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Matthew Shipp: New Orbit

In his second release for Thirsty Ear’s "Blue" Series, pianist Matthew Shipp turns his trio into a quartet with the addition of trumpet master Wadada Leo Smith, and creates a suite shimmering with tonal and rhythmic colors drawn from the … Continue reading

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Mat Maneri Quartet: Blue Decco

In the ’60s, jazz took a turn toward rock and there was fusion. Now violinist Mat Maneri leads a quartet of New York’s finest improvisors in a spirited update of pre-fusion ’60s jazz, paying homage to such legends as Eric … Continue reading

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Matthew Shipp: Pastoral Composure

How do you create music that is simultaneously new and familiar? Pianist Matthew Shipp answers this question with the debut album of Thirsty Ear’s "Blue" Series. Released: 4/18/2000 Label: Thirsty Ear Genre: Jazz All Matthew Shipp profiles… Mr. Shipp’s Surprise … Continue reading

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