Fall 2011 Paris Transatlantic

Joëlle Léandre
Cover of Joëlle Léandre

From the Paris Transatlantic zine:

AUTUMN 2011 : Interview with RICHARD LANDRY Editorial ; In Concert: Unwhitstable Festival ; Reissued!: Bill Dixon’s Intents and Purposes ; In Concert: Gino Robair‘s I Norton ; Charlie Morrow ; On Senufo Editions: Jennifer Veillerobe / Renato Rinaldi / Kassel Jaeger / Jarrod Fowler / Gregg Kowalsky / Raionbashi / Daniela Fromberg / Stefan Roigk / Bellows ; VINYL SOLUTION: Af Ursin / Sean Baxter / Elodie / Dickie Landry / Lionel Marchetti & Jérôme Noetinger / Mattin / MIMEO / ROVA:Zorn ; JAZZ & IMPROV: Harrison Bankhead / Pascal Battus & Michael Johnsen / Berne, Black & Cline / Rudiger Carl & Oliver Augst / eRikm & Norbert Möslang / Simon H. Fell / Satoko Fujii / Hertenstein, Heberer, Badenhorst & Niggenkemper / Sven-Ake Johansson & Annette Krebs / Gerry Hemingway / Hubbub / Joëlle Léandre & Phillip Greenlief / Jason Lescalleet / Pascal Marzan & John Russell / Joe McPhee, Ernie Bostic / Misha Mengelberg & Evan Parker / Abdul Moimeme & Riccardo Guerreiro / Joe Morris, Taylor Ho Bynum, Sara Schoenbeck, Agusti Fernandez, Spanish Donkey / Seijiro Murayama, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Stéphane Rives / Joe Rigby / Wadada Leo Smith / David S. Ware, Cooper-Moore, William Parker & Muhammad Ali ; CONTEMPORARY: Alessandro Bosetti / Michel Chion / Philip Corner & Manuel Zurria / Philip Corner & Malcolm Goldstein / Harley Gaber / Anne Guthrie / Meredith Monk / Eliane Radigue / Dimitri Voudouris ; ELECTRONICA: Kim Cascone / Michel Guillet / Illusion of Safety / Tom Lawrence / Francisco Meirino & Jason Kahn / Nicola Ratti / Sustained Development / Eisuke Yanagisawa

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December at the IBeam

English: Tyshawn Sorey at moers festival 2010
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From Brooklyn’s IBeam:

Sperrazza and Stacken

Thursday, December 1st 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Vinnie Sperrazza and friends
friends (tba)

Jesse Stacken Trio
Jesse Stacken (piano), Eivind Opsvik (bass), Jeff Davis (drums)

Harris Eisenstadt and Canada Day Octet

Friday, December 2nd 9:00 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Eisenstadt convenes a special octet edition of Canada Day, adding alto sax, trombone and tuba to the core lineup.
The group will perform Eisenstadt’s suite “The Ombudsman” in preparation for its 482Music recording (to be released spring 2012).

Friday, Saturday December 2, 3 2011

9pm – open rehearsal
10pm – performance

Jason Mears – alto sax
Matt Bauder- tenor sax
Nate Wooley – trumpet
Ray Anderson – trombone
Dan Peck – tuba
Chris Dingman – vibraphone
Garth Stevenson – bass
Harris Eisenstadt – drums, compositions

Harris Eisenstadt and Canada Day Octet

Saturday, December 3rd 9:00 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Canada Day Octet continues. See listing above for details.

Isabelle Olivier

Friday, December 9th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Isabelle Olivier 8:30 PM

Isabelle Olivier explores a new vision of the harp, at the crossroads of jazz, classical, contemporary and traditional. Her approach is illustrated in bold risk-taking and openness to permanent multiple collaborations. Her shows are always presented to the public in a desire for otherness and proximity.

Isabelle Olivier – harp
David Binney – sax
Eivin Opsvik – bass
Tommy Crane – drums


Secret Architecture 9:30PM
Fraser Campbell – sax
Ilan Bar-Lavi – guitar
Zach Mangan – drums

Michael Bates Quintet

Saturday, December 10th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Michael Bates Quintet plays music for, and by, Dmitri Shostakovich.

Michael Bates – bass
Tom Rainey – drums
Chris Speed – woodwinds
Russ Lossing – piano
Russ Johnson – trumpet


IBeam Piano Marathon

Sunday, December 11th 5:00 PM $20 Suggested Donation


JP Schlegelmilch & International Trio

Tuesday, December 13th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

JP Schlegelmilch – Solo Piano (8:30 pm)
The Music of Bill Frisell

In a special solo piano performance, JP will explore the music of guitarist and composer Bill Frisell. The concert will encompass the incredible range of Frisell’s music, including earthy Americana, complex abstraction, and moody minimalist textures.

International Trio (9:30 pm)
Joachim Badenhorst (reeds)
Steve Swell (trombone)
Ziv Ravitz (drums)

Just released its debut album `Donkere Golven` on the Belgian label `de W.E.R.F.`

Max Johnson Trio

Friday, December 16th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Max Johnson Trio 8:30 pm
Kirk Knuffke – cornet
Max Johnson – bass
Ziv Ravitz drums

Max Johnson Trio w/ Louie Belogenis & Sam Kulik 10:00 pm
Kirk Knuffke – cornet
Max Johnson – bass
Ziv Ravitz drums
w/ Special Guests
Louie Belogenis – tenor and soprano saxophone
Sam Kulik – trombone

Alexandra Grimal

Saturday, December 17th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Alex Grimal group

Alexandra Grimal – woodwinds
Todd Neufeld – guitar
Thomas Morgan – double-bass
Tyshawn Sorey – drums

Alan Bjorklund group

alan bjorklund – trumpet/composition
andrew carrico – bari sax
travis reuter – guitar
chris tordini – bass
tyshawn sorey – drums


Dead Cat Bounce

Sunday, December 18th 8:00 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Dead Cat Bounce
Open Rehearsal for the premiere of “Eco Beat Heresy”
(An American Composers Forum Jerome Fund Commission)

Matt Steckler, Jared Sims, Charlie Kohlhase, Terry Goss – woodwinds and electronics
Michael Bates – bass and gadgets
Bill Carbone – drums and efx


Two Trios

Tuesday, December 20th 8:30 PM $10 Suggested Donation

Pavolka / Drye / Davis (8:30 pm)
Brian Drye – Trombone
Matt Pavolka – Bass
Jeff Davis – Drums

TRIO (10 pm)
Angelica Sanchez – Piano
Enzo Carpentieri – Bass
Danilo Gallo – Drums

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Upcoming Uncertainty Music Series

From New Haven’s Uncertainty Music Series:

Wednesday 30 November 2011 9pm
Circadion (Max Heath) :: electronics, vocals
Colorguard (Kryssi Battalene) :: electronics
Elm Bar
372 Elm St
New Haven, CT

The BIG ROOM – Erector Square, 319 Peck St., New Haven 06513
Tickets $15 ($10 students & seniors) / $20 two-night pass
Seating is limited. Reservations recommended. For reservations
email: thebigroomnewhaven@gmail.com

The weekend’s concerts will examine improvisation across disciplines: each night will offer a different line-up of artists, scholars, and filmmakers who are using and thinking about improvisation in different ways. After each show there will be an informal reception with the artists.

The BIG ROOM, founded in 2010, has quickly become known as a “showcase for groundbreakers” (New Haven Advocate), while the Take Your Time series has been described as part of what’s “keeping dance vibrant year round in New Haven” (New Haven Register). The Take Your Time Series was also profiled in the New York Times. Read below.

8pm Saturday December 3
• A short lecture by Danielle Goldman, professor of the Arts, Dance at the New School, discussing improvisational practices and relationships in dance and music.
• A performance by Action Theory, a collective quartet at the intersection of dance and music featuring Rachel Bernsen (movement), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Abraham Gomez-Delgado (guitar, percussion), and Melanie Maar (movement).
• Two new works by New Haven based composer Carl Testa incorporating electronic and acoustic music, set design, and dynamic lighting, featuring Anne Rhodes (voice), Nathan Bontrager (cello), and Bill Solomon (vibraphones).

7pm Sunday December 4
• New Haven based MeND Motion Pictures, Tiffany Hopkins and Denise Santisteban, will show an excerpt of their new documentary film Complete In Itself, which takes a close look at the meaning of art, the complexities of being an artist in America today and the many ways that artists are engaging with the larger world.
• NYC Choreographer and performer Melanie Maar will present a new duet, Same Selves, dealing with the performers’ presence and mediating between the mysterious and the common, also featuring dancer Marylin Maywald.
• New York City based composer and multi-instrumentalist Abraham Gomez-Delgado presents his solo project EJE, a multi-dimensional kinetic work of performance art using homemade instruments.

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Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

[Untitled] – Untitled
Gluttoness – Untitled
Tele.S.The?rion – The Chapel
The Thirteenth Assembly – Station Direct
Churner – The Pain Gallery
Controlled Bleeding – Odes To Bubbler
Filth – Winter Mind
Foul & Snuff Film – Kill! Kill!
Dead Body Collection – Catoptrophobia
Huntsville – For Flowers, Cars And Merry Wars
Steve Roden – Proximities
Blut Aus Nord – 777 The Desanctification

Mutable Music New Releases

From Mutable Music:

JB Floyd – Another Time and Place
JB Floyd, Yamaha Disklavier; Liana Pailodze, Yamaha Disklavier

Dan Joseph – Tonalization (for the afterlife)
Dan Joseph Ensemble: Dan Joseph (hammer dulcimer); Tom Chiu (violin), Loren Dempster (cello); Marija Ilic (harpsichord); Leah Paul (flute); Danny Tunick (percussion).
Special guest Thomas Buckner (baritone).

Fred Ho and The Saxophone Liberation Front – Snake-Eaters
Snake-Eaters debuts Fred Ho’s Saxophone Liberation Front, featuring composer Ho on baritone saxophone and Hafez Modirzadeh (soprano), Bobby Zankel (alto) and Salim Washington (tenor).

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Coming to the ISSUE Project Room

Leif Elggren
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11/29 @ 8:00pm
Music of the Hemispheres: A Live Music, Film, and Science Event with Dan Lloyd, Yarn/Wire, Maria Chavez, Aaron Einbond and Elisa Da Prato

A multi-sensory film + art + science extravaganza, the idea for which originates in the work of neuro-philosopher Dan Lloyd, whose research focuses on taking patterns found in brain activity and converting them into musical scores. These scores are not biofeedback or music cognition experiments, but rather, they extract the “architecture of consciousness,” as it occurs in the brain, and assign its varying components musical tones. The result is musical scores meant to reflect brain activity itself. Through this, Lloyd found that recognizable musical structures emerge, and he thus formulated a theory that consciousness operates within a musical structure—or rather, that music is an expressive interpretation of how our brains work.

11/30 @ 8:00pm
Emerging Artists Commisison: Backbreakerneckbrace

Backbreakerneckbrace is Michael and Dawn Haleta. They have worked together for over a decade creating elaborately designed and highly detailed animations.
The event will be followed by a Q&A with Andrew Capetta.

12/02 @ 8:00pm
Swedish Energies: The Magic State + Sewer Election + Hanna Hartmann + Altar of Flies + Kathy Hinde & Daniel Skoglund + Leif Elggren

12/03 @ 8:00pm
Swedish Energies: The Skull Defekts (with C. Spencer Yeh) + Mats Gustafsson + Ikue Mori & Ida Lunden + CM von Hausswolff + Mats Lindstrom & Anna Koch

The two-night program, presented by Issue Project Room, iDEAL, EMS, WELD and the Consulate General of Sweden NYC, will feature a huge lineup of some of Sweden’s most exciting experimental musicians. Performances will include collaborations between U.S. and Swedish artists as well as a cross-section of Swedish groups, such as the prolific The Skull Defekts (joined by C. Spencer Yeh), and saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, one of the most important free jazz and improv musicians working today. Leif Elggren will open the event with a reading of his “The North is Protected.”

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