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Medeski Martin & Wood Announce New Live Album and New Tour Dates
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Medeski Martin & Wood Announce New Live Album and New Tour Dates

Medeski Martin & Wood are releasing Free Magic, a new live album next month, offering up live performances during their first-ever acoustic tour in 2007. The album will feature the trio on five tracks, anchored by bassist Chris Wood, along with keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin, in a highly improvised setting. “There’s a rhythmic and sonic connection that...

Medeski, Martin and Wood Announce Acoustic Fall Tour
Concerts & Tours

Medeski, Martin and Wood Announce Acoustic Fall Tour

Medeski, Martin and Wood have announced a Fall tour covering the Northeast U.S. Kicking off at the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Massachusetts, the trek takes the jazz-infused jam band through Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The trio will be performing acoustic sets throughout, with Chris Wood laying it down on the...

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood: Chank, Live (1997)
Bass Videos

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood: Chank, Live (1997)

Oh so good… Here’s the trio known as Medeski Martin & Wood teaming up with John Scofield at the 1997 North Sea Jazz Festival. This was the year the quartet first got together, performing on Scofield’s A Go Go album, which helped MMW gain broader exposure. In this performance, bassist Chris Wood is holding down one sweet groove on his...

MMW and John Scofield Release MSMW Live: In Case The World Changes Its Mind
New Albums

MMW and John Scofield Release MSMW Live: In Case The World Changes Its Mind

The trio known as Medeski Martin & Wood first teamed up with guitarist John Scofield in 1997, performing on Scofield’s A Go Go album, which helped MMW gain broader expsoure. MMW, which includes bassist Chris Wood teamed up with Scofield again in 2006, releasing the album Out Loud under the name Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood. This week, the combined...

Medeski, Martin & Wood Release “Fly In A Bottle” Documentary
New Albums

Medeski, Martin & Wood Release “Fly In A Bottle” Documentary

Medeski, Martin & Wood have just released their own documentary film on the band, Fly In A Bottle. The film, directed by the band’s drummer/percussionist Billy Martin, who worked for a year of personal 16mm film and camcorder footage of MMW on the road and in the studio during the Radiolarians recording sessions. The documentary offers a lot of insight...

The Wood Brothers Release “Smoke Ring Halo”
New Albums

The Wood Brothers Release “Smoke Ring Halo”

For 15 years, brothers Chris and Oliver Wood had separate musical careers. Chris, the bassist, is a founding member of the trio Medeski, Martin & Wood, while Oliver, the guitarist, worked in the rock/blues band, King Johnson. That changed one day at a family gathering in 2004, where the brothers decided to join forces to record their own material. The...

The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates

Shortly after releasing a music video for their new single, The Wood Brothers have announced a string of tour dates in support of the new album Smoke Ring Halo, due to release on August 2nd. The group will be bringing their roots-American style through the US, starting in Hudson, New York and focusing on the East Coast with a smattering...

The Wood Brothers: Shoofly Pie
Bass Videos

The Wood Brothers: Shoofly Pie

In advance of their upcoming third album, the Wood Brothers have released a music video for the first single called “Shoofly Pie.” Featuring bassist Chris Wood (of Medeski, Martin, and Wood), the music is a cool southern-rock-tinged groove with a psychedelic twist for the video.

Medeski, Martin and Wood Announce Camp MMW 2011
Events

Medeski, Martin and Wood Announce Camp MMW 2011

Medeski, Martin, and Wood have announced Camp MMW 2011, where attendees will have the opportunity to live and study with the progressive jazz trio, which includes the talents of bassist Chris Wood. The 6-day event includes master classes, workshops, ensembles, and performances all led by MMW. Though players will get the opportunity to learn from Wood, students are encouraged to...

The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates, Debut Music Video
Concerts & Tours

The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates, Debut Music Video

The Wood Brothers, featuring bassist Chris Wood with brother Oliver, will be touring North America through December and the beginning of the 2011. The brothers, joined by drummer Tyler Greenwell, will be releasing a new album entitled Smoke Ring Halo in February. A new music video for the single “Shoofly Pie,” was unveiled last week (see below). The Wood Brothers...