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JazzWrap on Jacam Manricks….

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jazzwrap.blogspot.com I really hadn’t listen to much from Jacam Manricks. I had seen his music around town and seen his name a few random times on bills for different clubs. But for some reason it just never stuck. Until I sat and finally listened to his fourth album on Posi-Tone, Cloud Nine. It is simply fantastic and maintains close contemporary themes. Manricks’ compositions are ...Read More

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November 4th, 2012 at 6:26 pm

JazzTimes reviews Jacam Manricks “Cloud Nine”…

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jazztimes.com By Bill Milkowski Australian-born, New York-based alto saxophonist-composer Jacam Manricks has been quietly churning out quality recordings as a leader that feature some of the most in-demand players on the NYC scene. Cloud Nine, his fourth, is no exception. With Adam Rogers on guitar, Matt Wilson on drums and Sam Yahel on organ, he has recruited first-class talent. Together ...Read More

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November 4th, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Midwest Record on “Cloud Nine”…

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JACAM MANRICKS/Cloud Nine: Manricks makes you wish we were still living in a time when music was one of the main drivers of the culture and he would be celebrated rather than be another cat fighting for his piece of the pie. A stellar sax player that could spent the rest of his career on auto pilot and not draw any negative criticism for it, his writing and playing are so on the money that you kno ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 7:22 pm

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SomethingElse on Jacam Manricks “Cloud Nine”…

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somethingelsereviews.com Trigonometry, the third album by alto saxophone rising star Jacám Manricks, was a stellar post-bop set. It was just the kind of record you’d expect with a guy of his experience, education and raw talent, accompanied by such leading lights as Gary Versace, Joe Martin and Alan Ferber. For his next album, Cloud Nine, Manricks trades in the sax/trumpet/trombone sextet for ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 8:57 am

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The Jazz Word on Jacam Manricks “Cloud Nine”…

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thejazzword.blogspot.com Jacám Manricks is a saxophonist of incomparable technical skill with an engaging alto tone. His original compositions are challenging, yet maintain engaging and accessible qualities. His latest for Posi-Tone Records is Cloud Nine, featuring organist Sam Yahel, guitarist Adam Rogers and drummer Matt Wilson. Despite this first-rate cast, a disc highlight is “Serene Pi ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 8:50 am

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Music and More on “Cloud Nine”…

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jazzandblues.blogspot.com Saxophonist Jacam Manricks is a player with a strong melodic sensibility, performing on this album with a potent unit which includes the leader on alto saxophone, Adam Rogers on guitar, Sam Yahel on organ, Matt Wilson on drums and David Weiss sitting in for one track on trumpet. Manricks has a has a nice and individual tone on the alto saxophone, a light and floating text ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 8:39 am

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StepTempest weighs in on Jacam Manricks “Cloud Nine”…

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steptempest.blogspot.com For his second release on the Positone label (and 4th overall), alto saxophonist Jacám Manricks, a native of Brisbane, Australia, has assembled quite a cast to play his music.  Guitarist Adam Rogers, organist Sam Yahel, drummer Matt Wilson and, on one cut, trumpeter David Weiss, do exactly what one might expect, play with fire and intelligence. Wilson keeps the rhythms f ...Read More

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July 20th, 2012 at 8:37 am

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Dan Bilawsky on “Cloud Nine”…

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www.allaboutjazz.com The euphoria-based title of Jacam Manricks’ latest album makes perfect sense. After all, who wouldn’t be on cloud nine with a band like this?! For his fourth album, the Australian-born, New York-based saxophonist mingles with three modernist elites who help to shape and define his sound. While Manricks’ compositional prowess could easily allow him to fully sc ...Read More

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