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Tyshawn Sorey

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  • Years Active: 2000s

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Born in 1980, Jazz drummer, pianist, and composer Tyshawn Sorey is a New York-based musician as well as instructor for the School for Improvisational Music and the New School. Along with leading his own projects, Sorey is a regular member of trumpeter Dave Douglas's Nomad ensemble as well as saxophonist Steve Coleman's Five Elements band. He has also racked up extensive performance experience with such artists as trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, pianist Misha Mengelberg, and reedman Anthony Braxton, among many others.

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05.09.17 Village Vanguard New York, NY US

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2011 Jazz: Echoing the ’70s, in a Good Way

By Kevin Whitehead, Contributor

It says something about the timeless state of modern jazz that one of 2011's memorable releases, saxophonist/composer Tim Berne's Insomnia, was recorded in 1997. Nothing about the music sounds dated: not his curvy, harmonized melodies, the ways they jostle the spirited improvising, the lushness of an octet with a built-in chamber trio (violin, cello, bass), or the sure pacing of long suite-like sets. His concept was fully developed, then as now. (ECM's putting out a… more »