Daily Archives: December 3, 2012

Avant Music News Best of 2012

This is my best of 2012. Allow me the usual caveats: I can only include what I’ve heard, and I have not heard everything. It is very likely that many great releases are not included. There is still a month … Continue reading

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Ratchet Series at the Skylark

Upcoming performances from Chicago’s Ratchet Series: dec 3 – dave bryant trio dave bryant – piano (boston) nate mcbride – bass marc riordan – drums dec 10 – anton hatwich trio matt schneider – guitar anton hatwich – bass charles … Continue reading

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ugEXPLODE Related Artists Live Dates in December

From the ugEXPLODE label: Friday, December 7, 2012 I-Beam 168 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 8:30 PM Set Protest Music (Yoni Kretzmer/Pascal Niggenkemper/Weasel Walter) ================================== Saturday, December 8, 2012 JACK 505 1/2 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, NY Bassoon Sarcaustic (Ron Anderson/Tim Dahl/Weasel … Continue reading

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Umbrella Music Through December 19

From Chicago’s Umbrella Music: Dec 05 SET I: Berman/Jackson/Rosaly SET II: Caroline Davis Quartet The Hideout Dec 06 No Elastic Concert Elastic Dec 09 Get In to Go Out Hungry Brain Dec 12 Starlicker The Hideout Dec 13 Mars Williams … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz: Cortex Göteborg (Gigafon) Kim Kashkashian Kurtag/Ligeti: Music for Viola (ECM Records) John Russell Catching Up With Guitarist John Russell Jeremy Long In Suspension (Innova Recordings) Michael Attias Spun Tree (Clean Feed Records) Slumgum / Hugh Ragin … Continue reading

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