Newsbits: Colour and Sound Fred Anderson Tribute in Chicago / Stockhausen in New York / Pluie Fine out on Potlatch / Swell and Ewart at Roulette


English: Karlheinz Stockhausen in March 2005. ...

English: Karlheinz Stockhausen in March 2005. (Photo: Kathinka Pasveer) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thursday Nov 29 at the Lighthouse Tavern in Roger’s Park, IL, Colour and Sound play a tribute to Fred Anderson.  First set: jim baker – piano / jimmy bennington – drums duo, second set: fred jackson – saxophone, jerome croswell – trumpet, brian sandstrom – bass, special guest jiim baker.

Karlheinz Stockhausen‘s Natural Durations 1-12 will have its New York Premier at Grace United Methodist Church Performed by David Buddin, December 9, 4:00pm. Grace United Methodist Church presents pianist David Buddin (voted best New York composer 2012 by the Village Voice) performing the New York premier of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Natural Durations 1-12. The concert will be held on Sunday, December 2 at 4pm, free admission. This is the first half of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s vast meditation on piano sonority. One of Stockhausen’s last pieces, it is the third “hour” of his ‘Klang’ cycle, derived from a single twenty-four-note set ran through a myriad of permutations and transformations.

Potlatch has a new release out from Pluie Fine, which is Angharad Davies (violin) and Cremaster consisting of Alfredo Costa Monteiro (electro-acoustic devices, speakers, electric guitar) and Ferran Fages (feedback mixing board, electro-acoustic devices). It was composed, recorded & assembled between September 2010 and July 2012 in Barcelona. Violin parts recorded by Kostis Kilymis on march 2012 in Oxford.

Steve Swell & Omar Tamez and Douglas R. Ewart & Inventions will perform Thursday December 6, 2012, 8PM at Roulette, in Downtown Brooklyn. An evening of concert works for ensembles on the cutting edge of composition, improvisation, and integrative arts! NYC’s renowned trombonist/composer Steve Swell teams up with guitarist/composer Omar Tamez to pay homage to Tamez’ father Nicandro Tamez, a prolific yet unsung Mexican composer in the avant-garde tradition, while Swell also premieres his new long-form work Composite #8 the two composer/performers have assembled an amazing band including Darius Jones (alto sax), Jonathan Golove (cello), & James Ilgenfritz (bass). Renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Douglas R. Ewart presents Water is Tops, a mesmerizing multimedia work using sound, spoken word, movement arts, and his unusual musical invention, Sonic Tops, to explore the sonic, ritual, philosophical aspects of water. Featuring movement and poetry from Mankwe Ndosi, Ni’Ja Whitson, & Jenelle Speller, & instrumentalists Donald Smith (piano), J.D. Parran (woodwinds), Warren Smith (drums, percussion), & Douglas R. Ewart (woodwinds, electronics, voice).

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This Week in Buenos Aires


From Buenos Aires,su Nueva Musica:

Ciclo de Conciertos de Música Contemporánea / Festival 2012.
- CONCERTS X & XI, Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 , 20.30hs.
- Sala Casacuberta, Teatro San Martín Corrientes 1530

CACHAFAZ ( Chamber Opera )
Players :
Pol González: Cachafaz
Víctor Torres: La Raulito
Alejandra Flechner: Policeman
Ensemble 2e2m (France)
Marie Friez (violín) / Véronique Fèvre (clarinet) / Matthias Champon (trompet) / Patrice Hic (trombone)
Olivier Moret (contrabass) / Vincent Limouzin (percusion) / Didier Aschour (guitar) / Véronique Briel (organ)
Choir ; Diapasón Sur
Direction: Mariano Moruja
Scene Direction, Pablo Maritano
Musical Direction, Pierre Roullier (France)

Wednesday 21

PÁJARO PROFETA ( free jazz )
Camilo Ángeles: Flutes
Violeta García: Cello
Florencia Otero: voice
Nicolás del Águila: drums
Carlos Eduardo Quebrada Vásquez: bass & composer.
2 set After our free improv
UN LUGAR EN ORTÚZAR ALVAREZ THOMAS 1612 , 21.30 hs

Thursday 22

ADA RAVE & TATIANA CASTRO MEJIA DUO ( free jazz / improv)
Ada Rave , saxophones
Tatiana Mejia, Piano
At CC Recoleta Junin 1930 16.30 hs

LA MUJER BARBUDA ( Avant garde rock / RIO )
Martín Pantyrer , Baritone & other saxophones ,,
Sergio Álvarez , guitar + fx
Franco Fontanarrosa , Electric Bass +fx,
Lulo Isod , drums
At Parque Centenario , 19.00 hs

Friday 24

ESCUCHAR :CICLO DE ARTE SONORO Y MUSICA EXPERIMENTAL ( experimental )
PRESENTS :CARMEN BALIERO
PROGRAM
Máquinarias ( Machinery )- Piece for Four handed piano .
Carmen Baliero y Cecilia López: piano .
Transformation of an instrument into a machine

Máquinas ( Machines ) -Piece for three Writing Machines.
Operarios: Carmen Baliero, Cecilia López y Guillermina Etkin.
Transforming machines into musical instruments

Lluvia- Piece for piano para piano & pre- recorded vocies by Peter Ablinger.
Piano by Bruno Mesz.
Voice by Carmen Baliero.
at ALIANZA FRANCESA DE BUENOS AIRES | CORDOBA 946 , 20.00 hs

Sunday 25

SONORIDADES ALTERNATIVAS ,CONCERTO NRO.172 ( MODERN CLASSICAL)
pieces by : MAURICIO KAGEL, LA MONTE YOUNG, NAHUEL CASTELAO,
RIUCHY SAKAMOTO, PABLO LOUDET, LUIS MIHOVILCEVIC,
GUSTAVO RIBICIC & KURT SCHWITTERS.

ENSAMBLE-TRÍO DE CAMARA “S” :
ADRIADNA DUARTE MELL-FLUTES,
NAHUEL CASTELAO, ELECTRIC BASS & UKELELE,
LUIS MIHOVILCEVIC, KEYBOARDS & DIRECTION)
PABLO LOUDET-GUITAR.
ANGEL PICCARRETA- ACTOR.
TEATRO LA RANCHERÍA MÉXICO 1152 , 17.15 HS

Upcoming Ron Anderson Shows


From Ron Anderson:

Friday, November 23

Ron Anderson returns to the Stone this Friday night for JOHN ZORN IMPROV NIGHT—A STONE BENEFIT.

John Zorn (sax) Ikue Mori (electronics) Anthony Coleman (piano) Ron Anderson (guitar) Eyal Maoz (guitar) Brian Chase (drums) David Fulmer (violin) Nonoko Yoshida (sax) and many special guests

Thursday, December 6

Ron Anderson will be playing the Korg MS-20 with Zawry Zilmrah and David Tamura.
Spectrum 121 Ludlow, Second Floor New York, NY 7pm

Saturday, December 8

Music curated by Ron Anderson
Bassoon, SARCAUSTIC, Elevator Rose, Blipvert

Jack – 505 1/2 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 Between Fulton and Atlantic in Clinton Hill (C or G train to Clinton-Washington) 8pm $10 http://www.facebook.com/jacknewyork http://www.jackny.org

Bassoon – Stuart Popejoy (bass, keyboards) Sean Moran (guitar) John Mettam (drums)

Bassoon is an instrumental metal trio. “Bassoon occasionally avails itself of sheet music onstage, but don’t let that give you the wrong idea. The power trio is one of Brooklyn’s heaviest and most challenging, bringing to mind a mixture of Melvins-style avant-sludge and daredevil ’70s fusion.” Time Out New York

http://www.popejoy.org/bassoon

SARCAUSTIC – Ron Anderson (guitar) Tim Dahl (bass) Weasel Walter (drums)
Just one rule prevails: The music has to be it direct, to the point, powerful, with no sentimental bullshit.

http://www.ronanderson-molecules.com

http://nowave.pair.com/weasel_walter

Elevator Rose – Performing “Worker’s Union” by Louis Andriessen

Vasu Panicker (synth) Fred Trumpy (drumset) Joe Fee (electric bass) Ela Polak (violin) Adam Forman (mallets) with guests from Luke Schwartz (guitar), Paul Pinto (piano), Jeff Young (violin) Pat Muchmore (Cello) Joe Tucker (percussion)

Free Jazz Blog Reviews


Aki Takase

Aki Takase (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Free Jazz:

The Whammies – Play the Music of Steve Lacy (Driff Records, 2012) ****
Urs Leimgruber/Roger Turner: The Pancake Tour (Relative Pitch Records) ****
Delphine Dora, Bruno Duplant, Paulo Chagas – Onion Petals As Candle Light (Wild Silence, 2012) ****
Maya Homburger & Barry Guy – Tales Of Enchantment (Intakt, 2012)
Dominic Lash & Chris Cundy – For Plump Daughters (Creative Sources, 2012) ***½
Denman Maroney & Dominic Lash – All Strung Out (Kadima, 2012) ***
Aki Takase – New Blues (Enja, 2012) **½
Sven-Åke Johansson- Für Paul Klee (Jazzwerkstatt, 2012) ****
Sven-Åke Johansson– Große Gartenbauausstellung (Olof Bright, 2012) ***
Angelica Sanchez – Wires and Moss (Clean Feed, 2012) ***½
Ratchet Orchestra – Hemlock (Drip Audio, 2012) ****
Sonic Liberation Front – Jetway Confidential (High Two, 2012) ***½