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Julia Hülsmann Quartet | “The Next Door” | ECM

On The Next Door, Julia Hülsmann Returns with the Quartet from 2019’s Not Far From Here, and Presents Her Unique Pianistic Voice in a Varied Program of Almost Exclusively Original Music Featuring Saxophonist Uli Kempendorff, Drummer Heinrich Köbberling and Bassist Marc Muellbauer Available August 26 via ECM Records “Our various responsibilities within the quartet are more open and…

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Barre Phillips & György Kurtág Jr. | “Face à Face” | ECM

Barre Phillips, Grandmaster of Improvised Bass, and György Kurtág Jr., Electronics-Playing Son of Hungary’s Great Contemporary Composer, Collaborate on Face à Face Available August 19 via ECM Records Barre Phillips’s End to End album, released in 2018, brought the documentation of his music for solo bass to a profound conclusion. Now Face à Face returns…

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15th Annual Angel City Jazz Festival Announces Stellar 2022 Program

Illustration: Wengxian Shi & Chengcheng Han 15th Annual Angel City Jazz Festival Announces Stellar 2022 Program Luciana Souza & Vince Mendoza In its 15th year, 501 (c)(3) Angel City Arts presents the Angel City Jazz Festival October 21 – November 5, 2022, at diverse and popular venues such as REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater), 2220…

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Steve Turre | “Generations” | Available September 16 via Smoke Sessions Records

Master Trombonist Steve Turre Bridges Generations of Jazz on His Fourth Smoke Sessions Release Generations Features Young Rising Stars and Jazz Masters, Paying Homage to Influential Elders Available September 16 via Smoke Sessions Trombonist/composer Steve Turre was passed the jazz torch early in his career by some of the music’s greatest masters – Art Blakey,…

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Blast Off to the Seven Spheres with Cameron Graves on Friday, July 15

Blast Off to the Seven Spheres with Cameron Graves The Pianist/Composer Premieres the Full Concert of Live From the Seven Spheres on YouTube at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET on Friday, July 15 Watch Cameron Graves’ Live From the Seven Spheres Full Concert “…the music was a bombastic kind of post-Chick Corea fusion, with two-fisted,…

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