Johnston Resurrection

Demon Resurrection (2008)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at May 9, 2018
Demon Resurrection (2008)

Demon Resurrection (2008)
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Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

In an isolated house, a group of friends battle supernatural forces as they try to protect a young woman from an evil cult in this low-budget shocker that pays homage to 70s horror and exploitation classics.

Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)  Video

Posted by Helladot at May 1, 2018
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)

Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure | Director: Fuminori Kizaki

Afro Samurai (Samuel L. Jackson) avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and nowhere are the flames of hatred more intense than in the eyes of Sio (Lucy Liu: Kill Bill). She won’t quit until Afro is schooled in the brutal lessons he dealt those who stood in his way. There’s no such thing as final vengeance. The cycle of bloodshed spinning around the Number One Headband must roll on. Featuring the voice of Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and fresh production from The RZA (Wu-Tang Clan), the saga that began in the best-selling anime of 2007 continues in Afro Samurai: Resurrection.
The Microscopic Septet - Manhattan Moonrise (2014) {Cuneiform RUNE 370} (Phillip Johnston)

The Microscopic Septet - Manhattan Moonrise (2014) {Cuneiform RUNE 370} (Phillip Johnston)
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© 2014 Cuneiform Records / Phillip Johnston | RUNE 370
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post-Bop / Saxophone

In the 80s, the band engendered a cagey slant on mainstream swing and then morphed into the risk-taking New York downtown scene, eventually garnering widespread attention and sell-out crowds at the Knitting Factory and other hip venues. They regrouped in 2006, carrying the torch for what has become a singular sound, ingrained in classic jazz stylizations, bop, funk, and the free-jazz domain. Known for its quirky deviations, razor-sharp horns arrangements and melodic hooks, the septet's spunkiness and tightknit overtures align with the stars on Manhattan Moonrise.
The Microscopic Septet - Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk (2010) {Cuneiform RUNE 310} (Phillip Johnston)

The Microscopic Septet - Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk (2010) {Cuneiform RUNE 310} (Phillip Johnston)
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© 2010 Cuneiform Records / Phillip Johnston | RUNE 310
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post-Bop / Saxophone

Very few jazz composers have experienced the extremes of acceptance and rejection that were Thelonious Monk's lot. Ignored and rejected early in his career – in part for the oblique weirdness of his piano style, in part for the difficulty and angularity of his compositions, and in part because he was quite clearly mentally ill – he did at least live to see his music given the appreciation it deserved, and his work has only grown in esteem since his death in 1982. Today, his pieces are among the most frequently performed and recorded of any jazz composer; as popularity among musicians goes, his music is on the same level as that of Duke Ellington and Miles Davis.
The Microscopic Septet - Lobster Leaps In (2008) {Cuneiform RUNE 272} (Phillip Johnston)

The Microscopic Septet - Lobster Leaps In (2008) {Cuneiform RUNE 272} (Phillip Johnston)
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© 2008 Cuneiform Records / Phillip Johnston | RUNE 272
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post-Bop / Saxophone

The Microscopic Septet had been disbanded for quite a few years by the time a pair of twin CD reissue compilations appeared on the Cuneiform label in 2006, prompting a brief reunion of the group to support sales. The musicians had so much fun that they decided to get together again to record a few of the many compositions that the band played during its existence, reuniting pianist Joel Forrester, soprano saxophonist Phillip Johnston, alto saxophonist Don Davis, baritone saxophonist Dave Sewelson, bassist David Hofstra, and drummer Richard Dworkin, with the one new addition being tenor saxophonist Mike Hashim.

Resurrection (1999)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at March 4, 2018
Resurrection (1999)

Resurrection (1999)
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror

A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
The Microscopic Septet - Seven Men In Neckties (2006) {2CD Set Cuneiform RUNE 236/237 rec 1983-1985} (Phillip Johnston)

The Microscopic Septet - Seven Men In Neckties (2006) {2CD Set Cuneiform RUNE 236/237 rec 1983-1985} (Phillip Johnston)
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© 1983-85, 2006 Cuneiform Records / Phillip Johnston | RUNE 236/23
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post-Bop / Saxophone

A nearly brassless little big band and a guitarless R&B group all at the same time, the Microscopic Septet was to the 1980s New York Downtown scene something of what the Art Ensemble of Chicago was to its own home town. Both bands were steeped in and respectful of the jazz tradition, but both deconstructed, recalibrated, juggled and played around with its component parts to create affectionate, often witty new amalgams of the old—and intimations of the future. The two-disc Seven Men In Neckties collects the Micros' immortal, mind-expanding but long unavailable, first two albums—Take The Z Train (Press Records, 1983) and the live Let's Flip! (Osmosis Records, 1985)—along with previously unissued, contemporaneous material.
The Microscopic Septet - Take The Z Train (1983) {Koch Jazz - KOC-CD-7863 rel 1998} (Phillip Johnston)

The Microscopic Septet - Take The Z Train (1983) {Koch Jazz - KOC-CD-7863 rel 1998} (Phillip Johnston)
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© 1983, 1999 Press / Phillip Johnston / Koch Jazz | KOC-CD-7863
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post-Bop / Saxophone

The quirky music of the Microscopic Septet defies classification, other than it is swinging jazz blended with R&B and a host of other influences, full of twists and turns, yet remaining very catchy and accessible. Their debut LP originally came out on the Press label and was finally reissued as a Koch CD in 1998. Much like the musicians that made up Spike Jones' City Slickers in the 1940s, only some very talented players could follow these demanding charts; yet unlike the comparison to Jones' records, there is nothing that is obviously or purely cornball about this music.

Resurrection (1999)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at Feb. 26, 2018
Resurrection (1999)

Resurrection (1999)
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror

A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Phillip Johnston's Transparent Quartet - The Merry Frolics of Satan (1999) {Koch Jazz - KOC CD 7885}

Phillip Johnston's Transparent Quartet - The Merry Frolics of Satan (1999) {Koch Jazz - KOC CD 7885}
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© 1999 Koch Jazz | KOC CD 7885
Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Modern Creative / Post Bop / Stage & Screen / Saxophone

The Merry Frolics of Satan is a recording of eight scores for the amazing silent films of George Méliès , the French pioneer of the fantastic. They are performed by The Transparent Quartet, and were originally premiered with the films at the Walter Reade Tjeatre at Lincoln Center in New York City on Nov. 15, 1997. They have subsequently been performed at the Clevelan Institute of Art, the Wexner Center, the Teatro Verdi in Florence, the Erie Art Museum, and Etnafest in Catania, among others. This CD was originally released on Koch Jazz, but has now gone out of print. It is the second CD released by The Transparent Quartet.