Album Review: Jack Lion — ION

Jack Lion ION ION by Jack Lion Jack Lion, Iowa City’s darlings of downtempo ambient jazz electronica, released their new ION EP last month. The group, which consists of drummer Justin LeDuc, trumpeter and producer Brian Lewis Smith and bassist Drew Morton, formed in the early ’00s, and the members use their background in […]

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Jack Lion CD release party at The Mill to celebrate third EP

Jack Lion w/ Tires and Alex Body The Mill — Friday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. Iowa City’s Jack Lion is releasing their third EP, Ion, and celebrating, as they did for their last, at The Mill. The party kicks off at 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.) on Friday, Dec. 16 with opening acts […]

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Jack Lion releases latest EP at the Mill this Saturday

Jack Lion will release their latest EP, K L this Saturday at The Mill at 9 p.m. Christopher the Conquered and Bull Black Nova will join them for a diverse set of music, ranging from more poppy progressive soul to electronic, ambient jazz. Jack Lion is made up of trumpet player and producer Brian Lewis […]

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Album Review: Jack Lion — JAC EP

Jack Lion -- JAC EP

It seemed that after Slip Silo vocalist and guitarist Matt Logan split the Midwest and his band to take an opportunity on the West Coast, the remainder of the band was rudderless. In a March 2013 interview with Little Village he said that he hoped they’d be able to continue on the mission of connecting and tapping into a “transcendent and universal creativity source” without him. […]

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