Archive for May, 2005

The Record Effect

Posted: May 31, 2005 by Mike in General

A longish article philosophizes the impact of recording on music.

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RIP Oscar Brown Jr.

Posted: May 31, 2005 by Mike in General

More sad news: Oscar Brown has passed away this weekend at age 78.

RIP George Rochberg

Posted: May 31, 2005 by Mike in General

George Rochberg has passed away at age 86.

Sant' Anna Arresi Jazz

Posted: May 30, 2005 by Mike in Performances

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.

Braxton and More at Victo

Posted: May 30, 2005 by Mike in Performances

One of hopefully many more reviews of the recent Victo festival is available. This one focuses on Anthony Braxton and Wolf Eyes.

New on pfMENTUM

Posted: May 30, 2005 by Mike in Releases

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

Le Weekend Review

Posted: May 30, 2005 by Mike in Performances, Reviews

A short review of Scotland’s Le Weekend festival is available.