Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Upcoming Firehouse 12 Shows


New Haven’s Firehouse 12 has a few more shows coming up to round out the year: Friday, November 16th at 8:30 and 10:00 p.m. Donny McCaslin Quartet Firehouse 12 45 Crown Street New Haven, CT Donny McCaslin (saxophone); Fima Ephron … Continue reading

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RIP Ted Curson


Trumpter Ted Curson has passed away at age 77. Ted Curson, a trumpeter who moved fluidly between soulful postbop and volatile free jazz, both as a leader and as a sideman with Charles Mingus, Cecil Taylor and Archie Shepp, died … Continue reading

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Dusted Reviews


From Dusted: Artist: Wadada Leo Smith Album: Ten Freedom Summers Label: Cuneiform Artist: Nadja Album: Dagdrøm Label: Broken Spine Artist: Golden Void Album: Golden Void Label: Thrill Jockey Artist: Martin Eden Album: Dedicate Function Label: Lefse Artist: Jim O’Rourke Album: … Continue reading

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Classical Music From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Da Capo Chamber Players (Thursday) This distinguished new-music ensemble recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. In a concert titled “RhythmNation,” the group offers a lineup of works by aesthetically diverse composers: Steve Reich’s “Double Sextet,” Anna Clyne’s “Steelworks,” Christopher … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings from the New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Karl Berger’s Improvisers Orchestra (Thursday) Mr. Berger, the composer, conductor and former guiding spirit of the Creative Music Studio in Woodstock, N.Y., has set up a new residency for this loosely defined large ensemble, which features astute improvisers … Continue reading

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews


From The Squid’s Ear: eRikm & Natacha Musiera – Cartouche (Monotype) John Cage – Music of Changes (Hat [now] ART) Thollem/Parker/Cline – The Gowanus Sessions (Porter Records) Jim McAuley – Gongfarmer 36 (Long Song Records) Anthony Braxton / Ben Opie … Continue reading

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