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Thomas R. Erdmann

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Glimmer of Night & Day is not the first CD by Texas Tech University’s Jazz Ensemble One under the direction of Alan Shinn. Their CD Seein' the Light...Hearin' …

India born, New York-based percussionist-composer Ravish Momin has studied drum-set with Andrew Cyrille and Bob Moses, as well as North Indian percussion with Misha Masu…
New York based guitarist Thomas Reuben formed his free jazz quartet in 2006 following 20 years as a teacher and freelance guitarist working with various touring bands. J…
Trumpeter James Davis, who hails originally from Texas, is currently on the faculty at Triton College in River Grove, IL, where he directs the Jazz Band. His past perfor…
Dave Brubeck isn’t just a jazz icon, he’s legendary. As a composer, his work with odd meters not only predates and influenced Don Ellis’s later work, but set Brubeck apart …
One of the most delightful advancements in jazz during the 1980s and 90s was the advent of non-thrashing guitar oriented groups. Perhaps the best known within this genre…
There are few jazz artists working today who have earned consistent critical praise for not only performing and writing music at a high level for an extended period of time…
Drummer Alvin Queen has never received the praise his ample abilities warrant, but that is perhaps because he permanently moved to Geneva, Switzerland in 1979. Since the…
Russian bassist/composer Dmitri Kolesnik was born in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg. Graduating with a music degree in 1985 from the Mussorgsky College of Music …
Saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa is best known to most as the saxophonist in Russ Freeman’s The Rippingtons band when the group hit it big in the 1990s. Originally from Seattle …