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STEVE LEHMAN:
In the Tradition

Saxophonist Steve Lehman is well known for his fierce intelligence as a composer and player. His albums including Travail, Transformation, and Flow are among the most forward looking in jazz, marked by bold concepts and rigorous methodology, offering inventive ways to… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: A Bunky Green Primer by Rudresh Mahanthappa

We’re thrilled to be able to present a second erudite guest post from saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa. Here he riffs on his association with the unsung altoist Bunky Green, and provides several views and sonic snapshots of Green’s career… Continue reading

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D:O’s Fave Jazz Jamz of 2009

CRY OUT Darius Jones Trio Man’ish Boy (A Raw and Beautiful Thing) AUM Fidelity : 2009 DJ, alto sax; Cooper-Moore, piano, Rakalam Bob Moses, drums. You know what you need? Another freakin top ten list, that’s what. While we don’t… Continue reading

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Some Current Trends in Contemporary Classical Music: An Improviser’s Guide

We’re thrilled to welcome back saxophonist and composer Steve Lehman for a special guest post detailing some of the recent contemporary classical music that’s influenced and inspired his work. It’s a sonic world that’s new to us and we hope… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW: Steve Lehman Octet

ECHOES Steve Lehman Octet Travail, Transformation, and Flow Pi : 2009 SL, alto sax; Jonathan Finlayson; trumpet; Mark Shim, tenor sax; Tim Albright, trombone; Jose Davila, tuba; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Drew Gress, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums. At D:O we mostly… Continue reading

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