Monthly Archives: October 2012

AMN Reviews: James Ilgenfritz: Compositions (Braxton) 2011

James Ilgenfritz: Compositions (Braxton) 2011 [Infrequent Seams IS1001] Double bassist James Ilgenfritz’s new CD provides an intriguing twist on the orchestral reduction. Ordinarily a matter of adapting music for larger ensembles to the piano, here Ilgenfritz takes Anthony Braxton’s compositions … Continue reading

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More Classical in Buenos Aires: November 6-10

From Buenos Aires,su Nueva Musica: Buenos Aires Classical contemporary Festival Concerts II -III & IV CONCERT II MUSIC of STEVE REICH ( with the composer´s presence) Program: I. Proverb (1995) II. Clapping Music (1972) III. Nagoya Marimbas (1994) III. Tehillim … Continue reading

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz: Bester Quartet: Metamorphoses (Tzadik, 2012) **** Jeff Davis – Leaf House (Fresh Sound Records, 2012) **** Mikołaj Trzaska, Olie Brice, Mark Sanders – Riverloam Trio (NoBusiness, 2012) **** Joe McPhee – Variations on a Blue Line (Corbett … Continue reading

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Taran’s Free Jazz Hour Podcast 26/2012

From Taran’s Free Jazz Hour: wig live at the ironworks: ig henneman sextet icompani garbo: icompani nottwo in wiesbaden: peter brotzmann, as, ts, cl, tarogto/ jorg fischer, dr frail lumber: scott fields ensemble mark in the water: ken vandermark, reeds … Continue reading

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Le Poisson Rouge in November

From New York’s Le Poisson Rouge: Sun., November 04, 2012 at 6:30 PM Jenny Q Chai, piano w/ music of Satie, Schoenberg, Stockhausen, Scarlatti, Stroppa, Cage, Vigeland, Boucourechliev and Chopin andré boucourechliev arnold schoenberg caal frédéric chopin john cage karlheinz … Continue reading

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James Falzone To Perform Solo In Chicago And Milwaukee

From Improvised Communications: Chicago-based clarinetist/composer James Falzone will conclude his 2012 performance schedule with two Midwest concerts featuring his extended solo work, Sighs Too Deep For Words. On Thursday, November 29th at 9:00 p.m., he will present the piece at … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Steve Brand & Ishq – Spiritual Science (Pioneer Light Music)

Matt Hillier and Jacqueline Kersley reside in Cornwall and have been making ”harmonious” music since 1995, although I was always led to believe it was mostly Hillier. Since 2008, they have been releasing almost exclusively on their own label, Virtual, although … Continue reading

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