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Ochs-Nels Cline-Gerald Cleaver Trio Blowing in Now!

Dec 07, 2016

In what might become an annual thing, Cleaver, Cline and Ochs hit Philadelphia once again, as well as shows in Baltimore and Richmond, VA . Ochs hoping that his duos with Mr. Cleaver in France in October will help push this music to new levels of intensity and beauty. Read more


CAVE IMPROVISATIONS PROJECT UPDATE 1

Oct 11, 2016

On October 1 and 2, 2016, Larry Ochs and Gerald Cleaver recorded in 2 distinctly different Caves in the Dordogne; the area of France famous for prehistoric cave paintings found there. Our first recording took place in such a cave - a wild cave with some 150 such cave paintings. What… Read more


Jones Jones California tour report plus: New CD release available

May 29, 2016

Jones Jones – featuring the great Mark Dresser on bass, master percussionist Vladimir Tarasov - direct from Vilnius, Lithuania - and Larry Ochs played recently in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Berkeley (May 2016). This trio has existed since 2006 now, but usually they play abour 3… Read more


Latest Release

Jones Jones : The Moscow Improvisations

Not Two MW935-2 (2016)  Read more..

Commendation Quotes

 Rova, with its inspired Orkestrova, engages Coltrane's uncompromising compositional attitude and boundaries, pushing with its own sense of informed and masterful improvisation. This marrying of great minds and souls is what makes Electric Ascension such a great triumph. This time Coltrane's music not only heats the nearby atmosphere but also chills out your mind.  

— Allaboutjazz.com
In the end we hear great things, the art of three excellent improvisors forming a synergy that ranks with some of the best such outings in recent years. It is fascinating and ever-moving. This is real-deal freedom! Read more..
— Greg Applegate Edwards, blog

 Ochs’s long welcoming speech on (the Sax & Drumming Core piece) ‘Across from Over’ is one of the best available representations on record of his remarkable post-post-Coltrane style, an ironclad line that ripples with harmonic potential.  

— The Penguin Jazz Guide
As a finale in this altogether bracing set, the finest set I happened to catch in the New Music Series' history, what Mr. Ochs called "a piece for Muddy Waters" was built on scattered gestures and overtones, gusting sounds, and tones bleeding through the horn, while Mr. Robinson's drums dealt eloquent cathartic bliss. Read more..
— Josef Woodard, Santa Barbara News Press