Daily Archives: December 27, 2012

RIP Fontella Bass

Singer Fontella Bass passed away yesterday at age 72. While known as a soul singer, she was also Mrs. Lester Bowie, and contributed to two of the classic Art Ensemble of Chicago recordings. Related articles Report: Rescue Me singer Fontella Bass … Continue reading

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AMN Picks of the Week: Confusion Bleue / Groder & Miano / Daniel Humair / Anthony Braxton / Barbiero & Videll

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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Newsbits: Between / Lee Gamble / Sensate Focus / Ray Collins / Jimmy Bennington

12k has a new release out from Between, a 5-artist live recording from the recent Japan tour at Kinse Ryokan in Kyoto, featuring Corey Fuller & Tomoyoshi Date (Illuha), Simon Scott, Marcus Fischer, Taylor Deupree. PAN has two new releases … Continue reading

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New York City Winter Jazzfest 2013 Highlights

Show of the artists appearing at next month’s Winter Jazzfest: Friday January 11th Zinc Bar 82 West 3rd Street btw Sullivan/Thompson 6:45pm – Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Meg Okura‘s Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble 10:30pm – Eric Revis, Kris … Continue reading

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Igloo Magazine Reviews

From igloomag.com: Inch-Time :: Myth and Impermanence (Mystery Plays) Alex Cobb :: Passage to Morning (Students of Decay) Marihiko Hara & Hideki Umezawa :: Jigokuhen (Wist Rec.) V/A :: .​.​. and darkness came (Headphone Commute)

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