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Continent-spanning concerts celebrate the seven-volume The Art Of Perelman-Shipp, a high-water mark for the duo format and for free improvisation.

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Mar 29, 2017 | Share:          

Rova Retrospective in NYC, Jan 17-24

Following their November 2015 European Tour and several subsequent Bay Area events and rehearsals, the four gentleman are back out on the road this month to what one could call a "Rova Fest," starting on Sun, Jan 17 with Electric Ascension featuring Nels Cline at Le Poisson Rouge — presented by NYC' Winter Jazzfest, and concluding a week later, on Sun, Jan 24, with the quartet performing some seminal and transitional works at The Stone.

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Jan 09, 2016 | Share:          

Rova November Tour Announced

Rova's tour kicks off November 8th at Sound In Motion, in Antwerp, Belgium, with a unique concert of the Rova Special Sextet: Rova Plus Belgian percussionists Jakob Warmenbol and Eric Heestermans. Below is a full list of upcoming shows!

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Oct 05, 2015 | Share:          

Rova to the Artist Roster

Dear friends and colleagues, it looks like the New Year is off to a great start! We are delighted to welcome Rova to the Kato Bookbird family with two fantastic projects: The Rova Saxophone Quartet and the Electric Ascension! We met Rova member Larry Ochs at the Konfrontationen Festival last year and we think he's pretty awesome and couldn’t be more excited to present and share the projects with the rest of the world!

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Jan 20, 2015 | Share:          

Ab Baars' Take on Body and Soul

Inspiring article on solo saxophone playing in Sound American. Plus four great & different interpretations of Body and Soul by Ab Baars, Matt Bauder, Phillip Greenlief and Jon Irabagon. 'I'd gladly surrender myself for you, Body and Soul'

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Jun 30, 2014 | Share: