Archive for May, 2006

Don Cherry Overview

Posted: May 31, 2006 by Mike in General

A brief overview of the life and music of Don Cherry is available.

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Roedelius will be appearing in southern CA. A workshop, reception and performance will be included.

Hans-Joachim Roedelius, one of the pioneers of European electronic music and a major influence on ambient, trance and new age music, will debut a sound installation at the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, inspired by the Happy Valley environment. Timed to coincide with the Ojai Music Festival, this work will play continuously while the Center is open, so that visitors can experience it at their convenience.

Schedule:

June 9, 2006 / 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Roedelius Workshop. Participation is limited – contact us for more information.

June 10, 2006 / 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Reception for Roedelius, open to the public.

June 10, 2006 / 8:00 pm
Concert performance. Ticket price: $18.00.
Call to reserve a seat for the rare opportunity to experience Roedelius performing live!

AAJ Reviews

Posted: May 31, 2006 by Mike in Reviews

Yet more from All About Jazz:

31-May-06 Avishai Cohen
Continuo (Razdaz Records)
31-May-06 Nils Petter Molvaer
An American Compilation (Thirsty Ear Recordings)
29-May-06 Joe McPhee
Joe McPhee: Remembrance, Next to You, In Finland, Everything Happens for a Reason ()
29-May-06 Chris Potter
Chris Potter: Underground and Hands ()

Gatto Marte's Upcoming Performances

Posted: May 31, 2006 by Mike in Performances

Gatto Marte is one of the better so-called “art rock” groups. They are touring this year including a short stay on the west coast of the US.

Thursday, October 17th, 2006, 09:00pm: Residence Palace, Brussels Belgium – A showing of the silent Film Faust with original score performed live.

USA Tour 2006: May 25 – June 5

May 27/28, 07:30pm: Bagdad Theatre, Portland, OR – A showing of the silent film Faust with our original score performed live.

May 31, 08:00pm: Don Quixote’s International Music House, Felton, CA – Gatto Marte in Concert, music from our repertoire.

June 1st, 08:00pm: Castro Theatre, San Francisco, CA – A showing of the silent film Faust with our original score performed live.

June 2nd, 08:00pm: Golden State Theatre, Monterey, CA – A showing of the silent film Goldrush with our original score performed live.

June 3rd, 08:00pm: Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA – A showing of the silent film Goldrush with our original score performed live.

Tatusya Yoshida Tour and News

Posted: May 31, 2006 by Mike in Performances

In addition to an updated list of performances, the drummer extraordinaire remains busy as usual.

A new Acidmothers Gong – Live In Tokyo (Yoshida will play with them at the Gong Festival in Amsterdam in November)
A new studio Korekyojin cd
A new Koenjiyakkei dvd (this time with 2 cameras )
A European tour with the Sakoto Fuji Quartet this fall.
And at long last Koenjihayyake II a.k.a. Viva Koenji was remastererd and will be re issued by Skin Graft this summer.

Michael Zerang Site

Posted: May 30, 2006 by Mike in General

Michael Zerang are finally launched his site, which contains tons of information about the Chicago-based percussionist and composer.

CD Review: Ocrilim – Anoint

Posted: May 30, 2006 by Mike in Reviews

Another “brutal” offering, in along the lines of the Flying Luttenbachers and Orthrelm has been reviewed.