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Adam Shead
February 25, 2022  /  News

Full Cycle, Thread New is a long form composition in three movements by Chicago multi-disciplinary artist Adam Shead. The piece focuses heavily on concepts of reformation, regeneration, non-linear time dynamics, and cyclical history. Throughout the thr …

Johannes Wallmann
January 28, 2022  /  10 Questions, Artist Posts

Pianist and composer Johannes Wallmann sat down with us to answer 10 questions recently. Read what he had to say and check out his releases ELEGY FOR AN UNDISCOVERED SPECIES and DAY AND NIGHT. SPR: What’s the first jazz record that you really got deep …

Joan Hutton & Sue Orfield
January 28, 2022  /  News

Take That Back is the dynamic debut by the inventive Midwest jazz quintet led by veteran composers/saxophonists Joan Hutton and Sue Orfield. The album draws on its leaders’ passion for origi- nal music and their mutual joy in pursuing unpredictable mus …

January 21, 2022  /  News

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Zacc Harris with his Sadowsky semi hollow archtop guitar
September 17, 2021  /  News

Like many musicians, Twin Cities–based guitarist Zacc Harris takes constant inspiration from the midsixties Miles Davis Quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams. History being what it is, no rational mode …

September 1, 2021  /  Artist Posts

Drummer and composer Devin Drobka sat down with us to answer 10 questions. Read what he has to say below, and check out his albums Resorts and Amaranth. SPR: What’s the first jazz record that you really got deep into and how did it shape you as a music …

August 30, 2021  /  News

We are very excited to launch our brand new (and long overdue) website. Check out the homepage with new and upcoming releases, plus our Facebook and Twitter feeds. The albums page now gives you the option to listen to the Bandcamp embed but also to cli …

August 28, 2021  /  From the Vault

Check out John Raymond’s 2016 release, Real Feels, featuring Gilad Hekselman and Colin Stranahan. The record received a stellar 4.5 star review in Downbeat Magazine who said, “Making a joyful improvisational noise, Raymond’s trio of guitarist Gilad Hek …