Ches Smith and These Arches Tour Dates

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

From Ches Smith:

February 26, 2013 USA: NY Brooklyn @ Shapeshifter Labs, 8pm
Ches Smith and These Arches CD release show with Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson, Andrea Parkins

March 01, 2013 USA: PA Philadelphia @ Rotunda, 8pm
Ches Smith and These Arches w/ Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson, Andrea Parkins

March 02, 2013 USA: MD Baltimore @ the Windup Space, 8pm
Ches Smith and These Arches w/ Tim Berne, Tony Malaby, Mary Halvorson, Andrea Parkins

March 08, 2013 USA: NY NYC @ Greenwich House, 8pm
Ches Smith new quartet Jonathan Finlayson, Mat Maneri, Stephan Crump, CS

Musique Machine Reviews

From Musique Machine:

Damian Valles – Nonparallel
Tsjuder – Desert Northern Hell
Cory Strand – Christine-A Reinterpretation
Anonymous – Gettysburg
Ghost Time – Self Titled
Concrete Threat / [Untitled] – Split
Foul – Loss
Sleep Of Ages/Atara​xy – Double Feature
Kristoffer Nyströms Orkester – Overlook Hotel

DOWNTOWNMUSIC Photos

From DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET:

February 21, 2013
Polesye Project, David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Ittai Binnun Lisa Gutkin Olga Mieleszczuk Uri Sharlin

February 21, 2013
Shofar, David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Macio Moretti Mikolaj Trzaska Raphael Roginski

February 19, 2013
Brandon Seabrook Weasel Walter Chuck Bettis, JACK
Brandon Seabrook Chuck Bettis Weasel Walter

February 19, 2013
Dripping Ancience, JACK
Mick Barr Mike Pride

February 19, 2013
Iron Dog, JACK
Andrew Drury Sarah Bernstein Stuart Popejoy

February 19, 2013
Lou Rossi Solo, JACK
Lou Rossi

Newsbits: Chuck Bettis in New York / Honsinger in Houston / New Evan Parker Archival Release / Houle Nominated for Juno

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On March 10th, I Don’t Hear Nothing But The Blues (Jon Irabagon/Mike Pride/Mick Barr) and Chuck Bettis/Nonoko Yoshida/James Ilgenfritz trio will play at Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell St. (btwn 1st & Carroll) Brooklyn, NY at 8pm.

Tristan Honsinger and the Nameless Sound Ensemble will perform Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8pm at Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, Texas.

Western Front is releasing Evan Parker’s Vaincu.Va! Live at Western Front 1978, mastered from the original quarter-inch tape.

François Houle, one of Canada’s classical and improvising clarinetists, has been nominated for a Juno Award in the Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year category for his 2012 Songlines release, Genera.