A longish article philosophizes the impact of recording on music.
More sad news: Oscar Brown has passed away this weekend at age 78.
George Rochberg has passed away at age 86.
The Sant’ Anna Arresi Jazz Festival is taking place Aug. 31 – Sep. 3 this year. While the program is not finalized (either that or I just can’t find it on the page), the rumored participants include Enrico Rava, Sun Ra Arkestra, Antonello Salis, Muhal Richard Abrams, Hamid Drake and Anthony Braxton.
One of hopefully many more reviews of the recent Victo festival is available. This one focuses on Anthony Braxton and Wolf Eyes.
The latest releases from the pfMENTUM label include:
Anna Homler / Steuart Liebig – kelpland serenades
Brad Dutz – Nine Gardeners Named Ned
Kris Tiner and Mike Baggetta – There, Just As You Look For It
A short review of Scotland’s Le Weekend festival is available.
You don’t have to look far to find many articles proclaiming the immenent death of classical music. However, this one summarizes the situation from a more common-sense approach.
A review has been posted about the recent reissues of Ra’s Heliocentric Worlds.
A new release by free jazzman Tchicai is previewed.