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[live review] Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas at Scullers


A jazz supergroup of sorts made its debut at Scullers this week. The Joe Lovano/Dave Douglas quintet, calling itself Soundprints, rolled into town for sets...
By Jon Garelick  |  December 01, 2011
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Cinematic

Talking with Nathaniel Facey, the alto-saxophonist in the London band Empirical, you find it difficult at first to pin down where and how the quintet developed their unusual compositional style.
Empirical go to the movies, plus the Hot 8
By JON GARELICK  |  July 28, 2008
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Dave Douglas and Keystone

Moonshine  borrows its title (and, ostensibly, its mood) from a Fatty Arbuckle film, one co-starring Buster Keaton.
Moonshine | www.greenleafmusic.com
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 01, 2008
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Budding groves

More and more, museums are getting into the live-music scene.
Jazz in the clubs — and the museums
By JON GARELICK  |  March 11, 2008
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Cooling it

It's good news that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in conjunction with Berklee College of Music, is bringing back jazz as a regular part of its concert season.
A wealth of winter jazz
By JON GARELICK  |  December 26, 2007
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Skimming the cream

Some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
Jazz: 2007 in review
By JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007


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Three for the road

Maybe it’s Larry Klein’s world and the rest of us just live in it.
Herbie Hancock, Renee Rosnes, and Luciana Souza
By JON GARELICK  |  August 21, 2007
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Road warrior

Plucked cello and the open road may suggest overly earnest guitar folk, but Friedlander’s music is as tough-minded and original as it is elegiac.
Erik Friedlander, Lily Pad, July 18, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  July 24, 2007
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Kenny Werner

Werner is probably best known as harmonica legend Toots Thielemans’s right-hand man, but Lawn Chair Society demonstrates his range as a pianist/composer.
Lawn Chair Society | Blue Note
By JON GARELICK  |  May 08, 2007
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Road shows

“I’ve got $30 — which three CDs do you recommend?” The fan was at the corner of the stage at Johnny D’s talking to guitarist Dave Fiuczynski, who was on his knees hawking about half a dozen of his discs with different bands at 10 bucks a pop.
Dave Fiuczynski, John Tchicai, Chris Potter, and John Stetch live
By JON GARELICK  |  February 15, 2007
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All them 88s!

From free to funky, it sometimes seems like a golden age of jazz piano.
 A whole lotta pianists and more
By JON GARELICK  |  December 28, 2006


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Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas’s expansive vision has encompassed chamber groups like his Tiny Bell Trio, a string ensemble, large- and small-scale electronics, Balkan folk music, and Messaien.
Meaning and Mystery | Greenleaf
By JON GARELICK  |  May 01, 2006
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The Shaggy Dog

Dave Douglas (Tim Allen, who as the Santa Clause series attests is adept at these family shape-shifting comedies) is an LA deputy DA prosecuting an animal-rights activist for setting fire to a biotech company’s lab.
Tim Allen marks his cinematic territory
By TOM MEEK  |  March 08, 2006
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In all languages

For the past half decade or so, saxophonist Chris Potter has alternately traveled with two of the best bandleaders in jazz, Dave Holland and Dave Douglas.
Winter concert preview: looking ahead to jazz in 2006
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2006