Posts tagged as "saxophone"

Officium – Music Beyond The Scope Of Time

February 22, 2021

A jazz saxophonist, with what? A vocal group specialising in early music? Surely that was an elaborate joke. No, not if you were Manfred Eicher – and that, at a stroke, explains why Eicher’s ECM Records has been the world’s ultimate art-music label for over 50 years. To call Eicher a producer is like calling […]

Saxophonist Jess Gillam Announces New Album 'Time'

June 24, 2020

British saxophonist Jess Gillam has announced the September release of her new album Time via Decca Classics. The album’s carefully curated track list will mirror the arc of energy in a passing day and the constant orbit of our existence. Covering a range of styles, moods and influences from classical, to minimalism, to techno and […]

Shabaka And The Ancestors – A Spiritual Awakening

March 18, 2020

“if jazz is looking to reinvent itself…Shabaka and the Ancestors might be a good place to start.” – The New York Times Shabaka & The Ancestors have released their debut album on Impulse! – We Are Sent Here By History. The group’s breakout 2016 album, Wisdom of Elders, established Shabaka & The Ancestors as a […]