Darcy James Argue At Iridium November 25th

From Improvised Communications:

On Wednesday, November 25th, composer/conductor Darcy James Argue and his acclaimed big band, Secret Society, will make their first-ever appearance at New York’s Iridium Jazz Club. The 18-piece ensemble, which released its highly regarded debut, Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam Records), in May, will play two sets, beginning at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. For this performance, Argue and the band will welcome special guest drummer Kendrick Scott (Terence Blanchard, Jimmy Greene, Gretchen Parlato).

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Music and More Reviews

From Music and More:

Thursday, July 09, 2009
Old Dog – By Any Other Name (Porter, 2009)

Monday, July 06, 2009
Profound Sound Trio – Opus de Life (Porter Records, 2009)

Sunday, July 05, 2009
Sonic Youth – The Eternal (Matador, 2009)

Friday, July 03, 2009
David Crowell Ensemble – Spectrum (Innova, 2009)

Thursday, July 02, 2009
Darcy James Argue – Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam, 2009)

Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Jon Irabagon and Mike Pride – I Don’t hear Nothin’ But the Blues (Loyal, 2009)

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Fred Anderson – Staying in the Game (Engine Records, 2009)

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Sonomu Reviews

From Sonomu:

itsnotyouitsme, Walled Gardens (New Amsterdam)
Take two perfectly lovely voices each abandoning their respective egos to harmonize and therewith, you have something greater – listen to Simon & Garfunkel. A duet allows for thoughts developed individually to immediately be responded to, expanding upon and improved. Walled Gardens is essentially a… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 08:28, 30 Mar 2009

Isnaj Dui, Patterns in Rocks (FBox Records)
Katie English studied flute at the conservatory, electroacoustic music under renowned English performer Philip Waschmann, and gamelan on her own, all of which certainly resonate in her compositions. Given the album title and names of several of the eight cuts, you´d expect a heavier, denser sound,… [read]
Posted by Stephen Fruitman at 08:23, 30 Mar 2009

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