Archive for June, 2015

JORIS TEEPE 5TET at Smalls Jazz Club, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 @ 7.30 PM.

Tribute to Rashied Ali

Rashied Ali is most commonly recognized as John Coltrane’s drummer on Interstellar Space (Impulse!, 1967). He was also a  significant participant in the New York loft-jazz movement by opening “Ali’s Alley in 1973.

Joris Teepe worked for 9 years with the legendary drummer, for this tribute he will be joined by band mates Lawrence Clark, Greg Murphy and Josh Evans. Shinnosuke Takahashi will be on drums. The repertoire is composed by Rashied Ali, Joris Teepe, Greg Murphy and Lawrence Clark.


at Smalls Jazz Club
183 West 10th Street NYC
Cover $20, start 7.30 PM

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Ornette Coleman Will Be Missed

Possessed of restless exploration & genius the importance of his work can never be overstated. Out of the many  concerts I have attended in my life all of his were easily among the most memorable.

NY Times Obituary for Ornette Coleman

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