Monthly Archives: February 2008

Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz: Régis Huby – Simple Sound Empty Cage Quartet – Stratostrophic Esa Pietilä – Travel of Fulica Atra Daniel Levin – Blurry

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Coming up from Portland Eye and Ear Control

Some Portland shows, courtesy of Ear and Eye Control: 4/26/08 – Chiesa & Werchowski April 26th, Saturday David Chiesa & Mathieu Werchowski @ Reed College chapel 3/14/08: Burns/Wright/Spera, CMG March 15th, Saturday Gust Burns, Jack Wright, Fabrizio Spera … Continue reading

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Pierre Boulez in New York

Boulez’s visit this week is reviewed. The Chicago Symphony came to Carnegie Hall on Monday and Tuesday. Pierre Boulez, who happily leaves the three B’s and most of the M’s and S’s of the standard repertory to other conductors, offered … Continue reading

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Bagatellen Reviews

From Bagatellen: Paul Bley – Closer – 28 Feb 08 Graham Collier – Down Another Road/Songs For My Father/Mosaics – 27 Feb 08 David Buchbinder – Odessa/Havana – 21 Feb 08

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Jazz Listings in New York

Jazz listing, from the Times HARRIS EISENSTADT CANADA DAY (Sunday) Harris Eisenstadt, a drummer with strong experimental tendencies, explores his own compositions in this working band with the trumpeter Nate Wooley, the saxophonist Matt Bauder, the vibraphonist Chris Dingman and … Continue reading

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New on Clean Feed

From Clean Feed: Jason Stein’s Locksmith Isidore – A Calculus of Loss (CF 104) Jason Stein, bass clarinet / Kevin Davis, cello / Mike Pride, percussion Recorded on December 11th and 12th 2006 at the the Shape Shoppe, Chicago IL … Continue reading

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Wayne Horvitz strengthens his place on the modern music map

Horvtitz is interviewed in anticipation of an upcoming show. Horvitz — who brings his Sweeter Than the Day band to the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley on March 3 (sharing a bill with the Myra Melford/Ben Goldberg Quartet) — … Continue reading

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