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"The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise" Is Out Now

My new CD, The Ruthless Shapes of Paradise, has officially been released. It was recorded in New York June 15, 2015, and features freely improvised music created with hyperpianist Denman Maroney, and alto saxophonist/bass clarinetist Oscar Noriega. You can order it directly from me. (Click on Recordings, then on the CD cover image to order.) Check the Gigs page for upcoming CD release shows.

Here is a review from AllAboutJazz.com: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/the-ruthless-shapes-of-paradise-steve-olson-self-produced-review-by-budd-kopman.php

 

"Conversations" nominated for 2014 Jazz Record of the Year by WAMA

My CD Conversations was nominated as the 2014 Jazz Record of the Year by the Washington Area Music Association. Featured artists are bassist Michael Formanek, trumpeter Dave Ballou, drummer Tony Martucci, alto saxophonist Jarrett Gilgore, bassoonist Andrew Delclos, and bass clarinetist Todd Marcus. (Click on Recordings, then on the CD cover image to order.)