DMG Newsletter December 17th, 2010

Charles Mingus
Cover of Charles Mingus

From DMG:

Music for Merce Cunningham 10 CD Set – a Who’s Who of Unreleased Contemporary Composers’ Work! Barry Guy/Agusti Fernandez/Raymon Lopez studio + Live in NYC! Jimi Hendrix West Caost Seattle Boy Box Set! Tim Brady & Martin Messier CD/DVD! Danielle P Roger & 3 Ensembles! Pierre Labbe+12!

Liebman/Beirach Quest reunion! Stan Getz & Kenny Barron Box 7 CD box on SALE! Vijay Iyer Reissues! Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop! Gerry Mulligan Sextet! Tristan Murail! Walter Marchetti! Ben Patterson! Arild Andersen, Manfred Schoof, A Slew of ECM releases!

Plus Other Rarities & Reissues!

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Downtown Music Gallery FREE In-Store Performance Schedule Continues with:

Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 6:30pm:

KEN ALDCROFT & WILLIAM PARKER!
Toronto Guitarist & Downtown Bass Great’s Second DMG Hit!

Sunday, January 9th at 6pm:
LA GHIMA featuring: GL DIANA & FREDERIKA KRIER!
New Electronics/Sitar & Violin Duo!

Sunday, January 16th, 2011 Double-Header featuring:
6pm: JOACHIM BADENHORST / FRANTZ LORIOT / PASCAL NIGGENKEMPER!
New Reeds / Viola / Acoustic Bass Trio Just back from European Tour!
7pm: DARIUS JONES & BEN GERSTEIN! Amazing Alto Sax & Trombone Duo!

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 6pm:
Clean Feed Recording Artists: HNH featuring:
JOE HERTENSTEIN / PASCAL NIGGENKEMPER / THOMAS HEBERER!

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 at 6pm:
MIKE BAGGETTA / KIRK KNUFFKE / JEFF DAVIS!
Outstanding New Guitar/Trumpet/Drums Trio!

Sunday, February 13th at 6pm:
MAX JOHNSON – Solo Contrabass!

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Touching Extremes Reviews

Keith Rowe, Kjell Bjørgeengen and Streifenjunk...
Image by John Kannenberg via Flickr

From Touching Extremes:

BILLY BANG – Prayer For Peace
KEITH ROWE / SACHIKO M – Contact
KEITH ROWE / TOSHIMARU NAKAMURA – ErstLive 008
HÅVARD VOLDEN / TOSHIMARU NAKAMURA – Crepuscular Rays
KIYOSHI MIZUTANI / HIDEAKI SHIMADA / KIYOHARU KUWAYAMA – Gambetta
MATTHEW WELCH – Blarvuster

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

Trygve Seim with his musical ensemble,
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From Free Jazz:

Maciej Obara, Lindberg, Sorgen – Three (2010) ****
Ingar Zach – M.O.S. (Sofa, 2010) ****½
Otomo Yohishide – Lonely Woman (Doubtmusic, 2010) ***½
Vox Arcana – Aerial Age (Allos Documents, 2010) ***½
James Falzone & Allos Musica (Allos Documents, 2010) ***½
James Falzone – The Sign And The Thing Signified (Allos Documents, 2007) ****½
Ken Filiano – Dreams From A Clown Car (Clean Feed, 2010) ****
Trygve Seim & Andreas Utnem – Purcor, Songs for Saxophone and Piano (ECM, 2010) ***½

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