From Paul de Barros’ Friday column in the Seattle Times:

The first half of 2008 has not yet been named Wayne Horvitz Season, but perhaps it should be.

Horvitz has four albums coming out between now and May, is embarking on a long-form collaboration with author Sherman Alexie based on the James Welch novel “The Heartsong of Charging Elk” and just got a remarkable review in The New York Times.

Writing about Manhattan’s Winter JazzFest at the Knitting Factory, New York Times jazz critic Ben Ratliff wrote, “Mr. Horvitz should have a room named after him at the club … his aesthetic and his music encoded the notion of ‘downtown jazz.’ “

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