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Ayelet's NYC sextet with Avishai Cohen (tpt), Loren Stillman (sax), Anat Fort (pno), Ed Schuller (bass) and Take Toriyama (drums) in an adventurous vocal jazz album. The elaborate cover art, drawn by Brooklyn based artist Gideon Kendal, is folded into the album, along with photographs by Robbin Vallentine and a full lyrics sheet. A digital booklet is included as well.
Includes unlimited streaming of Upto Here | From Here
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With her third full-length album, Israeli-born Ayelet Rose Gottlieb has elevated to a rarefied level of artistry. On Upto Here | From Here, her 2009 release, Gottlieb pulls the art of jazz singing out of its safety zone and infuses it with new possibilities, exploring the human voice in a way that few contemporary singers can. Gottlieb does so seemingly nonchalantly, with the panache and authority of an artist who has been making records for decades, not a mere handful of years.
“Unlike so many singers around her, she explores the textures and styles that her voice can produce. She is an instrumentalist on par with any other and a fully integrated member of her band,” notes Andrey Henkin, editor of the New York City Jazz Record in the album’s liner notes.
Upto Here | From Here features a cast of musicians with whom Gottlieb has worked since 2002, some of the most skilled and visionary players the New York jazz scene has to offer: Loren Stillman (saxophone), fellow Israelis Avishai Cohen (trumpet) and Anat Fort (piano), Ed Schuller (bass) and the late Take Toriyama (drums), who passed away in 2007. Gottlieb’s earlier recordings—the avant-garde-oriented debut InTernal ExTernal (Genevieve, 2004) and Mayim Rabim (Tzadik, 2006), an original song cycle based on the erotic biblical love poem “Song of Songs” and sung entirely in Hebrew—established Gottlieb as an adventurous, even audacious performer. Upto Here | From Here makes it even clearer that Gottlieb is a commanding artist who thrives on the unexpected: Her improvisational acumen is second to none, her confidence as a leader and her range defy description, and her artistic inquisitiveness spurs her to outdo herself each time out.
released August 11, 2009
Ayelet Rose Gottlieb -Voice
Avishai Cohen - Trumpet
Loren Stillman - Alto Saxophone
Anat Fort - Piano
Ed Schuller - Bass
Take Toriyama - Drums
All arrangements by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb
All the music compositions by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb,
except Tr. 8 - music by Hoagy Carmichael
Tr 1, 2, 4, 10, 11, 12: by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb,
Tr 3 & 9 - Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks
Tr 5 & 7 (section 1) - Agi Mishol, translated by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb
Tr 6 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tr 7 (section 2) John Cage
Tr 8 Ned Washington
Produced by Ayelet Rose Gottlieb & Shahar Levavi
Recorded and mixed by Randy Crafton @ Kaleidoscope Sound, 2005
Mastered by Michael MacDonald @AlgoRhythm, 2009
Photos by Robbin Vallentine
Illustration by Gideon Kendall
Ayelet Rose Gottlieb איילת רוז גוטליבMontreal, Québec
Jerusalem-born, Montreal-based composer and vocalist Ayelet Rose Gottlieb is an explorer of sound and seeker of musical
adventures. Singing in Hebrew, English and wordlessly, Ayelet “blends Middle-Eastern traditions with wide-open abstractions” (the Vancouver Sun.)...more