Daily Archives: November 5, 2012

Elliott Carter, Composer of the Avant-Garde, Dies at 103

Sad news on the passing of Elliott Carter. Elliott Carter, the American composer whose kaleidoscopic, rigorously organized works established him as one of the most important and enduring voices in contemporary music, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 103 … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through November 21

From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Nov 06 Jim Newberry Gallery Opening Elastic Nov 07 Umbrella Music Festival Chicago Cultural Center Nov 08 Umbrella Music Festival Chicago Cultural Center Nov 09 Umbrella Music Festival Elastic Nov 10 Umbrella Music Festival The Hideout … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Änglagård – Viljans Öga

Änglagård remains a standout group in the history of so-called “progressive rock.” Their debut album Hybris, released in 1992, built upon the classic sounds of 70’s groups King Crimson, Genesis, and Van der Graaf Generator, but with even fewer mainstream … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter November 2nd, 2012

From DMG: John Zorn: Music And Its Double! 9Volt + Tim Berne! AMM Live! Sean Conly/Michael Attias! Ernesto Martinez! Kimara Dixon/Bobby Bradford/Bennie Maupin! David Rosenboom! Meloni/Dunmall/Dessanay/Sanders! Black Jazz label reissues on CD: Doug Carn, Walter Bishop/Woody Shaw, Henry Franklin, Chester … Continue reading

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Ratchet Series at the Skylark

From Chicago’s Ratchet Series: nov. 5 owen stewart-robertson quartet owen stewart-robertson – guitar katherine young – bassoon jeff kimmel – bass clarinet frank rosaly – drums nov. 12 russ johnson quartet russ johnson – trumpet cameron phiffner – reeds anton … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz: Out to Lunch No One Left Behind (MESA/Bluemoon) Sean Conly / Michael Attias Think Shadow (OutNow Recordings) Anglagard Viljans Oga (Alvarsdotter) Wadada Leo Smith & Louis Moholo-Moholo Ancestors (TUM Records) Yitzhak Yedid Arabic Violin Bass Trio: … Continue reading

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