Monthly Archives: January 2011

Touching Extremes Reviews

From Touching Extremes: JONATHAN MC HUGH & MARK WASTELL – Hydriotaphia ZACHARY JAMES WATKINS – Suite For String Quartet JOACHIM NORDWALL – Concert CHRISTOPH GALLIO – Soziale Musik IVO PERELMAN TRIO – Mind Games JOE FRAWLEY – A Book Of … Continue reading

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Trombonist Ray Anderson is interviewed. The Thing plays Melbourne Wednesday evening. Noa Guy’s Drops of Consciousness is on Roulette TV. Frances-Marie Uitti, world renowned two-bow cellist and avant-garde composer, will perform solo works and play improvised duets with guitarist Ayman … Continue reading

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Witold Lutoslawski Works at Focus! Festival

From The Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski, who died in 1994, used aleatoric procedures to vivid effect in his one-movement Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1970). The work received a terrific performance by Jay Campbell and the Juilliard Orchestra, conducted … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

Cover of Alan Pasqua From All About Jazz: Frank Gratkowski / Jacob Anderskov Ardent Grass (Red Toucan Records) Peter Erskine / Bob Mintzer / Derek Oles / Alan Pasqua Standards 2, Movie Music (Fuzzy Music) Seval i know you (482 … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through February 13

Cover of Fred lonberg-Holm From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Wednesday, 2 February 2011 The Hideout 10:00PM | Parker/Adasiewicz Jeff Parker – guitar Jason Adasiewicz – vibes 11:00PM | Jeff Kimmel Quartet Jeff Kimmel – bass clarinet Keefe Jackson – reeds Devin … Continue reading

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suddenlyLISTEN Events

Image via Wikipedia From Halifax’s suddenlyLISTEN: Having Wandered This Far 8pm, February 1 and 2, 2011 The Presbyterian Church of Saint David 1544 Grafton Street (at Blowers) $20/$10 Gerry Hemingway – percussion Tim Crofts – piano Norman Adams – cello … Continue reading

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Editions Mego Releases

From Editions Mego: eMEGO 115 Russell Haswell: IN IT (IMMERSIVE LIVE SALVAGE) 5.1 DVD + UHJ LP DeMEGO 019 Peterlicker: Nicht LP DeMEGO 016 Akita / Gustafsson / O’Rourke: one bird two bird LP DeMEGO 018C Evil Madness: Super Great … Continue reading

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