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Matthew Stevens Quintet @ Solo Kitchen Bar

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Matt Stevens 5 @ Solo Kitchen Bar

Matthew Stevens (the guitar player on Christian Scott’s albums Rewind That and Anthem) with Logan Richardson on alto, John Escreet on piano, Eric Doob on drums and Joe Sanders (the First Runner Up in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition 2009 ) on acoustic bass @ Solo Kitchen Bar. I heard the second set. Didn’t really like the gig so much. Mostly because of the compositions I guess, sounded kind of obscure to me. Even though I like the stuff on his myspace so much more, with the effects and all the good lines and grooves. At Solo, it sounded kind of naked to me.  But there was a really cool moment of interaction between alto and bass and later piano. But yeah. Also, the piano wasn’t loud enough where i was sitting. But Solo Kitchen Bar is still such a great hang! Definitely one of the best places for jazz on any Sunday night in New York 😀

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  1. Ma olen kuulnud, et muusikud on õudselt amoraalsed vennikesed. Peaaegu sama amoraalsed nagu Rakvere teatri näitlejad (ma ei taha sellest rääkida).

    Need paar muusikut keda ma isiklikult tunnen on seda kuvandit ka igati kinnitada püüdnud.

    Ei tea miks see nii on? On see seotud sellega, et muusikud on pidevalt mingis tunde-eufoorias, ujuvad helide emotsioonis ja iga loo lõpus tuleb peale mingi uus tunne. Ja siis ongi nii, et kui mõni teine muusik jääb juhuslikult teele ette, siis pole enam pikka mõtlemist?


    December 9, 2009 at 3:01 am

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