Posts Tagged ‘folk’

Guitarist Gilad Hekselman Releases Fourth Album, THIS JUST IN (Jazz Village)

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

A Rapid Fire & Globally Relevant Endeavor,
Guitarist/Composer Gilad Hekselman Makes Commentary on Present Day Society’s 24/7 Information Glut,
On This Just In,
Featuring Hekselman’s Core Quartet: Saxophonist Mark Turner,
Bassist Joe Martin & 
Drummer Marcus Gilmore

Out APRIL 9, 2013 (Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi)
(Updated Global Release Date)

In the age of 24-hour cable news stations, the internet, smartphones and social media, the news cycle moves at an ever-quickening pace. On his scintillating fourth album, This Just In (Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi), guitarist Gilad Hekselman takes a cue from that rapid-fire information stream and files his latest report from the front lines of modern jazz. (more…)

New York Indie Folk Band IN ONE WIND Release Debut, How Bright a Shadow! on August 16 on Primary Records

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
(From left to right: Angelo Spagnolo, Steven Lugerner, Mallory Glaser,
Lily Claire Nussbaum, Max Jaffe and Robert Lundberg)

The Brooklyn, NY-based indie folk outfit In One Wind are set to release their first full-length album, How Bright a Shadow! on the Primary Records label. From a Wendell Berry poem of the same name, the title signifies the feeling of the album: through a harmonious optimism, there is a tautly stretched thread of despair.


Portland, OR’s Blue Cranes Release 3rd Album of Indie-Tinged Chamber Music, “Observatories,” September 14, 2010

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

It takes a minute for a band to hurdle growth spurts and become the eloquent ensemble it hopes to be. But striving for a truly individual sound, one that depends on the contributions of each member is a noble goal. After three years as a quintet with two saxophones up front, Blue Cranes have achieved such a victory. They prove it with Observatories.


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