Monthly Archives: April 2010

Nate Wooley, Carlos Giffoni Coming to Bowerbird


From Philly’s Bowerbird: Open Sound with NATE WOOLEY The next session will be: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30 A diverse and distinctive creative voice, trumpeter Nate Wooley is at once home in the other-sounds-world of … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter April 30th, 2010 (Area in New York!)


Demetrio Stratos via last.fm From DMG: Paul Dunmall & Chris Corsano! William Hooker Trio! Sonny Simmons! Ernst Reijseger Trio! Acid Mother Temple! Xenakis Piano Music! Morton Feldman DVD! Helmut Lachenmann! Pierre Henry! Henry Jacobs! Robbie Basho Tribute! Bob Dylan’s Radio … Continue reading

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Musique Machine Reviews


From Musique Machine: Insurgent/TFT – The Shape of Static To Come ‘The Shape Of Static To Come’ is a highly rewarding, involving & brutal emersion in static rich HNW & minimalistic HNW making taking in a thirty five minute track … Continue reading

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Chiara String Quartet Plays at Le Poisson Rouge


From NYTimes.com: Just before the Chiara String Quartet played Webern’s Five Movements for String Quartet on Wednesday evening at Le Poisson Rouge, the group’s first violinist, Rebecca Fischer, pointed out that the work was 101 years old. There was a … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings From The New York Times


Eyvind Kang via last.fm From NYTimes.com: BILL FRISELL TRIO (Tuesday through Thursday) For the first week of his two-week engagement, Bill Frisell, a guitarist of panoramic perspective and deep melodic instinct, leads a chamberlike trio featuring Rudy Royston on drums … Continue reading

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Seven Years of Avant Music News


On April 29th, 2003, I posted the first article on Avant Music News. 10,580 posts later, here we are. For the most part, AMN is a one-person operation, and this one person works full time and is attending night school. … Continue reading

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Spool Music


Spool is a new-ish label with a large number of improv releases. Creative Orchestra (Guelph) 2007 Anthony Braxton & the AIMToronto Orchestra Grdina / Houle / Silins / Loewen New Rules for Noise Carrier / Redman / Donato / Séguin … Continue reading

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