Daily Archives: January 21, 2013

Coming to Seattle

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series: FRI. 1/25, 8 PM – Dennis Rea Large Ensemble – chamber compositions and guided improvisations with Stuart Dempster (trombone), James DeJoie (bass clarinet), Beth Fleenor (clarinet), Kate Olson (soprano sax), John Seman (bass), Tom Zgonc … Continue reading

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Newsbits: Stetson and Gustafsson / Cloudburst and Medicine Cabinet in Portland / New Tomahawk Release and Tour / Van Wissem in Pittburgh / Butcher, Davies, and Patterson in Newcastle

Recent work of Colin Stetson and Mats Gustafsson is reviewed and reviewed again. Cloudburst and Medicine Cabinet play at the Revival Drum Shop 1465 NE Prescott, Portland, Wednesday, February 6, 8 pm. Continuing their tradition of unusual combinations of experimental … Continue reading

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz: Mostly Other People Do the Killing Slippery Rock (Hot Cup Records) Francois Carrier Shoreditch, London, December 2011: One great gig, two fine albums Rudresh Mahanthappa Gamak (ACT Music) Frank Gratkowski Quartet Le Vent et la Gorge … Continue reading

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Two John Cale Programs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Reviewed

From NYTimes.com: A drone, sustained and hypnotic, opened John Cale’s first program at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, “Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico,” on Wednesday. It enveloped Nico’s “Frozen Warnings,” sung by Mr. Cale and Meshell Ndegeocello, … Continue reading

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