Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Jazz Listings from the New York Times

From NYTimes.com: Ornette Coleman’s Free Jazz Revisited (Wednesday) Released on Atlantic in 1961, “Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation” was a sonic boom in its time, a spirited and unwieldy experiment wrapped in the language of a manifesto. Paying tribute to … Continue reading

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Newsbits: John Zorn in Paris / Henry Grimes and others in New York / New Brotzmann Set / Pierre Henry Film

If I’m reading this announcement properly, John Zorn and a number of his usual collaborators will play in Paris this March. Jazz / Avant-jazz / Native American Music and Storytelling: Mixashawn (Lee Rozie) w/Henry Grimes, Zane Massey, & Billy Arnold … Continue reading

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AMN Reviews: Sarah Hughes & Kostis Kilymis – The Good Life

Sarah Hughes & Kostis Kilymis: The Good Life [consumer waste] This 5” CDr by Sarah Hughes (zither) and Kostis Kilymis (no-input mixing board) is made up of two long, absorbing tracks recorded in Oxford, England in early 2012. Hughes and … Continue reading

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Coming Up at the Vortex

From London’s Vortex Jazz Club: THURSDAY 10/01/2013 – 20.30 BIGO & TWIGETTI present: JIM PERKINS & FRIENDS This first label night at the Vortex for experimental record label Bigo & Twigetti will be a meeting of the sonic and visual … Continue reading

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Momenta Quartet at the Stone Reviewed

From NYTimes.com: The concert, part of a two-week series programmed by the violinist David Fulmer, came with a clever title: “American Idyll,” a knowing pun on the ubiquitous pop-music competition television series. And like the potent recital by Conor Hanick … Continue reading

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Coming to Seattle

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series: FRI. 1/11 – Vance Galloway & Charles Buckingham, mysterious electroacoustic music SAT. 1/12 – Seattle Rock Orchestra plays new works for orchestra, including selections from Beck Hansen’s Song Reader and others FRI. 1/18, 8 PM … Continue reading

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Upcoming New York Shows

From Arts for Art: FRIDAY FEB. 1ST @ The Kabayitos Theater, 2nd Fl. 9PM: Cooper-Moore / Brian Price Duo Cooper-Moore – handcrafted instruments Brian Price – woodwinds 10.30PM: Tyshawn Sorey / Fay Victor Duo Tyshawn Sorey – drums Fay Victor … Continue reading

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