Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jazz Listings from the New York Times

From Jaga Jazzist (Sunday) Twitchy but earnest, with a deep investment in electronic texture, this nine-piece Norwegian band doesn’t often make its way here, making this a noteworthy occasion right out of the gate. The group, which includes shrewd … Continue reading

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Classical Music Listing from the New York Times

From Bargemusic (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday) The programming at this intimate floating concert hall ranges far and wide this week. On Friday the cellist Yoed Nir plays unaccompanied works by Cassado, Ligeti, Bach and Piazzolla, and Saturday … Continue reading

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Three Night Benefit at Gallery 1412

From Seattle’s Gallery 1412: THURS JULY 14 Luke Heath, guitar and voice John Teske, double bass Kate Olson duo FRI JULY 15 Andy Vaughan Greg Campbell, percussion Hoskin/Shook/Wilcox/Welch saxophone quartet pies by Jordan O’Jordan SAT JULY 16 Underkulture Theatre Project … Continue reading

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Upcoming Scott Amendola Shows

From July 7, 2011 Starry Plough Berkeley, CA Think Of Trees Amendola vs. Blades Phillip Greenlief-GE Stinson-Scott Amendola Ava Mendoza/Nick Tamburro Duo July 12, 2011 Jazz Alley Seattle, WA Charlie Hunter/Scott Amendola Duo Charlie Hunter-7 string guitar Scott Amendola-drums … Continue reading

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Mary Halvorson will be returning to the studio to record her next release, a follow-up to Saturn Sings. Salim Ghazi Saeedi has made his 2010 release Iconophobic available for free streaming. William Bowers has a new experimental / ambient release … Continue reading

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JazzWrap Reviews

From JazzWrap: Daniel Levin – Inner Landscape (Clean Feed; 2011) Wadada Leo Smith‘s Organic – Heart’s Reflections (Cuneiform Records; 2011) Related articles Wadada Leo Smith’s Organic – Heart’s Reflections (Cuneiform, 2011) ***** (

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz: Splice – Lab (Loop Records 2011) **** Kontra Trio – Jeux Circulaires (Between The Lines, 2011) **** Fire! with Jim O’Rourke – Unreleased (Rune Grammofon, 2011) ***** Joe McPhee‘s Survival Unit III – Synchronicity (Harmonic Convergence, 2011) … Continue reading

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