Monthly Archives: July 2006

New Art Ensemble of Chicago Released


Pi Recordings is the home of the latest AEOC release, a double CD. The Art Ensemble of Chicago’s Non-cognitive Aspects of the City is a double CD representing two sets recorded during the band’s rare six-night engagement, March 30th through … Continue reading

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New and Coming on Thirsty Ear


Thirsty Ear has announced a few new releases: Carl Hancock Rux “Good Bread Alley” (view epk for Good Bread Alley) Carl Hancock Rux’s Thirsty Ear debut, “Good Bread Alley”, will be ming out in May. Carl Hancock Rux’s soulful delivery … Continue reading

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Evander Music


Evander Music is a label that features a number of new-music artists. An edited lsit follows: Industrial Jazz Group Los Angeles-based large ensemble led by composer Andrew Durkin Good for Cows Devin Hoff, bass; Ches Smith, drums. Phillip Greenlief Woodwinds, … Continue reading

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Veteran jazz musicians find new energy as a duo


An article covers the Sonny Fortune / Rashied Ali duo and their upcoming shows in Oakland. Like gym rats who repeatedly push one another to new feats of physical endurance, alto saxophonist Sonny Fortune and drummer Rashied Ali turn every … Continue reading

Posted in Performances

Site Update


We’ve recently upgraded our blog software to fix a few issues. You shouldn’t notice a difference but if something seems to not be working properly, drop us a line. One of the things we get asked occasionally is “How big … Continue reading

Posted in Site News

Beefheart on Youtube and Other News


Thanks to the avant-progressive list for this bunch of rare videos of the good Captain. In the mean time, his official site has a link to a newly-found video of a UK performance and has announced 6 upcoming CD releases. … Continue reading

Posted in Performances, Releases

Ornette Coleman Week at Destination Out


Destination Out is featuring a bunch of Coleman articles include a few brand new cuts from Coleman’s new band that premiered recently in New York.

Posted in Free Music, Performances