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Nuna

Nuna is a book of compositions for solo piano by Cuban-American pianist and composer David Virelles. A 2021 recipient of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, Virelles has worked with musicians as distinct as Henry Threadgill, Andrew Cyrille, Ravi Coltrane, Mark Turner, Chris Potter, Tomasz Stanko, Steve Coleman, Wadada Leo Smith, Paul Motian, Bill […]

Thisness

Thisness is guitarist Miles Okazaki‘s third album for Pi Recordings with his band Trickster featuring keyboardist Matt Mitchell, bassist Anthony Tidd, and drummer Sean Rickman. It is a sequel to The Sky Below, which was described by Allmusic as “an umbrella of labyrinthine lyricism, full of mischief and delight as a harmonic foundation,” and by […]

Kokayi

Preeminent Improvisational Vocalist, GRAMMY-nominated musician, Creative DSGN for projects with Grammy-nominated artist Goldink and artist/musician Guillermo Brown (James Corden Show). He can be heard on Whose Hat is This? Everything’s Ok, Goldlink’s At What Cost, MTV’s Rebel Music, Kevin Hart’s Laugh At My Pain, A’Larrache (Canal +), I Ain’t Scared of You: a Tribute to […]

Live at the Village Vanguard Volume II (MDW NTR)

Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume II (Mdw Ntr) finds alto saxophonist and MacArthur fellow Steve Coleman returning to that celebrated New York venue with his flagship band Five Elements in two sets that fully capture the group’s incendiary live experience. Volume I of this series (Pi 2018) was described by Rolling Stone as “Downright […]

Poof

Poof is composer, saxophonist and flutist and newly-minted NEA Jazz Master Henry Threadgill’s latest work with his band, Zooid, his primary musical laboratory for the last two decades. Their last release together, In for a Penny, In for a Pound, was the winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Music, whose committee called it “a […]

Matt Nelson

Saxophonist Matt Nelson regularly performs in a far-reaching, motley  assortment of musical projects. Described as “one of the more unpredictable    virtuosos in New York’s underground” by Pitchfork, and “genre-bending” by  Tiny Mix Tapes, his output often lies in the gray corners beyond categorization.  Upon graduating from the Oberlin Conservatory under the tutelage of Gary  Bartz and Paul Cohen, […]

Ava Mendoza

AVA MENDOZA is a Brooklyn-based guitarist, singer, songwriterand composer. Born in 1983, she started performing her own music, and as a sidewoman and collaborator in many different projects, as soon as she was legally allowed into venues. As a guitarist, Mendoza has received acclaim for her technique and viscerality. Her most ongoing work is as […]

Brandon Seabrook

Brandon Seabrook is a guitarist, banjoist, and composer living in New York City where he has established himself as one of the most forward-thinking and versatile and guitarists of his generation. He has also made a name for himself as an influential banjo innovator, described by the New York Times as “a man apparently hellbent […]

Davy Lazar

Since moving to Brooklyn from Detroit in 2017, Davy Lazar has carved out a formidable reputation as a trumpet player, composer and improvisor. Lazar’s compositions are filled with intricate details that encompass a wide array of expression. Lazar has participated at the 2018 Festival of New Trumpet Music, NYC, and performed at venues such as […]