Daily Archives: November 19, 2012

AMN Review: John Butcher – Bell Trove Spools


John Butcher’s resume goes back to the mid-eighties, mostly dabbling in free improvisation with like-minded folks, such as Gino Robair, Phil Durrant, and Jon Russell.  Bell Trove Spools, however, is just Butcher and his sax. While not without melody, the ten … Continue reading

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Newsbits: Henry Grimes / Josh Sinton / OutNow Recordings at Shapeshifter Lab / Rader and Jordan


THE HENRY GRIMES TRIO featuring MARC MEDWIN and TYSHAWN SOREY at SOMETHIN’ JAZZ CLUB in Manhattan, Saturday, December 1st, 2012, 9-10:45p.m. Brooklyn-based saxophonist/composer Josh Sinton‘s longstanding group Ideal Bread, featuring trumpeter Kirk Knuffke, bassist Richard Giddens and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through December 5


From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Nov 21 SET I: Daisy/Rosaly Duo SET II: The Russ Johnson Quartet The Hideout Nov 25 Baker/Sandstrom/Adamik Hungry Brain Nov 28 SET I: Jeff Parker SET II: HEAR in NOW The Hideout Nov 29 SET I: … Continue reading

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Interview with Vijay Iyer


From Improvised Outside: The first post of this new blog dedicated to improvised and avant-garde music is the interview I realized with the one and only Mr. Vijay Iyer. He needs no introduction any more, I’d just say that he’s … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews


From All About Jazz: GoGo Penguin Fanfares (Gondwana Records) PGA Corrections (Va Fongool) Vinny Golia / Marco Eneidi / Lisa Mezzacappa / Vijay Anderson Hell-Bent In The Pacific (No Business Records) Acid Mothers Temple and Melting Paraiso UFO Son of … Continue reading

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