11/20/14 Community Articles
Monique Avakian interviews Bassist Joe Sanders about his life, art, collaborators and upcoming projects.
10/05/14 Community Articles
A rapidly evolving group of young jazz musicians, most around the age of 16, carry us forth across dimensions of hope and joy. Julius Rodriguez Trio with Paul Sikivie-Bass Charles Goold-Drums with special guests: Brandon Woody-Trumpet...
Intimate and accessible. Innovative, yet infused with tradition. This album invites multiple listens and offers rich delight.
08/05/13 Community Articles
The packed room was responsive and eager for this fresh tribute to Thelonious Monk!
01/30/13 Community Articles
I could also let you know that BOTH SETS of her Reverse Blue show (Jan. 4, 2013, Cornelia Street) were sold out, so, WOW, can we hear it for the individual showing us how to be successful in this crazy economy? Now, come on!
Given the level of chaos most of us are experiencing nowadays, who wouldn’t want to feel safe enough to hear water become granite or steel turn to flax?
This is an album that will simultaneously plant your feet and blow your mind. Garchik, Sperrazza, Sacks, Ambrosio.
This trio (Vinnie Sperrazza, Jacob Sacks, Masa Kamaguchi) transmogrifies each selection into a unique expression using ideas and techniques that are immediate as well as mysterious. (BTW: every track is a recorded live Take 1!)
08/13/12 Community Articles
How in the world can any writer do justice to this level of musicianship? There is no single adjective in existence that will suffice!
03/07/12 Community Articles
with fellow bassists Shawn Conley, Ryan Berg, and Christopher Mees, as well as saxophonist Pat Carroll, pianist Romain Collin, and drummer Justin Brown.
07/15/11 Community Articles
So soft were the 6 at the end, that I worried about the growing amplification of my pen scratching across the page! This was a very cool feeling, as if I truly had left the room along with everyone else and was now just returning to materialize as part of...
Yoon Sun Choi - voice and compositions Jacob Garchik - trombone Jacob Sacks - piano David Ambrosio - bass Dan Weiss - drums 4inObjects is a New York based jazz collective. Although the current lineup dates to 2001, members of 4inObjects have...
06/04/11 Community Articles
Personnel: Neel Murgai on sitar, voice Mat Maneri on viola Marika Hughes on cello Sameer Gupta on tabla
About Monique Avakian
Monique Avakian joined the JazzTimes community on Jun 04, 2011