Monthly Archives: November 2009

Free Jazz Blog Reviews

Craig Taborn via From Free Jazz: Monday, November 30, 2009 Joachim Gies & Sound/body/cells – Shimmering (Leo Records, 2009) Sainkhò Namtchylak & Dickson Dee – Tea Opera (Leo Records, 2009) Katja Krusche & Martin Krusche – I Am One … Continue reading

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Mary Halvorson In December

From Improvised Communications: Guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson’s busy December begins tomorrow tonight with an early gig with Curtis Hasselbring’s Decoupage and a late gig with Ches Smith & These Arches. The next two weeks will feature two dates and a recording … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter November 27th, 2009

From DMG: Sun Ra: Antique Blacks! Marty Ehrlich Qt! The Necks! Tony Malaby Qt! Ethnic Heritage Ensemble DVD! Famoudou Don Moye! Philip Cohran with Pete Cosey! Fred Anderson! Phill Niblock ltd DVD! Kath Bloom/Loren Mazzacane Connors Archive #2! LPs from … Continue reading

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Huddersfield festival’s electronic avenue

The Times Online reviews this recent UK fest. The 32nd festival, however, seems to have reverted abruptly to its former self, and even found an improved, financially more stable version thereof. Recession notwithstanding, McKenzie has built up the venture’s financial … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

Image via Wikipedia From All About Jazz: Wadada Leo Smith Spiritual Dimensions (Cuneiform Records) Reviewed by Dan McClenaghan Eberhard Weber Eberhard Weber: Colours (ECM Records) Reviewed by John Kelman Fred Frith Nowhere / Sideshow / Thin Air (ReR Megacorp) Reviewed … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through December 23

Image via Wikipedia From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Wednesday, 2 December 2009 The Hideout 10:00PM | Jason Stein Solo Jason Stein – bass clarinet Release for “In Exchange For A Process” on Leo Records 11:00PM | Locksmith Isidore Jason Stein – … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa via Orkestra Futura will debut soon with Pauline Oliveros, Lisle Ellis, and John Oswald at the baton. Here info is here. Frank Zappa‘s Philly ’76 will be out soon. Violinist Jennifer Koh is interviewed. Benjamin Horrendous has … Continue reading

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