Posts Tagged ‘Kneebody’

“It’s A Jazz Group, But…” A Conversation with Kneebody’s Kaveh Rastegar

The musical quintet Kneebody gets called "genre-bending" quite a lot; the New York Times may have improved on that by camming them "resolutely un-pindownable." The point is, the bicoastal group refuses to make music that's easily defined. The instrumentation and basic feel comes from jazz (and that's how the band sees themselves), but with large elements [...]

Jazz Setlist, Sept. 26-Oct. 2: Wayne Shorter, Jeremy Pelt, Lyle Link, Kneebody, Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, Sept. 26
Much of the D.C. jazz scene gave over the summer to celebrating tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, the music’s greatest living composer and, arguably, bandleader. (Shorter turned 80 in August.) Fitting, then, that the capstone should be an appearance by the man himself, barely a week after receiving an in-person tribute at this year’s [...]