Scott Menhinick

Scott Menhinick

BOSTON, MA -- Boston-based guitarist/composer/educator Giovanni Moltoni is proud to announce the September 23rd release of his latest recording, openground (C Sharp Squared Music Productions), featuring bassist Paul Del Nero and drummer Bob Tamagni. This three year-old trio of Berklee College of Music faculty members performs seven of Moltoni's original compositions, combining the open sound of unusual chord voicings with the familiar guitar trio format. Two additional tracks feature Molt …
BOSTON, MA -- On October 7th, Boston-based guitarist Garrison Fewell will release his sixth recording, Red Door Number 11 (CDH857.2), on Italy's Splasc(h) Records. Utilizing the warm analog sound of the legendary Barigozzi Studio in Milan, where many of the classic Black Saint and Soul Note label titles were recorded, Red Door Number 11 spotlights the rapport between Fewell and longtime collaborator, pianist George Cables. The recording also features the famous Italian rhythm secti …
LONGMEADOW, MA -- Playscape Recordings is proud to announce the October 14th release of the Mario Pavone Nu Trio/Quintet's Orange (PSR#J061803), the follow-up to the all-star group's acclaimed 2002 release, Mythos (PSR#J111401), which was named to best of the year lists by the Village Voice, AllAboutJazz.com and Slate.com. In the same vein as its predecessor, Orange features four tracks by the veteran bassist/composer's core trio, which first recorded 1999's Rememb …
LONGMEADOW, MA -- Playscape Recordings is proud to announce the December 2nd release of its three newest titles: Armen Donelian's Quartet Language, Michael Musillami's Those Times, and George Schuller's Round'bout Now. These new recordings, which follow Mario Pavone's Orange released in October, are distributed by North Country (USA), IRD (Italy), Super Stop, Inc. (Japan) and Verge (Canada). Playscape titles are also available through Tower Records, amazon.com, jazzlo …
Veteran bassist/composer Mario Pavone will celebrate his new October release, Orange (Playscape), with a three-stop mini-tour of New York City in December featuring his all-star Nu Trio/Quintet. Orange is the follow-up to the group's 2002 release, Mythos (Playscape), which was named to best of the year lists in the Village Voice, allaboutjazz.com and slate.com. Pavone has been an active jazz performer since the late 60's, with a career characterized by fruitful long-t …
Legendary Danish-born saxophonist John Tchicai returns to New England in December for four performances with a newly-formed trio featuring veteran Boston-based musicians, saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase and guitarist Garrison Fewell. This tour marks the first-ever performances by this trio and their repertoire will feature original music by all three musicians.

Best known for his pioneering 1960's free jazz collaborations with musicians like Albert Ayler and John Coltrane, Tchicai has worked wi …

Friday, January 30th at 7pm
Michael Musillami Spirits Octet
Spirits Rebellious: Celebrating Thomas Chapin's Brazilian Songbook
Walker Auditorium at The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Road in Lakeville, CT
Admission is free
Directions are available at hotchkiss.org/info/directions
For venue information, please call (860) 435-3652
Learn more about Michael Musillami at MichaelMusillami.com

Michael Musillami, guitar; Tom Christensen, saxophone …

Tuesday, February 3rd at 8:30pm
Mario Pavone Quartet
In anticipation of their April 2004 debut, Boom (Playscape)
Barbès
376 9th Street (at 6th Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY (Park Slope)
Admission is $8
Information is available at (718) 965-9177
Learn more at http://www.barbesbrooklyn.com/

Mario Pavone, bass/composer; Tony Malaby, soprano and tenor saxophones; Peter Madsen, piano; Matt Wilson, drums

Media Contact for the Mario Pavone Quarte …

The 482 Music label is proud to announce its release schedule for the first half of 2004. Of the six new recordings planned through June, three document new music created by veteran musicians like Joëlle Léandre, George Schuller, and the all-star ensemble, Conference Call. The remaining three are the newest entries in the label's continuing Document Chicago series, which celebrates the new generation of Chicago improvisers and their inclusive approaches to creative music. 482 Music releases are …
LONGMEADOW, MA -- Independent Massachusetts-based record label Playscape Recordings will celebrate its fifth anniversary this fall by launching a new Web site on August 16th and releasing debut recordings from the Michael Musillami Octet and Mario Pavone Quartet on September 7th. Named one of the five best record labels of 2003 by AllAboutJazz-New York, Playscape has quickly established its identity as a high-quality creative outlet for a core group of veteran composer/improvisers since b …
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