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The title of the album refers to a non-tangible place removed from reality, a state of mind that consumes you, prevents you from being here or there, and takes you “elsewhere”. Composer and vocalist of the group, Isabel Crespo says, “I wanted to recreate the kinds of moments that envelop you and demand your attention, and display those through every aspect of the music.”
lo que yo en lo personal hice para adentrarme en el mundo de "Elsewhere" fue escuchar cada pieza mientras veía su respectivo collage y escribía lo que se me viniera al ser.
Start your week on a good note with some great new music. This week, we discover an interesting new modern jazz band from Texas, celebrate the return of a cult 80s funk musician and more.
Today we'd like to introduce you to Isabel Crespo. Every artist has a unique story. Can you briefly walk us through yours? I'm a vocalist and composer living in Denton, TX. I graduated from UNT with a degree in Jazz Studies, and I spend my time teaching, collaborating, and performing with many groups of varying [...]
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As the title suggests, For Now's full length debut album Elsewhere takes listeners on a rocket trip through space, time, and beyond. Although the Denton-based band is rooted in improvisation and jazz fusion, the compositional elements, intimate lyrics, and ear-worm melodies veer towards t
Denton's jazz community embodies a kind of vibrancy and flair that has led to an overflow of unique music projects, and this was no different for local contemporary jazz group For Now.
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I always keep an ear peeled for recording projects that are fresh and unique. This is an art project. Her compositions become a collective vehicle to expose everyone’s audacious talents. ...very modernistic and improvisational blending [genres] in a meeting of both mind and instrument.
For Now proves that there's plenty more where Snarky Puppy came from. Like the celebrated arty jazz-pop ensemble Snarky Puppy, For Now is a product of the music program at the University of North Texas in Denton. Composer and vocalist Isabel Crespo takes the lead in the embedded For Now video.
Good morning on this cloudy and cool Sunday wherever you are. Here is the visual playlist for today's show on WFDU.FM HD2, along with Mary Halvorson, For Now, Anat Cohen & Fred Hersch, Roxy Coss,...