[NEW ALBUM] Ximo Tebar “Con Alma & United” [Warner] Mainstream Progressive Jazz Standards [On Tour with Nathaniel Townsley, John Benítez…] DownBeat Jazz Magazine [June 2018]

A new twist in the career of Ximo Tebar, from “Son Mediterraneo” to Mainstream Progressive Jazz. Sound of surprise A new twist in the career of Ximo Tebar, from Son Mediterraneo to Mainstream Progressive Jazz Ximo Tébar’s new cd “Con Alma & United” [Warner 2018] takes us back to the American era of the progressive…

Portico Quartet have found a contemporary sound to thrill their fans [The Guardian]

“Portico Quartet stake claims to territory occupied by Radiohead, Cinematic Orchestra and Efterklang”. The Guardian ***** Mercury Prize-nominated Portico Quartet has always been an impossible band to pin down. Sending out echoes of jazz, electronica, ambient music and minimalism, the group created their own singular, cinematic sound over the course of three studio albums, from…

FORQ: Aggressive sound and sonic exploration

FORQ: AGGRESSIVE SOUND AND SONIC EXPLORATION Henry Hey (Keyboard) Chris McQueen (Guitar) Kevin Scott (Bass) Jason “JT” Thomas (Drum) Forq is an instrumental quartet with an aggressive sound and a penchant for sonic exploration. This all-star band based has just completed their third album – Thrēq – which was released on August 4, 2017. Originally…

Gogo Penguin new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on February 2018

GOGO PENGUIN will release a new album ‘A Humdrum Star’ on Blue Note on the 9th February promising that it’s ‘a bit weirder, more cinematic and electronic focused than what they’ve done before,’ it’s also the first they’ve recorded entirely in their adopted home Manchester. A Humdrum Star, builds on the heady momentum of its…

Snarky Puppy World Tour 2019

The last four years have brought dramatic changes for Snarky Puppy After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all…

Mike Stern

· DISPONIBLE JULIO · MIKE STERN / RANDY BRECKER/  LENNY WHITE/TEYMUR PHELL · DISPONIBLE NOVIEMBRE · MIKE STERN / DAVE WECKL BAND    Más de tres décadas de carrera y una discografía en la que se acumulan más de una docena de trabajos eclécticos e innovadores han hecho de Mike Stern, haya estado nominado en ccinco ocasiones…

Hiromi

·DISPONIBLE JULIO 2019·   Nació en  Japón y llegó a Estados Unidos en 1999 para estudiar en el Berklee College of Music en Boston. Entre sus mentores en Berklee  estuvo el veterano bajista de jazz Richard Evans, profesor de organización y orquestación. Evans fue co-productor del primer disco de Hiromi “Another Mind” y también colaboró,…