News & Reviews


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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WBGO – Octopus – Nate Chinen

Kris Davis and Craig Taborn Find Orbit Craig Taborn and Kris Davis, who have a new duo piano album, ‘Octopus’  PETER GANNUSHKIN The conversation unfolds in an urgent quietude, signals blinking in the dark. These are the protocols of “Love…

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The Financial Times – Octopus

Kris Davis & Craig Taborn: Octopus — ‘single intelligence’ Core differences are at their clearest as percussive bell-like tones and rococo lines complement lyrical ripples Kris Davis & Craig Taborn Octopus (Pyroclastic Records) There are times when the criss-crossing lines…

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October 4th, 2019

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October 4th, 2019

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News & Reviews


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

WBGO – Octopus – Nate Chinen

Kris Davis and Craig Taborn Find Orbit Craig Taborn and Kris Davis, who have a new duo piano album, ‘Octopus’  PETER GANNUSHKIN The conversation unfolds in an urgent quietude, signals blinking in the dark. These are the protocols of “Love…

read more

The Financial Times – Octopus

Kris Davis & Craig Taborn: Octopus — ‘single intelligence’ Core differences are at their clearest as percussive bell-like tones and rococo lines complement lyrical ripples Kris Davis & Craig Taborn Octopus (Pyroclastic Records) There are times when the criss-crossing lines…

read more