Nils Berg Cinemascope considers a video projector to be its fourth member, using footage of a different person for each song.
Posts Tagged ‘Christie Dashiell’
Reginald Cyntje at Jazz Night in Southwest, the Makanda Project at Michigan Park Christian Church, and more.
Kahil El'Zabar's Ethnic Heritage Ensemble is enough to constitute a full-on and fervent spiritual experience.
Not everything was hunky-dory, with the (temporary) loss of HR-57 and the (perhaps permanent) loss of the U Street Jazz Jam, but there was a hell of a lot of good music.
Your dreams of combining coffee and vinyl records come true this weekend!
In the Jeff Cosgrove Trio, the music is intense, often fiery and fast; just as often, though, it's moody, meditative, even lyrical—and that includes the drums.
Free jazz shows, now with kids music!
Standout Track: No. 5, “Once Upon a Purple Night,” a gentle jazz waltz led by the wordless vocals of Christie Dashiell on Mark Meadows' Somethin' Good. At least, it starts out as a gentle jazz waltz. But after melodic, one-chorus solos by vibraphonist Warren Wolf, alto saxophonist Brent Birckhead, and pianist Meadows (and a restatement [...]
Thursday, July 24
If you haven't heard Lyle Link on saxophone before, brace yourself. The image that his sound calls to mind is that of a scimitar: strong, elegant, full of opulent curves—and ready to run through your gut in a second. It's simply a sound like no other, and Link carries it with him across [...]
We're strictly local this week, folks, and that's a good thing.
Thursday, April 17
The Young Lions trio became an emblem, the triple faces of D.C.'s jazz renaissance, partly because they could make room for anything in their conception of jazz music. But whatever "anything" entailed, it was bound to be attached to groove. That's what allowed [...]