Upcoming in Seattle

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From Seattle’s Wayward Music:

FRI. 3/16, 7 PM – Hollow Earth Radio’s Magma Festival presents four trios of multiples: Angelina Baldoz, Samantha Boshnack, Lesli Dalaba (trumpets); Beth Fleenor, Paul Hoskin, Jenny Ziefel (clarinets); Byron Au Yong, Tari Nelson-Zagar, Paul Rucker (strings); Stuart Dempster, Paul Kikuchi, Susie Kozawa (percussion/objects)

SAT. 3/17, 8 PM – Seattle Pianist Collective, music for the end times by Olivier Messiaen and others

SAT. 3/24 – Hollow Earth Radio’s Magma Festival – Figeater, King Tears Bat Trip, WA, T’th & Hare’

THU. 3/29, 7:30 PM – DoubleSharp presents Russian pianist Anton Batagov performing music of Philip Glass and Debussy

FRI. 3/30, 7:30 PM – DoubleSharp presents Russian pianist Anton Batagov performing music of Anton Batagov

WED. 4/4 – SCRAPE – large improvising string ensemble, with Eyvind Kang and guest Bill Frisell

THU. 4/5 – SCRAPE – large improvising string ensemble, with Eyvind Kang and guest Bill Frisell

FRI. 4/6 – Clifford Dunn, with Anne LaBerge

SAT. 4/7 – Jay Hamilton & the Turtling Dithers – Who are you and how do you know?, a new musical/theatrical work based on a story in Brut by a secular English priest circa 1200, and Enkidu from the Gilgamesh legend.

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The Uncertainty Music Series in April

From New Haven’s Uncertainty Music Series:

The Uncertainty Music Series expands to present a month-long festival of four concerts in April

Scott Burton/Scott Clark Duo and Liz Albee Solo
Wednesday April 11th 2012 at 9pm
Elm Bar, 372 Elm Street, New Haven, CT, $5 donation

Adam Matlock and Ben Klein Duo
Saturday April 14th 2012 at 8pm
Never Ending Books, 810 State Street, New Haven, CT, $5-10 donation

Charlie Rauh and Concetta Abbate Duo and Nathan Bontrager and Carl Testa Duo
Saturday April 21st 2012 at 8pm
Bru Cafe, 141 Orange Street, New Haven, CT, $5-10 donation

NOT THE WIND NOT THE FLAG + A New Quartet
Wednesday April 25th 2012 at 9pm
Elm Bar, 372 Elm Street, New Haven, CT, $5 donation

AMN Picks of the Week

Anthony Braxton Trio
Anthony Braxton Trio (Photo credit: Tom Marcello)

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Lama – Oneiros (2011)
Indigo Kid (Messore / Ballamy / Haries / Jones) – Indigo Kid (2012)
Ethel – Heavy (2012)
Anthony Braxton – Quintet (New York) 1975
Anthony Braxton – Quartet (Wilhemshaven) 1979
Anthony Braxton – Quartet (Karlsruhe) 1983
Keith Fullerton Whitman – Schoner Flufengel (2004)
Keith Fullerton Whitman – Generator (2010)

Newsbits: Dorner / Scott / Helton / Einstürzende Neubauten

Corvo Records has a new release from Alex Dorner and Jassem Hindi.

Friday, March 16th at 8pm, Philadelphia’s Bowerbird Presents a tribute to Raymond Scott at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street. This evening will include a 60 minute presentation by Winner and a complete screening (100 minutes) of the documentary, “DECONSTRUCTING DAD: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott.”

Theatre Intangible offers a live recording of Ghosts in the Hollow, featuring THOMAS HELTON on double bass, STEVEN DUNNING on violin, RANDY HUNT on double bass, CRAIG SCHENKER on saxophone, and TOMMY STANGROOM on percussion.

Burning Ambulance points to a live video of Einstürzende Neubauten, Wire and Caspar Brötzmann Massaker from last September.

Zappa Plays Zappa Summer US Tour Dates

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From Zappa.com:

Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa – North America 2012

Jun 26, ’12 Rochester, NY Kodak Hall @ Eastman Theatre
Jun 28, ’12 Wilkes Barre, PA FM Kirby Center
Jun 29, ’12 Englewood, NJ Bergen PAC
Jun 30, ’12 Westbury, NY Capitol One Bank Theatre
Jul 1, ’12 New Bedford, MA Zeiterion PAC
Jul 6, ’12 Hampton Beach, NH Hampton Beach Casino
Jul 7, ’12 Tarrytown, NY Tarrytown Music Hall
Jul 8, ’12 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
Jul 10, ’12 Norfolk, VA The Norva
Jul 11, ’12 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre
Jul 12, ’12 Knoxville, TN Bijou Theatre
Jul 13, ’12 Nashville, TN The Cannery Ballroom
Jul 14, ’12 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
Jul 15, ’12 Merrillville, IL Star Plaza Theater
Jul 17, ’12 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
Jul 18, ’12 Cleveland, OH House of Blues G
Jul 19, ’12 Morristown, NJ Mayo Center for the PAC
Jul 20, ’12 Albany, NY The Egg

Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

Dodecahedron – Self Titled
Ekca Liena/A Death Cinematic – Preternatural
CM Von Hausswolff – 800 000 Seconds in Harar
White Hills – Frying On This Rock
Small Hours – Shadows
Inanition – Antonym
Nascitari – Sepolcro Saturo
Hoggle – Approaching The Labyrinth
Christina Kubisch – Magnetic Flights
PCRV Three Untitled Pieces – Somnolent Shelter Records