Free Jazz Blog Reviews


William Parker

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From Free Jazz:

Zu – Goodnight, Civilization (Trost Records, 2014) ***½
Z3 – Pale Fire (Whyplayjazz, 2014) ***½
Schizzi Di Orlando Furioso (Neos, 2014) ****
Plymouth – Plymouth (RareNoise, 2014) ****½
Saft/Swallow/Previte- The New Standard (RareNoise, 2014) ***½
Second Exit – Spoon (ForTune, 2014) ****½
Sound & Fury – Pulsacion (Ektro, 2013) ***½
Natura Morta – Decay (FMR, 2014) ****
Jeff Cosgrove – Alternating Current ***½
François Tusques – La Reine Des Vampires 1967 (Finders Keepers, 2013) *****
Mica Levi – Under The Skin (Insound Vinyl, 2014) ****
Mikolaj Trzaska, Melbye, Hojgaard & Lohse – Live At Mayhem (7 Records, 2013) ***
Mikolaj Trzaska, Devin Hoff & Michael Zerang – Sleepless In Chicago (No Business, 2013) ****½
Inner Ear – Return From The Center Of The Earth (Bocian, 2013) **½
Mikolaj Trzaska, Mazur & Pandi – Tar & Feathers (Gusstaff Records, 2014) ****½
Riverloam Trio – Inem Gortn (FMR, 2014) ****

All About Jazz Reviews


Matthew Shipp

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From All About Jazz:

The Core Trio with Matthew Shipp
The Core Trio With Matthew Shipp (Self Produced)

Jeff Cosgrove
Alternating Current (Self Produced)

Ross Hammond
Humanity Suite (Prescott Recordings)

Phillip Blackburn
Music of Shadows (Innova Recordings)

Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell
Sisters Where (Rogue Art)

Lars Bech Pilgaard
I Want You To Be Around Me (Mom Eat Dad Records)

Jason Ajamian
A Way A Land Of Life (NoBusiness Records)

Matthew Shipp multiple reviews
Your Shipp Has Come In

DMG Newsletter July 25th, 2014


From DMG:

John Zorn 6th Nova Express : John Medeski/Trevor Dunn/Kenny Wollesen/Joey Baron! Jon Madof’s Zion80 Peform Zorn Book of Angels! Peter Brotzmann/Sonny Sharrock! Mats Gustafsson/Albert Oehlen! Ross Martin/Max Johnson/Jeff Davis!

Cuong Vu/Richard Karpen/Ted Poor! Interstatic [Roy Powell/Jacob Young/Jarle Verpestad]! Four from Teun Verbruggen With Marc Ducret/Nate Wooley/Trevor Dunn/Andrew D’Angelo..! Denny Zeitlin Trio! Andy Haas!

Peter Brendler/Peter Evans/Rich Perry! Orrin Evans/Captain Black Big Band! David Weiss & Point of Departure! John Cage! Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band!

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The DMG Free In-Store Music Schedule Continues with:

Sunday, July 27th Double-Header:
6pm: GUILLERMO GREGORIO & NICOLAS LETMAN-BURTINOVIC – Clarinet & Bass!
7pm: YONI KRETZMER/REUBEN RADDING DUO – Tenor Sax & Contrabass!

Sunday, August 3rd:
6pm: BIG ULTRA: GARY POULSON & JOHN ENGLE – Drums & Keyboards!

Sunday, August 10th:
6pm: LOUISE D. E. JENSEN & KEVIN SHEA – Alto Sax & Drums!

Sunday, August 17th Double Header: 6pm: TESLA COILS: BLAISE SIWULA/GIAN LUIGI DIANA/HARVEY VALDES!
7pm: HARVEY VALDES TRIO: SANA NAGANO/JOE HERTENSTEIN/HARVEY VALDES!

Sunday, August 24th:
6pm: VIV CORRINGHAM & DANIEL LEVIN!

Monsieur Délire Reviews


From Monsieur Délire:

ANTHONY BRAXTON w/ KYOKO KITAMURA, ERICA DICKER, AND KATHERINE YOUNG / 12 Duets (DCWN) 2012 (New Braxton House)
JETHRO TULL / A Passion Play: An Extended Performance (Chrysalis)
HILDUR GUÐNADÓTTIR / Saman (Touch – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
SARAH PEEBLES / Delicate Paths – music for Shô (Unsounds – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
PJUSK / Solstøv (12k – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
MARSHALL ALLEN PRESENTS SUN RA AND HIS ARKESTRA / In the Orbit of Ra (Strut Records – merci à/thanks to HIM Media)
PETER VAN ZANDT LANE / HackPolitik (Innova)
JIM DVORAK, PAUL DUNMALL, MARK SANDERS & CHRIS MAPP / Cherry Pickin’ (SLAM Productions)
HEY MOTHER DEATH / Highway (Snake Power Records)
IRMLER & LIEBEZEIT / Flut (Klangbad – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
BOB DRAKE / Lawn Ornaments (ReR Megacorp)
JEAN-LUC PETIT / Matière des souffles (Improvising Beings)
ELLEN BURR & MICHAEL UNRUH / Where Am I From, Where Am I Going (pfMENTUM)
BRIAN GRODER TRIO / Reflexology (Latham Records)

Just Outside Reviews


From Just Outside:

Antoine Beuger – Tschirtner Tunings for Twelve (Another Timbre)
Laurence Crane – Chamber Works 1992 – 2009 (Another Timbre)
Jake Meginsky – L’appel du Vide (open mouth)
Daniel Barbiero/Chris Lynn – Augmented Landscapes (zeromoon)
Strom Varx – A Cogent Heavy High-Technology Works (Agxibatein)
Catherine Lamb – matter/moving (winds measure)
Phil Julian/Ben Owen – between landing (winds measure)
Craig Shepard – On Foot: Brooklyn (Edition Wandelweiser)