John Menegon's Sound Embrace (jazzstock @ Senate Garage) at Senate Garage
Posted by Teri Roiger on March 2, 2023
4 N Front Street
Thu, April 6, 2023
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The intuitive, spontaneous nature of the music between the musicians in the Quartet is deeply rooted in the traditions that come out of the Free Bop era of Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, and Paul Motian, to name a few. The music is created in the “moment of now!” Some of the melodies presented will be freely interpreted, sometimes letting the form create itself, using melodic and harmonic expression relying in the trust of each player’s deep knowledge of improvisation. The group will be exploring some odd meters and different grooves, and will include Menegon’s original compositions as well as music by Dewey Redman). Menegon played and recorded with Dewey for over a decade. Menegon’s originals are rooted in the experiences he had playing and touring with Dewey Redman, as well as Joe Lovano, who he currently plays with....
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