September 26, 2020

The overall feel is that of incidental soundtrack music to a dark-themed movie, with Shipp adding sparse chords here and there. But you haven’t. You may think that you’ve heard enough albums by the more seasoned members of this quartet. He curates the Okuden Music Series in which he has appeared with Matthew Shipp, William […]

September 26, 2020

Jazzword Reviews  September 26, 2020September 25, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Jazzword. Whit Dickey Expanding Light Sean Conly/Michaël Attias/Tom Rainey Live at the Bushwick Series Rob Clutton Trio Counsel of Primaries Schindler/Schneider/Pretzel Rhizome

September 26, 2020

The Squid’s Ear Reviews September 26, 2020September 25, 2020 ~ Mike Source: The Squid’s Ear. Bin Li – I am also here (Edition Wandelweiser) Bruno Duplant and Pierre Gerard – Soleil Clandestin (Edition Wandelweiser) Wet Ink Ensemble – Glossolalia/Lines on Black (Carrier) Weston Olencki – Solo Works (Creative Sources) Ernesto Rodrigues / Nuno Torres / Abdul […]

September 26, 2020

I particularly wanted to ask him about one show that I saw him at, which was Sonny Rollins’ 80th birthday concert at the Beacon Theatre 10 years ago, where they were joined by Ornette Coleman and Roy Haynes. Obviously, a guy like McBride, who’s played with basically everyone, has a million stories to tell. Something […]

September 26, 2020

It was received very well and it was accepted by the German distributor Film Kino Text for theatrical release. Fifty years ago, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, creativity exploded in the German music scene. All these documentaries are feature lengths stand alone films. KRAUTROCK 2 is the second film in The Krautrock Trilogy. […]

September 26, 2020

Percussionist and free improvisation pioneer Eddie Prévost returns with a fourth volume of memoir, anecdotes and cultural analysis. Reviewing An Uncommon Music For The Common Man in The Wire 440, Abi Bliss writes: “Any of Prévost’s previous volumes could lay partial claim to its subtitle, A Polemical Memoir, but here formative experience and creative philosophy […]

September 25, 2020

Parker draws on close relationships with such performers as kindred-spirit drummer Hamid Drake, pianist Eri Yamamoto and vocalist Fay Victor, who figure prominently in the set’s international, intergenerational cast of musicians. More Details on William Parker’s Upcoming 10CD Set September 25, 2020September 24, 2020 ~ Mike It is coming in January. What’s become increasingly apparent, though, […]

September 25, 2020

If you really listened, you could hear that underneath everything he was doing.” Shi-An Costello September 26 8:30pm Shi-An Costello performs John Cage’s playful and vibrant masterpiece Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano. As Ernest Dawkins was quoted in the Chicago Reader, “No one sounds like Fred. This Weekend at Constellation Chicago September 25, 2020September 24, […]

September 25, 2020

This Saturday, Steve Roach presents his second livestream Timehouse concert. Get your food and drink ready and plan for an extended set! The set is going high and deep. The new chapter of sonic tribe gatherings continues on planet earth – 2020 style. Date: Saturday September 26, 2020 Time: 7:30 pm AZ & Pacific 10:30 […]

September 25, 2020

Dusted Reviews September 25, 2020September 24, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Dusted. Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit — Axis/Another Revolvable Thing (Blank Forms) Eric Revis — Slipknots Through A Looking Glass (Pyroclastic) Tashi Dorji — Stateless (Drag City) Roland Kayn — Made in the NL after the Sixties and Beyond (Reiger-Records-Reeks) Tatsuya Nakatani — Monochrome (Tatsuya […]

September 25, 2020

Music and More Reviews September 25, 2020September 24, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Music and More. Matthew Shipp – The Unidentifiable (ESP-Disk, 2020) Artemis – Self Titled (Blue Note, 2020) Nubya Garcia – Source (Concord Jazz, 2020) Dan Weiss Starebaby – Natural Selection (Pi-Recordings, 2020)

September 24, 2020

BRUNO – BE LINEAR (cassette by Strategic Tape Reserve) * THE TUESDAY NIGHT MACHINES – LOZENGE (cassette by Strategic Tape Reserve) * BILL ORCUT – WARSZAWA (cassette by Endless Happiness) MENTOS GULGENDO (cassette by Endless Happiness) Vital Weekly Reviews 1251 September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Vital Weekly. FLORIAN WITTENBERG – BEYOND THE TRACERIES […]

September 24, 2020

The new Eric Revis is also reviewed. The SEM Ensemble will hold a socially-distanced outside performance on Saturday in NY. Newsbits: Jackson, Baker, and Kirshner / Bright Red Dog / Eric Revis / Thurston Moore / Ellen Reid / SEM Ensemble September 24, 2020September 23, 2020 ~ Mike Keefe Jackson, Jim Baker, and Julian Kirshner have […]

September 24, 2020

It’s been lauded as an important innovation in free jazz of the time, featuring a young Gato Barbieri on sax in a pianoless quartet. Unheard Don Cherry Release Coming Soon September 24, 2020September 23, 2020 ~ Mike Source: KNKX. That same year, Cherry took his cornet to Europe and recorded a few songs with a quartet […]

September 24, 2020

Litchfield Jazz Fest to mark Mario Pavone’s 80th Birthday  September 24, 2020September 23, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Republican-American. 11. Like the postman undaunted by rain, sleet, snow or hail, nothing – not even a pandemic – will keep the Litchfield Jazz Festival from marking this milestone in the life of a deserving musician. Litchfield Jazz […]

September 23, 2020

The Free Jazz Collective Reviews September 23, 2020September 22, 2020 ~ Mike Source: The Free Jazz Collective. 2 (Aerophonic, 2020) ***** Gary Peacock Tribute Jeremy Cunningham – The Weather Up There (Northern Spy, 2020) **** Kaja Draksler Octet – Out for Stars (Clean Feed, 2020) ***** Two Lisbon Large Ensembles Christopher Icasiano – Provinces (Origin Records, […]

September 23, 2020

25, 8 PM (5 PM Pacific Time) Curated by High Mayhem, Santa Fe Soloists: Marisa DeMarco (Bigawatt), voice (Santa Fe) Jamal Moore, reeds/percussion/electronics (Baltimore) Ensemble: Raven Chacon, electronics/guitar Carlos Santisteven, bass/electronics Tatsuya Nakatani, percussion Video + Sound: ACVilla, video Thollem, sound Sat. 24, 8 PM (5 PM Pacific Time) Curated by Elastic Arts, Chicago Soloists: […]

September 23, 2020

– Circle Line COOPER-MOORE & STEPHEN GAUCI – Conversations Vol.1 DANE JOHNSON & ÁLVARO DOMENE – Beneath The Earth There Are Machines R.P.M. Touching Extremes Reviews September 23, 2020September 22, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Touching Extremes.

September 23, 2020

Carn was getting gigs with well-known bands like Nat Adderly and Earth, Wind And Fire, while Carvin was getting work in television bands as a sideman. Martin Luther King, John Coltrane and Muhammad Ali – Carn had written lyrics for music composed by Coltrane, McCoy Tyner and Wayne Shorter, which were then sung by Jean, […]

September 23, 2020

Zappacast Episode #46: Joe Travers September 23, 2020September 22, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Zappa.com. Joe shares the real deal behind the recent Mothers 1970 box, and the imminent Halloween 1981 box. Deep cut: Joe shares about his ultimate FZ fanboy life as the drummer for The Zappa Band. Scott Parker welcomes back Joe “Vaultmeister” Travers, and […]

September 22, 2020

He was one of those players whose experience spans a vast range; he was a member of Miles Davis’s quintet in 1964, subbing for Ron Carter; that same year, recorded Spiritual Unity with Albert Ayler. He played in a lot of trios, with pianists whose styles were vastly different from each other — Bill Evans, […]

September 22, 2020

The opening show of this year’s edition is Weavings, a durational improvisation conceived and co-curated by Nicolás Jaar, structured in the manner of a long fabric of sound, with performers playing with the artists coming before and after them. On top of this program are discussion panels, which will be added next week. Meanwhile, a […]

September 22, 2020

Fluid Radio Reviews September 22, 2020September 21, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Fluid Radio. CHRISTOPHER BISSONNETTE – WAYFINDING ERIK K SKODVIN – ANBESSA DEREK ROGERS – IMMERSIONS HUGAR – THE VASULKA EFFECT: MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE

September 22, 2020

Musique Machine Reviews September 22, 2020September 21, 2020 ~ Mike Source: Musique Machine. Samurai – Samurai Anima-Sound – Im Lungau A Wall Of Text – A Wall Of Text- Issue #1 Les Cauchemars Naissent La Nuit – 1970 Bördel Noïr & Placenta Lyposuction – Annihilation Rien – The Blank Tape Recording theNIGHTproduct – I Must […]

September 22, 2020

Sylvie Courvoisier Trio featuring Drew Gress & Kenny Wollesen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 One of the most creative pianists in the Downtown scene Sylvie Courvoisier brings her trio with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Kenny Wollesen to celebrate their newest album, Free Hoops—out September 18th on Intakt Records. Luke Stewart + Leila Bordreuil: Works for […]

September 21, 2020

Aegri Somnia – Nusquam (2020) Steph Richards – Supersense (2020) Paundra – 7 (2020) Joel Gilardini – The Age of Space (2020) Gridfailure – Epicenter MMXX: Quarantine Instrumentals (2020) AMN Picks of the Week: Aegri Somnia / Steph Richards / Paundra / Joel Gilardini / Gridfailure September 21, 2020September 20, 2020 ~ Mike Here is where […]