Victo Records has recently released:
HÃ©lÃ¨ne Breschand / Jean-FranÃ§ois Pauvros
KAZUE SAWAI / MICHEL DONEDA / KAZUO IMAI / LÃŠ QUAN NINH / TETSU SAITOH
“Une chance pour lâ€™ombre”
The Tonic’s latest schedule includes:
8pm Rob Price with Ellery Eskelin, Trevor Dunn & Jim Black
With Jim Black (drums / percussion), Ellery Eskelin (tenor sax), Trevor Dunn (bass) & Rob Price (guitar).
10pm Andrew D’Angelo, Trevor Dunn & Jim Black
With Jim Black (drums / percussion), Andrew DeAngelo (bass clarinet / alto sax) & Trevor Dunn (bass).
Sun, Aug 28
The Young Philadelphians featuring Marc Ribot & Gerard Little
$12 per set
With Anthony Coleman (keyboard / piano), Marc Ribot (guitar), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (bass), Calvin Weston (drums) & Gerard Little (vocals). Four professional, harmelodic noise improvisers with an uncommon love of Philly soul and hard groove. Sometimes backing, sometimes fronting, sometimes ignoring, but always rockinâ€™ the house with vocalist Gerard Little, aka MR FASHION, aka MAHOGANY PLYWOOD, aka THE REAL LIFE NEPHEW OF FRANKIE LYMON!!! Forever young, forever Philadelphian, forever fixated on the moment before dance went digital. Ladies and Gentlemenâ€¦the hardest working men in punk/funk/soul/noise: The Young Philadelphians!!!
Sun, Sep 04
Phantom Orchard: Ikue Mori & Zeena Parkins plus Fe-mail
Ikue Mori & Zeena Parkins: With Ikue Mori (drum machine / power book) & Zeena Parkins (electric harp / sampler). Duets from these Bjork, Arto Lindsay, Dave Douglas, John Zorn, Jim O’Rourke, et. al. collaborators.
Fe-mail: Fe-mail is the Norwegian electronics/improv duo of Maja Ratkje & Hild Sofie Tafjord, whose music is characterised by the use of old fashioned, analogue electronic and acoustic sound sources such as pan pipes, harmonica, and other underestimated instruments, side by side with computers and samplers. http://www.femailmusic.com
Thu, Sep 08
10pm Susie Ibarra Trio with Craig Taborn & Jennifer Choi
Sun, Sep 11
8pm Satoko Fuji with Mark Dresser, Jim Black & Natsuki Tamura
$10 + 1 drink minimum
With Mark Dresser (bass), Jim Black (drums / percussion), Satoko Fujii (piano) & Natsuki Tamura (trumpet)
Mon, Sep 12
8pm & 10pm Jenny Scheinman 12 Songs Celebration featuring Moe Hawk, Ron Miles, Doug Wieselman, Greg Cohen & Dan Rieser with string orchestra
With Greg Cohen (bass), Doug Wieselman (clarinet / guitar / saxophone), Jenny Scheinman (violin) & Ron Miles (trumpet).
Sun, Sep 18
8pm Ken Vandermark FME Trio
With Ken Vandermark (reeds), Nate McBride (bass) & Paal Nilssen-Love (drums). Free Music Ensemble is another project from the estimable Chicago reedman Ken Vandermark. “With his combination of youthful fire and good looks, Vandermark is a charismatic spearhead for a new kind of improv scene that is as likely to have grown up with Sonic Youth and the SST label as Evan Parker or Derek Bailey” (The Wire).
Ars Nova Workshop is putting on a number of performances in Philadelphia this fall, including:
Dave Burrell / Billy Martin
Taylor Ho Bynum
Joseph Jarman/Chris Chalfant Duo
Wadada Leo Smithâ€™s Golden Quartet
482 Music is a small label based in Chicago. Their recent releases include:
Greg Burk — Nothing, Knowing (August 23, 2005)
Burk’s 482 Music debut and follow-up to his first two recordings as a leader on Italy’s legendary Soul Note label. With Steve Swallow and Bob Moses.
Anthony Braxton / Matt Bauder — 2 2 Compositions
Two remarkable composers and the opportunity to hear them side by side.
Natto Quartet — Thousand Oaks
Recorded at Maybeck Recital Hall in Spring 2004
Fonda / Stevens Group — Forever Real
Featuring frequent collaborator Herb Robertson, as well as first-time special guest Napoleon Maddox from IsWhat?!