Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

Newsbits: Abrams / Falzone / Dal Niente / Rother


James Falzone and group will play Quartet For The End Of Time Mar. 30th + Apr. 1st in Chicago. On April 28, at Montgomery County Community College, Philadelphia saxophonist/bandleader Bobby Zankel’s big band the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound will … Continue reading

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ISSUE Project Room interviews C. Spencer Yeh


From the ISSUE Project Room: C. Spencer Yeh: I’ve worked some ‘structured improvisations’ into my project Burning Star Core when it involved other band members, but without any micro-level direction of their sounds. I knew the players pretty well, and … Continue reading

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Kaija Saariaho’s ‘Voix, Espace’ at Zankel Hall Reviewed


From NYTimes.com: In an onstage interview at her Making Music concert at Zankel Hall on Monday evening, the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho explained her approach to “From the Grammar of Dreams,” a 2007 setting of Sylvia Plath texts, by making … Continue reading

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Alvin Curran Interview


From the Harvard Crimson: Curran co-founded the avant-garde group Musica Elettronica Viva in Rome in 1966. He has created over 150 compositions and sound installations, and his pieces incorporate everything from synthesizers and taped natural sounds to rock and classical … Continue reading

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Touching Extremes Reviews


From Touching Extremes: THE REMOTE VIEWERS – Nerve Cure I TRENI INERTI – Luz Azul PETER WRIGHT – Ghost Haven ERNESTO DIAZ-INFANTE – Emilio TERRY RILEY – Aleph CHRISTINA VANTZOU – No.1 PHILIP CORNER – Pieces From The Past: By … Continue reading

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews


From Free Jazz: Gunter ‘Baby’ Sommer, The New Trio – Melting Game (Jazzwerkstatt, 2011) **** Nakatani, Tiner, Drake – Ritual Inscription (Epigraph, 2012) ****½ BABs – Diving Bells (Loop Records 2012) **** Baloni – Fremdenzimmer (Clean Feed, 2011) ****½

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