Month: September 2005
Bridge Records has released the latest in their Carter series.
In celebration of Elliott Carterâ€™s 97th birthday, Bridge Records is proud to be issuing Volume Six of its Elliott Carter Edition. This series of recordings has garnered high critical praise including three Grammy nominations, BBC Music Magazineâ€™s â€œBest of the Yearâ€and the ASCAP Deems Taylor Prize. Volume Six features violin virtuoso Rolf Schulteâ€™s highly anticipated recording of Carterâ€™s Violin Concerto, and listeners will surely be thrilled by his electrifying performance. Schulte, in a spectacularly gripping account of Carterâ€™s masterpiece, gives us state-of-the-art violin playing, and British conductor Justin Brown leads the Odense Symphony Orchestra of Denmark in a reading that captures the detailed and panoramic emotional range of this score. Schulte then steps into the spotlight with a superb account of Carterâ€™s collection of violin solos- Four Lauds. Rolf Schulte was the dedicatee of the final movement of this set, â€œFantasy- Remembering Rogerâ€ (1999), and his performance here takes up where his Violin Concerto reading leaves off. What ultimately makes Schulteâ€™s readings of Carterâ€™s music so exceptionally satisfying is his complete mastery of the technical aspects of this music. Schulteâ€™s playing is so assured and deeply committed that he has the rare ability to transcend the musicâ€™s surface difficulties, and reveal its humanistic emotional core. Volume Six concludes with a performance of Carterâ€™s early Holiday Overture, a brassy and celebratory composition that heralded the end of World War II and led to the beginning of Carterâ€™s mature style. Notes by British musicologist Malcolm McDonald, and a number of rare photographs of the composer complete this disc.
Amendola has a few shows scheduled:
10/ 4/05 Petaluma, CA ZebulonÂ´s Lounge
21 4th St.
707-769-7948 Scott Amendola Band celebrating the release of Believe!
8pm â€” $15 â€” Ages: 21+
10/ 5/05 Oakland, CA YoshiÂ´s
510 Embarcadero West
510-238-9200 Scott Amendola Band celebrating the release of Believe!
8 and 10pm â€” $12 and $14 â€” All Ages
10/ 6/05 Santa Cruz, CA Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-20 Cedar St.
(831) 427 2227 Scott Amendola Band celebrating the release of Believe!
8pm â€” $12/$15 â€” All Ages
10/ 7/05 Los Angeles,CA Crytonight @ Club Tropical
8641 Washington Blvd.
Scott Amendola Band celebrating the release of Believe!
8pm â€” $10 â€” All Ages
10/ 9/05 San Francisco, CA The Canvas Gallery
1200 9th Ave.
415-504-0060 Â´plays MonkÂ´
8pm-11pm â€” $3.00 â€” All Ages
playing the music of Thelonious Sphere Monk
10/15/05 Berkeley, CA The Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street
Info (510)701-1787 Hurricane Relief Jazz Benefit Concert
2-8pm â€” Suggested Donation $20-$50 (greater donations thankfully accepted) â€” All Ages
Â´Plays MonkÂ´- Ben Goldberg, Devin Hoff, Scott Amendola playing the music of
Thelonious Monk (3-4pm)
Anton Schwartz Quartet – Art Hirahara, John Wiitala, Tim Bulkley
Upsurge – Fronted by poets Raymond Nat Turner and Zigi Lowenberg
Anna Deleon and Mal Sharpe
Yancy Taylor Group – Ed Williams, Ben Stolorow
10/21/05 San Francisco, CA The Make Out Room
3225 22nd St.
415-647-2888 Jim Campilongo w/ the Legendary Bobby Black
Bobby Black-pedal steel guitar
Chris Kee-acoustic bass
New York’s Tonic will be featuring a few good shows.
Fri, Sep 30
8pm Billy Martin & Socket
With Cyro Baptista (percussion), Shelley Hirsch , Min Xiao Fen (pipa / ruan), Charles Burnham (violin), Calvin Weston (drums) & Shahzad Ismaily (drums / guitar). Plus surprise guests.
10:30pm & 12:30am Garage A Trois: Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Stanton Moore & Mike Dillon
$20 per set, $20 in advance per set
In New Orleans right after Mardi Gras 1998, this fearsome threesome, Stanton Moore, Skerik and Charlie Hunter, met for the first time to record Galactic drummer Moore’s debut LP All Kooked Out! So powerful was this pairing that in 3 days they not only polished off one bad-ass album, but they had enough mojo left to investigate a totally different concept: an all-live, dubbed-out trio playing club-ready, but sample-free, grooves. Percussionist Matt Dillon was soon added to round out the lineup.
Mon, Oct 03
8pm Triptych Myth: Cooper-Moore, Chad Taylor & Tom Abbs
With Cooper-Moore (piano), Tom Abbs (bass), and Chad Taylor (drums). The group Triptych Myth is committed to breaking barriers both inside and out of the music. Triptych Myth is a new trio; they have been honing their group concept here in NYC for the past three years. Tonight’s performance is in celebration of the release of their new album on AUM Fidelity; their first exquisitely captured studio recording in which, at a peak of their powers, their focus was on The Beautiful.
Wed, Oct 05
8pm & 10pm Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog
$12 per set
With Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (drums / guitar) & Ches Smith (drums).
Tue, Oct 11
8pm Matt Shipp & Steve Dalachinsky plus Assif Tsahar, Jim Black & Mat Maneri
Matt Shipp & Steve Dalachinsky:
Assif Tsahar, Jim Black & Mat Maneri: With Assif Tsahar (tenor sax / bass clarinet), Jim Black (drums / percussion) & Mat Maneri (violin / viola). A belated release party for this trio’s Black Jam CD (Hopscotch).