Sculpting Sound: Twelve Musicians Encounter Bertoia
Nels Cline, Ben Monder, Ambrose Akinmusire, Nate Wooley, Ingrid Laubrock, JD Allen, Jen Shyu, Brandon Seabrook, Marcus Gilmore, Dan Weiss, Kris Davis & Craig Taborn
JazzNOW: Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons — Live At GBH
Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons with Terri Lyne Carrington and Val Jeanty – A live performance at WBGH in Boston
Music Video for Combustion 2 (Cory Smythe). Video by Frank Heath
Pyroclastic Records – All About Jazz – Mark CorrotoJanuary 7, 2023
As listeners we so often typecast musicians and music labels. Artists are pigeonholed into silos: classical, jazz, rock, blues, pop, etc.. Go into any record store (if you can find a brick & mortar one) and this segregation, a forced …
Kris Davis – Grammy Awards – Taila LeeDecember 2, 2022
Kris Davis is nominated for the 2023 Grammys for Terri Lyne Carrington’s album ‘New Standards, Vol 1’ for Best Instrumental Jazz Album See The Complete Nominees List
Sara Schoenbeck - Sara Schoenbeck – All About Jazz – Karl AckermannJuly 4, 2022
Sara Schoenbeck is cast against type in the world of bassoonists. The versatile double reed, broad-ranged instrument dates to the Renaissance and is commonly found in wind ensembles and chamber orchestras. But Schoenbeck has brought her classical-leaning instrument to creative music …
Sara Schoenbeck - Sara Schoenbeck – Bandcamp – Dave SumnerJuly 4, 2022
There’s a bittersweet quality that Sara Schoenbeck brings to any project. The way she channels a melody through her bassoon carries with it a little bit of melancholia, a thin ray of sunshine, a pervading sense of the blues. It …
Sara Schoenbeck - Sara Schoenbeck – Jazziz – Hrayr AttarianJuly 4, 2022
As an improvising bassoonist, Sara Schoenbeck is definitely a rarity. She has also forged a singular style that reflects the extent of her diverse influences. Her eponymous release, on the Pyroclastic label, showcases her uniqueness with nine stimulating duets, each …
Kris Davis wins a 2023 Grammy
Kris Davis wins a 2023 Grammy for Terri Lyne Carrington’s album ‘New Standards, Vol. 1.'
Pianist and Composer Kris Davis awarded a 2021 Doris Duke Artist Award alongside Wayne Shorter and Danilo Perez
Kris Davis, a 2021 Doris Duke Artist in the jazz category, is a critically acclaimed pianist and composer who was described by The New York Times as a beacon for “deciding where to hear jazz on a given night.” Since 2003, Davis has released 23 recordings...
Kris Davis wins the 2020 JJA award for Composer & Pianist of the Year
This year’s Awards for instrumentalists advance a multi-year trend by the JJA’s voting members to recognize accomplished women among the multiple nominated finalists. Drummer and educator Terri Lyne Carrington (Musician of the Year), pianist-composer Kris...
NPR Jazz Critics poll names Kris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons #1 Jazz album of 2019!
Kris Davis - Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic) At a glance, an odd candidate for consensus: Kris Davis, an improviser-composer with the instinct of an alchemist, made Diatom Ribbons by drawing inspiration from oceanic microbiology, tectonic movement and piano precursors...
Davis wins 2018 Critic’s poll in Downbeat Magazine
Thanks to all the critics for their vote for the Rising Star Artist and Piano Category! See article here