Monthly Archives: December 2012

Newsbits: Klein and Guarino Jr / ECM Album Covers / Beefheart in Amsterdam

Benjamin J. Mansavage Klein and Louis Guarino Jr have released a duo album of experimental trumptet and tuba recordings. The New York Times writes about ECM‘s album covers. From the Captain Beefheart Radar Station, The World of Captain Beefheart is … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Earl Howard – Granular Modality

Earl Howard: Granular Modality [New World Records 80728-2] Composer Earl Howard, four of whose pieces are featured on this fine recent release from New World Records, creates a variety of music characterized by a blend of predetermined structure and improvisational … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz: Dice Factory Dice Factory (Babel Label) Donny McCaslin Casting For Gravity (Greenleaf Music) Ingebrigt Haker Flaten New York Quartet Now IS (Clean Feed Records) Espen Berg Noctilucent (Atterklang) Reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni Vlatkovich Tryyo Pershing Woman … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week: HMWWAWCIAWCCW? / Julia A. Miller / Koboku Senju / Particle Being Trio / Zac Nelson

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week … Continue reading

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January at Roulette

From New York’s Roulette: TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013 @ 8:00 PM The Barry Altschul 70th Birthday Bash & C.D. Release Party + BRAHMA Reunion Renowned free jazz drummer Barry Altschul celebrates his 70th Birthday and a c.d. release with performances … Continue reading

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DMG Newsletter December 28th, 2012

From DMG: The Group with Ahmed Abdullah/Marion Brown/Billy Bang/Sirone/Fred Hopkins/Andrew Cyrille – 1985 Live! John Butcher & Mark Sanders! Kidd Jordan/Harrison Bankhead/Warren Smith! Alexander Hawkins/Louis Moholo! Michael Blake Trios! Ingebrigt Haker Flaten Double-Bass Solo! William Hooker/Chris DiMeglio/Adam Lane! Ingrid Laubrock/Mary … Continue reading

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December Point of Departure

From Point of Departure: Page One: a column by Bill Shoemaker Sunrise Studio: All Music Is Greater than the Sum of Our Selves: by Ed Hazell A Fickle Sonance: a column by Art Lange The Book Cooks: You’ll Know When … Continue reading

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