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Arts & Crafts Review - Green Mill, Chicago
On Saturday night, I am pretty sure that I heard a drumset sing. At least, that’s the only way that I can think of describing it. I clearly heard notes coaxed from toms, a snare drum handled with extraordinary subtlety, and cymbal work that was simply masterful, energetic and ...
The New Low Down Review of Arts and Crafts
22 April 2007
Show: Matt Wilson’s Arts and Crafts
Friday, April 20, 2007 @ The Blue Room
Despite the cover charge and bar tab, it felt more like a house party.
Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts played three solid sets of top-shelf jazz last Friday at the Blue Room. In ...
onefinalnote.com Review of Wake Up!
Matt Wilson continues his unique streak of drummer-led albums with Wake Up! (To What’s Happening), a set that touches upon Cuban carnival, swinging post-bop, and swirling psychedelica. He is assisted admirably by Larry Goldings on piano and organ, Terell Stafford on trumpet and flugelhorn, Dennis Irwin on bass and ...
Ken Waxman Review of Arts & Crafts
Neo cons may pontificate as much as they want about their narrow definition of “true jazz”, but an unabashed mainstream session like this one easily shows that so-called avant garde sounds long ago became part of the common vocabulary of most improvised musicians.
Among the tunes you’ll find nestled ...
Time for Arts and Crafts: Matt Wilson at the Jazz Bakery, May 2-6
Matt Wilson has been collecting more than percussion instruments: His accolades include four consecutive titles as DownBeat critics’ “rising star” drummer”; “Best New Artist” by the New York Jazz Critics Circle; winner of the 2004 Modern Drummers reader’s poll; nomination as 2004 and 2006 Jazz Drummer of the Year ...
Drummer Matt Wilson Put the 'Play' in Playing Jazz With His Quartet
Drummers have a reputation of being a little “different” than the rest of the players on the bandstand. There are jokes about drummers not being real musicians and how machines do their job better, often told by drummers themselves. No matter the genre, these musicians inarguably tend to march to ...
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