Sample tracks from the upcoming Cuneiform releases are available.
As usual, DMG reviews a number of new releases this week, including several from Peter Brotzmann.
The tighening of copyright laws is impacting even classical music where the assumption is that the copyrights have passed into the public domain…read on.
From Bob’s site:
Susanne Lewis was here for the last half of June and we recorded 17 songs for our new Hail album. I’m mixing it now, should be finished by mid July. Expected release late 2004/early 2005; I’ll put some clips on the site once the time draws near.
The following releases are expected on Intakt:
LUCAS NIGGLI ZOOM ENSEMBLE – SWEAT
Lucas Niggli, Nils Wogram, Philipp Schaufelberger, Claudio Puntin
Ensemble Für Neue Musik Zürich
Intakt CD 093 / release date: August 2004
BARRY GUY-MARILYN CRISPELL-PAUL LYTTON – ITHACA
Barry Guy: Bass, Composer
Marilyn Crispell: Piano
Paul Lytton: Drums
Intakt CD 096
KOCH-SCHÜTZ-STUDER – LIVE
Hans Koch: Saxophones
Martin Schütz: Cello, Electronics
Fredy Studer: Drums
Intakt CD 098
IRENE SCHWEIZER – OMRI ZIEGELE
Irène Schweizer: Piano
Omri Ziegele: Saxophones
Intakt CD 098
SFgate reviews a few modern jazz releases including:
Marilyn Crispell Trio, Storyteller
Nels Cline and Vinny Golia, The Entire Time
Henry Kaiser and Wadada Leo Smith: Yo Miles, Sky Garden
Tin Hat Trio, Book of Silk
The Jazz em Agosto festival in Portugal is featuring a number of top acts:
NOW Orchestra / George Lewis
François Houle Electro Acoustic Quartet
Otomo Yoshihide New Jazz Quintet featuring Mats Gustafsson
While I have not heard anything from Ted Reichman or Mary Halvorson, they are playing at the Tonic soon, and their music sounds interesting.