Darrell Katz and OddSong CD release party, October 2nd, 7:30 PM
The Jazz Composers Alliance Presents: Darrell Katz and OddSong CD Release Party: Jailhouse Doc With Holes in Her Socks Darrell Katz and OddSong on Sunday, October 2nd, 7:30 PM. Donations are $10. saxophones: Jim Hobbs, Rick Stone, Phil Scarff, Melanie Howell Brooks Violin: Helen Sherrah-Davies Vibraphone and Marimba: Vessela Stoyanova Voice: Rebecca Shrimpton Music is by Darrell Katz, with additional music by Helen Sherrah-Davies. The Lily Pad is at 1353 Cambridge St in Cambridge (Inman Square). Donations are $10 “…Singer Rebecca Shrimpton has a soprano voice that combines the intimacy of a jazz singer with the purity of tone one normally associates with trained sopranos…This is, without question, one of the most fascinating jazz albums of 2016…”- Lynn René Bayley, The Art Music Lounge “This is music for mind and soul.” — Irwin Block, Montreal Gazette “… one of Boston’s most ambitious and provocative jazz composers.”-The Boston Phoenix Katz’s last JCA Orchestra recording, Why Do You Ride? was on Downbeat’s list of the best albums of 2015. Crazy, avant-garde, third-stream, god-knows-what big band composition that manages to stay in touch with what Julius Hemphill called “the hard blues.” Lerterland, -David R. Adler In loving memory of Paula Tatarunis, 2-9-1952 to 9-16-2015, Jailhouse Doc and poet laureate of the Jazz Composers Alliance. This is the first release of JCA Recordings.