Daily Archives: February 28, 2009

Billy Bang Quintet & Todd Nicholson’s Otic Band in New York


From New York’s RUCMA: NEW VENUE! The Local 269 269 East Houston at the corner of Suffolk Street F to Second Avenue first set @ 7:30PM Otic Band Nabate Isles trumpet Dave Sewelson baritone saxophone Todd Nicholson bass Newman Taylor … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week


Image via Wikipedia Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first … Continue reading

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The Naked Future, MEGA*CHURCH, What’s Up?, Neal Morgan 3/4/09 in Portland


From Portland Eye and Ear Control: 7PM (shows start and end early here!) MEGA*CHURCH, What’s Up?, Neal Morgan, The Naked Future The Wail (formerly Rererato): 5135 NE 42nd ave and Sumner (between Alberta and Killingsworth) Cost: $6 Donation The Naked … Continue reading

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Bagatellen Reviews


From Bagatellen: Torben Snekkestad – Conic Folded Inspired by Jimmy Giuffre’s trio with Paul Bley and Steve Swallow, Norwegian Torben Snekkestad – here featured on saxophones and clarinet – releases his first solo CD after having honed his skills in … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews


Image via Wikipedia From All About Jazz: 28-Feb-09 Bill Frisell The Best of Bill Frisell: Vol. 1 – Folk Songs (Nonesuch Records) Reviewed by John Kelman 28-Feb-09 Gerald Cleaver / William Parker / Craig Taborn Farmers By Nature (AUM Fidelity … Continue reading

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Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet in Amsterdam, February 13


All About Jazz provides a review of this performance. Peter Brotzmann Chicago Tentet Bimhuis Amsterdam, Netherlands February 12, 2009 How many larger instrumental ensembles endure for over ten years with the core of the line-up unchanged? In the economic climate … Continue reading

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