An exuberant, optimistic look at the future, that’s how Downbeat Magazine introduced a fantastic list of musicians for the future in its JULY issue.
Tyshawn Sorey lives changing the norm, getting out of the jazz box, a true explorer, always a few steps ahead.
David Binney and his album Lifted Land seem perfect for these longer days – his music slowly penetrates our space, inevitably becoming the centre of our attention – not anymore can we escape this musical labyrinth.
Track Listing: Fanfare for Basu; The Road to Your House; As Snow Before a Summer Sun; The Blue Whale; Curious About Texas; Lifted Land; Losing the Central Valley; Red Cloud.
Personnel: David Binney: alto saxophone; Craig Taborn: piano; Eivind Opsvik: bass; Tyshawn Sorey: drums.
Where is jazz going? For a simple question, a simple answer by John Escreet Trio!
John Escreet – piano John Hébert – bass Tyshawn Sorey – drums/vibes
All compositions by John Escreet
Evan Parker was also present at the Festival Jazz Contemporâneo Setúbal 79, he played solo, the best way to display his creative and innovative music. Some years later, here he is at the North Sea Jazz Festival playing along with the John Escreet Trio.
John Escreet (Piano) — John Hébert (Bass) — Tyshawn Sorey (Drums, Percussion) — Evan Parker (Saxophone)