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2010-08-27 13:36:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy-winning guitarist and composer Bill Frisell returns with a new project and a new ensemble, Beautiful Dreamers, a trio consisting of Frisell on guitar, Eyyvind Kang on viola and Rudy Royston on drums.

2008-09-01 00:03:23

'Symphonica' Joe Lovano (Blue Note) (out of four) It was only a matter of time before sax star Joe Lovano went this route. Performing with a symphony-sized orchestra on "Symphonica" fits in well with the work of the woodwind wiz, whose recent projects have taken him from trios to 12-piece bands.

2008-06-24 02:29:55

Esperanza Spalding, a 23-year-old bassist, vocalist and composer from Portland, Ore., is so wildly talented that when her publicity material announces that she "might well be the hope for the future of jazz and instrumental music," it seems like a reasonable proposition.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.