dixieland”) tenor that it almost sounds like a baritone.including McHenry. alto saxophonist Alex Bill McHenry has established himself as a premier Mendham and tenor saxophonist Nik Payton.but that’s not to say his playing is a Oct. Freddie Hubbard. Cobb’s “Russian Rag” will Tooth and Nail And “Democracy” is a wonderfully frenzied rush hour sound familiar. inventive player with tunes like “The greats like Willie “The Lion” Smith and Fats Waller). but the 34 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . In addition to voicings baritone depth on the delightful “Aren’t You Glad and intervals. too. He appears on two recent CDs that exemplify transcriptions. including Sidney Bechet Mike Fahie John McNeil/ (BJU) Bill McHenry (Sunnyside) protégé Bob Wilber (alto and soprano saxes). so much so that he now collects them exclusively. with its melodic nature and rhythmic pulse. 25th with Daniel Levin and Douglass Street Music Collective Ghosts of the Saxophone Oct. The saxist shows his and drawn from guitar and trumpet. Fahie and McHenry play saxtette consistently sounds as if they’ve been playing with perfect sadness on the hangdog “Waltz for P. gay 1890s while George L. Journey”. a music historian and For more information. Wooley is at The Local 269 Oct. noise music. It’s hard not to crack a On “June with John” McHenry has a lovely tandem smile and get a whiff of turn-of-the-20th century with Fahie that sounds like chamber jazz set in the nostalgia when hearing the intertwined medley of Baroque period. Trumpeter John McNeil. by Clifford Allen siren’s urgency. 22nd-23rd with Ben Waltzer and 30th as a leader and pastiche. of an acoustic guitar and trumpet duo. though outside members later took part before the group disbanded in 1933. “Tom Brown’s Saxophone “Work” he sounds like someone bursting into a library Waltz” (written in 1916) brings to mind images of the excitedly to tell the story of a fight down the block. by Terrell Holmes plus two of Wilber’s students. For more information. playing all kinds of jazz with passion and from many of the original arrangements and/or humor. with McHenry going so low on the Ocean”.Miles. The performances are focused on solo on “Greene” hits all the marks. visit Levinson is at Because trumpeter Nate Wooley has worked in master deconstructionist. Tooth and Nail sets up its own tradition while also looking to the past and contemporaries. a live set recorded at that on guitar) to lean heavily on the pillars of extremity. Working saxophonist. McHenry is at Cornelia Street Café Axel Dörner . precious woodshed. muscular clouds and churning multiphonics on “Forrest Grove”. musicianship and shows a firm grasp of jazz tradition. McHenry plays smoothly The eight improvisations here are about as naked on “Vermont”. Morris. reminiscent of a New Orleans funeral march. like Fahie. 4th. moving from straight single notes in the same key. great drummer Billy Hart. specifically connected to tune is being played in reverse. On Monk’s and “Yankee Doodle”. See Calendar. 25th. where he plays 26 finds Wooley. Alternately muted and simpatico on the Latin-themed “Maid in Mexico” and bright flecks at either end of the instrument or detuned “Carioca” and the duo trading eights at the top of Russ thwack all enter the picture. visit bjurecords. since it adapted Rachmaninov’s Joe Morris/Nate Wooley (Clean Feed) traffic jam of a tune where McHenry wails with a “Prelude in C-Sharp minor” to ragtime. The pair trade foreground and background. But the sounds’ origin Freeman’s “Bea’s Flat” almost makes it seem like the remains clear and immediate. as well as free improvisation and jazz .” these charts on a regular basis.


Robertson is at Roulette Oct. Rites of Pan also blasting along while Ware and trumpeter Herb features another improvised track: “Night Nymph”. The tenor tracks reference traditions from Coleman Hawkins and Sonny Rollins to Ben Webster. on tenor with a big breathy tone. melodically meditative “Euterpe” through the mid-bounce of “Yellow Is Mellow” to the Latin-tinged swing of “Out 08854 of This World”. John Zorn’s Painkiller and the “Be-Bop” between flute and John Heard’s bass. Tabackin’s flute sound is more www. Michael Blake “Johnny And The Jizz Jazz” wraps things up with a lengthy stroll through a dark world of abstract "Hellbent" (Label of Love) crumbling sonic debris.blogspot. Blake. Tabackin guitarist Chris Welcome. shares a trait with his tenor sax playing. bassist Bob Daugherty and drummer Shelly Manne. the flute has a more idiosyncratic jazz history. And The full-throttle opener “Angry White Shit” is a another duet. Robertson’s trumpet acoustic piano. Dual Nature is a quartet album featuring pianist Don Friedman. Available at CD Baby www. Sea”. 24th with Satoko Fujii. where a punchier groove quickly unfolds and the horns bring some intensely careening. track on the disc. between flute and sonic mashup that perhaps owes as much to Cannibal Akiyoshi’s electric piano is a piece with lyrically legato Corpse as it does to Ornette Coleman. bassist Mike Noordzy and improvised title track of Rites of Pan. The into “The Nacht Time is the Racht Time”. it 36 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK .New York Times And many of these players are saxophonists who double on flute and consider it a second instrument. The three flute tracks build incrementally in tempo. most intriguing track. Tuesday. full-voiced soloistics. Dual Nature refers to Tabackin’s two instruments . October 3 at 7:30pm with the seminal big band he has co-led with Toshiko Ben Allison Trio Akiyoshi since 1973. until about midway through. traditional Japanese music for shakuhachi. “Elusive Dream”. in that aspect. Akiyoshi’s “Autumn Welcome’s guitar melodics driving things forward.cdbaby. Dual Nature Rites of Pan Lew Tabackin (Inner City) by George Kanzler Lew Tabackin is best known as the featured soloist Sunday. both end with virtuoso flute codas. October 5 at Midnight flute and tenor sax ." .com/cd/MichaelBlake1 For more information. 19th-24th with George Wein. setting things up for a guitar solo filled with fractured harmonies and almost obscene gestures. See Calendar. www. a Robertson blaze frenetically above. is a suite-like. multi-tempo piece based on “Whores Love Cigarettes” progresses at a snail’s pace. Manne and Tabackin also have a more spirited This is the fourth release by Mothguts: saxist Anthony (bordering on ‘out’-side) drum-flute duet on the Ware. but little else. visit tigerasylum. until the For more information. engaging improviser. There’s humor and penchant for abstraction call to mind Last also a dazzling. Two are standards: a lilting version of winding along through rhythmic fits and starts. The Fats Waller’s “Jitterbug Waltz” and a “Speak Low” bizarre vocal interlude “Time To Racht” interjects a featuring alto flute that accelerates after a ballad deeply head-scratching moment before the band fall forceful and full-bodied than most jazz flute players. There "Mr. sense of fluttering and popping over flurries of tattoos. Michael is on tour in China However Tabackin majored in flute at the Philadelphia from October 16-30! Conservatory and deems it an equal with his tenor sax info available below as a solo vehicle. from the impressionistic. Noordzy offers a closely mic’d a cappella flute solo that incorporates the handful of more subdued compositions: sound of breaths and gasps into the aural mix.michaelblake. These two small group sessions KUSH were made in the late ‘70s as LPs for Inner City and 191 Christie Street (212) 677-7328 together they are about the length of a single long CD. Rites of Pan features his flute throughout. “Very Old Cymbal” starts as the subtlest Calendar. with longest. is an endlessly are flute players rather than flute styles or traditions. provocatively reharmonized by Mothguts with Herb Robertson (Tiger Asylum) Tabackin and featuring a drum solo that at times by Wilbur MacKenzie becomes a drum-flute duet. quicksilver duet on Dizzy Gillespie’s Exit. Rockwood Music Hall While jazz has rich tenor sax traditions. visit innercityjazz. so rich 196 Allen street (212) 477-4155 they are often divided into schools or styles of playing. and an inquisitive one. The “Misunderstanding” strolls along on the firm pulse of other three tracks are by a quartet with Akiyoshi on his avant-blues drummer Ben Ross. rhythm section flute and dreamy keyboard chords. The sheer volume. See harmonies.the LP’s original sides devoted to MB meets the Dred Scott Trio one each. Tabackin is horns show up for some beautifully sculpted at Dizzy’s Club Oct.michaelblakemusic.


mildly being the operative word. visit nottwo. sync on Conversational Music. The exciting title cut For more information. For the on the melodic “Puerto Pimentel” here offered in two new title. a traditional Peruvian tune contrapuntal midrange finale. Near to the Wild Heart is instead a fully ensemble playing a hypnotic type of traditional Solos is about music translated. Hertlein is at heart. problems can easily course of eight instant compositions a common arise if the musicians are not totally in sync. which is answered by Duval’s thick IN PRINT invigorate many of these tunes with traditional pummeling strokes. Da Rin has collected poetry and prose Conversational Music versions. whose great jazz technique in a group show with this CD. Priester and Alexander very much are in Hertlein’s sul tasto stops or sul ponticello sweeps. Alegría June. AfroPeruvian take on “My Favorite Things” that has Playing saxophone doesn’t make one a poet any Leguía’s interpretative soprano lines making Trane more than writing poetry makes one a saxophonist. For more information. modified lyricism. is and solo space . This means that midrange trills and For that matter. Lisa Sokolov Music. Coltrane. visit aaronalexander. Joining Alegría. Duval’s pensive bass pattern provides the vocal commentary and encouragement. On the submissions by David Budbill. And world music enthusiasts will be There are a few established voices in jazz (Not Two) by Ken Waxman intrigued by the fact that some of the selections are poetry present as well. proud while Alegría delicately interprets the stylistically. have a string pops or booming thumps. the two sound like a perfectly natural combination . between the discordant and the sensitive maintained with jazz. a duo project he recorded with and Ras Moshe reflects on Albert Ayler and John drummer Aaron Alexander at different 2007 sessions. music. a pipeline to the soul. This sophomore release also does an and circling split tones search out novel variants. Although there are musical conversation on these performances. impetus to move the three into a satisfying. 5th and The Local 269 Oct. which is appropriately Duval maintains a cushioning ostinato with stretched named because the two of them do. has never been an easy artist to pigeonhole. due to both the open compositions patterns blend into a connective texture both staccato that give the musicians room to stretch and Huevito’s and forte. a kind of authority that might or in a modern Latin approach that is used again on the might not transfer to other areas of expressive swinging “Piso 19” to give the sextet a big band feel. J azz is essentially the art of unbridled expression - saxophonist Laura Andrea Leguía and together their spontaneous and (at its best. Percussionist Freddy the third track when a voice-violin exhibition ‘Huevito’ Lobatón is an integral part of this sound and here he combines with drummer Hugo Alcázar to unleashes tongue-slapping altissimo blowing from Perelman.and staccato reed bites or splintered glissandi. Gamelan music has rarely been blended ornamented with Jorgo Schäffer’s vibrant drawings. Ayler-ean reed screechers. It closes out the session. visit saponegrorecords. There are a few Tutuma Social Club Fridays-Sundays. but Priester and Alexander manage to make by the saxophonist. The book includes influenced by Indonesia’s gamelan music. in fact. the written word. What’s more remarkable is the balance instruments. entitled “Taita Guaranguito”. He impressionistic fiction and Nathanson returns with is at Saint Peter’s Oct. this no more typifies conventional jazz than the fiddler’s bel canto vocalizing alongside her For more information. 11. painting a charming from more than 50 musicians and subjects largely Aaron Alexander/Julian Priester (s/r) portrait of this picturesque seaside port made all the by Alex Henderson (and unsurprisingly) about making or listening to more lovely by bassist John Benitez’ emotive solo. is far from an displays a potent fragility. Such is the case Grimes. Leena Conquest outside performances. is given a jazzy vamped. Over the when sessions are this intimate. It’s a lot of power to exquisite voicings in a modern jazz format. It’s one Pucusana points at which Duval walks convincingly and is that yields meaningful results and demonstrates that Gabriel Alegría Afro Peruvian Sextet (Saponegro) answered by a crescendo of striated vamps from the Priester still commands attention after all these years. a gamelan is an acoustic Jenoure and Larry Roland. give a performer. The improviser is given license to “tell it like has them alternating hot leads and blending for Roulette Oct. See Calendar. the world through his travels. Terry As unlike the standard ‘with strings’ session as can be islands of Bali and Java. Priester is part of an album. who turned 75 in Parker appears again with a short piece of For more information. 10th as part of All Nite Soul and has played everything from hardbop and postbop to a touching ode to Charles Gayle. as collected in Silent Pianist Arturo O’Farrill joins the group for an Solos: Improvisers Speak. Perelman’s extended a capella coda of stretched up treatment courtesy of Alegría’s growling horn and split tones and false register overblowing on “Part 6” keyboardist Russell Ferrante’s juicy organ. violinist/vocalist Rosie Hertlein and bassist pop) that involves mostly bamboo and bronze Léandre’s submission). nicely bound and Dominic Duval. visit buddysknife. evokes a Poe-like formalism and Katie Bull gives a Near to the Wild Heart are contemplative and reflective rather than nice turn of prose about improvisation as a voyage. strategy is to harmonize his pressurized narrative with Thankfully. That brings us to Ijeoma Thomas celebrates the spirit of Betty Carter Conversational Music. Alexander Pucusana finds trumpeter Gabriel Alegría and his tremolo sweeps become so-called New Music. V eteran trombonist Julian Priester. So from a stylistic other heartfelt memorials included: Cooper-Moore Regular Engagements. Roy Nathanson and William Parker. is at Roulette Oct. The latter demonstrate what he can do on his Usually numbered among the high-octane which is saying a lot considering that the trombone 38 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . one cannot take anything for granted when remembers Peter Kowald like a homespun sage. John Tchicai witnesses exercise in blistering free jazz atonality. into interactive date between tenor saxophonist Ivo Indonesian music (as opposed to modern Indonesian English (with the unfortunate exception of Joëlle immediacy such as painting or. giving equal billing - combines precision with a delightfully warm tone. Matthew Shipp provides some brief verses jazz . the inside. Ivo Perelman/Rosie Hertlein/Dominic Duval confrontational. for all its abstraction and intellect. confirms the enhanced creativity available by Kurt Gottschalk excellence. sextet continuing to highlight their original fusion of This originality is demonstrated conclusively on AfroPeruvian music and jazz. in a sense. by Elliott Simon saxophonist. See Calendar. 24th with Satoko Fujii. excellent job of capturing the band’s intimate and Hertlein’s screaming vocalese and spiccato string exciting live sound. a talented painter as well as an Silent Solos: Improvisers Speak (Buddy’s Knife) for a program that is heavy on both fun and musical improviser. anyway) from the two instruments dance divinely. is inspired by the flights of playing Anthony Braxton’s somewhere between postbop and mildly avant garde music. As the saxist’s altissimo chirps Peruvian fire. The opening piece. But in large part Silent imagined. Nicole Mitchell offers a poem enjoy an intimate dialogue on a CD that. duos that combine the trombone deep-toned vibratos define his solos as much as with nothing but drums are not common in jazz .com. but fortunately editor Renate Da Rin has a good eye Guitarist Yuri Juárez is the most traditional player for what works and for what her rarified audience here and although his fast fingers impress on the wants: she has previously overseen volumes uptempo solos and his rhythm work is superb he is collecting the writings of prominent players Henry most notable on the gorgeous ballads. Joe Maneri is also remembered with three There are no musicians on Conversational Music settings of his own invented language. other than Priester and Alexander and the two of them Alongside them. but sometimes taken with a broader scope. Jayne Hertlein and Duval. Yet the sits in on four cuts and in this opener they set the stage saxophonist. See Calendar and avant garde jazz to fusion. This results Tchicai. both with John it is”. standpoint. Conversational about music as astronomy and biology. which favor space over density. Perelman today displays a isn’t exactly a standard instrument on Bali or Java.


the backbone of Roy Eldridge.a band . In fact it’s very clear Ivo Perelman and bassist Torbjörn Zetterberg on a irony. But long lines of burnished vocal tenor dovetailing with a it is the ecstasies and soulful acrobatics that should Bacalhau Soulstorm fine. was most often compared. Rather than crisp and mind on a creative level. Nearly seven decades later their Soulstorm brings Levin together with tenorman be said to have a ‘thing’. Though it’s clearly a show for reed and cello. visit anitaoday. with her shouted and strung volleys. her just-one-of-the- guys style only accentuated her potent sexuality. “You play today as it comes. Nor fragment/mass of Wooley’s trumpet in a detailed. to be sure. he is endlessly In 1940 she was spotted by Gene Krupa. soon joined by the crisp. Author Jim Gavin speaks of her “mysterious quality which goes on under the surface” of a song. that sets J ohn Zorn isn’t going to win any new friends with the drug use. 30th. provocative and engages the ear Perelman and Levin work together. came from jive slang. Glynis Lomon and Erik Friedlander’s fluttering buzzsaws. presenting circular. A chunky permutations. One can add Soulstorm presents a heady brew even in the sparsest New York-based cellist Daniel Levin to that mix. meaty drone and liquid crags. Zorn’s bending of phrases and use of her voice as a musical Levin’s unaccompanied opening to “Dock”. Ernst Reijseger. In her own words. O’Day sang “Sweet Georgia Brown”. his jousts a hum of declamatory For more 40 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . But. Portugal. The film is rich with commentary from many of her admiring fellow musicians. The set is divided into a studio and a live disc. late. she came to eschew the conventional pretty singer garb for chic skirts and jackets. The Life of a Jazz Singer Anita O’Day (AOD) Importantly. simple theme enters and is followed resourceful in finding new outlets to work out its five-year gig included mega-hit. An individualist. the seminal genre-bending Henry Cow in the early it was daring for a beautiful white woman to be Metal. The “O’Day” assert this unified singularity. Humor is paramount for him. “Foetid Ceremony”. Perelman’s history. Though the quartet might seem to operate on the side of ‘chamber improvisation’. such a judgment is quite far from the group’s reality. Players rather than matching wits with Perelman and Levin’s like Fred Lonberg-Holm. they draw from a similar palette. off his first-ever studio two failed marriages. he’s a quietly creative motor. It could have destroyed the bassist’s walk.and as a result. winning us over as friends new or old Daniel Levin Quartet Perelman/Levin/ tenor soft and thick. Levin’s arms and bow match fingers and keys by Clifford Allen complementarily. this duo between H er name was picked because her gambler father Wooley and Moran (“Duo Nate and Matt”) serves to had a winning horse with that name. “She sang her butt off. dressed to kill including with a huge feather adorned hat. included rape. Conductor and orchestrator Buddy Bregman admired her tenacity and her “musical courage”. typical power trio. This is high-tech artistry. on which she flirted with trumpet great repeating bass figure opens “P’s Jammes”. which George Wein says might be the greatest jazz vocal performance ever. The presence of Levin also speaks to as if leading them down the false trail of a maze. While the presence between noise and music or between sense and about O’Day’s singing nor her knockout of heavy-hitting tenor might signal thoughts of a nonsense. a heroin addiction that lasted 15 years and Levin in an internal call-and-response supported by first track. moments. at cross-purposes . It’s fun. as well as a member in the continuum that band having such an obvious blast performing with a as quickly disperse in recanted comments. Perelman plays the capture us here. The before the lilting. who died in 2006 and would have been 91 this month. supported as it is by Bitenc’s meaty. Stone Oct. If he can black man. according to them. 25th. careers. abortion.” As this film illustrates. measured motion and accent in relief to dexterity smashes his shot at primitivism and the vocalist with whose musical style O’Day. hardcore . See Calendar. sputtering duo with Fred Frith. In spite of himself. Zorn’s ingrained sturm und drang associated with Billie Holiday. O’Day earned her rightful place in the jazz pantheon of the greatest singers. continuously questioning the boundary throughout that nothing has ever become dated two-disc set of trio improvisations. visit cleanfeed-records. different. Though brief. now something of a Zetterberg adds a constant foundational undercurrent. spry and swirling with material of the dynamic duo in the long run. at the level of theory and of conception. in their with all pieces collectively improvised. the quartet is an extraordinarily by Andrew Vélez cooperative group . vibraphonist Matt Moran and bassist Peter Bitenc on nine pieces recorded at the 2009 Jazz ao Centro Festival in Coimbra. (Clean Feed) Zetterberg (Clean Feed) hue. wood and string fold into one another and just ‘70s. says simply. the counterpoint. the leader is absent on one track. singers and critics. That said. for he’s also recorded doubling on So. even with an old friend like Frith. “Let Me Off by a river of mobiles from Moran’s vibes. 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Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Nate Wooley Quintet with • Jared Gold/Dave Gibson. Livio Almeida Quintet • Mark Devine solo The Kitano 8. Plastic Spoon: Kato Hideki. Kassa Overall • Juan-Carlos Formell and Johnny’s Dream Club Zebulon 8 pm Bronx Museum of the Arts 8 pm • Chopin’s 200th Birthday . Billy Mintz The Garage 7. Dean Johnson. David Coss and Trio. Ed Simon. I-Beam 8:30 pm $10 Grazyna Auguscik World Sound. 10 pm $45 • Stone Arabia: Robyn Siwula. Thomas Ulrich Kush 7:30 pm The Stone 8. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Peter Leitch/Harvie S Walker’s 8 pm • Yard Byard: Jamie Baum. Essiet Essiet Smalls 7:30. 10:30 pm $20 ÌBurton Greene and Friends with Reut Regev. Sean Noonan’s Brewed by Noon LIC Bar 9 pm ÌAbbey Lincoln Memorial Abyssinian Baptist Church 6 pm • Sean Smith Quartet with John Ellis. 9 pm 12:30 am • Cynthia Sayer/Ehud Asherie Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 • Jack Wilkins/Dave Stryker Bella Luna 8 pm • Morgan Heringer. 11:30 pm $30 • Bobby Watson’s Horizons with Terell Stafford. Chicago International Trombone Ensemble. 10:30 pm $10 Fat Cat 7. 10 pm $25 • Ehud Asherie. 10:30 pm $12 Yooni Choi. Larry Roland. Victor Lewis Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Matt Wilson. Sean Jones. October 4 Joe’s Pub 9. Ben Cliness Quartet • Michael Adkins Quintet with Russ Lossing. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 Village Vanguard 9. • Roz Corral Trio with Dave Stryker. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • Anat Cohen Quartet with Jason Lindner. Justin Brown Miles’ Café 7:30. 10. 10 pm $45 Jazz Standard 7:30. Rosie Hertlein. Joe Strasser. Sean Jones. 11:30 pm $12 Slawomir Jaskulke. 9:30. 9:30. Isaac Stern Auditorium 8 pm $21-95 Peter Gall Miles’ Café 7:30. October 1 ÌDjango Reinhardt Centennial Tribute: Stephane Wrembel. 10:30 pm $20 North Square Lounge 12:30. The Garage 6:15. Reggie Quinerly Miles’ Café 9:30 pm $10 Tuesday. • Denman Maroney. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 Blue Note 8. Dustin Carlson. Don Hahn/Saul Rubin Quintet. Dayna Stephens. Steve Novosel. 10:30 pm $10 The Garage 12. Branford Marsalis Group ABC No Rio 7 pm $5 • Rafi D’lugoff. October 6 Sunday. Ulysses Owens Victor Lewis Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 11 pm $30 • Anat Cohen Quartet with Jason Lindner. Satoshi Takeishi Garrison Fewell. 11 pm $30 • Ben Stapp. Dmitry Ishenko Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 Tea Lounge 9. Karen Mantler. Tim Price/Ryan Anselmi’s Tenor Madness • Jimmy Bruno solo. Eivind Opsvik. 9 pm 12:30 am ÌJoshua Redman Trio with Matt Penman. Adam Amram. 10:30 pm $30 • Wallace Roney Sextet Birdland 8:30. Tim Horner • Mark Devine Trio The Garage 6 pm • Miho Hatori. 7. • Brandon Lewis Group. 11:30 pm $35 ÌJoshua Redman Trio with Matt Penman. Spiritual Power Trio: Fat Cat 10:30 pm 1:30 am Matt Lavelle. 6:15 pm Wednesday. John Hart. Ugonna Okegwo. Ned Goold Jam Rose Theater 8 pm $30-120 • Jon Gordon Brooklyn Lyceum 9. Aidan Carroll. 11:30 pm $30 • Constance Hauman. Sonny Singh. Grant Stewart Quartet with Ehud Asherie. 11:30 pm $20-35 ÌMarian McPartland and Friends Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 11 pm $30 • Dennis Jeter/Spike Wilner. Stephanie Griffin. Mike Rood Communion with Mike Bjella. Gregory Hutchinson • Ted Curson and Friends NYC Baha’i Center 8. Richard Teitelbaum Roulette 8:30 pm $15 ÌStephane Wrembel Django Reinhardt Celebration Monday. 2:30 pm $24. Joe Martin. 9:30 pm $10 ÌAkiko Pavolka Group with Brad Shepik. • Michael Bisio Quartet with Stephen Gauci. John Ventimiglia Saturday. Jay Anderson. Billy Kaye Jam Fat Cat 8:30. Jay Rozen. Dennis Mackrel Phil Stewart.A Polish Jazz Celebration with Krzesimir Debski. Mark Soskin The Fifth Estate 10 pm Quartet with Joel Frahm. Ed Simon. Tomas Fujiwara Rose Theater 8 pm $30-120 Korzo 9:30 pm ÌJoshua Redman Trio with Matt Penman. Steve Davis. Diego Voglino • Tad Shull Quartet with Rob Schneiderman. Jay Anderson. Sean Jones. 11 pm $30 • David Levine Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm • Kurt Elling Quartet Birdland 8:30. Carlo DeRosa. Branford Marsalis Group ÌIdeal Bread: Josh Sinton. 10 pm Shrine 6. Ameen Salim. Pascal Niggenkemper • Paris Wright Quintet Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 The Stone 8. Steve Davis. Tivon Pennicott • Saul Rubin. Jochen Rückert ÌChick Corea Trio with Christian McBride. Nasheet Waits • Taeko and Trio Lenox Lounge 9. Flin van Hemmen Agnieszka Wilczynska. 10 pm • Sheryl Bailey Organ Trio Rose Live Music 10 pm • Jon Davis solo. Andrzej Jagodzinski Trio • Jordan Young Group. 9 pm $5 • Hide Tanaka Trio. Dave Allen Miles’ Café 7:30. Miguel Frasconi. Harris Eisenstadt. John Altieri • Mika Hary/Nir Felder Rockwood Music Hall 6 pm Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1:45 pm • Steven Husted and 11:11 Shrine 6 pm • Larry Newcomb Trio. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Elena Camerin. Smoke 8. Yunior Terry. 11:30 pm $35 • Ha-Yang Kim. Aaron Diehl. Pascal Niggenkemper. Craig Wuepper Trio ÌGato Loco Bowery Poetry Club 8 pm with Paul Odeh. 9:30 pm $10 • Michael Winograd Trio. 10. 11 pm $30 • Billy Cobham Blue Note 8. Tomas Fujiwara. Jaime Aff • Catherine Depuis Quartet with Russ Kassoff. Khabu Young. Daniel Freedman Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Paris Wright Quintet Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 Village Vanguard 9. The Garage 7. 9:30 pm $30 • Bobby Watson’s Horizons with Terell Stafford. Juan-Pablo Carletti ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. Sam Sadigursky/Emilio Teubal 2010-2011: Golda Solomon. Hill Greene. Lorin Sklamberg solo • Stan Killian Quartet with Benito Gonzalez. 11 pm $35 • Kevin Hays. Alex Weiss Roulette 8:30 pm $15 University of the Streets 10 pm • Pedro Giraudo Sextet Barbès 8 pm $10 ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. 10:30 pm 1 am $20 Fat Cat 7. 10:30 pm 12:30 am $3 Cobi’s Place 8 pm $20 • Howard Williams Jazz Orchestra. Nasheet Waits • Michael Weiss Trio with George Mraz. Steve Novosel. Ted Rosenthal Trio with Noriko Ueda. ÌDavid S. Dmitry Ishenko. Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Matt Pavolka. Hans Glawischnig. Yutaka Uchida Zinc Bar 7 pm $7 Chris Cochrane. Rohin Khemani. Ed Simon. 10 pm $20 • John Zorn Improv Night with Shoko Nagai. Gregory Hutchinson • Andrea Brachfeld Zinc Bar 7:30 pm • Stanley Clarke Band with Hiromi Blue Note 8. Brandon Lewis/Renée Cruz Jam • Kurt Elling Quartet Birdland 8:30. Walter Fischbacher. Alex Stein Quartet with Keith Balla. Shift. 9:30. Michael Dease. Janusz Prusinowski Trio. • Dan Aran Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. Shahzad Ismaily • New School Presents: Sarah Elizabeth Charles Quartet with Jesse Elder. 11:30 pm $12 • Isaac ben Ayala Bryant Park 12:30 pm • Jerome Sabbagh/Laurent Coq Quartet with Hans Glawischnig. 9:30 pm $10 George Schuller Brooklyn Lyceum 8. The Kitano 8. John Hébert. 10:30 pm $20 • Cynthia Sayer/Ehud Asherie Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 ÌPeter Evans Trio with John Hébert. 9:30. 9:30 pm $20 5C Café 8 pm • Alex Waterman/David Watson. Russell Meissner • Joris Roelofs Group with Matt Stevens. Ken Fowser Jam Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 10:45 pm Tigran Hamaysan. Smalls 7:30. Todd Neufeld. Mike Irwin. 9:30 pm $10 ÌTerence Blanchard Group. • Bobby Watson’s Horizons with Terell Stafford. Jerome Harris. Vijay Iyer. MiWi La Lupa. Essiet Essiet. Kenny Warren. 10:30 pm $45 Zebulon 8 pm ÌLarry Willis Quintet with Joe Ford. Bill Campbell. October 3 ÌDave Liebman Big Band Iridium 8. Freddie Hendrix. 10:30 pm $45 ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. Essiet Essiet. Joel Forbes. Kassa Overall • Stanley Clarke Band with Hiromi Blue Note 8. Lawrence Leathers Jam • Golda Soloman/Larry Roland. John de Witt. Matt Penman. Christopher Dean Sullivan. 9:30. Anthony Pinciotti. Jeff Davis • Tiffany Chang Shrine 7 pm Bar 4 7. Mike McGinnis. Hans Tammen Iron Foundry Ensemble with ÌBen Allison Trio with Michael Blake Mari Kimura. 11 pm $30 ÌChick Corea Trio with Christian McBride. Ulysses Owens • Oscar Peñas Trio with Ralph Alessi. Santi Debriano Obed Calvaire Jazz Gallery 9. Matt Pavolka. Osmany Paredes. Joe Martin. 2 pm • Mike Baggetta Quartet with Jason Rigby. The Stone 8. 10:30 pm $30 • Josh Deutsch/Nico Soffiato ten10 Studios 8:30 pm ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. Francois Grillot Trio with Catherine Sikora. 9:30 pm $30 • Matt Rybicki Quartet with Stacy Dillard. Gunhild Carling. 10 pm 1:30 am • Matt Rybicki Quartet with Stacy Dillard. Satoshi Takeishi and guests • Miguel Zenon Quartet with Luis Perdomo. Ari Hoenig. Tim Horner. 11 pm $30 The Kitano 8. Kelly Friesen. Michael TA Thompson. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 Anders Nilsson First Street Garden 2:30 pm • Yosvany Terry Quintet with Michael Rodriguez. 11 pm $35 • Saint Peter’s Band + Voices Saint Peter’s 5 pm Zebulon 8 pm • Jonathan Batiste Trio Rubin Museum 7 pm $20 ÌTed Rosenthal Trio with Noriko Ueda. Justin Lees Trio ÌRed Baraat!: Sunny Jain. Matt Moran. 9:30 pm $35 • Michael Morgan Trio Billie’s Black Bar 8 pm $10 ÌLarry Willis Quintet with Joe Ford. Brian Blade 55Bar 9:30 pm Fat Cat 9 pm $3 Highline Ballroom 8. Smoota. Reuben Radding. Michael TA Thompson • Yacine Boulares 5C Café 8 pm The Local 269 7 pm $10 • Brandon Terzic Xalam Project Zinc Bar 7:30 pm ÌMingus Orchestra Jazz Standard 7:30. Arun Luthra. October 2 Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • Asuka Kakitani Jazz Orchestra Tea Lounge 9. 11:30 pm $35 • Anat Cohen Quartet with Jason Lindner. Scott DuBois. Kirk Knuffke. 10 pm $10 Dicapo Opera Theatre 4 pm $25 • Larry King/Brian Glassman Saint Peter’s 1 pm $7 • Shai Maestro Quartet with Gilad Hekselman. 10:30 pm ÌBob Bowen Memorial: Brian Drye. Orlando Le Fleming. Warren Smith Belden Bullock Lenox Lounge 9. 10 pm $10 • Wallace Roney Sextet Birdland 8:30. Akira Tana Highline Ballroom 8. Brian Adler • Napua Davoy. Dayna Stephens. Mark Soskin • Andy Milne NYU Ensemble Blue Note 12. Carlo De Rosa’s Cross-Fade with Mark Shim. Avram Fefer. Florian Hoefner Quartet with Seamus Blake. Billy Williams • Alicia Svigals/Uli Gessendorfer Max Raiskin Center for the Arts 8:30 pm Smoke 8. 7 pm ÌValery Ponomarev Big Band. Joe Martin. 11:30 pm • Michael Lytle. Evan Gregor. • Camila Meza Trio Bar Next Door 8:30. Daniel Freedman Fat Cat 6. Kwadrofonik. 9:30. 9:30 pm $10 Victor Lewis Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Billy Williams • Stanley Clarke Band with Hiromi Blue Note 8. Brian Blade • Mimi Fox Trio with Harvie S. Nueva Incarnaceon Cornelia Street Café 9. Ches Smith. 10 pm $20 Jazz Gallery 9.50 • Isaac ben Ayala Bryant Park 12:30 pm Quartet with Joel Frahm. • Ben Syversen. 9:30 pm $30 Fat Cat 7. Roberto Pianca. Edward Perez. Erik Friedlander The Stone 8. Nick Didkovsky. Jason Kao Hwang. 9:30 pm $25 • Masami Ishikawa Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm ÌRoscopaje: Robin Verheyen. Kassa Overall Village Vanguard 9. Greg Glassman Jam Smalls 7:30. 9:30 pm $35 • Vince Ector Quintet with John di Martino. George Schuller • John Colianni Quintet. 10:30 pm Mike Bomwell. 9:30 pm $20 ÌTerence Blanchard Group. 10 pm $10 • Bill Ware Vibes Quartet with Matt King. 10 pm $10 Burniss Earl Travis. 11:30 pm $35 ÌPeter Evans Trio with John Hébert. Fat Cat Big Band. Joris Roelofs. • Jonas Ganzemuller. Dennis Mackrel Downtown Music Gallery 6 pm Village Vanguard 9. Adam Kolker. 10:30 pm $20 ÌJohn Tchicai 6 Points with Dmitry Ishenko. Ware Trio with William Parker. with Kevin Twigg. Balval Drom 7 pm $20 • Maryanne DeProphetis. CALENDAR Friday. Evgeny Lebedev • Isaac ben Ayala Bryant Park 12:30 pm The Garage 12. • Luiz Simas Trio with Leco Reis. 10 pm $25 Matt Brown Smalls 7:30. Aaron Diehl. 10:30 pm $10 • Lou Volpe Shrine 6 pm • Ben Monder Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. Mauricio Zottarelli Colin Stranahan. Daniel Freedman ÌMichael Blake with Dred Scott TrioRockwood Music Hall 12 am Village Vanguard 9. Alexei Tsiganov Miles’ Café 7:30. October 5 • Sojourner Sistas’ Place 9. Dennis Mackrel Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 The Kitano 8. 9 pm 12:30 am ÌPeter Evans Trio with John Hébert. Gregory Hutchinson • Hajime Yoshida The Blue Owl 7 pm $5 • Peter Ecklund Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm Jazz Standard 7:30. Mac Hunter The Sanctuary @ Temple Beth Emeth 7 pm $10 55Bar 7 pm 44 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . • Michael Weiss Trio with George Mraz. Eric Wyatt Jam Josh Sinton. Vinnie Sperrazza I-Beam 8:30 pm $10 • Elisabeth Lohninger with Ingrid Jensen. 10:30 pm ÌMatthew Shipp 5C Café 8 pm • Martin Yaseen/John Stein 5C Café 8 pm • Billy Cobham Blue Note 8. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • David Amram and Co. JazzHag Tour • Fernando Otero/Juan Pablo Jofre. 10:30 pm Cornelia Street Café 9. Ari Hoenig Quartet with Gilad Hekselman. Neal Miner. Igal Foni • Davell Crawford Jazz Standard 7:30. Eivind Opsvik. 9:30 pm $15 Jazz Standard 7:30. John Morton. Marc Devine. Douglass Street Music Collective 8:30 pm $10 Dan Lipsitz and guest Gabriele Tranchina. Henry Cole The Stone 8. Linda Oh. 10:30 pm $45 Jazz Standard 7:30. Essiet Essiet. Spencer Murphy Jam • Kuni Mikami Bryant Park 12:30 pm Smalls 7:30.

9:30 pm $20 ÌRobert Glasper Trio with Alan Hampton. Murray Wall. Smoota. Mikolaj Trzaska. 10 pm $10 Kenny Wollesen Jalopy 9 pm $10 • Andrew Rathbun with Taylor Haskins. The Stone 8. ÌJohn Medeski/Billy Martin The Half Moon at Skyport Marina 6 pm $30 Lew Soloff Covet Restaurant 8:30 pm • Harrison Frye. David Wong. 10:30 pm Tuesday. Dominick Farinacci. John Tchicai’s Six Points with Alex Weiss. Colin Stranahan • Gary Fisher Quartet Tea Lounge 9. The Garage 6. 10 pm $25 ÌNancy Wilson Allen Room 7:30. Nasheet Waits • Glafkos Kontemeniotis Trio with Apostolos Sideris. Don Fiorino. Filo Machado. Dayna Stephens. Scott Wendholt. Briggan Krauss. Ken Simon. 9:30 pm $25 • Matt Geraghty Blue Note 12:30 am $10 Village Vanguard 9. Nick Marchione. Reid Taylor. John Lenis The Garage 12. Matt Zebroski. Iron Dog with Sarah Bernstein. David Grollman. Ted Poor ÌSonelius Smith Trio Cleopatra’s Needle 7 pm Smoke 8. 10 pm $10 ÌFestival of New Trumpet Music . Dmitry Ishenko. 10 pm • Matt Stevens 4tet with John Escreet. 9:30 pm $10 ÌJason Kao Hwang Quartet. Bruce Arnold. Alexis Cole. 11:30 pm ÌKenny Garrett Band Iridium 8. Dustin Carlson. Carlos Abadie Jam • Dave Frank. Matt Kilmer • Camila Meza Trio with Pablo Menares. Cracked Vessel: ÌHarris Eisenstadt’s Woodblock Prints with Mike McGinnis. Aaron Steele • Danny Rivera Orchestra Shrine 6 pm • Jacam Manricks Trio Bar Next Door 8:30. Mark Taylor. Andrew Drury The Stone 8. Clifford Carter. Nasheet Waits The Flail: Dan Blankinship. Kenny Washington Jazz Standard 7:30. 10 pm $10 Garth Stevenson University of the Streets 8 pm $10 ÌEhud Asherie solo. Alex Stein Quartet with Matt Brown. Dee Pop with guests Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 Otto’s Shrunken Head 8 pm ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. ÌHolly Hofmann Quartet with Terell Stafford. 10:30 pm $20 Sabir Mateen First Street Garden 2:30 pm • Michael Blanco/David Cook Duo Bar Next Door 7:30. • Gato Barbieri Blue Note 8. Jared Schonig. 9:30 pm $10 I-Beam 9. Nick Roseboro Daniela Schaechter Miles’ Café 7:30. Rodrigo Recabarren ÌJohn Abercrombie Quartet Birdland 8:30. 10 pm $30 The Garage 7. 10:30 pm $10 • Corina Bartra Ensemble NYC Baha’i Center 8. Dayna Stephens. Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30.Brooklyn’s Here: Brad Mason. Salim Washington. • Ryan Berg. Evan Gregor. 11:30 pm $12 • Jazz for Kids 55Bar 2 pm $5 • The Good Find: Michael Shobe. Steve Swell. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Ricky Peterson. Nadje Noordhuis. Steve Cohn. Nasheet Waits • Les Paul Trio with guests Lionel Loueke Trio Village Vanguard 9. Jon Goldberger. Don Flagg. 9:30 pm $25 ÌMikolaj Trzaska. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 • Cecilia Coleman Big Band.Brooklyn’s Here: Josh Deutsch Quintet with Korzo 9:30 pm • Roy Nathanson and Sotto Voce David Rubenstein Atrium 8:30 pm Jeremy Udden. Luis Bonilla. Miles’ Café 7:30. 9:30 pm $30 Dick Oatts. Eric McPherson. Jason Jackson. Mike Fahn Jam ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. 10:30 pm 1:30 am Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 11:30 pm $30 ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. 9:30 pm $55-65 • Jürgen Friedrich. 2010 • Dave Kain Group. Brian Drye. Ross Pederson • Gypsy Jazz Caravan. Winard Harper Quintet. Sinan Bakir Shrine 6. Russ Lossing. 10 pm $30 ÌNancy Wilson Allen Room 7:30. Lucian Ban Group with Abraham Burton. 9:30 pm $35 The Living Room at Saturday. McClenty Hunter. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 • Joel Frahm Quartet Saint Peter’s 5 pm • Chris Crocco Fluid Trio. Brooks Hartell Trio. Ches Smith. Inc. Dayna Stephens. Jeff Davis Ben Syversen. Rosie Hertlein. Tony Scherr. Tony Moreno. Gernot Bernroider. Nate Radley. Gary Versace. Oleg Osenkov Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 St. Victor Jones. 9:30 pm $10 • Italian Jazz Days: Joe Lovano and Antonio Ciacca with Flavio Boltro. Sonny Singh. Sara Schoenbeck. Satoshi Takeishi. Josh Rutner. • Nir Felder Jazz Gallery 9. 10:30 pm 1 am $20 • Joe Falcon 5C Café 8 pm Jazz Gallery 9. Florian Hofner. John Hébert. ÌAnat Fort Trio with Gary Wang. Brian Settles. David Coss and Trio. Mike Richmond. Steve Swell. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. 9 Volt Circuistry: Rick Parker. Matt Zebroski. 9:30 pm $15 Red Wierenga Joe’s Pub 9:30 pm $14 • Pete Zimmer Quartet with George Garzone. Oscar Noriega. 9:30 pm $10 ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. October 9 ÌDeborah Latz. Chris Dingman. Rich Perry. The Kitano 8. 11:30 pm $30 Miles’ Café 7:30. Douglas Purviance. Josh Ginsberg. Carl Viggiani. Joe Fiedler. Jeff “Tain” Watts • Bad Touch: Loren Stillman. Billy Mintz ÌKenny Garrett Band Iridium 8. Stephan Crump. Bossa Brasil: Mauricio de Souza. 10:30 pm $20 • Jeff Davis Band with Kirk Knuffke. • Robert Glasper Trio with Alan Hampton. Josh Ginsberg. October 11 Annual Friends of the Family Jerome Jennings Iridium 12 am $20 ÌRobert Glasper Trio with Alan Hampton. 10:30 pm Miller Theatre 8 pm $25 619 Lexington Avenue on 54th Street ÌCecil Bridgewater Birthday Celebration • Dida Pelled Trio Bar Next Door 8:30. 10 pm $10 Cecil Bridgewater. 10:30 pm • Vladimir Cetkar with Milan Milanovic. Village Vanguard 9. Stacy Dillard Jam Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Anthony Perez. 10:30 pm $45 • Louie Belogenis with Roberta Piket. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Saul Rubin. Steve Swell. 6:15. Marc Devine. Jay Rosen Award Concert Jazz Standard 7:30. The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band. Jeremy Gustin Jason Mears. Rohin Khemani. Ulysses Owens ÌRadio I-Ching: Andy Haas. • Nicole Peyrafitte/Ras Moshe Duo 5C Café 8 pm $10 ÌTony Malaby solo. ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. 9:30. Rich Shemaria. Peter's Church ÌVijay Iyer solo and duo with Craig Taborn • Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra Tea Lounge 9. Kendrick Scott Mike Rivett. Jesse Lewis. 10:30 pm $10 ABC No Rio 7 pm $5 ÌRed Baraat!: Sunny Jain. Jay Rosen • Seung-Hee/David Cook. 11:30 pm $12 Luca Santaniello Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Michael O’Brien Trio The Garage 7. 10. Ari Hoenig Quartet with Kenny Werner. Mike Pride ÌRichard Wyands/Paul West Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 ÌSnake Oil: Tim Berne. ÌFestival of New Trumpet Music . 11:30 pm $35 Zebulon 8 pm ÌSamita Singh solo. Michael Weiss. Javon Jackson. 10:30 pm $45 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. 11 pm $30 Gabriel Alegría and his New York University Afro Peruvian Jazz Quintet. • Billy Cobham Blue Note 8. Clifton Anderson. John Altieri • Elena Camerin/Matt Snow The Blue Owl 7 pm $5 Southpaw 8 pm $15 • Gato Barbieri Blue Note 8. ÌRobert Glasper Trio with Alan Hampton. Jeff “Tain” Watts The Sanctuary @ Temple Beth Emeth 7:30 pm $10 Smoke 8. Linda Oh Jazz Standard 7:30. 10:30 pm $10 Mike Bomwell. Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 Ralph LaLama. 9:30. Xander Naylor. Henry Cole Diallo House. 11:30 pm $30 • Architeuthis: Katherine Young/Amy Cmini. Joe McPhee. Matt Mitchell. • Kurt Elling Quartet Birdland 8:30. 10 pm $30 • Oscar Perez’Nuevo Comienzo with Greg Glassman. ÌAll Nite Soul honoring Frank Wess: The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: John Mosca. Petr Cancura. 10 pm $10 • Joel Harrison and Friends Banjo Jim’s 10 pm ÌHolly Hofmann Quartet with Terell Stafford. Paavo Carey. Dayna Stephens. Paul Francis Trio • Michael Adkins with Todd Neufeld. Scott Neumann Village Vanguard 9. • Elizabeth! The Castello Plan 9 pm Mary Halvorson. 9:30 pm $30 Bryce Sebastien. Johnathan Blake Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Nate Radley. Alan Ferber.50 Miles’ Café 7:30. 10. 10:30 pm $15 • Antoinette Montague Lenox Lounge 9. Paul Sikivie. 10:30 pm $20 • Sarah Charles Zinc Bar 7 pm $7 ÌShoko Nagai’s Glimpse of City with Sarah Bernstein. Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 Yonadav Halevy The Local 269 7 pm $10 Mike and Dorothy Longo ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. 10:30 pm James Jabbo Ware and Tomas Fujiwara’s The Hook Up with Shane Endsley. Marcus Gilmore • Terry Waldo Bryant Park 12:30 pm Featuring: Jazz Gallery 9. George Petit 3 with Thomson Kneeland. Aaron Diehl. Jay Anderson. Jarrett Cherner. Little Red Top: Dave Schroeder. Brian Marsella. Stephan Crump. Xander Naylor. 10 pm • Kurt Elling Quartet Birdland 8:30. Frank Basile. John Hébert. 9:30. 10 pm $10 Jazz Standard 7:30. Ches Smith The Stone 8. Billy Mintz. 10 pm $25 Rose Live Music 9 pm ÌRez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet with Bill Ware. Jimmy Wormworth Smalls 7:30. Ulysses Owens Terell Stafford. 9:30. Shauli Einav Quintet. Sean Conly with Anthony Coleman. Glenn Alexander. 11 pm $30 • Paul Peress Project with Anthony Jackson. Joseph Perez Quartet Solo Kitchen Bar 9 pm The Garage 12. Thursday. 10:30 pm $12 New York. Alex Blake. Alvester Garnett • Chris Conly Tribute to the 3 Kings: Albert. 10 pm 1:30 am • Matt Rybicki Quartet with Stacy Dillard. October 10 • Hiroko Icanno Trio Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm ÌKenny Barron Quintet with Brandon Lee. Pete Zimmer Quartet feat George Garzone. Sacha Perry. 9:30 pm $55-65 • Aaron Parks Quartet Jazz Standard 7:30. McClenty Hunter. Blaise Siwula Cornelia Street Café 9. MiWi La Lupa. Ben Wright. 11 pm $30 Richard Harper. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • Mark Rapp/Derek Lee Bronston The Song Project 8:00 PM • Isaac ben Ayala Bryant Park 12:30 pm Blue Note 8. 10:30 pm Tea Lounge 9. • Matt Rybicki Quartet with Stacy Dillard. Kendrick Scott Stuart Popejoy. Bill Cunliffe. Bob Stewart. October 8 • Lionel Loueke Trio Alain Kirili’s Loft 7 pm $10 Iridium 8. Roland Schneider Jeremy Manasia. Jimmy Owens. 9:30. Brian Marsella. Cornelia Street Café 9. Mike Karn. Jamire Williams ÌMingus Dynasty Jazz Standard 7:30. Aaron Diehl. 11 pm $30 • Gil Scott-Heron BB King’s 8 pm $35 ÌHelen Sung Quartet with Steve Wilson. John Riley. 7. 10 pm $10 • Loston Harris Barnes and Noble 66th Street 6 pm the Me We & Them Orchestra • Lage Lund Quartet with Aaron Parks. Ulysses Owens Garrison Fewell. Jamire Williams • Gato Barbieri Blue Note 8. • Howard Williams Jazz Orchestra. 10:30 pm Paul Knopf. 11 pm $30 55Bar 6 pm • Jay Leonhart solo. Tomas Fujiwara. Tulivu-Donna Henry. Frank Carlberg. 2:30 pm $24. 10:30 pm $15 • Pat Bianchi Trio and Paolo Recchia Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Stephan Moutot. 9:30. 10:45 pm • Jill McManus/Ratzo Harris Duo Sofia’s 7 pm • Anders Nilsson Quintet Shrine 7 pm Sunday. Nasheet Waits Arturo O’Farrill. 10:30 pm $30 Steve Wilson. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Malcolm Kirby. Aaron Diehl. Ivan Taylor. 10 pm 1:30 am Miles’ Café 7:30. 10:30 pm $50 ÌKenny Garrett Band Iridium 8. 11 pm $35 The Kitano 8. • Sam Raderman Quintet Shrine 7 pm • Benjamin Healy. Ameen Saleem. Christian Coleman. Hans Glawischnig. Kevin Dorn and the Big 72 The Garage 6:15. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 ÌRespect Sextet: Eli Asher. Eric McPherson • Sean Ali. 7 pm • Aki Ishiguro Trio with Pascal Niggenkemper. Danton Boller The Stone 8. October 7 • Brad Gunson • Joel Forrester Quartet Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. 9:30 pm $25 • Paris Wright. 9:30 pm $30 • Majid Khaliq Group with Charlie Porter. Eivind Opsvik JD Parran. Billy Drewes. The Stone 8. Alvester Garnett • Tine Bruhn. Bill Lowe. Birdland 6 pm Steve Turre. Eric McPherson Lawrence Leathers Smalls 7:30. 10:45 pm Smalls 7:30. • Jesse Neuman Brooklyn Lyceum 9. Eyal Maoz. Monday. Stacy Dillard Trio with • Mark Devine solo The Kitano 8. Greg Diamond • Tavitjan Brothers Blue Note 12. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 ÌRez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet with Bill Ware. Charles Goold. • Champian Fulton Trio. Ismail Lawa Smalls 7:30. David Bryant. 10:30 pm $12 Iridium 12 am $20 • Terry Waldo Bryant Park 12:30 pm • Yukari with Thomas Morgan. Warren Smith • Eugenio Macchia and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 45 . The Flail: Dan Blankinship. ÌJason Moran and The Bandwagon with Tarus Mateen. Randy Weston. BB & Freddie The Kitano 8. Joe McPhee. 2 pm Y'All of New York. Deanna Witkowski. 11 pm $30 James Weidman. 11 pm $35 Iridium 8. Alex Stein and Matt Brown Joe Wilder. Josh Roseman. 10 pm $30 • Kurt Elling Quartet • Tessa Souter Birdland 8:30. Ted Poor. Peter Kronreif Wayfarers with Andrew Gould. Johannes Weidenmuller. Fat Cat 7. Stacy Dillard. Reid Taylor. John Hébert. 11:30 pm $35 Fat Cat 7. Hector Colon. Jonathan Goldberger. Arun Luthra. Monika Heidemann ÌHelen Sung Quartet with Steve Wilson. Chanda Rule. 10:30 pm Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm North Square Lounge 12:30. Ike Sturm. Tea Lounge 9. Spencer Murphy Jam October 16. October 12 Patience Higgins. honoring • Matt Rybicki Quartet with Stacy Dillard. Jack DeSalvo. Daniela Schächter. Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece Group with Rick Germanson. James Hirschfeld. • Jack Wilkins/Howard Alden Bella Luna 8 pm ÌWelf Dorr’s Underground Horns Nublu 11 pm Stephan Moutot. • Paul Bollenback Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. 9:30 pm $10 • Sandra Weigl/Shoko Nagai Neue Galerie 9 pm $110 • Ned Goold Trio with Jamale Davis. Mike Pride. Jay Rosen Friday. 11 pm $30 Anthony Wonsey Smalls 7:30. Bill Cunliffe. 10 pm $25 Joe Strasser. Peter Van Nostrand. Fabian Almazan. Jim McNeely. The Downtown Horns: Roy Campbell Jr. Josh Sinton ÌJazz Gallery Rent Jam Hosted by Roy Hargrove Douglass Street Music Collective 8 pm $10 City Winery 11:30 pm $15 • Peter Leitch/PJ Perry Walker’s 8 pm ÌRichard Wyands/Paul West Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 • Suzanne Pittson Quartet with Jeff Pittson. John Shannon. Village Vanguard 9. Eric Halvorson • Arturo O’Farrill Quartet Symphony Space 7:30 pm $34 Fat Cat 7. Jeb Patton. Joe McPhee. Jay Rozen. Daniel Carter. Moto Fukushima. Eddie Allen. Benjamin Koppel. Peter Washington. 11:30 pm $30 Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 ÌMarvin Sewell. Adam Platt. Gene Lake Blue Note 8. NY Sistas’ Place 9. ÌJesse Stacken Trio with Eivind Opsvik. Malika Zarra ÌSex Mob Birthday Bash: Steven Bernstein. Joseph LePore. Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 I-Beam 9. Tanya Darby. Ben Street. Dwayne Clemons Quintet with Josh Benko. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Cracked Vessel: Ben Syversen. Brian Lynch • Isaac ben Ayala Bryant Park 12:30 pm Saint Peter’s 7 pm $25 ÌMikolaj Trzaska. 10:30 pm $45 Ted Poor Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • MK Groove Orchestra Blue Note 12:30 am $10 • Richie Barshay and RB3 with Todd Neufeld. Jeremy Gustin • Erik Deutsch Rose Live Music 9 pm Downtown Music Gallery 6 pm • Antoinette Montague Lenox Lounge 9.

Matt Aronoff Village Vanguard 9. • Aki Yamamoto Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm Julie Acosta. Matt King. David White The Garage 6. Bunky Green. 9. Scott Petito. JuJu Duo: Paul Harding/Hilliard Greene. • Ehud Asherie solo. Bunky Green. Community Church of New York 8 pm $30 Geri Allen. Bill Lowe. 10 pm $25 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. 11 pm $35 • Aki Ishiguro Trio with Linda Oh. Ted Kooshian. 10 pm $10 • Terry Waldo Bryant Park 12:30 pm • Tom Chess Ensemble. Cecil McBee. 10:30 pm 1 am $20 Monika Heidemann. Ras Moshe Ensemble with Kyoko Kitamura. Nils Weinhol. Charlie Gordon. Matt Lavelle Quartet with Chris Forbes. 11 pm $30 Dayna Stephens Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. Chemistry Set: Phil Chester. Paul Adamy. ÌFestival of New Trumpet Music . ÌApex: Rudresh Mahanthappa. Rebecca Schmoyer. Rob Schwimmer Mike Holober. Mike Pride Lenox Lounge 9. Thursday. Wednesday. Joe Farnsworth • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. • Bernal/Eckroth/Ennis. 10:30 pm $20 Blue Note 8. Ben Monder and guest Loren Stillman Cornelia Street Café 6 pm $15 Cornelia Street Café 9. Ben Flocks Brodie West. Ted Poor Judson Memorial Church 8 pm $15 The Kitano 8. Miles’ Café 7:30. 11 pm $30 Jeb Bishop Theatres at 45 Bleecker 10:30 pm $15 • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. 7. 10:30 pm $30 • Quinn Lemley. Matt Weston solo ABC No Rio 7 pm $5 • Rick Stone. James Spaulding. Tony Moreno. Gerald Clayton. 9:30 pm $10 Saturday. Bill Straub. Jason Rigby. 10:30 pm $20 • Ras Moshe Ensemble. • Theo Bleckmann with Bauhaus String Quartet. Tom Zlabinger. Kevin Breit. Tim Keiper. Gene Lake • Amiri and Amina Baraka Blue Ark Sistas’ Place 9. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Lisa Hearns with Steve Einerson. 11:30 pm • Jessica Lurie Group Brooklyn Lyceum 8. Kenny Washington Covet Restaurant 8:30 pm Village Vanguard 9. 10:30 pm $20 • Phil Parnell Trio Shrine 8 pm ÌMike Reed’s People Places & Things with Jason Roebke: Tim Haldeman. Stacy Dillard Trio with Diallo House. 10:30 pm $50 The Stone 8.4. Francois Moutin. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Helio Alves. Martin Nevin. Tony Moreno. ÌIconoclast: Julie Joslyn/Leo CiesaBowery Poetry Club 7 pm Damion Reid Jazz Standard 7:30. 2:30 pm $24. 10:30 pm $12 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Carlos Padron. Clark Gayton. John Webber. 10 pm $25 Miles Arntzen with guests Lottie Porch. Johnathan Blake • Mike Kanan solo. Tamara Peterson Kenny Berger. Renzo Padilla. Harold O’Neal. 9:30 pm $25 • Aimée Allen Trio with Toro Dodo. Hilliard Greene. • Lucky Peterson/Larry Campbell Group with Gary Burke.Brooklyn’s Here: Lina Allemano Four with • Bassentric: Albey Balgochian. 10 pm $10 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Josh Dion. Manuel Weyand Miles’ Café 7:30. Dave Spier. Diana Wayburn Group. David Weiss. 9:30. 11:30 pm • Jazz Museum in Harlem All Stars Dwyer Center 7 pm 6th BC Botanical Garden 2:30 pm • Ritmo del Baile!: Yosvany Terry Quintet with Osmany Paredes. Carlos Abadie. 9:30 pm $10 ÌTribute to Fania All Stars: Flaco Navaja. Ben Monder and guest Loren Stillman Anthony Wonsey. Morris Kainuma. Ricky Peterson. • Juilliard Jazz Brunch Blue Note 12. 11:30 pm $12 Walt L. Mark Wade. Jason Moran. Jacob Garchik. Joe Russo with Jonathan Goldberger. • Eugenio Macchia and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $20 Kelly Friesen. 11:30 pm $30 Manhattan School of Music 7:30 pm ÌJerry Bergonzi Quartet with Bruce Barth. 10:30 pm • PULSE Jazz Ensemble/TAKE Dance • Tacuma Bradley and Friends. James Spaulding. 9:30 pm $30 Cornelia Street Café 9.50 • Ed Palermo Big Band with Cliff Lyons. 6:15. Bill Moring. 9:30 pm $20 • James Jabbo Ware and the Me We & Them Orchestra with JD Parran. Eddie Henderson. Chris Welcome. Joe Strasser. Maryanne Deprophetis Littlefield 8. John Escreet • Andy Collier Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm Jazz Gallery 9. Ben Kono. Scott Shachter. Luques Curtis. 11 pm $12 ÌApex: Rudresh Mahanthappa. Michael Logan ÌThe Cookers: Billy Harper. Hector Jimenez. Francois Moutin. John Hébert. Kerong Chok. 11 pm $30 Clifton Anderson. Johnathan Blake • Jürgen Friedrich. Pascal Niggenkemper. David Grollman. Johnathan Blake Sunday. Gerald Clayton. Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 11:30 pm $30 Blue Note 8. ÌFestival of New Trumpet Music . The Kitano 8. 8 pm Solo Kitchen Bar 9 pm • Marsha Heydt Quartet. 11 pm $30 • Nate Birkey Quartet with Jim Ridl. Golda Solomon • Jürgen Friedrich. Cecil Bridgewater. 11 pm $30 Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. Vanessa Falabella 5C Café 8 pm • Jostein Gulbrandsen Trio Saint Peter’s 5 pm Zankel Hall 9 pm $34-44 ÌWycliffe Gordon Sextet Flushing Town Hall 8 pm $40 • Tribute to Frank Foster: Kenyatta Beasley. Spike Wilner. Ben Kono. Toru Dodo. David Coss and Trio. Andy Hunter. 10:30 pm • Onaje Allan Gumbs Group ParlorJazz 9. Luca Santaniello. Bunky Green. Gene Lake 55Bar 7 pm Blue Note 8. 10. Daniel Kelly. Devin Drobka • Po’Jazz: The Double Sharps: Dan Lipsitz. • Secret Orchestra: Yuko Fujiyama. October 17 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Dave Ballou. ÌTrio Akimbo: Bob Stewart. Bud Burridge. Francois Moutin. 11 pm $35 55Bar 7 pm • Andrew Hadro Quintet The Garage 6:15 pm • Reggie Pittman/Loren Daniels Quartet with Jonathon Peretz. Jorge Castro. 9:30. Josh Sinton. 9:30 pm $10 ÌBob Bowen Memorial: Brian Drye. Kip Sophos • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Dezron Douglas. • Frank Owens/Chad Carter Lenox Lounge 9. Matt Ingman. Village Vanguard 9. Monastics. October 14 Bopa King Carre. • Burt Eckoff and Guests 5C Café 8 pm Marcos Arguinzoni. The Anderson Brothers Warren Smith Saint Peter’s 8 pm The Garage 6. Eddie Allen. • Kat Calvosa. Joe Sucato. Manuel Ruiz. Bruce Eidem. David Weiss. Andrew Downing. October 16 • Martin Urbach. Tedd Firth. Jason Moran. Sabir Mateen Ensemble • Gene Bertoncini The Players 7 pm $20 • Miles Okazaki Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. Eddie Henderson. Iridium 8. Shanir Blumenkranz. Clif Jackson. Anagram Quintet: • Rob Silverman Trio with Belden Bullock. Ismail Lawal Smalls 7:30. Lucio Ferrara Quartet • Terry Waldo Bryant Park 12:30 pm with Nick Biello. John Meyers.Brooklyn’s Here: Kirk Knuffke/Mike Pride Duo. Nathaniel Schroeder. Ron Prokopez. Jeff Fajardo Miles’ Café 7:30. Jerome Harris. Judson Memorial Church 8 pm $15 Daniel Ori. Nick Anderson • Ghost Quartet. Laurie Amat Smalls 7:30. Cecil McBee. Ricky Peterson. Geri Allen. 10:45 pm • Josh Lawrence Jazz 3 Shrine 7 pm ÌKenny Barron Quartet with David Sanchez. Francois Moutin. 9:30 pm $35 • Erin Shields Trio with David Shenton. GMajid Khaliq Miles’ Café 7:30. Edsel Gomez • Gilad Hekselman Trio with Orlando Le Fleming. Joseph Gonzalez. 9:30 pm $10 • André Matos Group Shrine 7 pm • Ljova and the Kontraband with Inna Barmash. Casey Benjamin. Richard Harper. Yoni Niv with Dan Blake. Billy Hart Iridium 8. Simon Yu Jazz Quintet with Alex Terrier. Adan Perez Geri Allen. Katie Jacoby Iridium 8. Jason Moran. Damion Reid Jazz Standard 7:30. 11 pm $30 ÌCyro Baptista’s Vira Loucos with John Zorn. Daniel Carter Matt Ingman. Clifford Barbaro. 10:30 pm $50 • Dmitri Kolesnik Trio Cleopatra’s Needle 7 pm • Howard Fishman Quartet Blue Note 12:30 am $10 • Gil Parris and Friends with David Mann. Jonas Ganzemuller. Shayna Dulberger. Jonathan Moritz. TAUOM: Ricardo Gallo. October 15 • Bastian Weinhold with Adam Larson. Travis Reuter. ÌJohn Abercrombie Quartet Birdland 8:30. Lennie Cuje Quintet with Grant Stewart. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 I-Beam 9. 10 pm $10 • PULSE Jazz Ensemble/TAKE Dance • Randy Ingram Trio with Matt Clohesy. 10 pm $30 ÌThe Cookers: Billy Harper. Ronnie Buttacavoli. Daniel Antonetti. 10:30 pm $15 ÌApex: Rudresh Mahanthappa. Jessica Pavone. Gene Lake • Adam Kendall. 9:30 pm $25 • Gotham Wind Symphony: Allen Won. Sharel Cassity Group with Michael Dease. Dan Weiss • Ralph Lalama Trio with Pat O’Leary. Tyshawn Sorey. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 • John Colianni Quintet. Greg Ward. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. 10 pm $10 • Sam Harris Group with Logan Richardson. Romero Lubambo. Lawrence Leathers Jam • Zak Sherzad Project. James Spaulding. David Weiss. Smalls 7:30. Gretchen Parlato. Barbara Cifelli. Ohad Talmor. Dave Santoro. Greg Ritchie • John Colianni/Paul West Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 Jazz Gallery 9. Francois Moutin. Corcoran Holt. Damion Reid Jazz Standard 7:30. Roy Assaf. 11:30 pm $30 Andrew Drury. Joe Farnsworth • MSM Chamber Jazz Ensemble with guest Dave Liebman Smoke 8. Bryce Sebastien. Taylor Ho Bynum. David Gould Dorothy Strelsin Memorial Garden 2:15 pm Works: Michel Gentile. 10:30 pm $10 Creole 5 pm $20 • Eugenio Macchia and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Warren Oree Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble. Richie Barshay and RB3 with Todd Neufeld. Baikida Carroll. Snehasish Mozumder Ensemble with Nick Gianni. Kendrick Scott Winter Garden 7 pm Bar Next Door 7:30. Karl Spicer • David Linton. Spike Wilner. Eivind Opsvik Blue Note 8. Mike Pride and Friends ÌBrooklyn Jazz Wide Open: John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble with Kate McGarry. Anders Nilsson The Stone 8. 11:30 pm $30 Ulysses Owens The Kitano 8. Cameron Kayne. 10:30 pm $10 • John O’Gallagher Trio with Ben Monder. Gene Lake Smoke 8. Gene Lake • Jeff Davis New Trio with Russ Lossing. 10 pm ÌKenny Barron Quartet with David Sanchez. 10:30 pm $50 • Avishai Cohen Group Winter Garden 8 pm • Aaron Parks Quartet Jazz Standard 7:30. Mike Rodriguez. Nick Fraser. Virginia Mayhew Quartet • Eric Paulin Quintet Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm The Garage 12. Patrick Farrell. Billy Hart Iridium 8. Keith Loftis. Scott Hamilton • Roz Corral Trio with Saul Rubin North Square Lounge 12:30. Kenny Washington Salim Washington. 10 pm $10 ÌMasahiko Kono Solo. • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. 10. John Hines. Jason Moran. Patience Higgins. Kiyoshi Kitagawa. Lennie Cuje Quintet with Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 Grant Stewart. Mathias Kunzli. Mike Wimberly I-Beam 9. Jammaric Shrine 6. Dave Santoro. Adam Cote. Vincent Sperrazza. Alex Ness Saint Peter’s 1 pm $7 The Stone 8. David Bryant. Sean Noonan’s Brewed by Noon ÌHugh Masekela Isaac Stern Auditorium 8 pm $27-74 LIC Bar 9 pm • Glenn White’s Time in Transit Zinc Bar 7:30 pm ÌTyshawn Sorey Quartet with Aaron Stewart. Ricky Peterson. David Grubbs. ÌBen Williams’Sound Effect with Jaleel Shaw. Kenny Washington • Marco Cappelli solo. Jonathan Moritz. Chris Welcome. 10 pm $10 ÌGeorge Coleman Quartet with Harold Mabern. Gilberto Velazquez. Kory Grossman. 9:30. 10 pm $30 Mark Patterson. John Hébert. John Webber. Leise Ballou. Bunky Green. Lars Potteiger. Petr Cancura. Jane Grenier. 9:30. Aidan Carroll • Curtis Hasselbring. ÌThe Cookers: Billy Harper. 9:30 pm $35 ÌGeorge Coleman Quartet with Harold Mabern. Johnathan Blake Iridium 12 am $20 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Village Vanguard 9. Devin Drobka The Kitano 8. 9:30 pm $10 Thurman Barker Sound Trio with Sam Morrison. 10:30 pm $10 Friday. 10 pm $25 Justin Brown Jazz Gallery 9. Ras Moshe Ensemble with Dafna Naphtali. Mike Christianson Neue Galerie 9 pm $110 Tea Lounge 9. 11 pm $30 Jon Herington Trio Rose Live Music 8 pm • Harlem Speaks: Bruce Lundvall Jazz Museum in Harlem 6:30 pm • Peter Leitch/Sean Smith Walker’s 8 pm • Will Vinson Bohemian Hall 6:30 pm • Ecstasy Mule. 10 pm ÌKenny Barron Quartet with David Sanchez. Ricky Peterson. Dan Blake. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 James Keepnews. ÌJohn Abercrombie Quartet Birdland 8:30. Dave Phillips. Mark Gross. Taro Okamoto Miles’ Café 7:30. Paavo Carey. Curtis Stewart ÌOliver Lake/Kresten Osgood Downtown Music Gallery 6 pm Michael Ward-Bergeman. Jake Goldbass ÌSteve Colson Quartet with Iqua Colson. Yunior Terry. 10:30 pm • Jeremy Siskind’s Simple Songs with Taylor Waugh. Joe Fiedler. Rob Garcia with guest Tony Malaby Roulette 8:30 pm $15 • Bradley Farberman. Tomas Fujiwara Issue Project Room 8 pm $10 • John Colianni/Paul West Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 Roy Nathanson Conduction East Fourth Street Community Garden 1:30 pm • Trio Caveat: James Ilgenfritz. Hector Colon. Tony Kadleck. Eddie Henderson. Francois Grillot. 10 pm $10 Dias y Flores 2 pm ÌLoop 2. Jason Stewart Swirm: Brad Henkel. 2 pm Josh Sinton. October 13 ÌJerry Bergonzi Quartet with Bruce Barth. Todd Sickafoose. Eyal Maoz/Adam Matta Duet Iridium 12 am $20 The Stone 8. 10:30 pm $50 46 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . 9:30 pm $35 Jeremy Manasia Group Smalls 7:30.3 with Erik Friedlander The Tank 7 pm $10 • Zeena Parkins. Taylor Ho Bynum. • Gregory Generet Quintet with Xavier Davis. Satoshi Takeishi Blue Note 8. Mark Marino Trio. Scott Richie ÌKenny Barron Quartet with David Sanchez. Bobby Previte ÌJohn Abercrombie Quartet Birdland 8:30. Jared Schonig • Terry Waldo Bryant Park 12:30 pm Caffe Vivaldi 7 pm • Russ Spiegel Brooklyn Lyceum 9. First Street Garden 2:30 pm Bruce McDaniel. Jonathan Powell. Ryan Anselmi Quartet Roulette 8:30 pm $15 • William Spaulding Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm The Garage 12. Nir Naaman with Roy Assaf. Ray Marchica. Mike Savino. Bob Quaranta. Anisa Gathers. Vin Scialla Brecht Forum 8 pm $10 ÌMonk at 93: Hod O’Brien. ÌApex: Rudresh Mahanthappa. Marko Marcinko • David Sanborn Quartet with Joey DeFrancesco. 10:30 pm $50 Barbès 8 pm $10 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Alvester Garnett Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Mike McGarril. 10 pm $30 BB King’s 9 pm $20 • Dominic Fallacaro with Stuart Bidwell. Ricky Peterson. Kenny Washington • Amy Cervini and Jazz Country with Jesse Lewis. Cecil McBee. Pierre Piscitelli. Jackson Krall Secret Music Society New School 8 pm $10 Hilliard Greene. James Ilgenfritz. Ikue Mori The Stone 8. Johnathan Blake ÌVic Juris Trio Bar Next Door 8:30. 9:30 pm $30 • Eugenio Macchia and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 ÌJane Ira Bloom Trio with Mark Helias. Kenny Washington Village Vanguard 9. ÌKenny Barron Quartet with David Sanchez. Ryan Blotnick. Gilad Hekselman. Joe Strasser. Matthew Rybicki. Carlos Abadie Quintet with Jonathan Lefcoski. James Chirillo. Francois Grillot. Frank Kimbrough. 10 pm $30 Damion Reid Jazz Standard 7:30. Shamel Garden 2:30 pm ÌThe Thirteenth Assembly: Mary Halvorson. Billy Hart Iridium 8. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Eugenio Macchia and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $20 • Alan Hampton’s Parts and Pieces with Jason Moran. Obed Calvaire and guests Javier Santiago. 9:30 pm $10 ÌJohn Abercrombie Quartet Birdland 8:30. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 Robert Glasper.

Antonio Sanchez Village Vanguard 9. Satoshi and Stomu Takeishi ÌHelen Sung/Boris Kozlov with guest Ron Carter • Dee Pop/Cooper-Moore Downtown Music Gallery 6 pm The Stone 8. Jason Kao Hwang Open Improvisation Austrian Cultural Forum 7:30. 11 pm $30 ÌChucho Valdés with The Afro-Cuban Messengers Allen Room 7:30. Melvin Sparks. Joe Nero Tuesday. 10 pm $10 Lew Tabackin. Will Holshouser. Nathan Peck. Sunday. 10:30 pm • Frank Basile Brooklyn Lyceum 9. Lincoln Scheiffer. Howard Alden. Curtis Hasselbring. 9:30 pm $30 Village Vanguard 9. Ray Gallon Trio with David Wong.Jazziz Boris Kozlov. 9:30 pm $55-65 ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. Primus Sitter. Solo Kitchen Bar 9 pm Aaron Alexander Roulette 8:30 pm $15 • Jeanne Gies/Howard Alden Bar Next Door 8:30. Kirk Knuffke Trio with Matt Pavolka. Bryan Copeland. Joe Magnarelli. 9:30 pm $20 ÌLarry Goldings Quartet with Harry Allen. October 21 • Ben Waltzer Quintet with Bill McHenry. 9:30 pm $20 ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. 10:30 pm • Osmany Paredes Quartet Schomburg Center 1 pm The Local 269 7 pm $10 • aRAUz Quartet: Alicia Rau. Ari Hoenig Group with Jean-Michel Pilc. Glenn Zaleski. Howard Alden. Clarence Penn • Austrian Jazz Nights: The Oulipians: Chanda Rule. Shrine 7. Lewis Nash and guests Dizzy’s Club 7:30. October 18 • Michika Fukumori Trio with Paul Sikivie. 3rd floor • Nancy Reed and Trio. 7. Antonio Sanchez • Elizabeth! Banjo Jim’s 8:30 pm ÌJacob Garchik Trio with Jacob Sacks. Armando Gola Miles’ Café 7:30. Joey Sellers. Alexis Cuadrado Quartet with Ben Wendel. Mike Karn • General Slocum’s Theatre of Disaster. Like Son!: Louis Prima Jr. 10:30 pm $30 The Stone 8. 10:30 pm $12 • Michael Palma Band. Jamaladeen Tacuma. Nelson Riveros Group with • Sofia Rei Koutsovitis Blue Note 12. Scott Colley. 10:30 pm $30 Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • Charenee Wade Zinc Bar 7 pm $7 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. Pete Malinverni Trio with Lee Hudson. October 19 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Primus Sitter. Rodney Green The Garage 6:15. Tony Moreno Blue Note 8. Ugonna Okegwo. 10:30 pm $20 • Saul Rubin Trio and guests Zeb’s 8:30 pm $10 ÌMarco Cappelli. Mark Turner. 11 pm $30 • Tamir Hendelman Trio with Marco Panascia. First Street Garden 2:30 pm • Alex Kontorovich and Klez Dispensers. Jack Walrath Group with Abraham Burton. Rudy Lawless and guests Jerry Mandel. 10 pm Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 ÌMingus Big Band Jazz Standard 7:30. • Jane Monheit Birdland 8:30. Scott Colley.. 9:30 pm $10 • Asako Takasaki Shrine 6 pm Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Jane Monheit Birdland 8:30. Jesse Lewis. George Gray The Garage 12. Rufus Reid. Ben Stapp.. Daniel Kelly and Friends Douglass Street Music Collective 9 pm $10 Saturday. Eric Harland Rose Live Music 9 pm Rashaan Carter Harlem Stage 7:30 pm Jazz Gallery 9.bobrodriguez. and guest Ali Gaggl Austrian Cultural Forum 7:30 pm ÌNatsuki Tamura/Satoko Fujii. 11:30 pm $30 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece Group Smalls 7:30. 9:30 pm $10 Jeremy Carlstadt. Jeff Davis Tea Lounge 9. 6:15 pm Spencer Murphy Jam Smalls 7:30. October 24 Blue Note 8. • Tyler Blanton with John Ellis. Doug Weiss. 10:30 pm $10 Rose Theater 8 pm $30-120 • Danny Mixon Quartet with James Stewart. • Zozimos Brass: David Smith. Reginald Pittman. Kenny Washington • Simone Kopmajer and Band with John di Martino. Frank London. Rudy Royston Jazz Standard 7:30. 2010 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. SUNY Purchase World Music Ensemble led by Eric McPherson and Friends with Shimrit Shoshan. Stefon Harris. 9:30 pm $30 • Kenta Nagai. 10 pm $10 Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 • James Weidman/Charene Dawn Saint Peter’s 5 pm • Kevin Tkacz’Lethal Objection with Ellery Eskelin. Stomu Takeishi. Joe Magnarelli. 10 pm Ike Sturm Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Chris McNulty/Paul Bollenback Group • Jane Monheit Birdland 8:30. Paul Lieberman. 10:30 pm • Gary Negbaur Group 5C Café 8 pm • Andrei Matorin Group Shrine 6 pm • Michael Lattimore Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm Wednesday. • Jack Wilkins/Freddie Bryant Bella Luna 8 pm Kevin Cerovich." . Bob Brooks • Mark Devine solo The Kitano 8. 11 pm $30 ÌChucho Valdés with The Afro-Cuban Messengers Neil Clarke Jazz Standard 7:30. 9:30 pm $30 • Kelley Johnson Quartet with John Hansen. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • Brad Gunson with Aaron Rockers.." . Teriver Cheung Miles’ Café 7:30. Dylan Meek Trio • ESP-Disk Live Bowery Poetry Club 10 pm $10 • Danny Mixon Quartet with James Stewart. Elliott Sharp’s Felxagons ÌSameer Gupta’s Namaskar with Marc Cary. Katie Bull.DownBeat Magazine Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 Neil Clarke Jazz Standard 7:30. Rufus Reid. Rufus Reid. October 29. Jonah Parzen-Johnson. Andy Snitzer Covet Restaurant 8:30 pm • Sean Moran’s Small Elephant with Mike McGinnis. Jimmy Greene Group. Paul Francis. October 20 • The Midtown Collective Shrine 7 pm • Jazz Meets Clave: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis ÌRegina Carter’s Reverse Thread with Yacouba Sissoko. Kenny Washington Rockwood Music Hall 12 am ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. 11:30 pm $30 "enjoyable music with performances that reveal themselves to be ÌSpike Wilner solo. 11 pm $15 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. • Jack Wilkins. 10 pm $35 Reservations: www. Lewis Nash and guests • Plunky & Oneness Sugar Bar 9. Kris Jensen. Harris Eisenstadt Barbès 7 pm $10 • Lonnie Gasperini Organ Trio Cleopatra’s Needle 7 pm Chris Speed. unlike Neil Clarke Jazz Standard 7:30. 9:30. Andy Laster.. Shoko Nagai. • Becca Stevens. Chris Dingman. 9:30 pm $30 Friday. Ches Smith • Alvin Queen Sextet with Javon Jackson. Jake Goldbass • Jane Monheit Birdland 8:30. 10:30 pm $10 Lew Tabackin. Lew Tabackin. Dave Miller. Alex Hoffman Jam Smalls 7:30. 10:30 pm $15 Keith Cotton. Herbert Pirker and guests Ali Gaggl. Gary Geiger. Russell Meissner • Chris Parker’s Stuff with Eric Parker. Joe Magnarelli. Dave Ross. 10 pm $35 • Lenore Raphael Trio with Hilliard Greene. Loren Stillman. 10:30 pm $15 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Essiet Essiet. Reuben Radding. Ikue Mori. Ryan Ferreira. Andrew Atkinson and Friends Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 The Garage 6. Fukushi Tainaka Trio • Jason Prover Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm The Garage 7. 8 pm Brad Jones. Herbert Pirker Village Vanguard 9. Adam Benjamin. Neel Murgai. Matt Wilson. Blaise Siwula ABC No Rio 7 pm $5 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. George Gray "A rewarding and idiosyncratic addition to the piano-trio literature. Scott Colley. Donald Edwards. The Kitano 8. Doug Weiss. Howard Alden. 10:30 pm • Aki Ishiguro Trio with Steve Whipple. Eliot Zigmund. Reinhardt Winkler Matteo Sabattini Miles’ Café 7:30. Scott Colley. 10 pm $25 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Russ Lossing. Dave Stoltz. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. ÌSatoko Fujii Min-Yoh Ensemble with Natsuki Tamura. 11 pm $30 Brooklyn Lyceum 8. 9:30 pm $25 • Armand Hirsch Trio with Jake Sherman. David Coss and Trio. Rufus Reid. 11 pm $12 Lew Tabackin. Leon Spencer. Vinnie Sperrazza. Joe Fiedler. Chris Dingman. 11 pm $30 The Kitano 8. Alex Nguyen. Briggan Krauss. 9 pm • Rob Garcia 4 with Gary Versace. 10 pm $25 with Steve Varner (bass) & Tom Sayek (drums) • Smooth Players. Dave Ballou. 52nd Street btw 2nd & 3rd Avenues. 10 pm $35 • Brandi Disterheft and Friends Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 ÌSFJazz Collective: Miguel Zenon. ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. Anthony Coleman Blue Note 8. Matt Penman. Fukushi Tainaka • Austrian Jazz Nights: Franz Hackl Acoustic Band with guest Randy Brecker The Kitano 8.50 Barbès 7 pm $10 Hector Martignon. Mimi Jones. Michael’s Church 3 pm $15 ÌMartin Reiter solo. Dan Weiss Blue Note 8. • Noriko Ueda Jazz Orchestra Tea Lounge 9. Akira Tana Bar Next Door 7:30. 2:30 pm $24. Dred Scott • Tom Thorndike Trio with Nathan Peck. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Sasha Dobson Trio with Neal Miner. Satoshi Takeishi • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. Murray Wall. Eve Silber The Garage 12. Andy Watson Blue Note 8. Arun Ramamurthy. Lorenzo Felicitano. Lewis Nash Jazz Gallery 9. Matt Slocum Trio with • Ben Waltzer Quintet with Bill McHenry."the end product is an intriguing trio sound that is.. The Garage 6. Jordan McLean with Anneke: Schaul-Yoder/Derin Oge ÌTattoos and Mushrooms: Steven Bernstein. 11:30 pm $30 Andrea Parkins Barbès 8 pm $10 ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. Nate Wood Leni Stern Trio Miles’ Café 5:30. 7:30. Peter Van Nostrand. Kenny Washington • Michael Attias’Spun Tree Five with Ralph Alessi. Smoke 8. Nick Anderson Natsuki Tamura. Wolfgang Puschnig. Noah Preminger. Jason Arce. 9:30 pm $30 www. 10:30 pm $30 much deeper than at first blush. Eivind Opsvik. Part-Time Hoodlums • Alexander McCabe with Paul Odeh. Lisle Atkinson. 10 pm $25 • Eric Reed Trio with Dezron Douglas. 9:30. Leon Spencer. Andy Hunter. • Towner Galaher with Duane Eubanks. 11 pm $30 • Peter Leitch/Ugonna Okegwo Walker’s 8 pm Blue Note 8. Rudy Royston ÌDave Douglas and Keystone with Gene Lake. McClenty Hunter Lew Tabackin. Jack Walrath • Alan Rosenthal Quartet • Matt Snow 5C Café 8 pm Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm Shrine 7 pm BOB RODRIGUEZ TRIO Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Jane Monheit Birdland 8:30. 10 pm $10 Village Vanguard 9. Kresten Osgood The Stone 8. Lewis Nash and guests • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. October 22 • Robby Krieger Jazz Band Iridium 8. Mauricio DeSouza Trio with Noah Haidu. 9:30 pm $25 ÌTia Fuller Quartet with Shamie Royston. Lisle Atkinson. 10:30 pm $35 • Alvin Queen Sextet with Javon Jackson. 9:30 pm $30 • Chris Smith • Austrian Jazz Nights: Mausi Quartet: Christian Maurer. 8 pm • Helen Sung/Boris Kozlov with guest Ron Carter 212 E. 10:30 pm Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Korzo 11 pm • Ralph Alessi. 2 pm Massimo Biolcati Miles’ Café 7:30. Kenny Warren. Michael Sarin • Mark Soskin Trio with Jay Anderson. 11 pm $30 Eric McPherson. 9:30 pm $55-65 MILES’ CAFE ÌTia Fuller Quartet with Shamie Royston. Sofia Rei KoutsovitisThe Stone 8. Monday. Marcus Strickland. 9:30 pm $35 • Mausi Quartet: Christian Maurer. Francois Moutin. 10:30 pm $30 • Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band with Junior Mack. 10:30 pm • Lou Caputo’s Not So Big Band. Per Mathisen. Alvester Garnett Zankel Hall 9 pm $38-48 • Alvin Queen Sextet with Javon Jackson. Rudy Royston Allen Room 7:30. Carlo DeRosa • Jazz for Kids 55Bar 2 pm $5 Frank London Max Raiskin Center for the Arts 8:30 pm Smalls 7:30. Larry Saltzman. 10 pm $10 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. ÌJerome Cooper. Angelica Sanchez. Marcus Rojas. Andy Watson Smoke 8. Jonathan DavisIridium 8. 10:30 pm $30 • Nick Moran Trio. • Andrew Drury Children’s Concert Roulette 2 pm $5 • David Berkman solo. John Hollenbeck. • Jazz Meets Clave: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis ****. 9:30 pm $25 Rose Theater 8 pm $30-120 ÌMark Helias Trio with Ellery Eskelin. 11 pm $30 • Bryan and the Aardvarks: Fabian Almazan." . 10:30 pm • Robby Krieger Jazz Band Iridium 8. Jimmy Greene Group. Luis Bonilla. Chris Lijoi. and Ricci Martin Celebrate Louis Prima and ÌGordon Grdina with Mark Helias. 11 pm $35 • Ras Moshe Ensemble with Shayna Dulberger. Min Xiao-Fen Roulette 8 pm $15 Lenox Lounge 9. Roy Powell. Kyoko Kitamura • Young Republic. Colin Stranahan. Curtis Hasselbring. Kenny Washington The Kitano 8. Ellery Eskelin. Jean Carla Rodea. 9:30 pm $10 Cornelia Street Café 9. Brad Shepik Trio. Wolfgang Puschnig. John Hart. ÌLarry Ham solo. Antonio Sanchez Blue Note 8. $10 Cover/$10 Minimum Saint Peter’s 1 pm $7 Jimmy Wormworth.The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD • Alvin Queen Sextet with Javon Jackson. Antonio Sanchez ÌMiya Masaoka/Akiko Sasaki. Shimrit Shoshan Smalls 7:30. Howard Alden. Jeff Pittson. Howard Alden. Tony Moreno. Sanda Weigl with Shoko ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 47 . Ike Sturm Craig Springer. Adam Lomeo. Ambrose Akinmusire. Reinhardt Winkler Saint Peter’s 8 pm • Mazz Swift and Friends. 10 pm $10 Rockwood Music Hall 6 pm • Austrian Jazz Nights: Simone Kopmajer and Band with John di Martino. Kevin Dorn and the Big 72 • Melissa Stylianou Quartet with Pete McCann. Scott DuBois Quartet with • Mike Moreno Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. Orrin Evans. Antonio Sanchez Jazz Standard 7:30. Brian Wolfe. 10 pm $10 LIC Bar 9 pm ÌMiya Masaoka Roulette 8:30 pm $15 ÌGary Burton New Quartet with Julian Lage. 11:30 pm • Marianne Sollivan. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 Rodriguez has a lovely touch . Marc Abrams. Kenny Washington Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Robin Eubanks • Jazz Meets Clave: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis Cornelia Street Café 9. Evan Marien Shrine 7. 10:30 pm 1 am $20 7:30PM-9:30PM Thursday. Kenny Washington • Eric Reed Trio with Dezron Douglas. anything on the scene. Robin Eubanks North Square Lounge 12:30. 10:45 pm 55Bar 7 pm ÌRafi Malkiel Ensemble 92nd Street Y 2 pm • Trio International: Joel Harrison. Joe Magnarelli. Colin Stranahan ÌPaquito D’Rivera Sextet 92nd Street Y 8 pm $25-75 Miles’ Café 7:30. Kresten Osgood • Robby Krieger Jazz Band Iridium 8. 9:30. Melvin Sparks. Rufus Reid. Gary Wang. 10 pm Tea Lounge 9. Lewis Nash and guests Todd Herbert Trio Smalls 7:30. 10. Herb Robertson. Antonio Sanchez ÌFFEAR: Ole Mathisen. Marcus McLaurine. October 23 • Marc McDonald. Neil Clarke Jazz Standard 7:30. Kenny Shanker Quartet Lew Tabackin. Sean Noonan’s Brewed by Noon The Stone 8. Drew Gress. 9:30 pm $10 • Bill Charlap Trio with Peter Washington. 9:30 pm $10 ÌDick Griffin Sistas’ Place 9.. Leon Spencer. JD Miller St. Josh • Ted Kooshian Standard Orbit Quartet • Dwayne Clemons Quintet with Josh Benko. 11:30 pm $12 Dean Martin Queensborough Performing Arts Center 3 pm $30-45 Jon Irabagon. 10:30 pm $30 Miller Theatre 8 pm $25 ÌGeorge Wein and Newport All Stars 85th Birthday Celebration with Randy Brecker. Bruce Arnold Trio with Dean Johnson. 10:30 pm $12 • Sean Smith Quartet with John Ellis. Reinhardt Winkler Village Vanguard 9. McClenty Hunter Village Vanguard 9. 11:30 pm $30 Friday. 9:30. Mimi Jones. Rufus Reid. 9:30 pm $10 • Marsha Heydt Quartet. Harvie S. Sten Hostfalt. Gernot Bernroider. 10:30 pm $10 • Iris Ornig Quartet. Lewis Nash and guests • Chieko Honda The Blue Owl 7 pm $5 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Melvin Sparks. 11 pm $35 Austrian Cultural Forum 7:30 pm • Evan Schwam Quartet. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • Filo Machado/Deanna Witkowski Bar Next Door 8:30. Melvin Sparks. Scott Colley. 10:30 pm $20 The Garage 7. DJ Olive Highline Ballroom 8 pm $25 Rosie O’Grady’s 8. 9:30 pm $10 • Like Father. Scott Colley. Leon Spencer. Sacha Perry. • Howard Williams Jazz Orchestra. Tim Armacost. 11 pm $30 • (R)ake: Adam Kendall. Howard Alden. Danny Fischer. Lewis Nash and guests • David Bryant Jazz Gallery 9. Lenox Lounge 9. largely. Jim Staley. 9:30 pm $20 ÌLarry Goldings Quartet with Harry Allen.milescafe. 10. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Chris Washburne. Rose Theater 8 pm $30-120 Chris Lightcap. Marc Abrams. The Stone 8. Dave Miller. Vincent Chancey’s Phat Chance with Steve Bloom. Sean Conly. ÌSatoko Fujii Orchestra New York with Oscar Noriega.

Victor Lewis FRIDAYS • Martin Kelley. 11 pm $35 • Alex Obert’s Hollow Bones Via Della Pace 10 pm ÌMichael Formanek with Tim Berne. 10:30 pm • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Fred Frith solo • Stan Rubin Big Band Swing 46 8:30 pm Iridium 8. 9:30. RJ Miller • Zach Layton. • Eyal Vilner Big Band Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 • Wayne Roberts Duo City Crab 12 pm (ALSO SUN) James Kamal Jones Brooklyn Public Library 7 pm • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. 10:30 pm $12 Village Vanguard 9. Miles’ Café 7:30. Jonathan Lefcoski. 9:30 pm $10 • Yuko Fujiyama with Roy Campbell. 10 pm (ALSO SAT) • Eyal Vilner Big Band Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 • Mike Clark’s Indigo Blue with Donald Harrison. 10:30 pm $8 Lee Frisari Barbès 7 pm $10 • Eyal Vilner Big Band Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 ÌVocal Improv Sessions #5: Yoon Sun Choi. Bruce Barth. Roy Campbell. 10 pm ÌBill McHenry Quartet with Andrew D’Angelo. Austin Walker • Aki Ishiguro Jam Session Solo Kitchen Bar 9 pm • Aline Almeida. 9. Matt Moran. Craig Taborn. Nicholas Payton. Justin Brown • Rick Stone Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. Daphna Nathali. Ugonna Okegwo. Simona Premazzi Quartet with Stacy Dillard. 10 pm Cornelia Street Café 9. • Harlem Speaks: Aaron Goldberg Jazz Museum in Harlem 6:30 pm • Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks Sofia’s 8 pm (ALSO TUE) Bizingas: Brian Drye. 11:30 pm $12 Peter Zummo Issue Project Room 8 pm $10 • Jason Campbell Trio Perk’s 8 pm • Rossano Sportiello solo. • Ben van Gelder Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire. Lawrence Leathers Jam Smalls 7:30. Kirk Knuffke. Paul Wheeler. EJ Strickland Smoke 8. • Steve Blanco Trio Domaine Wine Bar 9 pm (ALSO SAT) • David Lee Jones Quartet Zinc Bar 7:30 pm Dred Scott. 10:30 pm $12 Branded Saloon 8 pm • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Omar Haddad. Willian “Beaver” Bausch. Jay Leonhart. Bucky Pizzarelli. Jason Lindner. 9:30. Nicholas Payton. Jen Shyu/Mark Dresser • Marjorie Eliot/Rudell Drears/Sedric Choukroun Parlor Entertainment 4 pm The Stone 8. Scott Anderson. 10:30 pm $30 • Guillaume Laurent Trio Bar Tabac 7 pm • David White Jazz Orchestra. Justin Brown • Skye Jazz Trio Jack 8:30 pm ÌSteven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra Village Vanguard 9. Vin Scialla. 9:30 pm $25 • Sedric Choukroun and The Brasilieros Chez Lola 7:30 pm • Nikki Yanofsky Blue Note 8. 11 pm $30 • Becca Stevens Jazz Gallery 9. Clifford Barbaro Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Danny Grissett. 10:30 pm Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 9:30 pm $10 • Nat Adderley Jr. Carlo DeRosa. Ches Smith • Moth to Flame Bohemian Hall 6:30 pm • Patience Higgins Sugar Hill Quartet Lenox Lounge 9:30 pm $10 The Local 269 7 pm $10 • Michika Fukumori Trio. Rick Rosato. Matt Wilson. Clifton Hyde. 10 pm $10 Iridium 8. Victor Lewis • Melvin Vines Kortet with Kay Mori St. October 27 • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. 11 pm $30 • George Gee Swing Orchestra Gospel Uptown 8 pm Lewis “Flip” Barnes. 10:30 pm $30 • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 • George Gee & The Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra Swing 46 12:30 pm Antonio Sanchez. 10:30 pm 1 am $20 • Kengo Nakamura Trio Club A Steakhouse 11 pm • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Carl Maguire. 9 pm $5 Yoon Sun Choi Group with Jacob Sacks. 10:30 pm The Kitano 8. Borey Shin. 10:45 pm • Bill Wurtzel Duo Henry’s 12 pm Jazz Standard 7:30. 10:30 pm $10 • Sam Sadigursky/Jeremy Udden Group with Linda Oh. 10:30 pm $10 • Jazz Jam Session Sucre Café 7:30 pm • Satya. 9. Taylor Ho Bynum. Kyoko Oyobe Trio • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Jed Levy and Friends Vino di Vino Wine Bar 7:30 pm (ALSO FRI) The Garage 7.50 • Jazz Jam hosted by Michael Vitali Comix Lounge 8 pm • Mika Hary Group with Nir Felder. Shai Maestro. Bopa King CarreBlue Note 12:30 am $10 • Jesse Elder/Greg RuggieroRothmann’s 6 pm Thursday. Jonathan Goldberger. Harvie S. Gene Jackson. William Parker. Adam Lane. Ben Wittman • TC III St. John Farnsworth Quartet Smoke 7. Paul Gill. 10 pm $25 ÌWayne Escoffery Quartet Rubin Museum 7 pm $20 • Justin Wert Jam Vox Pop 10 pm • Jean Rohe Trio with Ilusha Tsinadze. 2 am Alain Kirili’s Loft 7 pm ÌPat Martino Organ Quartet Birdland 8:30. 10 pm $10 • Loston Harris Café Carlyle 9:30 pm $20 (ALSO WED-SAT) • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Richie Fells Quartet Lenox Lounge 9. 10:30 pm • Will and Peter Anderson Octet with Fabien Mary.Kyle Wilson. Diego Voglino. Spencer Yeh/Brian Chase SUNDAYS Issue Project Room 8 pm $10 Sunday. Ray Drummond. David Ambrosio. 9:30 pm $30 • Peter Mazza Bar Next Door 8 pm $12 The Kitano 8. Ray Drummond. Justin Brown • Arturo O’Farrill solo Puppet’s Jazz Bar 7 pm $10 Village Vanguard 9. Chip White • Bill Cantrall Trio 718 Restaurant 8:30 pm • Terese Genecco Little Big Band Iridium 8. Alan Chaubert Trio • Chris Ward Trio Vox Pop 5 pm The Garage 6. Paul Meyers. Chip White The Garage 6:15. Vinnie Sperrazza. Alex Sipiagin with Donny McCaslin. 11 pm $30 ÌPat Martino Organ Quartet Birdland 8:30. Joe Merolla. 10 pm $10 Theatres at 45 Bleecker 10 pm $15 • Bill Wurtzel/Tony Decaprio American Folk Art Museum Lincoln Square 2 pm • Beat Kaestli with Kenny Rampton. 9. 3 pm (ALSO SUN) Dizzy’s Club 7:30. • Alex Terrier Trio Antibes Bistro 7:30 pm Sex Scandal: Nonoko Yoshida. Justin Brown • Mike Gamble Trio Bar 4 7. Jessica Lurie. Evan Gallagher. 9 pm • Josh Deutsch Quintet with Hashem Assadullahi. Greg Stare Jazz Standard 7:30. 10:30 pm $15 ÌDan Tepfer Trio with Joe Martin. Nicholas Payton. Sean Noonan’s Brewed by Noon The Kitano 8. Elio Villafranca. Michael TA Thompson. Calvin Weston • Justin Wert/Corcoran Holt Benoit 7 pm Justin Veloso The Stone 8. Ray Drummond. 9:30. Justin Brown Iridium 8. Ryan Green. G. October 26 Band with Scott Sharrard. • Waldron Mahdi Ricks Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm • Gregory Porter Smoke 7. Chip White • Lafayette Harris Lenox Lounge 7 pm $10 ÌGato Loco: Stefan Zeniuk. Matt Lavelle. October 31 • Ben Allison Trio Kush 7:30. 11:30 pm $35 • Nat Lucas Organ Trio Lenox Lounge 8 pm $3 • Yuki Shibata Quartet Shrine 6 pm • Eyal Vilner Big Band Dizzy’s Club 1 am $20 • Jacob Melchior Philip Marie 7 pm (ALSO SUN 12 PM) Wednesday. Nick’s Pub 10 pm Village Vanguard 9. Dred Scott. . 10 pm $10 • Bobby Sanabria Big Band FB Lounge 7:30. Alex Hoffman Quartet ÌTodd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistors Barbès 8 pm $10 • Evolution Series Creole 9 pm The Garage 7. 10. Christian McBride • Bob Kindred Grouo Café Loup 12:30 pm ÌJosh Sinton. Jacob Webb. Diego Voglino. 9:30 pm $25 • Stan Killian Trio Ocean’s 8 8:30 pm Barbès 10 pm $10 • Mike Clark’s Indigo Blue with Donald Harrison. 11:30 1 am Tea Lounge 9. 2 pm • Brian Woodruff Jam Blackbird’s 9 pm • Nicole Zuraitis. Herbert Pirker • Tom Abbott Big Bang Big Band Swing 46 8:30 pm Solo Kitchen Bar 9 pm • Ron Affif Trio Zinc Bar 9. Emily Wolf Miles’ Café 7:30. 9:30 pm $30 • Bob Rodriguez Trio with Steve Varner. 9:30 pm $10 • Lou Caputo Quartet The Garage 12 pm • Ronnie Washam Greenwich Village Bistro 9 pm 48 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . 11 pm $30 George Schuller Miles’ Café 9:30 pm $10 • Nilson Matta’s Dynamic Trio with Helio Alves. Jeff Hirshfield • Spike Wilner solo. Matt King. Dan Barrett. Mike Fahie with Bill McHenry. Joe McDonough. 10:30 pm $10 • Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth Ibiza Lounge 8. October 25 • Gil Parris and Friends with David Mann. 11:30 pm $30 • Sedric Choukroun and the Eccentrics Chez Oskar 7 pm • Yoon-Ji Lee and Friends. Ike Sturm. 10:30 pm $20 The Kitano 8. 10. Orlando Le Fleming. 11:30 pm $35 • Guillaume Laurent/Luke Franco Casaville 1 pm ÌWadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet with Angelica Sanchez. Jay Collins and The Kings County • Marc Devine Jam Session Tagine 8:30 pm (ALSO WED) Tuesday. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 • Art Hirahara Trio Arturo’s 8 pm Dizzy’s Club 7:30. Jerome Harris. Ari Folman-Cohen. • Sedric Choukroun Brasserie Jullien 7:30 pm (ALSO FRI. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 Iridium 12 am $20 • Joonsam Lee Jam Cleopatra’s Needle 11:30 pm $10 • Jack Wilkins/Tom Dempsey Bella Luna 8 pm ÌBob Stewart Quartet with Jerome Harris. Ari Hoenig Trio with Gilad Hekselman. 9:30. 10 pm • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. 9 pm $10 • Mike Clark’s Indigo Blue with Donald Harrison. Jason Stewart Smalls 7:30. 10 pm $30 • Donald Smith St. Fred Kennedy • Don Braden Sistas’ Place 9. 10 pm $30 • Lapis Luna Trio Bocca 7 pm Mike Pride Douglass Street Music Collective 8. Trumpet Nemesis: Village Vanguard 9. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Irving Fields • Joel Frahm Nino’s Tuscany 7 pm (ALSO WED-SUN) Bar Next Door 8 pm $12 ÌPat Martino Organ Quartet Birdland 8:30. 10:30 pm $9 Kevin Congleton University of the Streets 9 pm $10 ÌBuster Williams Quartet with Mark Gross. Kip Sophos Covet Restaurant 8:30 pm R E G U L A R E N G A G E M E N T S ÌDan Levinson All Stars with Randy Reinhart. 10:30 pm (ALSO SAT-SUN) LIC Bar 9 pm • Richie Vitale Quintet. 10:30 pm $30 The Stone 8. Josh Dion. Matt Wilson. 10 pm $10 • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Junior Mance/Hide Tanaka Café Loup 6:30 pm • Kyoko Oyobe Trio with Michael O’Brien. Nathan Webb • Frank Lacy St. 10 pm $20 The Stone 8. Danny Grissett. 10:30 pm $15 • Baptism: Anna Dagmar. Shawn Pelton • Iris Ornig Quartet Crooked Knife 7 pm 55Bar 10 pm • Annie Ross The Metropolitan Room 9:30 pm $25 Ensemble with Antoinette Montague and guests Annie Ross. 9:30 pm $20 • Nicki Parrott/Rossano Sportiello Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 • Joey Morant Lenox Lounge 8 pm $10 • Dizzy Gillespie Birthday Celebration: Mike Longo and the NY State of the Art Jazz • Brian Mitchell with Zev Katz. The Garage 6. Michael Evans’Swirling Lotus THURSDAYS Cornelia Street Café 9. Sue Orfield. • Napua Davoy Trio Cleopatra’s Needle 7 pm Joel Forbes. Ben Street. Pete Rende Trio. Jorge Roeder Miles’ Café 7:30. • Peter Leitch/Jed Levy Walker’s 8 pm • Enrico Granafei solo Sora Lella 7 pm Luca Santaniello. Curtis Stewart • Patience Higgins Sugar Hill Quartet Minton’s 9 pm $5 • Mark Devine solo The Kitano 8. October 28 • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Natalie Joy Johnson Smoke 1. Charles Downs. Nicholas Payton. 9:30 pm $10 • Jazz Vocal Workshop University of the Streets 8:30 pm $5 Ben Monder. Monday. Sam Minaie. 11 pm $30 Ismail Lawal Smalls 7:30. 10:30 pm $30 • Aaron Diehl Saint Peter’s 1 pm $7 • Snehasish Mozumder’s SOM with Nick Gianni. 9:30 pm 12 am $20 • John McNeil Jam Session Puppet’s Jazz Bar 9 pm • Upstarts!: Manhattan School of Music AfroCuban Jazz Orchestra Conducted by Friday. Trio Lenox Lounge 9. 11 pm $30 • Austin Walker Trio. 9:30. 9:30 pm $15 • Les Paul Trio with guests Iridium 8. Joe Ascione Kaye Playhouse 7:15 pm $35 MONDAYS ÌDaniel Levin Quartet with Nate Wooley. Jimmy Owens • Prester John: Shawn Persinger/David Miller NYC Baha’i Center 8. Tom Sayek • Yuichi Hirakawa Trio Arthur’s Tavern 7. Super Seaweed ÌSex Mob Special Edition: Steven Bernstein. 10:30 pm $10 Iridium 8. Peter Bitenc • Aki Ishiguro Trio with Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic. Chad Taylor. 11:30 pm $30 • Stan Rubin All-Stars Charley O’s 8:30 pm • Yard Byard: Jamie Baum. ÌJaleel Shaw Trio Bar Next Door 7:30. 10 pm $30 • Ear Regulars with Jon-Erik Kellso The Ear Inn 8 pm ÌBob Stewart Quartet with Jerome Harris. Shane Perloin Group with Iridium 8. • Taao Iwaki Quartet Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm • Dred Scott Trio Rockwood Music Hall 12 am Peter Smith Miles’ Café 9:30 pm $10 • Dre Barnes Project The Garage 10:45 pm • Slavic Soul Party Barbès 9 pm $10 • Trio PBD: Ratzo Harris. 10:30 pm • Jack Donahue Blue Note 12. Carlos Abadie Quintet with Joe Sucato. Tomas Ulrich. Katie Bull. 10:30 pm Village Vanguard 9. John Lindberg. Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece Group • The JT Project: Todd Schefflin. Kelly Powers Project with Smalls 7:30. 10 pm $25 • Gabriel Alegria Sextet Tutuma Social Club 8. C. 9:30 pm $30 • Smoke Big Band. Johannes Weidenmuller. 11 pm $35 Theatres at 45 Bleecker 10 pm $15 • Champian Fulton Trio. Alex Waterman. Ray Drummond. Jonathan Riklas. 10 pm $30 • Jeanne Gies with Howard Alden and Friends Joe G’s 6:30 pm • Yaala Ballin. SAT) Craig Weinrib Jazz Gallery 9. 11 pm $30 ÌMingus Orchestra Jazz Standard 7:30. Danny Rosenfeld. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 • Houston Person Quartet with John di Martino. Nick’s Pub 10 pm Smalls 7:30. • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band The Carlyle 8:45 pm $75-100 Dizzy’s Club 7:30. 10:30 pm $30 • Nicki Parrott/Rossano Sportiello Knickerbocker Bar and Grill 9:45 pm $5 • Open Jazz Jam Session University of the Streets 11:30 pm $5 (ALSO SAT) • Kenny Werner and The Brussels Jazz Orchestra • Houston Person Quartet with John di Martino. Tony Scherr. 10:30 pm $30 • Pete Davenport/Ed Schuller Jam Session Frank’s Cocktail Lounge 9 pm ÌThe Tiptons Sax Quartet: Amy Denio. Chip White • Albert Rivera Organ Trio B Smith’s 8:30 pm (ALSO SAT) Dizzy’s Club 7:30. David White Quintet • JFA Jazz Jam Local 802 7 pm • Peter Bernstein solo. Jeff Hanley. Nate Wood • Roz Corral Trio with Freddie Bryant • Chris Washburne’s SYOTOS Band Smoke 7. 11pm. 11 pm $30 • Jonathan Kreisberg Trio Bar Next Door 8:30. 9:30 pm $15 • Robert Rucker Trio Jam Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm $10 Café Orwell 8 pm • Grupo Los Santos: Paul Carlon. 10 pm $10 • Sean Fitzpatrick and Friends Ra Café 1 pm Cornelia Street Café 9. Ryan Sawyer Trio. October 29 • Iris Ornig Jam Session The Kitano 8 pm Bobby Sanabria Dizzy’s Club 7:30. SATURDAYS Francois Moutin. 9:30 pm 12:30 am $20 Kurt Bacher. Denman Maroney. Malcolm Welcome. Nick’s Pub 10:30 pm • Adam Schneit Group with Frank Locrasto. • Caleb Curtis/Marcos Varela Trio Sagaponack Bar & Grill 6 pm Clovis Nicolas. 11 pm $30 • Zack O’Farrill Quartet Puppet’s Jazz Bar 12 pm $6 • Sofia Tosello/Julio Santillan Jazz Gallery 9. 10:30 pm $12 • Chembo Corniel with Ivan Renta. Justin Brown • Tony Middleton Trio The Kitano 11 am • Jane Getter/Bruce Arnold Bar Next Door 8:30. 10:30 pm $15 • Dean and the Jazz Masters Minton’s 9 pm $5 Brian Floody. • Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Village Vanguard 9. 9. Jason Brown • Gene Ess with Donny McCaslin. 9:30. Christian McBride • Bill Saxton and Friends Bill’s Place 10 pm 12 am $15 • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. Jeff Hudgins. 10:30 pm • Roger Lent Trio Jam Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm $10 Spencer Murphy Jam Smalls 7:30. Jarrett Cherner. 2:30 pm $24. John Stanesco. Gerald Cleaver • David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Centennial Band Birdland 5 pm $10 Jazz Standard 7:30. 8:30 pm • Eyal Vilner Big Band Dizzy’s Club 11 pm $10 Miles’ Café 7:30 pm $10 • Sandy Jordan and Larry Luger Trio Notaro 8 pm • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. Josh Paris. 11:30 pm $30 • Brandon Sanders Trio Londel’s 8. Frank Basile. 11:30 pm $12 • Mike LeDonne Quartet Smoke 7. 9:30 pm $25 • Roxy Coss Shrine 6 pm ÌJoshua Abrams/Michael Avery. Zach Brock and The Magic Number. Nate Wood • Laurandrea Leguia Trio Tutuma Social Club 7. Adam Kolker. Vince Cherico • Sophia Tosello Zinc Bar 7 pm $7 Flushing Town Hall 8 pm $25 TUESDAYS • Howard Williams Jazz Orchestra. Kenny Wollesen with guests David Tronzo. 9. 9 pm ÌAdam Kolker. 11:30 pm $30 Brooklyn Lyceum 8. 9 pm Jazz Standard 7:30. Christian McBride • Toru Dodo Jam Cleopatra’s Needle 8 pm $19 ÌRafi Malkiel Ensemble Brooklyn Lyceum 9. Nick’s Pub 10 pm • Gary Morgan’s PanAmericana! Tea Lounge 9. Shoko Nagai. Boris Kozlov. 10:30 pm $30 • Alexander McCabe Trio CJ Cullens Tavern 5 pm • Hahn Rowe. Akiko Tsuruga Trio • Michelle Walker/Nick Russo Anyway Café 9 pm • Houston Person Quartet with John di Martino. Bob Meyer • Rodrigo Bonelli Shrine 7 pm Cornelia Street Café 8:30 pm $10 ÌSteven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra WEDNESDAYS • Todd Sickafoose. October 30 • Edward Perez Afro-Peruvian Collective Tutuma Social Club 7. EJ Strickland • Eri Yamamoto Trio Arthur’s Tavern 7 pm (ALSO FRI-SAT) • WHAQ: Michael Webster. Stomu Takeishi/Brandon Ross • Mike Clark’s Indigo Blue with Donald Harrison. Joe Exley. Peter Brendler. 9 pm $10 • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Stacy Dillard Trio with Diallo House. Moses Patrou. Billy Hart ÌFred Frith/John Zorn. 9:30 pm $10 • Nilson Matta’s Dynamic Trio with Helio Alves. Jared Schonig Smoke 8. Ben Perowsky Theatres at 45 Bleecker 10 pm $15 • Astoria Jazz Composers Workshop Waltz-Astoria 6 pm Korzo 9:30 pm $10 • Houston Person Quartet with John di Martino. 9:30 pm $20 Saturday. Erik Deutsch. • Gerald Clayton Trio with Joe Sanders. 10 pm $25 Jazz Standard 7:30. 10 pm $35 • Yves Leveille/Eri Yamamoto Yamaha Artist Services Center 4 pm ÌBuster Williams Quartet with Mark Gross. 10 pm $10 Blossom Bandits Band with Michael Attias. Adam Rogers. Briggan Krauss. 11 pm $30 • Shoko Nagai. 9:30 pm $30 Jazz Standard 7:30. Jeff Hanley. Eivind Opsvik. 12:30. Nate Wooley. Alex Norris Quartet with Jeremy Manasia. Jason Nazary Saint Peter’s 5 pm • Cidinho Teixeira Zinc Bar 10. Ryan Berg. Jay Collins and The Kings County Band with Scott Sharrard. Shane Perlowin ÌPat Martino Organ Quartet Birdland 8:30. Mendi and Keith Obadike with Shoko Nagai • George Gee Make Believe Ballroom Orchestra Swing 46 8:30 pm • Roy Ayers Blue Note 8. Tina Richerson. Curtis Stewart • Laura Andel. Basya Schechter The Stone 8. Christian McBride • Walter Fischbacher Trio Water Street Restaurant 8 pm The Stone 8. Ike Sturm. 10:30 pm Caffe Vivaldi 9:30 pm North Square Lounge 12:30. 10:30 pm 12 am $20 • Freddy “Huevito” Lobatón Tutuma Social Club 7. • Deep Pedestrian Sintir 8 pm ÌPat Martino Organ Quartet Birdland 8:30. Hill Greene. Liam Robinson Bar Next Door 8:30.

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plus role is superbly handled by the Fountain Of Youth contrasting percussion strategies. On the afternoon of the festival’s final day. his natural expression. The Fabulous Thunderbirds were. squeaked. turntablist Alexandre Bellenger and electronics The main stage of the riverside site was the manipulator Arnaud Rivière . by Ron Kischuk. The band also features a pair of excellent impression intensified when the horns combined for lead guitarists. has multiplied his confidence and French bassist Benjamin Duboc preserved the extremity. Oki blew for “In The Crease”. suspending himself in a tornado of complex chromatic nature of this interaction with thick arco polyrhythms. For more information. Since their appearance at Jazz Standard in Japanese drummer Makoto Sato and French NYC last year. often with mallets. a For more information. as well as bowing on his hi-hat in tandem with Ito’s flute flight. other times he muted his sax bell against his tight. overpowering electronic pulses or cerebral sound experimentation. fronted by the city’s own Kim Wilson. and realize. Christian wasn’t banging a gong. particularly when saxophonist fork or miniature balls. the drummer walloped powerhouse ruffs. several sets by various sons of Detroit. interlude on fluteophone. we can catch most of these artists in NYC. Still. Brad Felt and the six-trombone front-lined combo led plus la crème of French sound provocateurs . trumpeter Mazen Kerbaj and according to mood and the epic showing of the Maria guitarist Sharif Sehnaoui . Schneider’s orchestra was abloom position Sehnaoui smacked the strings with a tuning with majestic spirit. With the guitar in tabletop frontal direction. it took some particularly exhilarating while Äleklint’s triple-tongued tremolo fiery blowing to rise up above the high-quality norm. He would be a master Capable of tongue-pressurized tremolo buzzes. he’s unbelievably powerful. raw and sleek chase. Carhartt Amphitheatre. also at Noumatrouff. Kerbaj of rhythmic expression at any age. He strokes or used both hands to pluck. At runs on the guitar neck or below-the-hole strings. Although Saxophonist Tia Fuller maintained an extraordinary Gustafsson came across as a bar-walking Big Jay charge of hardbop electricity. who delivered several energized harmonica solos that were feats of colossal technical 50 October 2010 | ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK . It was Beirut-based Trio A. provided the beat. but more able to view the instrument on its side. white-hot R&B-like vamps. always a blur of crucial activity. Upfront. Their rapport pants leg for unusual timbres or trilled a touching was instinctively ingrained. liquid timbres from his upturned horn or sounded two Yes. Sato and Lasserre knit a rhythmic more embroiled state. With Marsalis. Always cognizant of each specific conditions where the musician is lashed into a other’s movements.the textures evolved from down on the ranks from on high. 85. supplied a positive threesome. was as sophisticated as it was affecting. (MÉTÉO CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13) stamina. Justin Faulkner. Using a standard kit. as ever. bow and vibrate a doesn’t even seem as though he’s showing off: this is stick placed horizontally among his tambourine and a detached cymbal on his snare skin. it was possible to catch If pure noise was literally a raison d’être though. This amounted BTR’s Noumatrouff midnight orgy of aural destruction to a pleasing discovery of the euphonium specialist was life-affirming. Lasserre broke up the time by scraping chains. was almost too frequently for the average festival. but able to summon the same gladiatorial arena. his demands. Météo finale during NUTS’ Noumatrouff concert. ‘Tain’ Watts. Consisting possible to change the viewer’s vantage point of bassist Raed Yassin. British percussionist Roger Turner. Evans’ In a festival where every set witnessed maintained slurring and soaring exchanges with Gustafsson were a certain level of slickness. His sheer presence created a malleable reed-like tone while is almost exhausting and he demands a much younger deconstructing his instrument. outfit to compete with. claw-hammer licks or restricted himself to precision The veteran drummer Roy Haynes defies time. as a bonus to their obvious creative ascendancy. Sato limits and goaded by an often vociferous crowd. Other performances included those with allegiance to heavy rock beats. but wooden flutes simultaneously to realign the wriggling the lion’s den of this Detroit amphitheatre can create contrapuntal brass output. bustling with former Tito Puente sidemen and providing the festival’s only full-scale dancing vortex. performances did indeed take on the aura of a Lacking a (DETROIT CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13) NYC Puerto Rican dazzle to Detroit. pushing the music to its furthest carpet. Limited to hi-hat. striking the strings with the composer/conductor’s unique hand-prompts from a bow or rubbing the wood. scrapped and buzzed everything in sight. the successor to Jeff counterpart Didier Lasserre were a study in contrasts. a snare and a bass drum. alternating their scribbling. Musical slaying was achieved rhythm while offering original improvisations.rumbled. visit detroitjazzfest. each confirmed Météo’s commitment to first-class sonic diversity. which during its peak flipped.the latter two also gave a Schneider Orchestra offered the possibility of looking concert at the Chapelle . situated behind the Yassin’s bull fiddle were produced by resting the players. ratcheting a selection of McBride’s guest bass entrance was strategically timed wooden implements or shaking maracas. Joey Calderazzo Siddik shook fragmented licks from his horn when he and Eric Revis also firing full loads. he twanged Donny McCaslin was riding at the vanguard. surging even higher. Stepping sideways. no matter in what formation or in which surroundings. Right-side up. visit festival-meteo. Baker made like Jerry Lee Lewis and phrases. speeding. This Trumpet textures from staccato to soothing. her quartet cutting a McNeely. the freewheelin’ Haynes was followed by the Branford Trumpeters Itaru Oki from Japan and American Rasul Marsalis Quartet and the drumming maelstrom Siddik are long-time free jazz foot soldiers while continued.

1913 †Illinois Jacquet 1922-2004 labels.1929 †Billy Higgins 1936-2001 †Cozy Cole 1906-81 †Tyrone Hill 1948-2007 Andy Bey b. IAN CHRISTIE . and Jack Parnell.1945 Terry Gibbs b. 7th at 61. Klein died Jun.1939 Tony Dumas b. clarinet. earning 14 gold albums.1966 Terumasa Hino b. MacDonald died Aug.1970 †Howard Roberts 1929-92 †Alvin Stoller 1925-92 †Jimmy Archey 1902-67 †Gary McFarland 1933-71 †Ronnie Ross 1933-91 †Larry Young 1940-78 Mel Rhyne b.1958 Richard Bona b. 8th at 87. from 1960-62. bassist Jesper Lundgaard and (“This I Dig Of You”).While working for The First National Bank of Boston. 1970 October 21st.1972 Josh Sinton b. MANFRED SCHULZE .1948 †Red McKenzie 1899-48 Robin Eubanks b. Duke Ellington and Miles Davis are how we remember these artists. Osborne. Lyttelton. and even before he did several trombonist Grachan Moncur III of the future sax trio SOS in John decades. responsible for BRUNO DE FILIPPI . Blumberg also worked CLYDE KERR JR.1946 †Sonny Dallas 1931-2007 †John Guerin 1939-2004 the late ‘50s and mid ‘70s.1927 Rick Margitza b.The trumpeter worked with Django Reinhardt in the early ‘50s and then won the prize named All-Stars and a Wild Bill Davison tribute band.1960 October 8 Ed Cherry b.1936 †Elton Dean 1945-2006 Joseph Bowie b. worked with Tommy Saunders’ Davison tribute band. Guerin appeared on the whom he produced a 1989 documentary. Carla Bley and Joe Giardullo.The violinist released a duo album last year with the late guitarist Joe Beck. playing Hubbard (“Up Jumped Spring”).A certain British generation may remember the drummer/bandleader from his days with the BBC Big Band and played with such Brits as Don Weller and Claire Martin. “Little Melonae” in its first showing earlier.1944 †Thore Jederby 1913-84 †Eddie Harris 1934-96 October 27 †Ray Crane 1930-94 †Harry “Sweets” Edison Paul Tanner b.A Chicago mainstay. Howard died Sep. Before Cecil Taylor in the early ‘60s.1926 October 31 †Noel Chiboust 1909-94 Chucho Valdes b.1970 Garrison Fewell b. De Filippi died Jun. Christie died Jan.1955 Jay Clayton b.1940 More recently Konitz has †Jimmy Blanton 1918-42 Junior Mance b.1967 †Tubby Hall 1895-46 Manuel Valera b.Dagley was of a storied lineage of house drummers at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club.1952 David Parlato b.1950 Roy Hargrove b.1940 Kenton’s orchestra from Steve Swallow b.1970 Glen Moore b.1941 Fred Lonberg-Holm b. worked in the JACK PARNELL . from that imprint during the ‘70s-80s recording features the allstar band Ronald Tucker. Doug Watkins (bassist Musiktage in West Germany. A wonderful example of the other freer music coming out of well-known pieces like “Autumn Monk (“Ask Me Now” and “Blue before the Jazz Messengers’ version.1927 Mark Helias b.1922 October 10 October 15 Eddie Henderson b.1942 †Ethel Waters 1896-1977 †Marvin Ash 1914-74 Dave Samuels b.1964 this month.1945 October 29 Django Bates b.1966 †Don Byas 1912-72 †Fred Norman 1910-33 †Oscar Brown Jr.The bassist was active as both an educator and in groups led by himself and others such as Russ for pop and soul outfits. he famously rejected a Rolling NOAH HOWARD . the clarinetist was a veteran of the band of Wild Bill Davison and then Lenz’ Big Band and released a pair of albums as a leader. mostly with other expatriates like Bobby Few and Frank Wright. Leaves” and “These Foolish Things”. 11th at 88. Frank Strazzeri and Warne Marsh. Roseanna Vitro and Lee Konitz.1918 Pharoah Sanders b. Jimmy Smith and Herbie Hancock.1941 †Lester Bowie 1941-99 †Luiz Bonfá 1922-2001 Jane Bunnett b.1946 †Carmen Mastren 1913-81 †Art Blakey 1919-90 †Leslie Thompson 1901-87 Giorgio Gaslini b. since the ‘80s as co-sidemen or one of sessions for Prestige.1936 October 18 Ernie Watts b.1952 Jerry Bergonzi b.1914 Konitz has maintained the George Wein b. 14th at 84. Guerin died Feb.1925 Steven Bernstein b.1969 †George Wallington Les Tomkins b. Saunders died Feb.1934 Reimer Von Essen b. Konitz also had a Eddie Gomez b. the alto saxist worked with countrymen Dollar GEORGE DAVID WEISS . 24th at 77. 1926-2005 †Dizzy Gillespie 1917-93 Barre Phillips b. Schulze died Jul.1942 †Sherman Ferguson been working with †Bill Dixon 1925-2010 †Ed Blackwell 1929-92 †Buck Washington 1903-55 Bobby Few b. MacDonald appeared on albums by other residents of upstate New York such as Karl Benny Goodman. LEON BREEDEN .1958 Dusko Goykovich b.1961 Vincent Gardner b. Bowen died Aug.From a jazz family (brother Keith was a trombonist).He may have looked like the titular animal in his most famous song “The Lion Sleeps Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) and Basil Coetzee. A longtime a number of big bands.1938 reputation for innovative Charles Downs b.An important proponent of South African jazz. Originally a became widely known in the ‘80s upon publication of his book The Eye of Jazz and images of Dexter Gordon.Detroit’s traditional jazz scene owes much to the cornetist/trumpeter. the rhythm section made up actually one of his few sessions away of Ron Carter’s band. 6th at 67.1941 †Fred Hopkins 1947-99 †Barney Kessel 1923-2004 Hans Glawischnig b.1910 October 25 †Clifford Brown 1930-56 Lennie Tristano. Breeden died Aug. saxophone) played in Klaus CHUCK HEDGES . 9th at 72. a major influence with whom he played in the ‘60s and about after the guitarist given to outstanding French musicians in 1959. . CHRIS DAGLEY .1961 Siggy Busch b. which are three standards and for Trane”. 24 at 86.1940 †Vernon Duke 1903-69 Willie Jones b. 14th at 87.1957 Tim Berne b. Ella music librarian for the military in World War II. ROBBIE JANSEN .1964 1915-99 Dado Moroni b.1946 (a fellow Tristano alum) in October 5 †Monk Montgomery 1921-82 October 21 1924-1993 Johnny Williams b. Johnson.1940 †Eddie Lang 1902-33 October 4 Yusef Lateef b. 1927 †Edgar Battle 1907-77 †JC Heard 1917-88 Harry Allen b. Wayne Shorter. 30th at 45 from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run HARRY KLEIN . 1955 October 21st. Mick Mulligan and Diz Disley. in 1982. most notably Herb Pomeroy’s. with Quincy Jones. 1967 October 21st.1961 Myron Walden b. Apr. 6th at 84. Later he worked with big bands tributing Artie Shaw. also releasing albums as a leader on Delmark and Arbors. Griffiths.1969 †Joe Roccisano 1939-97 Mark O’Leary b.1961 Tommy Whittle b. spending his career as a West garde albums. most notably a 1986 FMP date.1928 †Chico O’Farrill 1921-2001 Dave Holland b. Terence Blanchard and Irvin Mayfield. His debut. Chapman died Jul. McLean fronting a piano trio of ‘60s.1934 October 14 Jimmy Heath b. A member of Stan Mark Levine b. He co-led the Jazz Five.1935 Arild Andersen b. albums on ESP-Disk and one for Polydor before moving to Europe and recording a number of important avant JOHN TIRABASSO . Trumpeter Donald and drummer Beaver Harris. As the head of Jazz Studies at the HERMAN LEONARD . Leonard died Aug.1964 Igor Butman b. Working at EMI in 1963. 1994 Very little is said about Jackie Saxist Archie Shepp knew trombonist This was British saxophonist Alan Duke Jordan was one of the links to Pianist Kenny Barron had been McLean prior to his Blue Note Roswell Rudd from their time with Skidmore’s second album as a leader the primeval days of bebop but working with saxist Gary Bartz and Records or time with Mingus. the saxist/clarinetist was involved in BETTY MACDONALD . Parker died Jun. 3rd at 81. for The Daily Express. working with Humphrey Lyttelton. the pianist later worked England.1938 †Ray Linn 1920-96 †Warne Marsh 1927-87 Ted Nash b.1954 David Weiss b.1956 †Neil Hefti 1922-2008 October 13th. It is this unusual frontline that notable is the work of pianist John move to Denmark and extensive work association with drummer Ben Riley Mal Waldron (a future longtime appeared at the Donaueschinger Taylor and trombonist Malcolm for the SteepleChase label. 11th at 80. Skrimshire died Feb. there was this started playing with Shepp in the mid Surman and Mike Osborne. A career educator. Harry James and Tommy Dorsey. Tirabasso died his own Alt Sax imprint. 19th at 83.A mainstay arranger at Motown Records.1966 Federico Ughi b.The drummer made only one album as a leader. De Filippi took up harmonica in the getting Buddy Rich as a guest star. ‘70s. most regularly with Allen Toussaint.1943 †Art Tatum 1909-56 Bill Stewart b.1980 †Fats Sadi 1927-2009 Kurt Rosenwinkel b.1962 Masahiko Satoh b.. 13th at 71.1922 John Betsch b.1945 or with his New Nonet. Gary Foster.1930 tenor saxist Warne Marsh †Thelonious Monk 1917-82 Palle Danielsson b. Clifton Anderson b.Originally a guitarist who worked with Bud Shank.1971 †Ray Brown 1926-2002 Odean Pope b. Dagley died Jul.1946 †Spike Hughes 1908-87 playing he got from his October 9 Lee Konitz b. Parnell died Aug. Ronnie Scott accident while riding his bike in Midtown Manhattan. This is goes back several years further as part collaborator). Kerr died Aug.1959 year later he would start †Spencer Williams 1889-1965 Tim Garland b. resident of Woodstock. 16th at 80. His 2006 album Nomad Jazz was nominated as Best Jazz Album by Tonight” but the composer also co-wrote the Louis Armstrong hit “What a Wonderful World” and the vocal the South African Music Awards. version of the jazz standard “Lullaby of Birdland”. Kerr came up as a studio musician BOB BOWEN .1953 David Hazeltine b.1920 Joachim Badenhorst b.1955 October 30 Mike Clark b.The German multi-instrumentalist (piano. Ted Heath Big Band but Americans know him as the conductor of The Muppet Show orchestra. IN MEMORIAM by Andrey Henkin DAVE BLUMBERG .One of the rising stars of the New Thing in ‘60s New York. 25 at 74. alto saxist Lee Von Freeman b. In 1948 Bebo Valdes b. Also Jordan’s career was rejuvenated by a them in a leadership role. Diz Disley and Kenny Ball while holding a job as an inspector at an aircraft assembly plant.1941 †Don Banks 1923-80 Davis’ Birth of the Cool.1960 †Jelly Roll Morton 1890-41 October 26 Toshiyuki Miyama b. DAVE CHAPMAN .1967 Howard Smith b. Skrimshire brought solid support to the bands of Humphrey Hedges died Jun.Many jazz icons were captured by the lens of the legendary photographer. including 16 years at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.1970 Pam Fleming b. leading to albums under his own name and work with Gerry Mulligan. Ian Christie.His One O’Clock Band represents decades of jazz royalty.The New Orleans trumpeter taught Nicholas Payton.1941 Ronnie Burrage b.1955 †Julia Lee 1902-58 recording as a leader. Fellow and features the other two members outlived most of its practitioners by bassist Ray Drummond off and on both.1957 Scott Reeves b.1943 †Charlie Barnet 1913-91 †Leon Thomas 1937-99 Jeff Albert b.1956 -Andrey Henkin Tord Gustavsen b.1941 October 2 Mark Whitfield b.. His work University of North Texas College of Music from 1959-81.1951 Konitz appeared on Miles Eddie Daniels b.1917 famous association with Robert Hurst b. †Stan Hasselgard 1922-48 Satoko Fujii b.1957 †Stump Evans 1904-28 Tristan Honsinger b. He led the Detroit Jazz ROGER GUERIN . Fitzgerald. By the time of this album.1929 †Bob Graettinger 1923-57 1952-54.A career rhythm guitarist.1969 Marc Johnson b. †Frank Guarente 1893-42 †Julius Watkins 1921-77 Bill Charlap b. his bands played for Presidents and Kings.1924 †Jimmie Powell b.1943 Ted Kooshian b. done in tribute to the Taylor and John Warren the rest).1961 †Teo Macero 1925-2008 early association with Michael Bowie b.1945 1944-2006 younger players as a guest †Donald Ayler 1942-2007 Cecil Bridgewater b. the UK at the time.1936 Bo Stief b. Paris Blues soundtrack and also sang with Michel Legrand.1950 Norman Simmons b. violin.1926 October 19 Jay Anderson b. ALLABOUTJAZZ-NEW YORK | October 2010 51 .1966 †Bent Jaedig 1935-2004 †Zoot Sims 1925-85 †JC Moses 1936-77 October 24 †Pim Jacobs 1934-96 †Buddy Banks 1909-91 †Pepper Adams 1930-86 October 13 †Joe Watkins 1900-69 Though he will turn 83 †Booker Pitman 1909-69 †Aladar Pege 1939-2006 Wynton Marsalis b. Most of his recent discs were for Coast-based sideman for players like Bill Perkins.1955 Steve Elmer b.1959 †Anita O’Day 1919-2006 Dianne Reeves b.1962 †Babs Gonzales 1919-80 †Booker Ervin 1930-70 Mat Maneri b. This concert for most of the Prestige albums) and supported by bassist Jimmy Garrison of Chris Laurence and Tony Levin.1931 October 20 †Chris Griffin 1915-2005 releasing well over 100 †Walter Bishop 1927-98 Kenny Garrett b. Berger. touring with Miles’ quintet. 17th at 67. NEVILLE SKRIMSHIRE .1958 Bob Belden b. TOM SAUNDERS . Monk”) or Miles (“The Theme”). Blumberg died Apr.1921 albums on dozens of Fritz Pauer b. 23rd at 89. instructions of the title in a trio with jazz glitterati like Hank Mobley tracks.1953 John Best b. Shepp’s Impulse-era aesthetic.1926 †Sammy Price 1908-92 †Curtis Amy 1919-2002 †Lee Collins 1901-60 Clare Fischer b.1966 †Louis Barbarin 1902-97 Mats Gustafsson b.He was named the UK’s top bari saxist from 1953-57 for work with Tommy Whittle.1947 Ken Filiano b. A †Greely Walton 1904-93 Abdullah Ibrahim b.1929 Cleo Laine b.1945 †Wally Rose 1913-97 October 7 October 12 †Sonny Criss 1927-77 †Phil Urso 1925-2008 †Papa Jo Jones 1911-85 Howard Alden b. Jansen died Jul. 30th at 81. Freddie the McLean originals “Blue Doll” and saxist who had died just three months which is more straightforward than drummer Aage Tanggaard.1981 †Red Richards 1912-98 Trilok Gurtu b.1928 October 16 †Don Elliott 1926-84 Philip Catherine b.1953 October 23 Michel Pilz b.1972 ONbyTHIS DAY Andrey Henkin The New Tradition At The Donaueschingen Music.1961 †Elmer Snowden 1900-73 †Johnny Lytle 1932-95 †Sylvester Lewis 1908-74 †Bobby Jones 1928-80 Carsten Dahl b. Mick Mulligan and George Melly while also writing film criticism with Alexis Korner. 28th at 39. 1983 October 21st. the clarinetist was a trad jazz mainstay in JOHNNY PARKER .1949 †Hadda Brooks 1916-2002 LEE KONITZ October 3 †Clarence Williams 1893-65 Michael Mossman b.1942 Ray Anderson b. 3rd at 67.A member of the bands of Humphrey Lyttelton and Mick Mulligan. Weiss died Aug. Originally a violinist. TCB Plays Standards Live in Jazz en Tête Jackie McLean (Ad Lib) Archie Shepp (MPS) Alan Skidmore (Phillips) Duke Jordan (Marshmallow) Kenny Barron (Space Time) October 21st. the alto saxist released a pair of Stones demo tape. BIRTHDAYS October 1 October 6 October 11 October 17 October 22 October 28 Andre Paquinet b. The LP Skidmore wrote only one of the tunes and finds him following the interpreting covers by a wide range of Byrd sits in for two of the album’s is taken up by the two ‘parts’ of “One on this album (Surman.1972 Sathima Bea Benjamin b.