The Bat of No Bird Island website presents memoir excerpts, photographs, and recordings from the original 78rpm records, while also deconstructing music from the album into short vignettes that are paired with photos and writings.
Highly interactive, joyful jazz! It's a sound with a backbone, with a soul, with verve and resilience: a quartet dynamic born of a perfect confluence of disparate personalities gelling toward a common goal—getting to the idea.
This new album “Entwined” contains four classical composers writing for bluegrass string band, recontextualized and reimagined as a rhythmically interlocking machine, where contemporary classical post-minimalism meets skillful technique and bluegrass drive.
PRISM celebrates its 30th anniversary with Heritage/Evolution, Volume 1, featuring world premiere recordings of new works composed and performed by six jazz saxophonists who defy convention: Steve Lehman, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Tim Ries, Miguel Zenón, Dave Liebman and Greg Osby.