Archive for June 23, 2006

AAJ Reviews

Posted: June 23, 2006 by Mike in Reviews

More reviews from All About Jazz:

23-Jun-06 Jason Rigby
Translucent Space (Fresh Sound New Talent)
23-Jun-06 Jason Kao Hwang
Edge (Asian Improv Records)
22-Jun-06 Warne Marsh Quartet
Ne Plus Ultra (Hatology)
22-Jun-06 21st Century Schizoid Band
Pictures of a City – Live in New York (Iceni)
22-Jun-06 Bobby Previte
The Coalition of the Willing (Ropeadope)
22-Jun-06 Wasteland
All Versus All (Transparent Music)

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Vancouver Jazz Festival Reminder

Posted: June 23, 2006 by Mike in Performances

It’s starting and the lineup is insanely good.

Coastal Jazz & Blues Society presents
The 21st annual TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 23 – July 2, 2006 all shows at 8pm
Tickets: Prices vary by event

June 23
The Thing: Scandinavian jazz/rock supercollider power trio
Nels Cline Singers: “The World’s Most Dangerous Guitarist” – Jazz Times

June 24
NOW Orchestra featuring Marilyn Crispell: Majestic modern music of the highest order
Zu with Mats Gustafsson: Italy’s hardcore/free jazz hurricane

June 25
Orkestrova “Electric Ascension”: If Coltrane met Hendrix
Lori Freedman Solo

June 26
Mark Helias Sextet: Leading NYC composer/thinker/bassist
Crispell/Helias Van der Schyff: Lyrical & Probing piano trio

June 27
Belmondo Brothers with Yusef Lateef: French boppers meet American jazz legend
Jon Bentley Quintet

June 28
Phil Nimmons/David Braid:If Benny Goodman met Mozart
Mike Allen/George McFetridge: Melodic, transcendent jazz duets

June 29
Jim Black’s Alasnoaxis: “A Masterpiece of future jazz.” – The Wire
Alberto Pinton Quintet: Explosive Blue Note Inspired Post-Bop

June 30
Jerry Granelli- Sandhills Renunion: Ginsberg meets Billy The Kid
Susi Hyldgaard: Cassandra Wilson meets Tori Amos meets Bjork

July 1
Joost Buis “Astronotes”: Rhythmic blend of wacky polyphony & sweet melody
Les Projectionnistes

July 2
Shiela Jordan with Babyaga & Miles Black Trio: Soul-stirring jazz vocalist’s all-star string/swing ensemble
Brad Turner Trio

Neworld Theatre and South Asian Arts in association with the National Theatre School of Canada present
Fish Eyes
Thursday, July 20 – 23, 2006 at 8pm
Tickets: Adults- $25, Students/Seniors- $20

Jean Derome Interview

Posted: June 23, 2006 by Mike in Interviews

This longtime Canadian improv player is interviewed.

Nguyen Le at the HotHouse in October

Posted: June 23, 2006 by Mike in Performances

An early an announcement of an upcoming show: Our friends at Levy Photography are putting on the following event at the HotHouse in October.

Nguyen Le Quartet in concert at The Hot House October 22nd.
Nguyen Le: Guitars/Synths
Art Lande/Piano
Paul McCandless/Wind Instruments
Danny Gottleib/Drums & Percussion