Archive for September, 2009

Tyshawn Sorey Announces Fall Tour Dates

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

October 16th, Jazz Gallery {New York, NY} 9 and 10:30
FOR KATHY CHANGE (in two parts)
Ben Gerstein (trombone) Terrence McManus (classical guitar) Okkyung Lee (cello) Tyshawn Sorey (piano, drums, composition)

November 6 & 7, Earshot Festival {Seattle, WA}
SOREY-DAVIS-LAUBROCK (a collaborative project)
Tyshawn Sorey (drums, compositions) Kris Davis (piano, compositions) Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone, compositions)

November 13, Community Church of New York {New York, NY} 8 p.m.
Aaron Stewart (woodwinds) Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet) John Escreet (piano) Tyshawn Sorey (drums, composition)

November 19, University of Massachusetts at Amherst – Bowker Auditorium {Amherst, MA} 8 p.m.
Tyshawn Sorey (piano, drums, trombone)

Fall 2009 Release Schedule (Revised)

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Note revised release dates for pianist James Weidman’s Three Worlds (Inner Circle Music), saxophonist Jon Irabagon’s The Observer (Concord Jazz), and Chicago-based bass clarinetist Jason Stein‘s two new projects on Clean Feed and Leo Records and a new project from The Erik Deutsch Band.

Also please note that this website is evolving to include individual artist pages for each release.  Please bear with us as we improve our site.

Finally, please be on the lookout for tour dates and record release parties from Digital Primitives, Linda Oh, Moodswing Orchestra, Ben Allison, Matt Wilson, Jason Stein, Ahleuchatistas, Vijay Iyer, Steve Lehman, Tyshawn Sorey, Erik Deutsch and more.


Producer/Drummer Ben Perowsky’s Moodswing Orchestra Releases Self-Titled Debut On El Destructo Records, Tours

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Drummer for Joan As Police Woman, Elysian Fields, 101 Crustaceans, Sex Mob, Uri Caine Trio & ‘Baby Loves Jazz’ Releases a Collage of Sounds Reflecting His Diverse Career

Album Features Guest Appearances by Joan Wasser, Miho Hatori, Bebel Gilberto, Elysian Fields & More

Release Date: September 29, 2009

Upcoming Tour Dates:

  • September 30: Coco 66, Brooklyn, NY w/DJ Olive
  • October 9: Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY w/JFJO
  • October 22: The Lizard Lounge, Cambridge, MA w/Club D’Elf

More information…


NY Times Fall Arts Preview

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Two Fully Altered clients made it into this year’s Fall Arts Preview: pianist/composer Vijay Iyer and bassist/composer Ben Allison. Oddly enough both have albums coming out October 13th.

See what the Times critics had to say about their work:


Designed by Doctor Sandwich.