Discover Camille Émaille ~ The Free Jazz Collective

Camille Émaille. Photo by Peter Rabenda By Martin Schray The story has already been told a few times: when Peter Brötzmann belatedly celebrated his 80th birthday with a concert weekend at Café Ada in his hometown of Wuppertal, he invited many of the usual suspects who have accompanied him throughout his musical life – Hamid … Read more

The Music Of Gentiane MG article @ All About Jazz

Interview Courtesy Benoit Rousseau By Kerilie McDowall September 27, 2022 Sign in to view read count ‘Walls Made of Glass’ imagines the listener in a quiet space, flooded by daylight as it streams in through transparent walls. —Gentiane MG My first impression upon hearing Gentiane MG’s work for the first time was that her writing … Read more

Pharoah Sanders (1941 – 2022) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

Pharoah Sanders. Photo from his website By Martin Schray At the tender age of 25, Pharoah Sanders experienced the greatest honor that jazz had to offer in the 1960s: The great John Coltrane took him into his band and shaped him forever with his concept of a spiritual free jazz. In interviews, however, Sanders honestly … Read more

The Bad Plus – The Bad Plus (Edition Records, 2022) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Sammy Stein American quartet, The Bad Plus comprises bass player Reid Anderson, drummer David King, guitarist Ben Monder and tenor saxophonist Chris Speed. Relaunching as a quartet (previously a trio with several changes in personnel around the founders Anderson and King), The Bad Plus is still delivering dynamic, ever-evolving music. Twenty-one years after their … Read more

Usher Talks “My Way” 25th Anniversary, Las Vegas Residency, New Music (Exclusive Interview)

We had a chance to catch up with the iconic R&B legend Usher upon the 25th Anniversary of his sophomore album “My Way”. During our interview, we had a chance to speak to him about the creation of the album, how it was a foundation for the success that would follow, the bond he formed … Read more

What’s the difference between land-based and online casino music?

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Stephen Gauci Post-Lockdown Round-Up ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Nick Ostrum Stephen Gauci is a fiery and tireless Brooklyn-based saxophonist. Locally, he is likely most recognized as the curator and frequent performer in the Bushwick Improvised Music Series. Despite such activities, he is also a frequent traveler, touring across the US and Europe and cutting a few stellar live albums in the process. … Read more

Archival Downtown, Part Two ~ The Free Jazz Collective

Andrea Centazzo, John Zorn, Eugene Chadbourne, Toshinori Kondo, Polly Bradfield, and Tom Cora – Environment for Sextet (Remastered From Original Tape Reels) (Ictus, 2022) John Zorn’s Olympiad – Vol. 2 Fencing 1978 (Tzadik, 2022) George Cartwright, John Zorn, Polly Bradfield, and Charlie Noyes – Inroads 6/25/1982 (self-released, 2021) By Lee Rice Epstein For many years, … Read more

Chops: Finding Music for “Mrs. Maisel”

Given the almost unlimited number of program choices that television viewers have today, the chances of having a top-rated show are slim. And if a program happens to be thought-provoking, touching, funny, intelligent, and ultra-hip—with music that’s frequently jazz-focused—the chances of it becoming an award-winning hit are even slimmer. Amazon Studios’ The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, … Read more