9 thoughts on “ Moments Magical - The Herbie Nichols Project - Strange City (CD, Album) ”

  1. Jan 03,  · KSDS Playlist Archive Wednesday, January 3rd Jazz88 Speakeasy: Music on KSDS-FM is broadcast through a music library preservation project made possible by the generosity of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Foundation.. The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Foundation has helped KSDS adapt to technology changes by digitizing and archiving more than 17, Jazz and Blues .
  2. Only 44 when he died, Nichols recorded three albums for Blue Note and one for Bethlehem; however, Strange City, the Nichols Project's third album, features 10 unrecorded Nichols compositions. Repertory jazz can be a bad thing, rife with second-rate musicians cashing in on .
  3. Mar 13,  · The Herbie Nichols Project. By C. ANDREW HOVAN March 13, Strange City, which features Nichols charts that were never recorded by the pianist during his lifetime. As a publicity move, this of course means that the audience got a good taste of what the record is all about. “Moments Magical” followed with its three-way.
  4. For its third release, the Herbie Nichols Project moves to Palmetto Records and adds trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to what was previously a sextet. Only three tracks feature the full band, however. More so than on its previous outings, the group crafts a differently orchestrated universe for each track -- a production strategy that highlights the collaborative nature of the enterprise and gives 8/
  5. Under-recorded and short-lived (), Herbie Nichols was an unsung genius among modern jazz pianist/composers. It took a full generation after Nichols death for other musicians to start catching up to him. One of the first to do so was Buell Neidlinger, the bassist/cellist who met Nichols while in Cecil Taylor s band in the late s.5/5(1).
  6. Sep 09,  · HERBIE NICHOLS PROJECT A jazz repertory band that's done great work digging up the least-known, most fragmentary compositions of the pianist Herbie Nichols and turned them into music that does him.
  7. Nov 01,  · Apart from gestural, experimental styles, six discs of new music for jazz combo are also being released this month including an exciting new disc from the Herbie Nichols Project called Strange City, giving a new forum to the underrated compositions that Herbie used to play solo at comedy clubs and strip joints around New York.
  8. Exact Audio Copy V beta 3 from August EAC extraction logfile from 1. December , The Herbie Nichols Project / Strange City.
  9. Dec 01,  · Following their two previous releases, Dr. Cyclop’s Dream and Love Is Proximity, the group now makes their debut on the Palmetto label with Strange City, a program made up almost exclusively by tunes that Nichols never recorded himself. Arguably, this set contains some of the ensemble’s finest moments on record to date.

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