AMN Reviews and Interviews: August 2014


Jim Matheos

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Last month we published the following reviews and interviews:

Reviews
Steve Lehman Octet – Mise en Abime
Dead Neanderthals – Prime
Ashley Paul – White Night
Secluded Bronte – Secluded in Jersey City
Emiliano Romanelli – 333 Loops (Volume 1)
IKB Ensemble – Anthropométrie sans titre
Ian VineFrieze/Static Form/Division
Tim Olive & Jason Kahn – Two Sunrise
Tim Olive & Anne-F Jacques – Dominion Mills
Jim MatheosHalo Effect
Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio & Peter Evans – The Freedom Principle
Rodrigo Amado Motion Trio & Peter Evans – Live in Lisbon
Rodrigo Amado – Wire Quartet
Dub Mentor featuring Stephen MallinderObsession
Richard Crandell & Masumi Timson – Pacific Bridge

Interviews
Rodrigo Amado

All About Jazz Reviews


Arve Henriksen

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From All About Jazz:

Oren Ambarchi And Eli Keszler
Alps (Dancing Wayang)

Joel Harrison
Mother Stump (Cuneiform Records)

Théo Ceccaldi / Roberto Negro / Valentin Ceccaldi / Adrien Chennebault
La Scala (Ayler Records)

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York
Shiki (Libra Records)

Adam Lane
Live In Ljubljana (Clean Feed Records)

Sylvie Courvoisier Trio
Double Windsor (Tzadik)

Wadada Leo Smith
Great Lakes Suites (TUM Records)

Pharoah & The Underground
Spiral Mercury (Clean Feed Records)

Abbey Rader
The Message (Abray Productions)

Brian Groder
Reflexology (Latham Records)

Arve Henriksen
extended analysis Arve Henriksen: The Nature of Connections (Rune Grammofon)

DMG Newsletter August 29th, 2014


Masada

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From DMG:

Wadada Leo Smith/Henry Threadgill/John Lindberg/Jack DeJohnette! Trio 3 [Oliver Lake/Reggie Workman/Andrew Cyrille] & Vijay Iyer! Jeremiah Cymerman/Evan Parker/Nate Wooley! Kalle Kalima & K-18: Mikko Innanen! Arve Henriksen!

Roberta Piket/Roby Glod/Mark Tokar/Klaus Kugel! Alessandra Novaga Solo Electric Guitar! Johannes Rod’s ‘Free Jazz & Improvisation on Vinyl (1965-’85) Big Book! Noel Akchote+David Grubbs/Adam Levy! Phil Seamen! Spiritual Jazz Vol 5! Nisennenmondai! And More!

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The DMG Free In-Store Music Schedule Continues with:

Sunday, August 31st:
6pm: The STARTAGAIN ENSEMBLE Featuring:
Featuring: NICK JOZWIAK/JUSTIN VELOSO/JOHN WELSH/DEREK BARON!

Sunday, September 21st:
6pm: JAMES BRANDON LEWIS/MAX JOHNSON/DOMINIC FRAGMAN!

Sunday, September 28th:
6pm: DISSIPATED FACE: STEVE ‘X-DREAM’ POPKIN/KURT RALSKE/DANIEL CARTER/WILL DAHL/JONATHAN WOOD VINCENT Plus Special Guest: ROBERT MUSSO!

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JOHN ZORN‘S BOOK OF ANGELS AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD SEPTEMBER 2nd – 7th

A special week long festival of 11 bands from John Zorn’s Book of Angels series performing music from Masada Books Two and Three including 2 special sets by the original Masada Quartet.

Tues September 02, 2014
8:30 – Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier – MALPHAS
Mark Feldman (violin) Sylvie Courvoisier (piano) 10:30: Eyvind Kang Ensemble
Eyvind Kang- viola / Mark Feldman -violin / Doug Weiselman- clarinets Erik Friedlander- cello / Hidayat Honari -tar, guitar Shahzad Ismaily- bass / Ches Smith -percussion

Wed September 03, 2014
8:30: Jamie Saft Trio – Jamie Saft (piano), Greg Cohen (bass) Kenny Wollesen (drums)
10:30: Uri Caine Trio – Uri Caine (piano), Greg Cohen (bass) & Joey Baron (drums)

Thu September 04, 2014
8:30: Erik Friedlander Solo (cello)
10:30: ZION 80 plays Masada aram bajakian (guitar), matt darriau (alto sax), yoshie fruchter (guitar), jon madof (guitar), frank london (trumpet), greg wall (tenor sax), yonadav halevy (drums), zach mayer (baritone sax), marlon sobol (congas, percussion), brian marsella (keyboards) & shanir blumenkranz (bass)

Fri September 05, 2014
8 30: Masada String Trio
Mark Feldman (violin) Erik Friedlander (cello) Greg Cohen (bass)
10:30: Cyro Baptista’s Banquet of the Spirits – Cyro Baptista (percussion) Tim Keiper (drums) Shanir Blumenkranz (bass, oud) Brian Marsella (keyboards)

Sat September 06, 2014
8:30: MASADA QUARTET – John Zorn (sax) Dave Douglas (trumpet) Greg Cohen (bass) Joey Baron (drums)
1030: MASADA QUARTET – John Zorn (sax) Dave Douglas (trumpet) Greg Cohen (bass) Joey Baron (drums)

Sun September 07, 2014
8:30: Roberto Rodriguez and Octeto Masada: Carmen Staff-Piano/ Uri Sharli-Accordion / Eddy Khaimovich-Bass / Ivan Barenboim-Clarinet / Meg Okura-Violin / Igor Arias-Congas / Rafi Makiel-Trombone / Itai Kriss-Flute / Roberto Rodriguez (percussion)
10:30: Uri Gurvich Quartet: Uri Gurvich (sax) Peter Slavov (bass) Francisco Mela (drums) Leo Genovese (piano)

September at the Cornelia Street Cafe


Mark Dresser

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From New York’s Cornelia Street Cafe:

Friday, Sep 05 – 9:00PM & 10:30PM
KRIS DAVIS TRIO
Kris Davis, piano; Mat Maneri, viola; Tyshawn Sorey, drums

Thursday, Sep 11 – 8:30PM
ANALYTICAL SYMMETRY
Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet; Michaël Attias, alto sax; Aruán Ortiz, piano; Nasheet Waits, drums

Saturday, Sep 13 – 9:00PM & 10:30PM
MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN NEW QUINTET
Mat Maneri, viola; Tony Malaby, tenor sax; Lucian Ban, piano; Bob Stewart, tuba; Billy Mintz, drums

Thursday, Sep 18 – 8:30PM
VINNIE SPERRAZZA, CD RELEASE
Loren Stillman, alto sax; Brandon Seabrook, guitar; Eivind Opsvik, bass; Vinnie Sperrazza, drums, comp.

Sunday, Sep 21 – 10:00PM
FONT FESTIVAL: TRUMPET CONDUCTION
Lewis “Flip”Barnes, trumpet; Dave Douglas, trumpet; Stephanie Richards, trumpet; Aaron Shragge, trumpet

Friday, Sep 26 – 9:00PM & 10:30PM
MARK DRESSER QUINTET
Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto sax; Michael Dessen, trombone; Denman Maroney, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Michael Sarin, drums

A Closer Listen Reviews


Oren Ambarchi

Cover of Oren Ambarchi

From A Closer Listen:

Troy Schafer ~ Untitled No. 1
Francisco López ~ untitled#281
Thomas Tilly ~ le Cébron / Statics and sowers
Sean Hayward ~ Nowhere Found
Heinali ~ Music to Sleep Under Snow
Rain Drinkers ~ Wood Violet
Emiliano Romanelli ~ 333 Loops (Volume 1)
Richard Pinhas and Oren Ambarchi ~ Tikkun / Richard Pinhas and Yoshida Tatsuya ~ Welcome in the Void