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  1. The Cosmosamatics were formed in , but are the fruit of a partnership established in As Michael insists in the liner notes to their album Zetrons (Not Two, ): “We are a band – which is rare in jazz today.
  2. Original drummer Jay Rosen is back behind the kit for the minute live version of "Avant-Garde Destruct" that concludes Reeds & Birds and when Marcus brings out his baritone for his gentle "12 Seasons of Love", the first of four tracks recorded live in Amsterdam in that comprise the back half of Three. After Rosen solos to start "Requiem for Anne Frank.
  3. After a long hiatus, Sonny Simmons formed Cosmosamatics in that debuted with Cosmosamatics (february ), followed by II (august ), Third (march ), Magnitudes (march ), Reeds & Birds (september ), Free Within The Law (december ), with varying line-ups (the only constant being fellow saxophonist Michael Marcus).
  4. 'Reeds & Birds' features four songs by Bird (Charlie Parker), one by the band, one by Sonny and one by Michael. Both Sonny and Michael do a fine job of playing those unpopular horns like the English horn (bassoon-like double reed for Sonny) and the saxello (rare reed in between the size of a soprano and an alto sax & utilized by Elton Dean).
  5. Pianist Grant Levin needs no introduction to Bird & Beckett audiences. We currently have the pleasure of presenting Grant in duo, trio and quartet settings every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday of the month through the end of ! Michael Marcus (born in San Francisco in ) is New York-based, and has previously played at Bird & Beckett to great effect.
  6. Michael Marcus - Listen to Michael Marcus on Deezer. With music streaming on Deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favorite tracks with your friends.
  7. The Cosmosamatics: Jazz-Maalika; Album Reviews. Free Within The Law by Jerry D'Souza Free Within The Law by Nic Jones Magnitudes by Jeff Stockton Reeds & Birds by Germein Linares Multiple Reviews. Cosmosamatics: Reeds & Birds / Three; Read more articles.
  8. The Cosmosamatics - Reeds and Birds (Not Two, ) The Cosmosamatics are a collaboration between the great journeyman Sonny Simmons on alto sax and english horn and Michael Marcus on tenor sax, saxello, bass clarinet. This version of the group has Clifford Barbaro and Jay Rosen share the drumming duties.

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