Daily Archives: April 18, 2011

Interview with Andrew Fenchel from Lampo

From Intransitive Recordings: Andrew Fenchel’s long-running Lampo organization has been presenting concerts of adventurous music in Chicago since 1997. I spoke with Andrew about his work just as Lampo’s latest calendar of events was made public. Related articles James Falzone Interviewed … Continue reading

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100 Composers Under 40

NPR provides a list of up and coming young composers. Highlights include: Darcy James Argue Mick Barr (Orthrelm, Ocrilim) James Blackshaw Tyondai Braxton Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) Mary Halvorson Tim Hecker Vijay Iyer Rudresh Mahanthappa Nico Muhly Joanna Newsom Jessica Pavone … Continue reading

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Yarn/Wire features three local contemporary composers

From ThirdCoast Digest: Yarn/Wire, comprising pianists  Ning Yu (not pictured above) and Laura Barger and percussionists and Russell Greenberg and Ian Antonio, toured the edges of contemporary music Thursday night, at the first of four Unruly Music concerts this week. … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through June 2

From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Apr 20 SET I: Green Pasture Happiness with Frank Rosaly SET II: My Silence The Hideout Apr 21 The Rempis/Daisy Duo Elastic Apr 24 SET I: SET II: Jason Ajemian and the Highlife Hungry Brain Apr … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter April 15th, 2011

From DMG: John Zorn! Bill Dixon – Intents And Purposes! Rob Brown & Daniel Levin! Joelle Leandre 2CD! Harriet Tubman Sextet! George Haslam Argentina 2CD! Yan Jun/Otomo Yoshihide! Mazal! John Cage Percussion Works – CD or DVD! Ryna Francis! Gyorgy … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz: Terrence McManus / Gerry Hemingway Below The Surface (Auricle Music) Peter Brötzmann Wolk In Hosen (FMP Records) J. Leandre / N. Mitchell / D. Van Der Schyff Before After (Rogue Art) The Bill Dixon Orchestra Intents … Continue reading

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