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SELECTED PRESS

I, Castorpollux (37d03d)

The New York Times –   “Minimalistic repetitions and startling fractures… equally virtuosic and digitally skewed.”- Jon Pareles

 

WNYC New Sounds / Soundcheck – Episode and podcast with John Schaefer

 

Bandcamp Daily Best Ambient Albums, May 2021 – “a striking first record that weaves field recordings, spoken word, and acoustic instruments together with a retro-futuristic palette.” – Arielle Gordon

 

Mix Magazine – "a reflection of her avant-garde style and is a nod to her Asian and American identities… emotional and evocative” - Adrianna Cheung

 

JAZZIZ – Best of the Week 4/19

 

I Care If You Listen – Video Premiere: “Particle Of…” 

 

Brooklyn Vegan – Best of the Week 4/14

 

Mondo Jazz/ All About Jazz – Playlist Feature: “Still/On Hold"

gathering blue (RighteousGIRLS, New Focus Recording)

Downbeat Magazine Best Albums of 2015​ 

 

Downbeat Magazine -"Revelatory" ★​★​★​★​1/2 -John Ephland 

New York City Jazz Record - Review by Fred Bouchard

CLASSICALITE- Video Premiere: "GIRLS" - Maria Jean Sullivan

I Care If You Listen -"Breaks Creative Ground" - Jackson Cooper 

WNYC New Sounds - Feature: Chamber Music With an Electronic Boost- John Schaefer 

Other Press

The Washington Post -"Wadada Leo Smith’s jazz is demanding, but emotionally cathartic"-Michael J. West

FIFTEEN QUESTIONS - Interview "Given to Understand"

Lucid Culture - "mesmerizingly psychedelic, often utterly chilling performance of George Crumb’s American Songbook"

The New York Times​- "Idiosyncratic Pairings on a Wide Playing Field"