Bobby Bradford, Hafez Modirzadeh With Ken Filiano, Royal Hartigan ‎– Live At The Magic Triangle

1. SHE 11:55
3. BAYRAKTAR 03:55
5. ASHES 10:16

Venerable West Coast-based trumpeter, cornetist and instructor, Bobby Bradford has carved out a big slice of modern jazz history due to his recordings and performances with iconic jazz artisans, reedmen Ornette Coleman, John Carter, Eric Dolphy and bassist Charlie Haden among other luminaries. On this superb release recorded at the University of Massachusetts as part of the Magical Triangle Jazz Series, he shares the billing with saxophonist, recording artist and leading-edge music theorist, Hafez Modirzadeh.

With first-call support specialists, bassist Ken Filiano and drummer, Royal Hartigan, the album duly highlights the musicians group-focused chemistry and distinct characterizations they bring to the vanguard. And while I was provided with a promo CD, consumers will need to purchase the LP, which is slated for an initial run of 500 copies.

Bradford solely uses the cornet and launches the opener “She,” by making his horn talk, laugh and weep, propelling the events into a loosely flowing vibe amid an airy theme that evolves atop a slow gait, in concert with searching choruses, enveloped with mystical overtones. But “Silhouette,” is a heated jaunt, escalated by Filiano’s frenetic arco lines. As the quartet’s variegated… more
released November 1, 2017

Recorded live on 31st March, 2016 at Bezanson Recital Hall as part of the Magical Triangle Jazz Series (Glenn Siegel – Founding Director). Concert produced by the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Recorded by Dan Richardson
Edited and mixed by

Mastered by Arūnas Zujus at MAMAstudios
Design by Oskaras Anosovas
Diagram by Hafez Modirzadeh

Edition of 500 copies

Bobby Bradford – cornet
Hafez Modirzadeh – tenor saxophone
Ken Filiano – bass, effects
Royal Hartigan – drums


Live At The Magic Triangle

Title : Live At The Magic Triangle
Release Date : October 31, 2017
Label : ,
Catalog ref. : NBLP 108
Format : CD