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Written on 2014, Jun 9

June 12, @ Celebrate Brooklyn! > Celebrate Ornette: The Music Of Ornette Coleman

David Murray is invited to the celebration of Ornette Coleman’s music amongst special guests including Bachir Attar and The Master Musicians of Jajouka, Bill Laswell, Bruce Hornsby, Flea, Geri Allen, Henry Threadgill, James Blood Ulmer, Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, Ravi Coltrane, Thurston Moore and many more.
Celebrate Ornette: The Music of Ornette Coleman
Show Date: Thursday June 12, 2014
Venue: Celebrate Brooklyn!
Location: Prospect Park Bandshell

“The pioneering saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman “expanded the jazz idiom more than anyone except perhaps Louis Armstrong,” (All About Jazz) but his influence reaches far beyond jazz. His son Denardo Coleman, an outstanding drummer who debuted on record

  • Written on 2014, May 27
    David Murray Inf. 4TET feat Saul Williams – Footage on Afropunk

    David Murray and Saul Williams played at this year’s Cully Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Afropunk just unveiled live footage of the show.
    Let’s take a look to this incredible collaboration.

    The line up consist of :
    David Murray (tenor sax)
    Saul Williams (vocal)
    Orin Evans (piano)
    Jaribu Shahid (bass)
    Nasheet Waits (drums)

    Audio player on soundcloud:

    “Coltan as Cotton”

    “Children of the Night”

  • Written on 2014, May 7
    Red Bull Music Academy and Undead Music present “A NIGHT OF IMPROVISED ROUND ROBIN DUETS” feat. David Murray

    Red Bull Music Academy and Undead Music present “A NIGHT OF IMPROVISED ROUND ROBIN DUETS” at Manhattan’s majestic Town Hall.
    David Murray will play amongst artists from the realms of jazz, electronics, experimental rock and everything in between. The format? Simple. One musician starts a solo improvisation lasting five minutes. Another musician then joins for five minutes of duo improvisation. After those five minutes, musician #1 leaves the stage and musician #3 joins musician #2 for another five minutes, and so on and so forth for two hours.

  • Written on 2014, Apr 18
    David Murray Infinity Quartet, West Coast & Mexico tour

    Great news!!!
    David Murray Infinity Quartet is back on the West Coast for a few shows in July. The quartet also goes to Mexico for one show and 2 days of master class.
    2 & 3 July > Yoshi’s Oakland-San Francisco, San-Francisco (USA)
    4 & 5 July > Master Class, Guadalajara (MX)
    6 July > Encuentro de Jazz en Jalisco, Guadalajara (MX)
    7 July > Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz (USA)

  • Written on 2014, Apr 14
    David Murray Infinity Quartet feat Saul Williams @ Cully Jazz Festival

    The Cully Jazz Festival
    Cully Jazz Festival hosted David Murray on April 8.
    Thank you to all the team of Cully Jazz Festival and a big thank you to Saul Williams for this colaboration that we long to continue.
    Take a look to the video of “Children of the night” at Cully Jazz Festival.