music productions

Special Projects

Steve Lehman Octet
Steve Lehman - alto sax, live electronics and composition
Jonathan Finlayson - trumpet
Mark Shim - tenor sax
Tim Albright - trombone
Chris Dingman - vibes
Jose Davila - tuba
Drew Gress - double bass
Tyshawn Sorey - drums

Liberty Ellman Quintet
Steve Lehman - alto sax
Liberty Ellman - guitar and composition
Jose Davila - tuba
Stephan Crump - double bass
Damion Reid - drums

Baikida Carroll's "Requiem for the Dark Horse" (for three trumpet soloists and chamber ensemble)
Baikida Carroll - trumpet and composition
Wadada Leo Smith - trumpet
Bobby Bradford - trumpet
Tim Berne - alto sax
Marty Ehrlich - flute, alto flute and clarinet
Eric Friedlander - cello
Marcus Rojas - tuba and trombone
Mary Halvorson - acoustic, electric and classical guitar
Ches Smith - drums and hand percussion
Warren Smith - vibraphone, marimba and glockenspiel
Taylor Ho Bynum - conductor

The Group - A Tribute to Marion Brown and Billy Bang
Ahmed Abdullah - trumpet and vocals
Charles Burnham - violin
Hamiet Bluiett - baritone sax
D.D. Jackson - piano
Bob Stewart - tuba
Andrew Cyrille - drums

The Trio 3
Oliver Lake - alto sax and flute
Reggie Workman - double bass
Andrew Cyrille - drums
with Special Guest:
Geri Allen - piano
or Jason Moran - piano
or Vijay Iyer - piano
This "All-Star Trio" appeals to a broad spectrum without watering anything down. Special Guest Geri Allen recorded with Trio 3 on their critically-acclaimed "Wha's Nine" and toured on their 100th Birthday Tribute to Mary Lou Williams.

Oliver Lake Organ 4tet play the music of Jackie McLean and Eric Dolphy
Oliver Lake - alto sax, flute and arrangement
Freddie Hendrix - trumpet
Jared Gold - hammond B3 organ
Johnathan Blake - drums

Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense
Jonathan Finlayson - trumpet and composition
Miles Okazaki - guitar
David Virelles - piano
Keith Witty - double bass
Damion Reid - drums

Decoy Trio + special guest Joe McPhee
Alexander Hawkins - hammond b3 organ
John Edwards - double bass
Steve Noble - drums
+ Joe McPhee - pocket trumpet, soprano sax and tenor sax

Louis Moholo-Moholo - Alexander Hawkins
Alexander Hawkins - piano
Louis Moholo-Moholo - drums and percussion

James Emery Sextet
Marty Ehrlich - saxes and clarinets
Chris Speed - clarinet
James Emery - acoustic guitar anc composition
Michael Formanek - double bass
Gerry Hemingway - drums
Kevin Norton - marimba and vibes

Under the Water
Satoko Fujii - piano
Myra Melford - piano

Jason Robinson's Janus Ensemble: Tiresian Simmetry
Jason Robinson - tenor sax, alto flute and soprano sax
JD Parran - clarinets, contrabass clarinet, tenor sax and flutes
Marty Ehrlich - alto sax, clarinet and flute
Marcus Rojas - tuba
Bill Lowe - tuba and bass trombone
Liberty Ellman - guitar
Drew Gress - double bass
George Schuller - drums
Ches Smith - drums and glockenspiel

Jason Robinson's Janus Quintet: The Two Faces of Janus
Jason Robinson - tenor sax, alto flute and soprano sax
Marty Ehrlich - alto sax, bass clarinet
Liberty Ellman - guitar
Drew Gress - double bass
George Schuller - drums

Camille Yarbrough's Ancestor House Band
Camille Yarbrough - vocals and texts
Michael Mustafa Ulmer - musical director and keyboards
Sharief Hobley - electric guitar
Trevor P. Allen - electric bass
Michael Wimberly - drums
James H. Simmons - congas and percussion

AKAMU Music Productions - via Filippo Beroaldo 63 - 40127 Bologna - Italy
home | tours | brasil | links | about