Scott Menhinick

Scott Menhinick

AVON, CT -- On April 25th, 482 Music will release Live at the Outpost Performance Space (482-1045), the fourth CD from the all-star collective, Conference Call. As the title suggests, this follow-up to 2004's Spirals: The Berlin Concert (482-1028) was recorded live at Albuquerque, New Mexico's Outpost Performance Space during the band's Fall 2003 tour of the Western United States and Canada. It also features the band's fourth drummer in as many recordings, with Gerry Hemingway join

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LONGMEADOW, MA -- On March 21st, Playscape Recordings will release Deez To Blues (PSR#050505), bassist/composer Mario Pavone's 17th recording as a leader/co-leader and his third to feature trumpeter/arranger Steve Bernstein. Recorded in May 2005, following tours of Western Europe and the Greater New York area celebrating his 40th anniversary in music, Deez To Blues documents six new original Pavone compositions that feature his trademark style of putting the rhythm section at the c
MONTREAL, QC (CANADA) -- On February 28th, Jazz From Rant will release Montréal-based poet/jazz vocalist Jeannette Lambert's seventh recording as a leader, Sand Underfoot (rant 0631), featuring longtime collaborators, bassist Barre Phillips and drummer Michel Lambert, and special guest, pianist Paul Bley. Funded in part by the Canada Music Fund and the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, her follow-up to 2003's Lone Jack Pine (rant 2027), which Cadence called "

NEW YORK, NY -- On March 7th, Tompkins Square Records will release new landmark solo piano recordings from two of America's most enigmatic musicians, Charles Gayle and Ran Blake. Gayle's Time Zones (TSQ 2839) is his first recording to feature all original piano improvisations and only the second solo piano recording of his career. Blake's All That Is Tied (TSQ 1965), his 35th release, was recorded 40 years to the month after his first sol

AVON, CT (USA) -- On October 25th, 482 Music will release Other Stories [Three Suites], the debut CD from Brooklyn-based cornetist/composer Taylor Ho Bynum's SpiderMonkey Strings. Named after two mythic tricksters, Anansi the Spider of West Africa and the Monkey King of China, this eclectic ensemble brings a genre-defying spirit and sense of humor to Bynum's diverse extended suites. The group features Jason Kao Hwang (violin), Jessica Pavone (violin and viola), Stephanie Griffin (viola),
NEW YORK -- Y'All of New York, Inc. is proud to announce the October 4th release of Vignettes in the Spirit of Ellington (Y'All 005), the latest release from James Jabbo Ware and The Me We & Them Orchestra. Recorded in July 2001, the 32 year-old ensemble's first-ever live recording features a string section and two French horn players in addition to its usual 13 pieces. The program features 10 Ware-penned originals inspired by a relationship with Ellington's music stretching back 45 y
AVON, CT -- 482 Music is proud to announce the upcoming release of the ninth and tenth releases in its ongoing Document Chicago series, Aram Shelton's Arrive (482-1035) and Harris Eisenstadt's The Soul and Gone (482-1042). Available September 20th and October 11th respectively, these new recordings each document the inclusive efforts of some of the most prominent and creative young improvisers on the world-renowned Chicago music scene. More information about the Document Chicag
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NEW YORK, NY -- On September 27th, the Deborah Weisz Quintet will release its second CD, Grace (Va Wah 002), featuring special guest, chromatic harmonica player/composer Olivier Ker Ourio. Led by veteran trombonist/composer Deborah Weisz, this longs

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BOSTON, MA -- Legendary composer/bandleader and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master George Russell is proud to announce the October 18th release of his new live concert recording, The 80th Birthday Concert (Concept Publishing). This 2-CD set, recorded in June 2003, documents the highlights of his 80th birthda
LONGMEADOW, MA -- On August 30th, Playscape Recordings will release Renku (PSR#080504), the debut recording from New York-based saxophonist/composer Michaël Attias' two-year old working trio of the same name, featuring bassist John Hebert and drummer Satoshi Takeishi. Named after a style of Japanese linked poetry, this trio documents an intense but intricate and diversely cultivated sound befitting both its name and the eclectic background of its leader, an Israeli-born son of Moroccan pa
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