News & Reviews


The New York City Jazz Record – Octopus – John Sharpe

Pianist Kris Davis’ 2015 self-released Duopoly CD/DVD set paired her with eight first-time partners and generated several ongoing collaborations. But while Davis has also toured with pianist Angelica Sanchez and drummer Billy Drummond as a consequence, it is the chemistry…

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The Wire – Octopus – Phil Freeman

Kris Davis & Graig Taborn Octopus Pyroclastic CD/DL In 2016, pianist Kris Davis recorded Duopoly, a collection of duets with eight colleagues: reeds players Tim Berne and Don Byron, guitarists Bill Frisell and Julian Lage, drummers Billy Drummond and Marcus…

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The Wall Street Journal – Octopus – Martin Johnson

‘Octopus’ by Craig Taborn and Kris Davis Review: Diving for Deep Listening Live recordings of the jazz piano duet offer insights into the roots of the players’ technique. ‘Octopus’ is the new album from jazz pianists Craig Taborn and Kris…

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Stereogum – Octopus – Phil Freeman

Kris Davis/Craig Taborn, Octopus(Pyroclastic) Two-piano albums are relatively rare in jazz (or any other music), but often interesting. Cecil Taylor made one with Mary Lou Williams that’s like two rams charging at each other headfirst. This record, featuring Kris Davis and…

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New Release Available
October 4th, 2019

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Diatom Ribbons - Kris Davis Diatom Ribbons - Kris Davis Diatom Ribbons - Kris Davis

New Release Available
October 4th, 2019

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News & Reviews


The New York City Jazz Record – Octopus – John Sharpe

Pianist Kris Davis’ 2015 self-released Duopoly CD/DVD set paired her with eight first-time partners and generated several ongoing collaborations. But while Davis has also toured with pianist Angelica Sanchez and drummer Billy Drummond as a consequence, it is the chemistry…

read more

The Wire – Octopus – Phil Freeman

Kris Davis & Graig Taborn Octopus Pyroclastic CD/DL In 2016, pianist Kris Davis recorded Duopoly, a collection of duets with eight colleagues: reeds players Tim Berne and Don Byron, guitarists Bill Frisell and Julian Lage, drummers Billy Drummond and Marcus…

read more

The Wall Street Journal – Octopus – Martin Johnson

‘Octopus’ by Craig Taborn and Kris Davis Review: Diving for Deep Listening Live recordings of the jazz piano duet offer insights into the roots of the players’ technique. ‘Octopus’ is the new album from jazz pianists Craig Taborn and Kris…

read more

Stereogum – Octopus – Phil Freeman

Kris Davis/Craig Taborn, Octopus(Pyroclastic) Two-piano albums are relatively rare in jazz (or any other music), but often interesting. Cecil Taylor made one with Mary Lou Williams that’s like two rams charging at each other headfirst. This record, featuring Kris Davis and…

read more