Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

Ten Free Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die


From The Village Voice, a list of one writers top ten. Ironically, altohugh I’ve heard hundreds of free jazz albums, I only have heard 5 on this list. In other words, the writer goes off the beaten path, which is … Continue reading

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Newsbits: Grass Roots / Heaven Gallery in Chicago / London Jazz Festival Review / Eri Yamamoto


On Thursday, December 13th, the collective quartet Grass Roots, featuring alto saxophonist Darius Jones, baritone saxophonist Alex Harding, bassist Sean Conly and drummer Chad Taylor, will celebrate the release of its self-titled debut recording on AUM Fidelity with a two-set … Continue reading

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ATTN:Magazine Reviews


From ATTN:Magazine: Erdem Helvacioglu + Ulrich Mertin – Planet X Nadja – Dagdrøm Sunwølf – Beyond The Sun Artificial Memory Trace – Boto [Encantado] Equimus – S/T Angus Carlyle + Rupert Cox – Air Pressure Aaron Dilloway + Jason Lescalleet … Continue reading

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Upcoming Shows at the Fresh Sound Music Series


From San Diego’s Fresh Sound Music Series: Friday, Nov. 30th 8pm Michael Dessen Trio Michael Dessen, trombone Dan Weiss, drums Chris Tordini, Bass. Featuring Michael Dessen on trombone and live electronics along with renowned NYC-based musicians Chris Tordini (bass) and … Continue reading

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The UNDER_LINE Benefit Launch in New York


From Arts for Art: HONORING MUSICAL MASTER & FOUNDER OF FREE JAZZ ORNETTE COLEMAN WHAT: VIP Party Launch – Special Performances by: PAUL MILLER / CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE / JOHN ZORN / HENRY GRIMES / ROY CAMPBELL Artists Round table / … Continue reading

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Lost Civilizations in Shows, Downloads, and News


From DC’s Lost Civilizations: On November 20, our monthly residency continues at Dynasty Ethiopian Restaurant at 2210 14th St NW, Washington, DC, beginning at 8. Virtuoso drummer Dominic Fragman will be performing a solo set, as will Sansyou’s David Nicholas. … Continue reading

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Exclaim.ca Reviews


From exclaim.ca: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! Grass Roots – Grass Roots Ratchet Orchestra – Hemlock William Parker Orchestra – Essence of Ellington / Live in Milano

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