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  1. Jun 21,  · Oliver Lake Featuring Flux Quartet--Right On Up Oliver Lake is a saxophone player who has built a career upon daring, progressive jazz. He plays with his noteworthy Organ Quartet, as well as a number of big band ensembles. He's dipped into world music with some success, having teamed up with Meshell Ndegeocello and Vijay Iyer.
  2. OLIVER LAKE / FLUX QUARTET - Right Up On (Passin’ Thru ; USA) Featuring Oliver Lake on alto sax & compositions and the Flux (String) Quartet: Tom Chiu & Conrad Harris on violins, Max Mandel on viola and Felix Fan on cello. Oliver Lake has been collaborating with the Flux Quartet since and composing for string quartets for even longer.
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  4. So it's fascinating that Oliver Lake has chosen to work with the Flux Quartet, an equally celebrated and adventurous string quartet. Right On Up sounds like a jazz album in title only--the majority of these seven tracks, all Lake originals, blur the line between avant-garde, "modern" classical music and the aforementioned free jazz.
  5. Oliver Lake is an explosively unpredictable soloist, somewhat akin to Eric Dolphy in the ultra-nimble manner in which he traverses the full range of his main horn, the alto. Lake's astringent saxophone sound is his trademark -- piercing, bluesy, and biting in the manner of a Maceo Parker, it was a perfect lead voice for the World Saxophone Quartet, the band with which Lake has .
  6. review of Oliver Lake featuring Flux Quartet: Right Up On. Alhoewel de Amerikaanse altsaxofonist Oliver Lake al sinds met het Flux Quartet samenwerkt, is dit hun eerste album.
  7. Dec 28,  · Oliver Lake, Featuring Flux Quartet – Right Up On (Passin’ Thru) You don’t look to Oliver Lake to conform to expectations. The saxophonist and founding member of the World Saxophone Quartet has made a brilliant career out of making unexpected turns. In this case, he tackles a set of contemporary classical pieces with a string quartet in which he isn’t .
  8. Top CD Stubs; Documentation Right Up On: Oliver Lake feat. FLUX Quartet: 1: Album + Compilation. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; Compilation: Oliver Lake: 1: Album + Live. Year Title Artist Rating Releases; Celebrating Mary Lou Williams - Live at Birdland New York: Trio 3, Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, Andrew Cyrille + Geri.
  9. Sep 18,  · Oliver Lake Featuring FLUX Quartet – Right Up On [TrackList follows] – Passin’ Thru , [4/21/17] ****: Lake as composer, not necessarily performer. (Oliver Lake: alto saxophone (tracks , 4), co-producer; Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris: violin; Max Mandel: viola; Felix Fan: cello) Fair warning: fans of saxophonist Oliver Lake should be aware the minute .

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