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  1. Bb Soprano
    I was honored to be interview by fellow soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome. https://sopranosaxtalk.blogspot.com/2017/09/an-interview-with-soprano-saxophonist.html Also, I have a new record on Leo Records with bassist Blue Armstrong called "Breathe If You Can". Here is a sample track from the...
  2. YouTube videos
    Hey everyone, We started a project about jazz in our country (Lithuania) as well as jazz in Soviet Union (since Lithuania for a long time has been its part). Just wanted to share an experimental educational video, which may be interesting for you. Overall, jazz is different in every country...
  3. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    DOEK FESTIVAL 2015: DOEK MEETS TRI-CENTRIC 2-7 June 2015, Amsterdam at the Bimhuis, OBA, Zaal 100, Pianola Museum, Torpedo Theater, Het Perron and Straattheater Instituut Nederland Sparks will fly when ten top US musicians cross the Atlantic Ocean this June to work with ten of their Dutch...
  4. Solo Performer
    Hi everybody! I've done a couple solo gigs with own material and just wanted to get some feedback from fellow saxophonists. I already posted this at a free jazz-thread, but there haven't been any comments, so I try this sub-forum. Here's a clip of my latest solo sax concert. Still working...
  5. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    Hey folks (and folkettes?) The new Cactus Truck album is available online now at bandcamp! It is taken from three separate concerts from our 37 concert tour across the USA last fall and features Jeb Bishop and Roy Campbell as guests. The actual physical CD comes out next week but since most of...
  6. Music Venues Around the World
    Hey everyone! I'm currently in the middle of booking a big tour of the USA with a trio I'm in called Cactus Truck. It's very full on high energy free jazz so I realize it's not ideal for every jazz venue, though it's been a while since I've had a beer thrown at me so why not...
  7. General Mouthpiece Discussion
    Frank Lowe has always been one of my favorite players out there... especially his tone. I know he used a florida link but I'm more curious about how open it was or what strength reeds he used... quite the sound.
  8. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    My band had a session this last week in which we conceptualized elements. The guitar player called off Wood http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_12585665 and Fire http://www.reverbnation.com/play_now/song_12586085 I thought these came out very well, and both evoke their namesakes.
  9. SOTW Member Compositions & Arrangements
    I'm working on a series of original pieces for mid-size jazz ensemble. The scores are written for soloist, 5-piece horn section, and rhythm. A flexible approach to instrumentation is used. The soloist can be just about any mid-range instrument. The horn section is configured from a pool of...
  10. Recordings, Movies
    Just wanted to let you know ImprovLive 365 was live as of January 1st, which means there's already 15 episodes on spontaneous creativity, plus a new one everyday! What's it about? Here's a couple of episode titles to tempt you: Episode 2: Happy Accidents Episode 3: Cubicles Episode 6: The...
  11. SOTW Member Recordings & Reviews
    I've been recording some improvisations in an late Coltrane / Evan Parker / Post modernist style...I have put 2 short pieces on my myspace page..I'd love some feedback. I'm still experimenting with my multiphonic fingerings and I know to really pull the Evan Parker thing off I need to circular...
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