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Matt Lavelle Quartet

The debut recording of the MATT LAVELLE QUARTET “Esoteric Egyptologists remind us that hieroglyphics are not simply a primitive form of writing, but rather contain an entirely higher…

Workaholic

Bassist and composer Joris Teepe, who first appeared on Unseen Rain on Lewis Porter’s Trio Solo, has reason to be Workaholic. While his adroit bass playing is constantly…

Harmolodic Monk

In the work of both Ornette Coleman and Thelonious Monk, the dichotomy of ancient, pre-western approaches and extreme modernism live side-by-side so comfortably that one mistakes one for…

Juniper

Juniper

In their third collaboration for Unseen Rain Records, acoustic virtuosos Jack DeSalvo and Tom Cabrera make their most ambitious musical statement yet, including creations with multiple layers of…

Lion Hearted

Seattle-based Herb Kloss‘ gorgeous flute sound is united with the vast transcultural percussion pallet of Tom Cabrera and Jack DeSalvo‘s mandola, cello and guitar for a genre-transcending recording…

Inherence

This stellar set of duos, that includes music by Wayne Shorter, Ralph Towner, Jack DeSalvo as well as Just Friends and two open pieces, sheds light on the…

When Rivers Run Free

When Rivers Run Free

Blaise Siwula‘s contribution to the improvised music scene is incalculable. From his performances with a myriad of  the world’s most innovative improvisers to his curation of the weekly…

Open Lines

Coolness is defined by action, not words. Joel Shapira approaches guitar playing like a veteran baseball player on a hot streak would approach the plate, brimming with an…

Send Out Signals

Send Out Signals

Fearless multi-instrumentalist Matt Lavelle unites with saxophone powerhouse Ras Moshe, impeccable double-bassist Tom Zlabinger and legendary drummer Tom DeSteno, sending out signals of of passionate, extemporaneous music on…

No Lunch in Hackensack

Chicago-based drummer, arranger and explorer of the edges of the jazz tradition Jimmy Bennington visited multifaceted pianist Steve Cohn‘s Hackensack haunts to record this sometimes lyrical, sometimes angular…

Tales of Coming Home

Tales of Coming Home

Deep within many ancient traditions seems to be the common thread of a completely unified field of consciousness. The implication is that individual minds are simply projecting this…

Chris Kelsey / Tom Tedesco / Jack DeSalvo: Stutches

Chris Kelsey has an international reputation as one of the most distinctive and forward-thinking saxophonists in jazz. His own compositions are innovative, individualistic, and crackling with creative energy….

Multiple Question Choice

Multiple Question Choice

Composer and Downtown music scene veteran Pat Hall’s Unseen Rain release, Multiple Question Choice, presents his extraordinary trio with Hall on trombone,  contra-bass virtuoso Peter Herbert and legendary…

We

We

Piano and shakuhachi innovator Steve Cohn joins the mEyeFi family of artists with the release of his new recording, We, on the Unseen Rain label, available for high-definition…

Coriolis Sky

Coriolis Sky

Traversing the borderlands of the jazz tradition from a modernist perspective, the Tom DeSteno Trio offers their new recording, Coriolis Sky, the first release on mEyeFi Media’s Unseen…