Meeting new music is a very exciting experience for me, it’s a natural high. Today, while searching for material to post I came across this album titled “Human Motion.” At a glance, the artwork caught my attention as I hesitated and said to myself … man you don’t have time to listen. But soon thereafter, the voice of curiosity prevailed. As always, I’m delighted to share with you another intriguing recording from the infinite treasures of music that awaits us on the Internet. Enjoy! —Rob Young
Human Motion | Human Motion – [Human Motion, 2005]Human Motion is a Chicago-based jazz quintet that blends traditional jazz language and modern musical idioms, displaying them with raw energy through the original compositions of its members.
Human Motion, formed in the spring of 2005, is a Chicago-based jazz quintet dedicated to playing improvised music, focusing particularly on the original compositions of its members. Led by bassist/composer Jeff Greene, the quintet features trumpeter Matt Holman, saxophonist Doug Stone, pianist Jordan Baskin, and percussionist Jon Deitemyer. With widely varying influences from Charles Mingus and John Coltrane to Bjork and the Roots, each individual brings his life experiences and love of music to every performance to create a cohesive and inspired unit. Human Motion draws from tradition while looking toward the future. Their debut album, “Human Motion“, was released in September of 2005. It features ten original compositions and is available now on CD Baby!, iTunes, and in select Chicago-land Tower Records. Continue reading