Kris Davis Interview

From Jazz Right Now:

In recent years, Kris Davis has emerged as one of the most talented pianists and composers of her generation working in New York City. Her projects have become increasingly ambitious and exploratory, even as she develops a richer musicality in her compositions. There is a freshness in her approach, and while there is a thread that ties together all of her work to date, she remains unpredictable as she unveils each new project.

Davis leads a trio and quintet in her name and has gained recognition for her solo performances. She also is active in the collaborative trio, Paradoxical Frog, with Ingrid Laubrock and Tyshawn Sorey. On Monday, January 6, she will reveal her latest work: Infrasound. The band is comprised of four bass clarinets (Ben Goldberg, Oscar Noriega, Andrew Bishop, and Joachim Baderhorst), plus guitar (Nate Radley), accordion and organ (Gary Versace), piano (Davis), and drums (Jim Black). The band is also set to record their work for an album due out in 2015.