Medeski Martin & Wood
Brooklyn Comes Alive returned to the Brooklyn Mirage, located in Brooklyn, NY's East Williamsburg neighborhood last Saturday night featuring diverse genres and heavy hitters from the jamband scene. Jamtronica icons Sound Tribe Sector 9 headlined the event, along with Lettuce, Medeski Martin & Wood, and the first ever performance by Cool Cool Cool.
Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven artistic duo led by pianist John Medeski and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, has teamed up with Asheville-based hip-hop quartet Free Radio to release a split single and reimagined version of Yoko Ono’s “Where Do We Go From Here.” Listen to “Where Do We Go From Here” here: https://youtu.be/osZPO10zDe8
John Medeski's Mad Skillet has announced the November 9 release of its self-titled debut album via Medeski Martin & Wood's record label, Indirecto Records. Led by the hugely influential keyboardist and featuring guitarist Will Bernard and the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band rhythm section of sousaphonist Kirk Joseph and drummer Terence Higgins, Mad Skillet is first and foremost a product of New Orleans. The band's inception can be traced back to the late-night sets that go down every year during New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Medeski Martin & Wood with Alarm Will Sound have announced the release of a new album, 'Omnisphere,' due September 14 via MMW's own imprint, Indirecto Records. The collection poses a compelling question: What would happen if one of the most adventurous groups to emerge in jazz and improvised music in the last three decades were to join up with an orchestra that counts among the boldest forces in contemporary classical?
Medeski Martin & Wood have announced two shows in Cleveland at On Air Studio on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19. They'll be joined each night by special guests and lifelong collaborators: guitarist Marc Ribot, trumpeter Steven Bernstein and percussionist Cyro Baptista. Also on the bill are turntablists DJ Logic and DJ Olive.
Celebrating 25 years together in 2016, Medeski Martin & Wood recently announced two very special shows at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20. Both performances immediately sold out. Thus a third and final night has been added on Tuesday, October 18. Tickets are on sale now.
From their debut performances at the Village Gate, a historic jazz club located on the west side of Lower Manhattan, to their high-profile collaborations with an eclectic variety of musicians, avant-jazz funk trio Medeski, Martin & Wood have developed a signature style that has continued to push the boundaries of American jazz for the last 23 years.
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood have announced a North American tour this December to support their forthcoming studio album, Juice, out September 16 from Indirecto Records. The ten-night run will be preceded by a 14-date tour of Europe in November. Beginning at 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on December 4, MSMW will play select shows in both the Northern and Southeastern United States, highlighted by a hometown performance at Terminal 5 in NYC on December 11.