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Jazz Times!

A great review from the venerable Jazz Times and Bill Milkowski- “From the droning, Terry Riley-inspired loops of “Sorrows of the Moon” to the exquisite music-box pointillism of “Two for Joy” and the free-jazz vehicle “Little Shadow,” nothing is predictable … Continue reading

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Something Else

Something Else Reviews did a “One Track Mind” review of “The Widening Gyre” from If Not Inertia. I like the way this sounds- “The song is a rising and receding ominous swirling mass of acoustic and computer-generated noises both tonal … Continue reading

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babyblaue-seiten review

Here’s a German review of “If Not Inertia” from www.babyblaue-seiten.de, which I gather from google translate is generally positive. http://www.babyblaue-seiten.de/index.php?content=review&left=genre&albumId=12365&genre=31

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Point of Departure

Here’s a new, quite in depth and generally positive review of If Not Inertia recently received from pointofdeparture.org: “If Not Inertia is never hurried or brash and willingly sacrifices what is often received as intensity in favor of a depth … Continue reading

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New Sounds again…

WYNC’s New Sounds featured the title track of Ergo’s latest CD, “If Not Inertia” on a recent show called “As The World Drones”.   Once again we’re flattered and delighted.  Take a listen:

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New Sounds

I’m very excited that Ergo was featured twice on one of my favorite radio shows, New Sounds with John Schaefer. New Sounds aptly features new and unusual music and each show has a certain theme, this one is about prepared-piano, … Continue reading

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tonight at Cornelia Street Cafe

Ergo Cornelia Street Café, Today 8:30pm. 29 Cornelia St (between Bleecker and W 4th Sts) (212) 989-9319corneliastreetcafe.com Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St $10 plus $10 minimum Ergo, the tight-knit trio of trombonist Brett … Continue reading

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NYC Jazz Record

here is the review from February’s issue of the NYC Jazz Record: If Not Inertia Ergo (Cuneiform) by Kurt Gottschalk On their two previous releases, the outfit known as Ergo has fine-tuned an unusual and evocative mix of tautness and … Continue reading

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the making of IF NOT INERTIA

Here’s a five minute documentary about the recording session and process of making the new Ergo record, If Not Inertia, from Cuneiform Records. Many thanks to Donya Ravasani who filmed and edited it.

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The Stone

A good time was had by Ergo with Jason Moran, Shawn Baltazor and Brett Sroka at the Stone last month, here are some pictures and audio clips of the gig:

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