Release day for Matt Ulery’s #WakeAnEcho, New tracks streaming

"This is music of brisk intelligence and an almost off-putting abundance of composure... with frictionless access to great chunks of classical postminimalism, atmospheric indie-rock and harmonically astute post-bop." -NY Times

New music: Matt Ulery’s Loom, Wake An Echo

Listen to new music and watch video by Chicago bassist Matt Ulery's Loom Quintet. "Wake An Echo" releases July 16th, 2013 on Greenleaf Music.

Watch: Dave Douglas Quintet, “Beware Of Doug” live in the studio

Dave Douglas Quintet live at Avatar Studios NYC performing the Douglas composition "Beware Of Doug" from the album Time Travel [2013].

Dave Douglas interview for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2013

Got a chance to chat with one of my longest term supporters and biggest champions of jazz in the UK, Tony Dudley-Evans. We spoke about this weekend's Cheltenham Festival in the lounge of the Royal Academy.

Two videos: Dave Douglas Quintet with Aoife O’Donovan in Milan

Dave Douglas Quintet performing at Aperitivo in Concerto in Milano Italy, March 3, 2013

Dave Douglas, trumpet
Walter Smith III, tenor saxophone
Matt Mitchell, piano
Linda Oh, bass
Rudy Royston, drums

Garden State – Live, in-studio performance by Dave Douglas Quintet from the album Time Travel

Recorded & mixed by Joe Ferla at Avatar Studios, April 2012 at the same sessions that yielded the album Be Still [2012] which Stereophile called "one of the best sounding records we've heard by any one in quite awhile." This all-instrumental album features Dave's new Quintet with Jon Irabagon on tenor saxophone, Matt Mitchell on piano, Linda Oh on bass, and Rudy Royston on drums.

Dave Douglas Quintet “Time Travel” advance look

Watch a 60-second teaser of the forthcoming album "Time Travel" by Dave Douglas featuring Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda Oh, and Rudy Royston.

Be Still Book Announced.

Very happy to make the new book available. It has lyrics as well as clearly detailed voicings and arrangements. It’s a nice complement to the other sheet music in the shop, which you can find here. I had a few questions for Dave as we proofed the Be Still Book. A brief discussion ensued. Warning: this gets really muso nerdy.

Beyond Category: Donny McCaslin live from Voice of America stage

Donny McCaslin Group with Jason Lindner, Tim Lefebvre, and Zach Danziger play tunes from Casting For Gravity on the Voice of America stage as part of Beyond Category with Eric Felton.