Daily Archives: December 7, 2012

Ear to the Earth 2012


From Ear to the Earth: 100 x John A Global Salute to John Cage in Sound and Image As a salute to Cage for his leadership in what Joel Chadabe called “the great opening up of music to all sounds”, … Continue reading

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Music and More Reviews


From Music and More: Boneshaker – Boneshaker (Trost, 2012) Charles Mingus – The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65 (Mosaic, 2012) Barr Shea Dahl – Barr Shea Dahl (ugExplode, 2012)

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Stephen Haynes Plays the music of Bill Dixon in Hartford Tonight


From the PORK PIE HAT JAZZ SERIES 2012: PORK PIE HAT JAZZ SERIES 2012 proudly presents Stephen Haynes POMEGRANATE: NEW MUSIC FOR BILL DIXON Stephen Haynes: trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn Joe Morris: contrabass violin, banjo William Parker: contrabass violin, zintir Warren … Continue reading

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Classical Music Listings From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Bang on a Can All-Stars (Saturday) The expressive Rinpa movement in Japanese painting inspires a multimedia program by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, including new works by the jazz pianist Vijay Iyer and the Japanese post-minimalist composer … Continue reading

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Jazz Listings From The New York Times


From NYTimes.com: Grass Roots (Thursday) This rough-and-ready avant-garde cohort — the alto saxophonist Darius Jones, the baritone saxophonist Alex Harding, the bassist Sean Conly and the drummer Chad Taylor — has a searing new album on Aum Fidelity, its self-titled … Continue reading

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Taylor Ho Bynum on the Brilliance of Dave Brubeck


From The New Yorker: Dave Brubeck, who died yesterday, the day before his ninety-second birthday, was a composer and pianist, a jazz ambassador and popularizer, a civil-rights advocate, and a musical explorer. Those musicians, too hip for their own good, … Continue reading

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