15
Feb

Album Release: Loren Stillman + Bad Touch, Going Public 4/18 & 4/19

Loren Stillman + Bad Touch, Going Public

In celebration of our latest release for Fresh Sound Records please join Loren Stillman and Bad Touch in concert at these great establishments:


April 18 @ Firehouse 12 
New Haven Connecticut - 8:30&10pm

April 19th @ Jazz Gallery,
NYC, 9&11pm 

Loren Stillman : alto saxophone 
Gary Versace : hammond Organ
Nate Radley : guitar 
Ted Poor : drums 


As a dynamic collaboration among members Gary Versace (Organ), Nate Radley (Guitar), Ted Poor (Drums), and Loren Stillman (Alto Saxophone), Bad Touch has been an established ensemble since 2008. 

Building on our previous two releases Like a Magic Kiss (2008)and Winter Fruits (2009) Going Public offers an innovative new selection of material and an expansion on the band’s musical adventures.

Visual artist Michael Angelis contributed the original design for the album cover, hand crafted through the medium of woodcut.

Provided are some links where you can BUY the album either in its physical state or as a digital download.

 

Buy on iTunes

Buy on Amazon

Fresh Sound

Album Preview

06
Dec

December 17 @ Shapeshifter Lab

Akiko Pavolka House of Illusion (8:15)
Loren Stillman Quartet (9:30)


Wednesday, December 17, 2013 8:15 and 9:30
Shapeshifter Lab: 18 Whitwell Place Brooklyn, NY 11215 

19
Nov

Vibraphonist Chris Dingman: The Subliminal and the Sublime


Nov 2013: Vibraphonist Chris Dingman will present the World Premiere of his new commissioned suite The Subliminal and the Sublime on Nov 22 at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, and Nov 23 atSubCulture in NYC! 
  - Get More Info & Tickets»

31
Oct

Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open: Michel Gentile Flow and The Loren Stillman Quartet

17
Sep

Loren Stillman and Bad Touch - Going Public (Teaser)

17
Sep

Loren Stillman Trio @ Bar Next Door 10/1

Loren Stillman Trio @ Bar Next Door

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:30 to 9:45 and 10:30 to 11:45pm
Bar Next Door-La Lanterna
129 Macdougal Street, NYC 10012
212 529-5945

 Loren Stillman, saxophone Gary Versace, organ Jared Schonig, drums

02
Sep

40twenty at Cornelia Street Cafe, Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, at 8:30 PM.

40twenty will be playing at Cornelia Street Cafe this coming Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, at 8:30 PM. 
Extra-special guest/friend Loren Stillman will be playing alto saxophone with us. 
Tuesday, Sept. 3rd, 8:30 PM 
40twenty
Jacob Garchik- trombone 
Dave Ambrosio- bass 
VS- drums 
special guest: Loren Stillman- alto sax  
21
Aug
14
Aug

Mike Formaenk's Resonator @ Cornelia Street Cafe 8/16 & 17

Mike Formaenk’s Resonator @ Cornelia Street Cafe 8/16 & 17 w/Loren Stillman, alto sax; Chris Speed, tenor sax, clarinet; Angelica Sanchez, piano; Michael Formanek, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums

30
Jul

Bad Touch @ Koceptions Music Series-8/20, 9pm

Korzo, 667 Fifth Avenue, at 20th Street, Park Slope

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AUGUST 20 @ 9pm

BAD TOUCH w/ LOREN STILLMAN, saxophone; NATE RADLEY, guitar; GARY VERSACE, piano + organ

@ 10:30pm

PETE RENDE, piano/keyboards; BILL McHENRY, saxophone; MATT BREWER, bass; TYSHAWN SOREY, drums

“Loren Stillman is one of New York's best alto saxophonists, and has gained that distinction well before reaching age 30.”

-David Adler, Jazz Times Magazine

“a writer and a stylist that has found a previously unoccupied slot in the jazz spectrum”

-Jazz Review UK

“The magic, that which entrances, is not technique, although Stillman obviously can play anything his mind hears. He is that special player,one who is totally free.”

-Budd Kopman, AllAboutJazz

"Stillman writes music that’s intricate but unforced and devoid of pretension...just as important, he has a distinctive sound on his instrument — full but dry, with only the slightest intimation of vibrato — and he shows restraint and consideration in his solos. When a song opens up rhythmically, as happens often here, he sets an agenda without closing off alternative options. He’s a watchful sort of improviser, rigorous about everything, including the unknown.”

-Nate Chinen, New York Times

“Bad Touch is a young group facing the usual embarrassment of riches. It’s looking at 60 or so years of style and temperament in American jazz: soft, loud, fast, slow, in tempo, out of tempo, free, composed, cluttered, sparse, swinging and non-. And it has chosen all of them.”

-Ben Ratliff, New York Times

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