Monthly Archives: March 2008

Bagatellen Reviews

From Bagatellen: Esther Venrooy – Shift Coordinate Points/The Spiral Staircase – 30 Mar 08 Right Hemisphere – Right Hemisphere – 27 Mar 08

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David Torn’s Prezens at Joe’s Pub, NYC

This recent concert is reviewed. The resulting music is a mix of melodic lines, harmonic textures, and pure sounds—all subject to electronic alteration that is part of each improvisatory composition. While Torn clearly leads the band, the interplay between him … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through April 15

From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Wednesday, 2 April 2008 The Hideout 10:00PM | The Green Pasture Happiness Aaron Zarzutzki – no-output turntable Dan Fandino – turntable Brian Labycz – electronics 11:00PM | The Friction Brothers Record Release Concert for Live at … Continue reading

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AAJ Reviews

From All About Jazz: 31-Mar-08 Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey Lil’ Tae Rides Again (Hyena Records) Reviewed by Chris May 31-Mar-08 Multiple Artists Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman: Song X: Twentieth Anniversary Reviewed by Chris May 31-Mar-08 Meredith Monk impermanence (ECM Records) Reviewed … Continue reading

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Not Applicable Album Launch Concert

UK label Not Applicable will celebrate with a launch concert for their two latest releases. On Friday 4th April we’ll be celebrating the release of two new records on Not Applicable with performances by both groups upstairs at the Betsey … Continue reading

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Extensible Electric Guitar Festival at Clark University

From Clark University: The Extensible Electric Guitar Festival will debut at Clark University April 4 and 5. The festival aims to showcase the electric guitar’s spirit of exploration, presenting music and musicians that use the electric guitar in innovative ways … Continue reading

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John Zorn Festival in Israel 2008

I can’t tell if this festival is currently taking place, about to happen or over. In any case, an article previews the event.

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