Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey – February 25th & 26th – Dazzle Jazz
BY JON PRINS – MARCH 1, 2012
POSTED IN: PHOTOS, REVIEWS, SLIDESHOW ARTICLES
Stage Presence: A+
Set/Light show: N/A
Starting on February 19, 2012 Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey began releasing a special series of A & B sides. These lo-fi unmastered tracks capture a raw, distilled, and reconstructed version of The Race Riot Suite material.
The A Side consists of a short & condensed solo piano version of a song from The Race Riot [...]
We are honored to have The Race Riot Suite listed as one of the Best Large Ensemble jazz releases of 2011 by The New York City Jazz Record! Pick up your copy of the January 2012 issue now to see who else made the list:
Tulsa World: ‘Race Riot Suite’ Carnegie Hall-worthy
By WASHINGTON I. RUCKER
Published: 10/21/2011 2:23 AM Last Modified: 10/21/2011 4:38 AM
As a Tulsa native, I have some comments on the group Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.
The group appeared at a local club here in Los Angeles recently and I was in for a major surprise.
JACOB FRED JAZZ ODYSSEY
SAN FRANCISCO – Tulsa’s native sons are on the road, telling a dark and painful story about a long-suppressed chapter of Oklahoma’s history.
At a performance two weeks ago at the Bay Area’s premiere funk venue, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey settled into a rollicking locomotive groove evoking the territory dance bands [...]
Inspired Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey at the Loft — This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Jazz
By Alfred Howard | Published Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, a quartet from Tulsa, Oklahoma, brought their unique brand of open-minded musicianship to the Loft at UCSD. Touring in support ofRace Riot Suite, the quartet added a five-piece [...]