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The Eighth Blackbird‘s recent Miller Theater show is reviewed.

Wally Shoup has a book coming out on Thursday 10/20. He will be giving a reading from it and also doing some playing w/Gust Burns at Gallery 1412, 1412 18th Avenue, Seattle, at 7pm. Further info about the book (purchasing, etc.) can be gotten from

A new aural documentary on legendary Mothers of Invention member Bunk Gardner is available for download.

This Friday, bassist Anthony Shadduck honors Ornette Coleman’s Free Jazz.

Terje Isungset makes and plays instruments from ice.

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Upcoming in Seattle

Chad Taylor

From Seattle’s Wayward Music:

TUE. 10/18, 8pm – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Rich Halley Trio + 1, with guest trombonist Michael Vlatkovich

WED. 10/19, 8pm – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Avram Fefer Trio, with Chad Taylor (drums) and Michael Bisio (bass)

FRI. 10/21, 8pm – TrimTab plays music inspired by Buckminster Fuller + Tribal Trauma searches for The One Knob

MON. 10/24, 7:30pm – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Nelda Swiggett’s Stringtet

FRI. 10/28, 8pm – Seattle Modern Orchestra plays George crumb’s “Night Music 1” and Schoenberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire”

TUE. 11/1, 8pm – not a Wayward show, but of interest: Russian composer/pianist Ivan Sokolov with violinist Karen Bentley-Pollick performing Sokolov’s “Solnechnaya Sonata” and “Viola Sonata” + premier his new “Piano Quartet”

WED. 11/2, 8pm – Seattle Chamber Players + pianist Ivan Sokolov and choreographer Paige Barnes give an historic performance of Jean Cocteau’s Marriage at the Eiffel Tower in two versions – one from 1939 by Henry Cowell, John Cage, and George McKay, and another from 1949 by Lou Harrison.

FRI. 11/4, 8pm – Seattle Composers’ Salon, artists TBA

SAT. 11/5, 8pm – Earshot Jazz Fest & Nonsequitur present the great violin improviser and composer Malcolm Goldstein, performing solo and ensemble works with a group of Seattle musicians.

MON. 11/7 – Tom Baker

TUE. 11/8 – saxophonist Neil Welch

THU. 11/10, 8pm – WA Composers Forum presents Solstice Wind Quintet

SAT. 11/12 – Danse Perdue, butoh performance with Joy von Spain, voice and Masaki Satsu, electronics

WED. 11/16 – DX ARTS presents Donald Craig

THU. 11/17, 8pm – Monktail Composers Series #7

FRI. 11/18 – saxophonist Eric Barber

SAT. 11/19 – Rob Angus

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Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

Surface of the Earth – Self Titled
Bill Gould / Jared Blum – The Talking Book
Uz Jsme Doma – Caves
Charalambides – Exile
Various HNW & Noise Artists – Giallo Duro Muro Rumore E Sadomasochismo Elettroni
Moloch – Illusionen eines verlorenen Lebens
MZ.412 – Domine Rex Inferum
Petrychor – Effigies and Epitaphs/Dryad
Nosferatu Pharmaceuticals – Banishes Groundless Fear, Wretchedness And Thought
Dead Body Collection – Chromosomal Abnormality
BeMyDelay – ToTheOtherSide?

Taran's Free Jazz Hour, Podcast 32/2011

From Taran’s Free Jazz Hour, podcast 32/2011

scott amendola,
lift: Scott Amendola (drums), John Shifflett (bass), Jeff Parker (guitar)

lyric pieces: Martin Pickett’s regular trio augmented by two terrific brass players. Martin Pickett (piano), Steve Waterman (trumpet, flugelhorn), Mark Bassey (trombone), Paul Jefferies (double bass), Ben Twyford (drums).

tisza: Szilárd Mezei (viola), Ervin Malina (double bass), István Csik (drums, percussion).

domino’s tales: Marco Colonna (bass clarinet, bariton & soprano saxes), Francesco Lo Cascio (vibraphone, percussion) and Lillo Quaratino (double bass).

corrie van binsbergen
vier!: corrie en de grote brokken

lisbon berlin trio: Christian Lillinger (drums), Luís Lopes (guitar), Robert Landfermann (bass)

yoko miwa
yoko miwa trio: Yoko Miwa (piano), Chris Loughman (bass), Scott Goulding (drums).

dark tree records
pourtant les cimes des arbres: Daunik Lazro (baritone sax), Benjamin Duboc (contrabass), Didier Lasserre (caisse claire & cymbals).

porter records
tiresias: Louie Belogenis (sax), Sunny Murray (drums), and Michael Bisio (bass)

engine studios
secret handshake: Brian Settles (saxophone), Neil Podgurski (piano), Corcoran Holt (bass), Jeremy Carlstedt (drums), Jean Marie Collatin-Faye (percussion).

edgetone records
gristle and skin: Drew Ceccato (tenor sax), Chris Golinski (drums)

looking out looking in: Dom Minasi (guitar)

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