3 Jazz Collective (audio)

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Title: 3 Jazz Collective (audio)
Author: Durawa, Ernie; Vieux, Philippe; Calderazo, Joe; Saunders, Bruce; Gaitán, Pepe; Rodriguez, Pete; Bridgforth, Sharon; Owens, Ephraim; Matthews, Paul; Morgan, Hope; Arthurs, Michael; Costa Vargas, João; Bell, Jeremy; Butler, Mitch; Chao, David; Lang, Stephanie; Witt, Kevin; Alexander, Johnathan; Cook, Korey; Schwelling, Steve
Description: Trios, quartets, quintets; reeds, brass, singers, poets. Each setting serves as fertile environment in which we perform compositions by Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, John Coltrane, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joe Henderson, and other references of Afrological improvised music. You'll hear inflections of bass-n-drum, hip-hop, funk, samba, modifying and yet paying homage to melodies and chord progressions devised by masters of modern music. These masters embody an esthetic of liberation, a tradition of struggle. Our respectful and sometimes unconventional approaches recognize this tradition and draw inspiration from it. The music is a moment in collective dreams beyond our various plantations. As serious as our lives, sometimes fast, sometimes hurried, sometimes lazy, sometimes frenzied, transed, the collective performs with the urgency of our times. No peace. http://www.myspace.com/3jazzcollective
Department: African and African American Studies
Subject: Jazz Fusion African Diasporic Performance Poetry Nu-jazz Jazz Improvisation Afrological Improvised Music Spoken Word
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/6063
Date: 2008

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