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Another nice piece on David Ake “Bridges”….

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buzzardtracks.blogspot.com David Ake.  Bridges. Posi-Tone, 2013.    There’s a new jazz guy in town.  He’s not really new, but he’s got a job here now, so that makes him ours (“gooble gobble, one of us”), whether he wants to be considered a Northeast Ohio artist or not.  David Ake is the relatively new Chair of the Department of Music at Case Western Reserve University, having reloca ...Read More

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May 14th, 2014 at 12:07 pm

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Great interview with pianist David Ake about music and his new CD “Bridges”…

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www.cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — David Ake’s album“Bridges’’ is showing up on a ton of year-end best-of lists. You almost expect that from someone who’s been making music his whole life, and whose band includes some of the best in jazz – including tenor sax player Ravi Coltrane, trumpeter Ralph Alessi, as well as alto sax player Peter Epstein, bassist Scott Colley and drumme ...Read More

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January 11th, 2014 at 12:39 am

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Critical Jazz reviews David Ake “Bridges”…

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www.criticaljazz.com You can count the number of labels with a firm commitment to the more straight ahead scene in modern jazz on one hand with Posi-Tone perhaps leading the way with the most dynamic young talent that can easily be considered the future of modern jazz. David Ake and his new release Bridges is certainly proof positive of this point with a virtual all star line up of rising stars a ...Read More

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May 28th, 2013 at 5:50 am

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SomethingElseReviews on David Ake “Bridges”…

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somethingelsereviews.com It’s clear from his latest recorded offering Bridges that the pianist and composer David Ake has a lot to say musically, but this being only his third record over a period of fifteen years, he hasn’t had much time to say it. That’s because Ake is also a scholar, author and member of the jazz ensemble EEA with Peter Epstein and Larry Engstrom. He’s made real good ...Read More

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May 27th, 2013 at 6:13 am

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