Monthly Archives: May 2003
Squonk Opera’s summer tour schedule includes one whole month of shows in Scotland as well as a number of shows in Philadephia. About these ads
Sad news…apparently Berio has passed away. Cause of death is not certain at this time, but it is possibly related to his recent spinal problems.
One of the most unique and long running avant efforts, Biota’s music is notoriously difficult to describe. A recent set of reviews do a reasonably good job.
Los Angeles based Cryptogramophone has released two new titles. Erik Friedlander “Quake” “The new CD by the incredible NY ‘cellist is his most exciting and beautiful yet. Featuring Andy Laster on saxophones, Stomu Takeishi on bass and Satoshi Takeishi on … Continue reading
Never one to shy away from booking creative, boundry-pushing music, plans are underway for the seventh annual Kerrytown Concert House Edgefest in Ann Arbor Michigan. The dates of the festival are October 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Scheduled to apprear are … Continue reading
Henry Grimes was a bassist who played with Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins in the 60′s, then just disappeared. Thought dead by most, he was recently tracked down living in LA. Given … Continue reading
On the heels of their BBC Radio Soft Machine release, Hux Records continues to release archival material from the BBC vaults. British jazz/rock band Nucleus is their latest effort and this release is from performances in 1971 and 1982 and … Continue reading
Its in Italian, but the Official Demetrio Stratos Website contains photos, a history, a discography, and more.
Yet another interesting new release on Innova. A supergroup of sorts. Blurb”Myra Melford, Mark Dresser, Chris Speed, Briggan Krauss, Eyvind Kang, Andrew Drury. What more is there to say? A stellar group of avant-jazz notables from New York’s downtown plays … Continue reading