TIQ – “The Second Wave”
High energy multi camera video shoot from our October 14 2022 concert at Orchestra Hall in Detroit with Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective, was a special night--thanks to the DSO for their incredible skill and steadfast commitment to superb quality!
TIQ with Cyrus Chestnut: “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”
TIQ with jazz piano master extraordinaire Cyrus Chestnut, an association going on ten years, now touring our fourth program together, called "Carry Me Home", drawing from gospel music styles across the globe. This from the american folk tradition, beautifully arranged by Cyrus.
Rebirth Of The Holy Fool
By David Balakrishnan: "Sufi saint Nasruddin reincarnates in modern string quartet jazz times, finally ascending into bluegrass heaven, only to be thrown back down to the earthly plane for another round of fun under the sun." - live at the Cutting Room, NYC, March 9th, 2018
Shamelessly exploiting connections found in J.S. Bach and bebop, herein upon noting the odd similarity of the main motif of "Airegin" by Sonny Rollins and Bach's Two Part Invention IV, further pontification thereof... (arr. D. Balakrishnan) - live at the Cutting Room, NYC, March 9th, 2018
mvmt. I, "Aeroelasticity" by David Balakrishnan: "a lurching quality, often applied to the seizing up of gears in a mechanism, or, specific to the topic at hand, flight anomalies of jets buffeted by turbulent air currents." - live at the Cutting Room, NYC, March 9th, 2018
mvmt. IV, "Aeroelasticity" by David Balakrishnan: "When a Flutter Point is reached in the interactions of air currents on a plane, any further change leading towards cessation would result in a crash. - live at the Cutting Room, NYC, March 9th, 2018