‘Just the Three of Us’ at Chris’ Jazz Café article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer September 20, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Michael Pedicin on tenor saxophone, ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Jim Ridl on piano, and Dean Johnson bass, acoustic ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Dean Johnson on bass, owes much of its successful execution to the trio format without drums. … Read more

Joe Block Quartet Featuring Vocalist Jamile At Chris’ Jazz Cafe article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer June 24, 2022 Sign in to view read count Joe Block Quartet featuring vocalist Jamile Chris’ Jazz Cafe Philadelphia, PA June 17, 2022 Although this reviewer recently interviewed pianist Joe Block for All About Jazz, he never heard Block leading his own group live. So … Read more

Chris Batchelor (Zoetic tour, 9 June – 2 July) – London Jazz News

After the pandemic twice scuppered the unveiling of some of the most idiomatically diverse new music of his versatile career, trumpeter/composer Chris Batchelor, with the quintet Zoetic, is now finally touring the UK until July (full list of dates and dates below). Zoetic is a subtle and sophisticated chamber group which he conceived three years … Read more

Chris Pitsiokos article @ All About Jazz

Festivals Talking Courtesy Benjamin Suppiger By Martin Longley May 30, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Chris Pitsiokos has successfully made a deep impression on the improvising scene of NYC during what amounts to almost the last decade. Still youthful, his raging complexity and conceptual attitude have the backing of a dedication … Read more

Ten Tracks by Charles Mingus (and Danny Richmond) I Can’t Do Without . . . by Chris Biscoe – London Jazz News

For the Centenary of Charles Mingus’ birth, LJN asked saxophonist Chris Biscoe, who has run the Mingus Moves Sextet since 1995 (see details of three forthcoming gig dates below), to reflect on the great bassist/composer/bandleader: Chris Biscoe writes: My choice of 10 tracks will seem narrow to any Mingus student, collector, expert, discographer or biographer. … Read more

Chris Potter Big Band and Quartet at SFJAZZ Center article @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title=”” title=””>Duke Ellington and Gil Evans composer/conductor1912 – 1988 ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Gil Evans. Flash forward to adulthood and he has played with Dave Holland’s Big Band, as well as with the Mingus Big Band band/orchestra ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Mingus Big Band. Now Potter has brought all of these experiences to fruition with the Chris Potter … Read more