Live In New York
Michael Bates
RELEASE DATE: 2009-03-24
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Michael Bates has emerged as one of the most engaging young bassist/composers in recent years. His third record as a leader, Clockwise, released through Greenleaf Music, was met with praise. In celebration of Clockwise, Bates and his quartet Outside Sources recorded their record release show at Cornelia Cafe in NYC, documented here as the fourth installment of the Greenleaf Paperback Series. AllAboutJazz called Outside Sources, "a tight unit that reveled in richness, unpredictability, astounding technical ability and near-telepathic …MORE
Clockwise
Michael Bates
RELEASE DATE: 2008-09-09
‹‹‹ Click the cover to view the full artwork ››› Taking equal inspiration from jazz, western classical music, and lasting modern acts as disparate as the Bad Brains and Ornette Coleman, Clockwise offers a panoramic view of the engaging musical mind of Michael Bates, and will prove to be a watershed for enthusiasts of cutting-edge composition and improvisation. This dynamic collection of nine original works (the latest additions to an oeuvre bulging with more than 200 compositions) written for his Outside Sources ensemble blurs the line between composition and improvisation and leaves …MORE