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Jason Adasiewicz's Sun Rooms

Jez Nelson presents vibraphone player Jason Adasiewicz and his Sun Rooms trio playing at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival. His group features Mike Reed (drums) and Devin Hoff (bass).

US vibes player Jason Adasiewicz brings his Sun Rooms trio to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival. As a former drummer, his music is quite literally hard-hitting - the force of his mallets getting the instrument to resonate, in his words, "to the point of distortion". His emphasis on timbre reaches beyond power, though, finding subtle shadings that lend his vibraphone a distinctive and wholly contemporary sound. Adasiewicz has a grounding in straightahead jazz but also in the avant-garde of his native Chicago. Sun Rooms explores the interplay between the two, with Mike Reed on drums and Devin Hoff on bass.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producers: Peggy Sutton & Chris Elcombe.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 May 2013 23:00

Music Played

  • Troyk-estra recorded at Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Jazz Festival on 5 May 2013

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      Line Up: Chris Montague (guitar); Kit Downes (keys); Joshua Blackmore (drums); Nick Smart (director); Reuben Fowler (trumpet); Alex Bonney (trumpet); Noel Langley (trumpet);

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      Imogen Hancock (trumpet); Kieran Stickle McLeod (trombone); Patrick Hayes (trombone); Tom Green (trombone); Courtney Brown (bass trombone); Mike Chillingworth (alto sax); Nadim Teimoori (alto sax);

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      Sam Miles (tenor sax); James Allsopp (tenor sax); Sam Rapley (bass clarinet, baritone sax); Louis Van Der Westhuizen (bass); Ralph Hero Wyld (vibraphone)

    • Troyk-estra

      Rarebit

      Composer: Chris Montague

  • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms recorded at Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Jazz Festival on 5 May 2013

    • Untitled

      Line up: Jason Adasiewicz (vibraphone); Devin Hoff (bass); Mike Reed (drums)

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Bees

      Composer: Jason Adasiewicz

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Diesel

      Composer: Jason Adasiewicz

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Rose Garden

      Composer: Jason Adasiewicz

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Life

      Composer: Jason Adasiewicz

  • Listener Story: Snarky Puppy’s Name

    • Snarky Puppy

      Young Stuff

      Composer: Michael League

      • GroundUP.
      • Ropeadope.
  • Jez talks to Cheltenham ‘Artist in Residence’ Gregory Porter

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  • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms recorded at Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Jazz Festival on 5 May 2013

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Warm Valley

      Composer: Duke Ellington

    • Jason Adasiewicz’s Sun Rooms

      Run Fly

      Composer: Jason Adasiewicz

  • Critic Peter Bacon speaks with Jez after the gig

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  • The Ravi Coltrane Quintet recorded at Jazz Arena, Cheltenham Jazz Festival on 4 May 2013

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      Line up: Ravi Coltrane (saxophone); Ralph Alessi (trumpet); David Virelles (piano); Drew Gress (bass); Eric McPherson (drums)

    • Ravi Coltrane Quintet

      Word Order

      Composer: Ravi Coltrane

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