Newsbits: John Zorn / The Whammies / Jaap Blonk / Revolutionary Snake Ensemble in Boston / Eyal Moaz in New York

English: Weasel Walter playing bass, with Marc...
English: Weasel Walter playing bass, with Marc Edwards at the Silent Barn in NYC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Guardian reviews the recent John Zorn performance in Glasgow.

The Whammies, featuring Han Bennink, Jorrit Dijkstra and Jeb Bishop play tonight om Philadelphia.

Jaap Blonk has a newish CD out.

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble with Jerry Sabatini, Ken Field, Tom Hall, Dave Harris, Phil Neighbors, Blake Newman and special guest soloist Charles Neville will play Tuesday, February 12, 7:30 pm. Tickets: $20. Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Cambridge. For tickets and information: 617-395-7757,

Eyal Maoz’s EDOM will be at the Man Made Sun residency at Pianos, NYC,  Monday, January 21 at 11 PM, 158 Ludlow St., New York, New York 10002.  Additionally, on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 9 PM at Korzo, 667 5th Avenue (between 19th & 20th Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11215, 9Volt, the avantgarde, jazz-based New York City trio who recently released Open Circuit, will perform a record release show The outfit features a collection of New York’s brightest underground jazz players including trombonist Rick Parker, guitarist Eyal Maoz and drummer Yonadav Halevy.

On Saturday, January 19th, Chris Pitsiokos (sax, electronics), Weasel Walter (drums), Ron Anderson (guitar), Mick Barr (guitar), Kevin Shea (drums) Tim Dahl (bass), and Elliott Sharp (guitar) will all play out at Freedom Garden – 294 Troutman Street Brooklyn, NY L – train to Jefferson. Start time 9PM $10