The Order Of NatureDecca GOLD
THE ORDER OF NATURE presents a hypnotic meeting of the classical and folk-rock worlds with both classic and brand-new material by Jim James (lead singer of critically/commercially successful My Morning Jacket) and fused with Teddy Abrams' inspired orchestrations with the Louisville Orchestra.
My Morning Jacket's Jim James Q&A's with Forbes: Sunday Conversation
Steve Baltin - Senior Contributor for Forbes: Sunday Conversation writes.....My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James admits it hasn't always been easy for him to focus during the COVID pandemic. "My waking self has been in such a state of being perpetually bummed that I haven't worked on them a lot," he says of the many ideas he's had floating around in 2020. Yet, despite that, the band...
Dispelling the stereotypes of classical crossover with Jim James & Teddy Abrams / WFMT
The classical crossover is not a new phenomenon, but it certainly is on the rise. In the 20th and 21st centuries, classical music has seen a boom in music that blends genres. But the word "crossover" does imply that these genres were never meant to converge, which is wrong. Throughout the history of classical music, great work has developed from such intersections. Think Aaron Copland's use of Mexican fo...
Jim James, Teddy Abrams & Louisville Orchestra - The Order of Nature makes PublicRadio90: Classiclectic 2019 Year's End List
Classical Music has transformed. The doors have been thrown open wide, allowing for a multitude of sounds, voices, performers to be heard, and experiences to explore. And, as Hans Christian Andersen said, "Where words fail, music speaks." In increasingly turbulent times, music is not just a balm for the soul, but a tool for expression against oppression and a vehicle for a message.&...
Jim James & Teddy Abrams - The Order of Nature. Rarely have rock and classical music met with such inspired and breathtaking results / The Indy Review
Rock and classical music have met before, but rarely with such inspired and breathtaking results. The Order of Nature finds Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) bringing his folk/rock/soul vocals to incredible arrangements from conductor Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra, and the music they have created, both original and fresh takes on classic material, is a compelling meeting of the two worlds. ...
Jim James, Teddy Abrams, Louisville Orchestra - The Order Of Nature makes PublicRadio90: Classiclectic - Genre Fluid Fridays
Genre Fluid Fridays on Classiclectic: Music exploration and discovery through the lens of classically-minded composers and musicians. Explore beyond the horizon of classical music, Fridays on Public Radio 90, beginning just after 9:30am ET. This time we savor new recordings of Mozart, Elgar and Beethoven, and explore the music of Michael Vincent Waller, Jan Garbarek & The Hillia...