David Murray Infinity Quartet feat. Macy Gray, September 13th @ Festival Jazz Al Parque in Bogota (CO).
Friday, October 17, 2014
Few musicians in jazz history have proven more vigorously productive and resourceful than David Murray. During the past 35 years, from the moment he first visited New York as a 20-year-old student, playing in a walkup loft, in 1975, David has careened forward in a cool, collected, rocket-fueled streak. He has released over 150 albums under his own name. Yet more impressive than the numbers is the constancy of two abiding achievements: as a tenor saxophonist, he has perfected an instantly recognizable approach to improvisation that even in its freest flights acknowledges the gravity of a tradition
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
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”
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.