Monthly Archives: June 2009

Vision Festival 2009 Review

William Parker via DMG reviews this year’s Vision Fest. Tuesday, June 9th got off to great start with an Opening Invocation featuring Patricia Nicholson doing voice and dance, William Parker on gimbri (4-string African bass) and Hamid Drake on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Bohemian in Exile Shows

From Detroit’s Bohemian Home: Rescheduled! Tues. 7/14: Le Fanfare du Belgistan This 7 peice brass band from Belgium performs a mixture of Balkan and gypsy brass music, with some overtones of the music of the middle east. Most of the … Continue reading

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2009 So Far

As opposed to our picks of the week post, the data below was gathered from logs at I’ve culled through them to determine the albums released so far in 2009 that have garnered the most listens. Thus, this list … Continue reading

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Musique Machine Reviews

Cover of Black Sea From Musique Machine: Roberto Juan Rodriguez – The First Basket The First Basket is a rewarding and genre varied soundtrack for a documentary about the history and trails and tribulations of Jewish American basketball players that … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter June 26th, 2009

Spontaneous Music Ensemble via From DMG: Engine Records: Fred Anderson Trio, Warren Smith’s Composers Workshop & Tom Abbs’ Frequency Response! Two Classic Reissues from Nessa: Bobby Bradford Spontaneous Music Ensemble & Roscoe Mitchell‘s Congliptious! Billy Bang & Shoji Hano! … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through July 12

Image via Wikipedia From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Wednesday, 1 July 2009 The Hideout 10:00PM | Rempis Percussion Quartet Dave Rempis – saxophones Ingebrigt Håker Flaten – bass Tim Daisy – drums Frank Rosaly – drums Record Release Concert for “The … Continue reading

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New Releases on Greenleaf Music

Dave Douglas via From Greenleaf Music. Remember, you can listen to these full albums for free. Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy Spirit Moves Douglas’ first studio album in 3 years is now available in multiple packaging options. Stream the … Continue reading

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