Monthly Archives: January 2008

AAJ Reviews


From AAJ: 31-Jan-08 Uri Caine The Classical Variations (Winter & Winter) Reviewed by C. Michael Bailey 31-Jan-08 Ryan Blotnick Music Needs You (Songlines Recordings) Reviewed by Martin Gladu 31-Jan-08 Nik Bartsch’s Ronin Holon (ECM Records) Reviewed by John Kelman 31-Jan-08 … Continue reading

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The Stone in March


New York’s Stone promises a hot March. March 2008 at the Stone curated by Elliott Sharp 3/1 Saturday (DB) 8 pm Melvin Gibbs Solo Melvin Gibbs (bass) 10 pm FLUX Quartet Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris (violins) Max Mandel (viola) Ha-Yang … Continue reading

Posted in Performances

Free Albums Galore Postings


A couple of new ones from Free Albums Galore: Jeff McLeod – At The End of The Path Plaistow – Los Criminales Reciclados En Conductores De Autobuses

Posted in Free Music

Yet More on Elliott Carter at Juilliard


Another review of this ongoing performance series. Elliott Carter has touched on just about every musical format in his long and prolific career, but chamber music is where he has always seemed the most comfortable, or at least the most … Continue reading

Posted in Performances, Reviews

Bagatellen Reviews


From Bagatellen: Bobby Few – Lights and Shadows – 30 Jan 08 Radu Malfatti – Claude Lorrain 1 / Kid Ailack 5 – 30 Jan 08 Zaid Nasser – Escape From New York – 29 Jan 08

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Eye-splitting din


Members of Wolf Eyes and various related groups are profiled. As internationally known experimentalists, Wolf Eyes — Young, Olson and Mike Connelly — drags audiences back in time to the brutal, primordial origin of sound, summoning what can be sensed … Continue reading

Posted in General

Nicole Mitchell Interview


Flautist Mitchell is interviewed. The best jazz flautist around today is back with another strong album. Chicago-based Mitchell’s imaginative arrangements showcase her versatile playing in its best light. The album starts in a swinging head/solo/head fashion then moves into more … Continue reading

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