Saturday, October 15, 2011

Laurels from the Press and Fellow Players

Allison Miller's "Boom Tic Boom" (with Jenny Scheinman, Myra Melford, and Todd Sickafoose) rounds out the fall half of our season on October 30.  More to come soon, but in the meantime, you can read all about her here.

If we linked to every interesting thing we found in the jazz blogosphere, we'd try your patience.  But here are two items we can't help passing along:

  • First, in "New Pilots at the Keyboard," New York Times music writer Nate Chinen singles out David Binney Quartet pianist David Virelles as someone who's gone "straight to the top of the class."
  • And in an interview with Ottawa Citizen music writer and blogger Peter Hum, 2009 MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner (and former RJA guest) Miguel Zenon holds forth on other contemporary alto saxophonists, including David Binney.  (Miguel's a big fan.) 

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