Newsbits: Joxfield ProjeX / Haze Compilation / Marsen Jules / Pan y Rosa Disco Free Releases / Okkyung Lee, John Edwards, and John Butcher in Bristol

English: John Butcher
English: John Butcher (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Two new Joxfield ProjeX related albums have just been released: Joxfield Projex & colonel XS – What About Me? (Santos Productions – SNTSR17), and Joxfield Projex – Invasion of the Living (Santos Productions – SNTSR18).

Haze has a new compilation of the strange out, entitled Sound Interpretations — Dedication To James Joyce.

On March 5th, 12k will release The Endless Change Of Colour, the latest album from award-winning German composer Marsen Jules. Jules and artist Anders Weberg have created a video to accompany live variations of the generative piece found on the CD.

Pan y Rosas Discos has two new free releases out: Daje – Daje, and Wozzeck – Zieht Das Kind an Sich.

Okkyung Lee, John Edwards, and John Butcher will play at Bristol’s Cube on February 21.

Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney with The Playground Ensemble in Denver, March 9

English: Eyvind Kang live at Saalfelden 2009 I...
English: Eyvind Kang live at Saalfelden 2009 Italiano: Eyvind Kang live a Saalfelden 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Denver’s Creative Music Works:

Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney with The Playground Ensemble
Composer and violist Eyvind Kang and vocalist Jessika Kenney join Denver’s premier chamber group combining ancient and modern, cutting-edge music

What: Eyvind Kang and Jessika Kenney make their first Denver appearance at the Museum of Contemporary Art with support from Denver’s premier chamber group, The Playground Ensemble. Kang and Kenney have a profound intimacy in their work, combining ancient music with modern, cutting-edge influences for a sound both rooted in tradition and of other worlds. Kang has performed and recorded with artists as varied as Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Blonde Redhead, and Mr. Bungle.

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2013
7:30 p.m.

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany St
Denver, CO 80202

Creative Differences in February and March

English: Photograph of percussionist, Ches Smi...
English: Photograph of percussionist, Ches Smith. Photograph by David Horvitz. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Baltimore’s Creative Differences:

Thurday Feb 14 @ 2640 Space
2640 St. Paul St, Baltimore, MD – in St. John’s Methodist Church

Mark Sanders/John Dierker/Michael Formanek/Lafayette Gilchrist

Tonight we welcome the English drummer Mark Sanders, collaborating with some of Baltimore’s finest improvisers. Mark Sanders has been playing professionally for almost thirty years. His diversity is unmatched, running the gamut between jazz, free improvisation, pop, avant-rock, modern classical, dance, new complexity, dub and folk. He has played extensively with renowned musicians including Evan Parker, Peter Brotzmann, Derek Bailey,Henry Grimes,Tim Berne, Luc Ex and Ken Vandermark. Mark also performs frequently in duo and quartets with Wadada Leo Smith and trios with Charles Gayle and William Parker. He is currently a member of Matthew Shipps London Quartet.


March 2 @ Windup Space
Ches Smith‘ These Arches w.Mary Halvorson,Tim Berne,Tony Malaby,Andrea Parkins

March 10 @ Windup Space
Creative Differences at NoVo Fest:
Dave Ballou Ensemble/Michael Formanek Ensemble (full details tba)
Lafayette Gilchrist with New Volcanoes

March 15 @ 2640 Space
Tanya Kalmanovitch w. Ted Reichman and Anthony Coleman

DMG Newsletter February 8th, 2013

John Tchicai
John Tchicai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From DMG Newsletter February 8th, 2013:

Revolutionary Ensemble: Last Live! David Murray/Jamaaladeen Tacuma Group! Rova Sax Quartet! John Tchicai + Dell/Westergaard/Lillinger! Uwe Kropinski!

No Material: Baker/Sharrock/Skopelitis/Brotzmann – unreleased Live! Joseph Bowie & Adam Rudolph! Alberto Braida & Giancarlo Locatelli! Noah Baerman!

Nobu Stowe/Ray Sage/Ross Bonnadonna/Brian Groder/Lisle Ellis! David Haney/Julian Priester/Buell Neidlinger!

JazzWerkStatt Catalogue/CD/DVD/Book! Ballister: Dave Rempis/Fred Lonberg-Holm/Paal Nilsson-Love!

Uchihashi Kazuhisa & Tatsuya Yoshida! Bernt Rosengren Big Band! Joseph Byrd! Harmut Geerken!

Ghedalia Tzartes! De Jongens Driest Brass Quintet! Esmond Selwyn Qt! Brian Chase! Two from Marc Riordan! And More…!


The DMG Free Weekly In-Store Performance Series Continues With:

THIS Sunday, February 10th Triple-Header:
6pm: ANDY HAAS & KEN ALDCROFT – Sax/Electronics & Guitar; CD Release Set!

Rare Wednesday Set – February 13th:
6pm: MARK SANDERS – Solo Drums!

Sunday, February 17th:
6pm: FEDERICO UGHI & JEFF SNYDER – Drums & Electronics!

Sunday, Feb 24th Double-Header:

Sunday, March 3rd Double-Header:
6pm: DAVID GROLLMAN & RYAN KRAUSE – Snare Drum & Voice!
7pm: YONI KRETZMER & JAMES ILGENFRITZ – Tenor Sax & Contrabass!

Sunday, March 10th Double-Header:
7pm: BONNIE KANE & CHRIS WELCOME – Alto Sax & Guitar Duo!

Sunday, March 17th Double Header:
6pm: EMMANUEL CREMER – Solo Cello!
7pm: TASOS STAMOU – Prepared Zither & Homemade Electronics!

Sunday, March 24th Double-Header:
6pm: ROSS HAMMOND & CATHERINE SIKORA – Guitar & Tenor Sax!
7pm: KYOKO KITAMURA & ANN RHODES – Perform Vocal Music of Anthony Braxton!

Sunday, March 31st Double-Header:
7pm: SEAN ALI & JAKE HENRY – Acoustic Bass & Trumpet!

R. Andrew Lee comes to England in March

From Bang the Bore:

R. Andrew Lee has introduced himself to many of us in fine style over the last few months, with his excellent recording of Jürg Frey’s music for piano (above image-link, embedded player below). Now in March many of us hope to experience his playing first hand, when he arrives in England for dates in London, Huddersfield and Wolverhampton:

March 6 – University of Wolverhampton
Five Pieces for Piano Solo · Michael Jon Fink
Quiet Rhythms, Book II · William Susman
Bird-Drawn in the Sky of Light · Scott Unrein

March 7 – University of Huddersfield
Logical Harmonies (1) · Richard Glover
Block Design · Tom Johnson
12 Klavierstücke · Jürg Frey
Logical Harmonies (2) · Richard Glover

March 8 – Café OTO, London
Inner Cities 2 · Alvin Curran
Klavierstück 2 · Jürg Frey
Drawings 3-6 · Paul A. Epstein
Inner Cities 8 · Alvin Curran

March 9 – Café OTO, London
November · Dennis Johnson