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CAVE IMPROVISATIONS PROJECT: LARRY OCHS & GERALD CLEAVER

May 29, 2016

On October 1 and 2, 2016, Larry Ochs and Gerald Cleaver will take the opportunity together – and hopefully with the spirits of Grotte du Pyrenees and Grotte du Mas d'Azil – to record in these 2 caves in the Toulouse region of France. 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


Rempis – Johnston – Ochs Trio NEW digital-download CD now available on Aerophonic

Apr 19, 2016

Recorded Live in Buffalo in May, 2015 during a brilliant tour. More details below... Read more


Rova Channeling Coltrane - Special Deluxe DVD/Bluray/CD package getting great reviews

Feb 08, 2016

Rova Channeling Coltrane - a special DVD/Bluray/CD package produced by jazz label Rogue Art — released January 15, 2016 in the USA and worldwide. It includes the Kickstarter-funded five-camera shoot of Electric Ascension; that concert-filming made at 2012 Guelph Jazz Festival in Canada.… 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