The first New Universe Festival was a die-hard music lover's dream, defined by artists who seamlessly mingle compositional ingenuity and improvisational grace and fervor. This coming September, Abstract Logix will also release a 2 DVD set, featuring a generous selection of festival performances and bonus material additional performances, interviews, and more , filmed in high-definition throughout the event. You will hear the kind of complicity that exists between us all this is a very special element, and frankly essential for making good music. We're up there listening and reacting to one another, and people genuinely respond to the risks we take. This is human music in a mechanized age.
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Abstract Logix Live! On both of these cuts, Machacek takes standout, legato-infused solos. Both musicians are burning on this track which includes some programmed synth elements to flesh out the sound.
Jump to navigation. Login Shopping Cart empty. On November 20 and 21, , maverick record label Abstract Logix hosted a series of spectacular performances, featuring an array of artists who handily defy genre categorization in favor of unbridled expression. Among the featured musicians were pioneering guitarist John McLaughlin and his current band the 4th Dimension with special guest, world music legend tabla maestro Zakir Hussain; Widespread Panic guitar hero Jimmy Herring with his electric band; Return to Forever Drummer Lenny White; the all-star quartet Human Element keyboardist Scott Kinsey, bassist Matt Garrison, percussionist Arto Tuncboyaciyan; fearless guitarist and improviser Wayne Krantz appearing with the amazing Anthony Jackson on bass; visionary Indian composer and drummer Ranjit Barot; and emerging guitar visionary Alex Machacek. A 2 CD Set of the festival featuring minutes of music was released on July 19, to rave reviews.
Various Artists : various. Sponsored by Summit Records. Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar. Reset your password Click the eye to show your password. Membership has its privileges. Learn more. John McLaughlin b. Lenny White b. Jimmy Herring b.