Newsbits: Jazz Right Now Reviews / Cold Spring Records Releases / Alex Cline Double CD

Cold Spring (label)

Jazz Right Now has published a number of reviews including of James Brandon Lewis live, and of albums from Farmers By Nature, Muyassar Kurdi / Nick Jozwiak, and William Parker.

Cold Spring Records has two new releases coming, one from La Breiche and a reissue from Skullflower.

Percussionist-composer Alex Cline’s new double CD, Oceans of Vows (Cryptogramophone Records) is slated for release on March 10, 2017. A deluxe box set of music drawing inspiration from four poems by Buddhist teacher Thic Nhat Hanh, together with excerpts from the Avatamsaka Sutra, it’s performed by Cline and his all-star 14-piece Flower Garland Orchestra, featuring Nels Cline, Yuka C. Honda, Areni Agbabian, G.E. Stinson, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Jeff Gauthier and many other top names of the L.A. creative music community. Proceeds from the sale of the box set will be donated to the Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation.