Following in the tradition of such renegade composers as Frank Zappa, Charles Mingus, Igor Stravinsky and Harrison Bertwhistle, London-based avant-funk-jazz quintet WorldService Project seeks a spot in the musical firmament that is decidedly left...
Mentored by piano great Dave McKenna, tutored by the legendary Ann Marie Moss and supported by musical alchemist Allen Toussaint, vocalist Marty Elkins' presents her third release on the German Nagel-Heyer label.
Guitarist Dave Fiuczynski Releases Album 'Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian MicroJam' With Special Guest Rudresh Mahanthappa On RareNoise
Fuze's latest microtonal project, Flam! Blam! Pan-Asian MicroJam! is jointly dedicated to 20th century classical composer Olivier Messiaen and innovative hip-hop record producer J Dilla. This venture pursues his passion for the notes that fall between...
03/07/16 Community Articles
Grammy-Nominated Clarinetist David Krakauer And His Band Ancestral Groove Present New Release Checkpoint (Plus CD Release Event)
David Krakauer is considered to be one of the most singular clarinet virtuosos on the planet. But beyond that he brings a point of view to the table that is uniquely his own. Continuing on a path of constant self discovery, Krakauer introduces the music...
Resonance Records Presents LARRY YOUNG - IN PARIS: THE ORTF RECORDINGS With Never-Before-Released Tracks by The Jazz Organist / Pianist.
Resonance Records, in partnership with the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) of France, announces the release of Larry Young In Paris: The ORTF Recordings. The recording features groundbreaking performances by the ingenious organist/pianist.
Free Jazz Icon ROSWELL RUDD Joins Pianist JAMIE SAFT and Colleagues TREVOR DUNN and BALAZS PANDI on Stirring RareNoise Release "Strength And Power"
This intergenerational offering features the 44-year-old pianist, 47-year-old bassist, 32-year-old drummer and 80-year-old avant-garde pioneer Rudd, blending organically, telepathically on a set of conversational music running the gamut of dynamics and emotions...
RareNoiseRecords Presents THE BEAUTY OF DISASTER by composer and producer J. Peter Schwalm, featuring Eivind Aarset, Michael Wollny and more
The new album by former Eno collaborator J.Peter Schwalm exemplifies the suggestive powers of instrumental music, while drawing inspiration from contemporary images.
01/31/16 Community Articles
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra - Resonance Records Presents Deluxe 2 CD Set Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Orchestra's Opening Night
This first official release of these recordings captures the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in their Opening Night performance at the legendary Village Vanguard in NYC.
Naked Truth, Jazz-Rock Quartet of Graham Haynes, Lorenzo Feliciati, Roy Powell, Pat Mastelotto - New Album Avian Thug To Be Released on RareNoise
Avian Thug is the third studio album by jazz-rock ensemble Naked Truth. The album develops its themes across seven compositions, stretching from intensely furious electric jazz cavalcades and progressive rock, to extended soundscapes.
01/09/16 Community Articles
Nick Phillips & Jenny Maybee Present "Haiku" - Bolstered by Pianist / Vocalist Jenny Maybee, Nick Phillips Returns with Another Chapter of Inspirational Jazz Recordings.
Haiku - the new album and premiere recording collaboration between multifaceted pianist/vocalist/songwriter/arranger, Jenny Maybee, and veteran jazz record producer/trumpet player/songwriter/arranger, Nick Phillips - is a mesmerizing mix of vocal and instrumental...
SONNY SHARROCK's Classic Definer ASK THE AGES Released By M.O.D. Technologies - Enhanced And Re-mastered
Guitarist Sonny Sharrock wasn't just ahead of his time, like a freight train roaring through a darkened station, not just hours but weeks ahead of schedule. With Elvin Jones, Pharoah Sanders, Charnett Moffett.
Dubopera As Part Of The Incunabula Digital Series Presented By M.O.D. Technologies - Masahiro Shimba & Bill Laswell
A unique fusion of classic opera mixed with contemporary dub set in a progressive, futuristic, rhythmic environment. Masahiro Shimba is a leading Japanese opera singer. Produced and arranged by Bill Laswell.
Potent Improv Group Slobber Pup returns with the second chapter in their saga of powerful music and noise, their lineup bolstered by the presence of Swedish sax master Mats Gustafsson.
Bass Culture To Be Released on M.O.D. Technologies With Bill Laswell, Bootsy Collins, Robbie Shakespeare, Jah Wobble, Gabe Katz
A continuous flow of over 16 minutes, broken into seven individual, connected pieces. Dub, ambient and experimental electric basses are the focus.
A.P.C.'s Founder & Designer Jean Touitou Releases Samba de Merda on M.O.D. Technologies (Incunabula Digital Series)
Recorded in-house with a little help from friends Bill Laswell, Noam Levy and French band H.D.R., this Incunabula tune reflects on the aftermath of the January Paris attacks.
Randy Brecker's RandyPOP! - A Live Recording Re-Imagining Brecker's Seminal Contributions To The World Of Pop, Feat. Werner, Sanchez, Rogers, Patitucci, Smith
Beginning in the '60s, Brecker distinguished himself as a first-call studio musician for the likes of James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Donald Fagen, et al. RandyPOP! highlights these recordings, but with a twist.
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