Category Archives: George Lewis

DANCING IN SOUND:
George Lewis talks Muhal Richard Abrams, AACM, and Improv

SOUNDDANCE, PT. 2 Muhal Richard Abrams, with George Lewis SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; GL, trombone, laptop. FOCUS, THRUTIME… –> TIME, PT. 3 Muhal Richard Abrams, with Fred Anderson SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; FA, tenor… Continue reading

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ORNITHOLOGY:
George Lewis talks Charlie Parker

HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER George Lewis Homage to Charles Parker Black Saint : 1979 GL, trombone, electronics; Douglas Ewart, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, cymbals; Anthony Davis, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, polymoog, multimoog & micromoog synthesizers. We’re dedicating the next two weeks… Continue reading

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How To Develop an Interior Life

PHENOMENOLOGY LUSH LIFE George Lewis The Solo Trombone Record Sackville : 1976 “My old joke is that saxophonists get all the girls, trumpeters make all the money, and trombonists develop an interior life.” -Bob Brookmeyer So. Solo trombone? Even though… Continue reading

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