The Nashville City Paper has reviewed three new releases by Michael Davis, Chicago Underground Trio, and Craig Taborn, respectively.
A tribute to a number of modern composers who performed music at the Kitchen in New York is reviewed.
The latest Perfect Sound Forever has a pretty good overview of The Cardiacs.
From Rich’s site:
The concert schedule in 2004 will be lighter than usual, as I intend to stay home and work on new material. However, with the piano album “Open Window” due out soon, I have agreed to perform a short solo piano set to open the following event:
The 1st Annual Sacred Music Concert
AN EVENING OF ABSOLUTE DEVOTION
Saturday – July 31st – 2004
at Saint Aidan’s Church
101 Goldmine Drive – Diamond Heights – SF
$20.00 at the Door – $15.00 Seniors/Students
Doors open at 8:00pm
Robert Rich – Improvisational Solo Piano
Mark Deutsch – Electric Sitar and the “Bazantar”
Sukhawat Ali Khan & Riffat Sultana – Ecstatic Sufi Singing
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Crispell’s latest release, Storyteller, is reviewed by the BBC.
The Norfolk and Norwich Festival will take place in England May 5-15th. Featured artists and performers include Astor Piazzolla and Hermeto Pascoal.
Northwestern Univ in Chicago is offering a free concert series “Performing Imaginations” featuring, among other things, Virgil Moorefield compositions and modern music from other Northwestern faculty and students.