Month: August 2004

Scott Amendola Live

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Always on tour, here are some of Scott’s latest gigs:

8/31/04 Palo Alto, CA Stoa Restaurant
3750 Fabian Way
650-424-3900
´plays monk´-Ben Goldberg, Devin Hoff, Scott Amendola
7-10pm — no cover — All Ages
Ben Goldberg-clarinet
Devin Hoff-contrabass
Scott Amendola-drums
playing the music of Thelonious Monk

9/7/04 Los Angeles, CA Club Tropical
8641 Washington Blvd.
310-559-1127
The Nels Cline Singers-Record Release Party!
8pm — $10 / $5 with student ID — All Ages
Nels Cline-guitars, stuff
Devin Hoff-contrabass
Scott Amendola-drums/percussion/electronics
Celebrating the release of the new record ´The Giant Pin´ on Cryptogramophone records

9/8/04 San Francisco, CA Bruno´s
2389 Mission St.
(415) 648-7701 The Nels Cline Singers Record Release Party!
9pm-2 sets! — $8 — Ages: 21+
Nels Cline-guitars, stuff
Devin Hoff-contrabass
Scott Amendola-drums/percussion/electronics
Celebrating the release of the new record ´The Giant Pin´ on Cryptogramophone records

9/ 9/04 San Francisco, CA Bruno´s
2389 Mission St.
(415) 648-7701 The Nels Cline Singers Record Release Party!
9pm-2 sets! — $8 — All Ages
Nels Cline-guitars, stuff
Devin Hoff-contrabass
Scott Amendola-drums/percussion/electronics
Celebrating the release of the new record ´The Giant Pin´ on Cryptogramophone records

9/13/04 Western U.S. September 14-October 4th
Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

9/14/04 Sonoma,CA Sonoma Plaza Park in the outdoor Amphitheatre
Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
6-8:30pm — Free! — All Ages
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano/rhodes
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

9/17/04 Davis, CA Varsity Theater
616 2nd Street
Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
8pm — $13adv/$15 dos — All Ages
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano/rhodes
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

9/18/04 Petaluma,CA Zebulon´s Lounge
21 4th St.
707-769-7948 Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
8:30 and 10pm — $10 — Ages: 21+
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano/rhodes
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

9/21/04 McKinleyville, CA Six Rivers Brewery
1300 Central Ave. McKinleyville, CA 95519
707.839.7580 Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
8-11:30pm — $7.00 — Ages: 21+
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano/rhodes
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

9/27/04 Seattle, WA The Triple Door
216 Union Street
206-838-4328 Scott Amendola´s Chambers Of Grace
7:30pm-2 sets — $15 — Ages: 21+
Jenny Scheinman-violin
Art Hirahara-piano/rhodes
John Shifflett-contrabass
Scott Amendola Drums

ABC's of Classical on the Web

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There’s little classical left on the radio, even on satellite radio, and what is available tends toward the mundane. An article argues that with a little effort, tons of great classical can be found on the web.

Basta Music

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Basta is reissuing some very interesting early material, from Raymond Scott’s big band / jazz meanderings from the 1930’s, to a 4CD set of electronic music from the Netherlands entitled ‘POPULAR ELECTRONICS: Early Dutch Electronic Music from Philips Laboratories’.

Ligeti Article

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A few words are written about Ligeti.

Latest DMG

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The latest set of reviews from DMG is available.

Two New Releases from Art Ensemble of Chicago

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The AEoC is back at it with a new album on Pi titled ‘Sirius Calling’ as well as a 2CD live recording from 1993.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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He’s trained with Messiaen, performed Ligeti’s complete works for piano, worked with Boulez…Pierre-Laurent Aimard is featured in an article.