Undead Jazz Festival – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

Here are a selection of my tweets and photos from the first night of the Undead Jazz Festival in NYC.

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“The Mado Ensemble would make most fusion bands poop their pants.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Explosive, surpsrising, delightful playing from trumpeter Natsuki Tamura.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Amir ElSaffar dancing between the pitches at Sullivan Hall.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Sullivan Hall is packed … with zombies, from the look of this photo. Guess that’s why they call it #undeadjazz”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Ingrid Laubrock. Long unaccompanied sax exploration. Sweet weeping Jesus, she’s good.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Ingrid Laubrock blowing thru mouthpiece & neck of sax into plastic cup of water, making bubble sounds.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Paradoxical Frog just couldn’t be better. Fave jazz group these days? Maybe…”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“RT @adlermusic Orrin Evans just blew some minds – here comes Nasheet …”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“@dingmanvibes is for real. My first time seeing him. Great touch and creative harmonic conception.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Palm tree over @geraldclayton’s piano at Sullivan Hall looks like Rick’s Place. #iamold #casablanca”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Tonight the part of Rick Wakeman will be played by John Escreet”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“This Escreet band is hitting me right in the prog gland. Nice.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Andrew D’Angelo big band taking it to the woodshed at Sullivan Hall”
“60% of the people here are recording this. If there’s an assassination, we’ll have a lot of Zapruder films.”
“Ben Monder, folks. Right next to ‘bad motherfucker’ in the dictionary.”
“Love watching teens and twentysomethings bobbing their heads to big band music.”
“Reid Anderson is funky as he wantsta be with Andrew D’Angelo.”
“Dan Weiss + Ben Monder + Reid Anderson = rhythmgasm”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Josh Sinton, seconds ago. He’s now running through Sullivan Hall soloing.”

From Undead Jazz Fest – Day 1 – June 23, 2011

“Josh Sinton & Andrew D’Angelo Live at Budokan”

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