Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil & Blue Cranes in Portland on March 2


From Portland Eye and Ear Control: 3/2/12: Tim Berne‘s Snakeoil & Blue Cranes From the Blue Cranes: We are excited to host his group at the Alberta Rose Theater in Portland on Friday, March 2 in a double bill with … Continue reading

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Coming to the ISSUE Project Room


From the ISSUE Project Room: 02/23 @ 8:00pm Littoral: Flowers & Cream Flowers & Cream is a small press / independent POETRY publishing imprint founded by Sonic Youth songwriter Thurston Moore. The press aims to feature work of young, emerging … Continue reading

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Han Bennink Interview


From two.one.five magazine. “Free Jazz! What does this even mean?” Dutch drummer Han Bennink remarks in a small room on the 3rd floor of the Philadelphia Art Alliance. “Does it mean you won’t get paid?” He laughs at his own … Continue reading

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Music and More Reviews


From Music and More: Charles Gayle – Streets (Northern Spy, 2012) Albert Ayler Quintet – Stockholm, Berlin 1966 (HatHut Records, 2011) The Ames Room – Bird Dies (Clean Feed, 2011) Related articles ALBERT AYLER – Stockholm, Berlin 1966 (touchingextremes.wordpress.com) Q&A: … Continue reading

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Review of Contempo’s all-Gubaidulina Concert


From chicagotribune.com: How odd that the music of Sofia Gubaidulina, generally considered to be the most important composer to have emerged from the former Soviet Union since Shostakovich, turns up so infrequently in performance — as opposed to recordings, where … Continue reading

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Los Angeles / SoCal Scene


From LAFMS: Friday, February 17, 6:30pm The LA Free Music Society (LAFMS) presents a bonus concert at The Box. This concert will feature Points of Friction (Damian Bisciglia, Tim Alexander, Joseph Hammer, Mitchell Brown), Albert Ortega, Destroy Date (Eddie Nervo), … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Tim Berne (Friday) Mr. Berne, the alto saxophonist and composer, has a potent new album, “Snakeoil” (ECM), that typifies his relentlessly inventive style: meticulous but volatile, with a shifting balance between convoluted form and wide-open improvisation. The album … Continue reading

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