December Point of Departure

A new issue from Point of Departure:

Issue 37 – December 2011

Page One: a column by Bill Shoemaker
Braxton & Jazz: IN the Tradition an essay by Kevin Whitehead
A Fickle Sonance: a column by Art Lange
The Book Cooks: Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior by Fred Ho (Skyhorse Publishing; New York) & Source: Music of the Avant-Garde, 1966-1973, Edited by Larry Austin + Douglas Kahn (University of California Press; Berkeley, Los Angeles and London
Far Cry: a column by Brian Morton
Moment’s Notice: Reviews of Recent Recordings
Ezz-thetics: a column by Stuart Broomer
Travellin’ Light: Kris Davis.

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Newsbits

Steven BernsteinA recent Matthew Shipp performance in the UK is reviewed.

Rick Parker, Eyal Maoz, Yoni Halevy and Jon Irabagon with Todd Clouser’s A Love Electric and Steven Bernstein will play on Tuesday December 13 at Littlefield, 622 degraw st · brooklyn, new york 11217. Maoz will also be featured with Hypercolor Live at New York’s Café Orwell on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 8 PM till 10 PM.

Tonight in New Haven, An Historic (featuring Adam Matlock on accordion and vocals plus guests), as well as Nate Trier, perform at the Uncertainty Music Series, at Never Ending Books, 810 State Street.

Phil Kline’s participatory holiday crowd-sourcing takes place in several major cities this year.

Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores have launched a Kickstarter project to fund their next album.

Charming Hostess will play two shows in California: Saturday, December 10, Subterranean Art House, 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA, with Zoyres (We play at 9), and Sunday, December 11, Paramount Theater, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, California, with Joan Baez (cool!)

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Monsieur Délire Reviews

The Lost Data Project - Hal Rammel
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From Monsieur Délire:

TEHO TEARDO/JG THIRLWELL / Santarcangelo (Spècula – merci à/thanks to Dense Promotion)
GERT-JAN PRINS / Cavity: The Capacitive Version (Onomatopee)
(D)(B)(H) / SEEDED PLAIN & HAL RAMMEL / Bad for Business/Seeded Plain & Hal Rammel (Friends and Relatives Records/Gilgongo Records)
MY CAT IS AN ALIEN / Living on the Invisible Line (Divorce Records)
THE CLAUDIA QUINTET +1 / What is the Beautiful? (Cuneiform Records)
DEAD CAT BOUNCE / Chance Episodes (Cuneiform Records)ANTHONY BRAXTON / Tentet (Wesleyan) 2000 (New Braxton House)
SIGUR RÓS / Inni (XL Recordings)
SUBOKO & HÜBSCH & SPIETH / k-horns (Schraum)
DUO BEIJA-FLOR / Envol (ind.)
RADIOHEAD / The King of Limbs (Ticker Tape)
LINDA JOZEFOWSKI / For My Dead Folks (Unit Records)
BRUCE FRIEDMAN & MOTOKO HONDA / Edge Study (Analog Arts)
BARREL / Gratuitous Abuse (Emanem)

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Gapplegate Music Reviews

English: Steven Bernstein live at Saalfelden 2...
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From Gapplegate:

Szilard Mezel Wind Quintet, “Innen:” More Chamber Jazz From an Innovative Ensemble
Chris Donnelly, “Metamorphosis:” Solo Piano Excursions
Daunik Lazro, “Some Other Zongs,” Solo Baritone Sax Live at Europa Jazz Festival 2011
MTO Plays Sly: Steven Bernstein‘s Millennial Territory Orchestra Does the Music of Sly and the Family Stone

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