The 2005 Open Ears Festival takes place in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada starting in about 3 weeks. Surf on over for a lineup and more details.
Another review of this relatively recent Braxton release is available.
The European Free Improvisation has had a recent update, including pointers to many new releases of interest.
Althougth its not obvious from the review, Iyer and Ladd’s recent Philadelphia performance is reviewed.
The 2005 Mills College Signal Flow Festival will take place this weekend, featuring student composers.
Zorn’s The Stone gets another preview.
Leo Records has released the following so far in 2005:
Lauren Newton / Patrick Scheyder / Vladimir Tarasov – Artesian Spirits
Anthony Braxton Ninetet (yoshi’s) 1997 – Vol. 3
Steve Lacy / Joelle Leandre – One More Time
Mark Harvey & The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra – Trumpet Madness
Enrico Fazio 7tet – Live In Milano – Villa Litta
Mark O’leary / Mat Maneri / Matthew Shipp – Chamber Trio
Mark O’leary / Mat Maneri / Randy Peterson – Self-luminous
Aki Takase / Alex Von Schlippenbach / Dj Ilvibe – Lok. 03