From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:
WAYWARD MUSIC SERIES
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)
Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.
Lori Goldston & Friends
Thu. Feb. 23, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Cellist and composer Lori Goldston performs new work, including the debut of solo cello songs commissioned by Entre Rios Books, in response to a forthcoming collection of poems by Melissa Mueller, Mary’s Dust and a duo with guitarist Mark Hilliard Wilson, and other guests.
Noel Kennon + Austin Larkin
Fri. Feb. 24, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Composer Noel Kennon presents a new work for a sextet of alto sax, tenor sax, clarinet, vibraphone, piano, and double bass. Austn Larkin presnets new works for his new ensemble You Are Fire Dressed in Black You Are Fire Dressed in Black You Are Fire Dressed in Black.
THU. 3/2 – James Falzone (clarinets) & Bonnie Whiting (percussion)
FRI. 3/3 – Seattle Composers’ Salon, artists TBA
SAT. 3/4 – Sound Ensemble, music inspired by literature by Anthony Plog, Tom Baker, Kevin Clark, Christopher Gainey
Source: The Free Jazz Collective.
Ned Rothenberg, Mark Feldman & Sylvie Courvoisier – In Cahoots (Clean Feed, 2016) ****½
Chris Corsano, Sylvie Courvoisier and Nate Wooley – Salt Task (Relative Pitch, 2016) ****
Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, Ikue Mori, and Evan Parker – Miller’s Tale (Intakt, 2016) ****
Philip Gibbs – Infinite Spirit Perfect Now (Environmental Studies, 2016) ****
Langford, Gibbs, Skerman, Anstey, Kirkbridge – Exchange (Freetone, 2017) ***½
Evan Parker, Mikołaj Trzaska, John Edwards, Mark Sanders — City Fall – Live at Cafe Oto (Fundacja Słuchaj!, 2016) ****½
Matt Turner and Hal Rammel – As on a Pivot of Air (Penumbra, 2016) ****
Joe McPhee / Daunik Lazro – The Cerkno Concert: Music for Legendary Heroes (Klopotec, 2016) *****
Joe McPhee / Jérôme Bourdellon – Octoblue (Label Usine, 2016) ****
Joe McPhee / Evan Parker / Daunik Lazro – Seven Pieces : Live at Willisau 1995 (Clean Feed, 2016) ****½
Home by Eleonore Oppenheim is reviewed.
Musique concrète composer Basil Kirchin is profiled.
A recent performance of Led Bib in London is reviewed.
The Robert D. Bielecki Foundation award recipients for 2017 so far include:
Americas Society — Conlon Nancarrow Series, 2018
Creative Music Studio — CMS 2017 Workshop and Concerts
ISSUE Project Room — The Necks 30th Anniversary Concert Series March 2017
Microscope Gallery — 2017 Event Series Sponsor
Intakt Jazz Festival — London April 2017
Gebhard Ullmann — Travel Expenses for Vision Festival 2017
Tomas Fujiwara — Double Trio Debut Recording
Source: Second Inversion.
Daníel Bjarnason and Ben Frost: SÓLARIS with Sinfonietta Cracovia (Bedroom Community)
Timo Andres: Thrive on Routine; American Contemporary Music Ensemble (Sono Luminus Records)
Olga Bell: Perm Krai (New Amsterdam Records)
Glenn Kotche: Drumket Quartet No.51; So Percussion (Cantaloupe Music)
Philip Glass: Piano Étude No. 10; Bruce Levingston, piano (Sono Luminus)
Charles Wuorinen: Big Spinoff; Alarm Will Sound
The Baltimore SDIY Group announces its 2017 Winterfest concerts, to be held Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at the Electric Maid, 268 Carroll Street NW, Washington DC 20012. Both concerts are all-ages with a $10 admission.
Concert One features Stefan Prosky; Arthur Loves Plastic (Bev Stanton) & John Saint John as Novparolo; Logan Mitchell, Sr.’s Synth Tech Project with Stuart Rosenzweig; Rick Kowalski’s Spooky Action; and Engel Caceres.
Friday, February 24, 7:30 PM. Doors at 7:00 PM.
Concert Two features Dave Vosh & Chris Videll; Arthur Loves Plastic (Bev Stanton); Ezekiel’s Wheel; John Saint John’s Winston Psmith Project; and Travis Johns’ Vaux Flores.
Saturday, February 25, 7:30 PM. Doors at 7:00.
For more information, visit the Baltimore SDIY webpages.