Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Newsbits: Ziporyn / New Amsterdam Records / International Contemporary Music Festival / Braxton

Evan Ziporyn is leaving the Bang on a Can ensemble. Sad news as Hurricane Sandy has severely damaged the offices of New York label New Amsterdam Records. The 34th International Contemporary Music Festival has begun in Moscow. Anthony Braxton‘s Creative … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week: Sky Burial / Eduardo F. Rosario / Magma / Anglagard

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 … Continue reading

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Morton Feldman’s Major Orchestral Works November 5th in New York

From S.E.M. Ensemble: Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava • Petr Kotik, Conductor Hana Kotková, Violin • Joseph Kubera, Piano • Erin Lesser, Flute Morton Feldman Piano and Orchestra (1976) Structures for Orchestra (1961) Flute and Orchestra (1978) AMERICAN PREMIERE Violin and Orchestra … Continue reading

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JazzWrap Reviews

From JazzWrap: Platform 1 – Takes Off (Clean Feed; 2012) Wadada Leo Smith/Louis Moholo-Moholo – Ancestors (Tum Records Oy; 2012) Natsuki Tamura/Satoko Fujii – Muku (Libra Records; 2012) Related articles Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura: Muku / Gato Libre: Forever … Continue reading

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Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society To Play Two Nights At Jazz Gallery

From Improvised Communications: Darcy James Argue‘s acclaimed 18-piece big band Secret Society will close out its 2012 performance schedule with a two-night stand at The Jazz Gallery in New York on November 30th and December 1st. These shows, featuring sets … Continue reading

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