Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Wadada Leo Smith’s Receives New Commission from the Fromm Music Foundation

From I Like Jazz: The Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University has selected trumpeter/composer Wadada Leo Smith as one of 14 composers to receive a 2012 Fromm commission. With the commission, Smith will write a new work to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Jazz Festival

This week, the Buenos Aires Jazz Festival. There are many, many artists performing, and quite a few may be “avant.” Nonetheless, I’ve limited the list to the more internationally-known artists. But check the link above for the complete lineup. 21 … Continue reading

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Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine: Broken Harbour – Gramophone Transmissions Danny Saul – Kinison-Goldthwait Carlton Melton – Photos of Photos Vasectomy Party – The Wulfgar Command II Truchsess – Entreaty Necrostasi – Prolification Bördel Noïr – La Nuit Gruille Pietro Riparbelli – … Continue reading

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From DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET: November 15, 2012 Steve Swell Quartet, The Stone Chad Taylor Darius Jones Max Johnson Steve Swell November 15, 2012 Steve Swell Tim Daisy Matt Bauder, The Stone Matt Bauder Steve Swell Tim Daisy

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Anthony Braxton News: New Bootleg, New Official Release, December Performance

From The Tri-Centric Foundation: On June 10th, 1972, shortly after Anthony turned 27 years old, he gave a solo concert at Carnegie Recital Hall (today called Weill Recital Hall). Aside from a New York Times listing kept in Carnegie’s archives, … Continue reading

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Harris Eisenstadt Interview

From All About Jazz: As well as three current working (and touring) ensembles, a busy recording schedule and a flourishing teaching career, Toronto, Canada-born percussionist/composer Harris Eisenstadt is also a family man. Now settled in New York City, it’s been … Continue reading

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