Upcoming New York Shows

Cyro Baptista
Cyro Baptista (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From extended techniques:

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

8:00 PM A Night Of Improvised Round Robin Duets

VENUE: Brooklyn Masonic Temple

DETAILS:

Don Byron, Dosh, Erik Friedlander, Kim Gordon, Mary Halvorson, Matana Roberts & many more.

http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/events/new-york-2013-a-night-of-improvised-round-robin-duets

ADMISSION: $15 (sold out)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

10:00 PM Roy Nathanson Collective

VENUE: Seeds

DETAILS:

Roy Nathanson – Alto Sax, Curtis Fowlkes – Trombone, Sam Bardfeld – Violin, Jerome Harris – Bass

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, MAY 2

10:00 PM Julia Den Boer plays Lerous, Nono, Boulez and more.

VENUE: Czech Center

DETAILS:

http://new-york.czechcentres.cz/program/event-details/julie-day-boer/

ADMISSION: Free

FRIDAY, MAY 3

9:00 PM Kronos Quartet and David Krakauer

VENUE: Carnegie Hall

DETAILS:

Missy Mazzoli You Know Me From Here (World Premiere)

Laurie Anderson Flow (arr. Jacob Garchik)

Silvestrov String Quartet No. 3 (NY Premiere)

Aleksandra Vrebalov Babylon, Our Own (NY Premiere)

http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2013/5/3/0900/PM/Kronos-Quartet/

ADMISSION: $54-$64

FRIDAY, MAY 3

8:00 PM Guy Klucevsek, accordion, Todd Reynolds, violin

VENUE: Barbes

DETAILS:

Guy’s homages to Erik Satie, Astor Piazzolla, Kepa Junkera, and The Swingle Singers, plus some “waltzing at the edge of dawn,” “riding the wild tangaroo,” while, all the while, “teetering on the verge of normalcy.”

ADMISSION: $10

SATURDAY, MAY 4

6:00 PM Sirius Quartet

VENUE: Shrine

DETAILS:

From Cage to Zorn http://www.siriusquartet.com/2013/04/shrine-may-4-6pm

ADMISSION: Free

SUNDAY, MAY 5

8:00 PM Cyro Baptista and Ikue Mori

10:00 PM Cyro Baptista and Banquet of the Spirits

VENUE: Stone

DETAILS:

Cyro Baptista (percussion) Ikue Mori (electronics)

Banquet of the Spirits : Cyro Baptista (percussion) Brian Marsella (keys) Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass, oud) Gil Oliveira (drums)

Part of Cyro Baptista residency at the Stone:

https://www.facebook.com/events/182937355193707/

ADMISSION: $15 each set

TUESDAY, MAY 7 – THURSDAY, MAY 9

8:00, 10 PM Snakeoil: Tim Berne, Oscar Noriega, Ches Smith, Matt Mitchell

VENUE: Stone

DETAILS:

Part of Tim Berne residency at the Stone: http://www.screwgunrecords.com/page_b.php?pageid=concerts

ADMISSION: $10 each set

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

8:00 PM Colin Stetson

VENUE: Le Poisson Rouge

DETAILS:

http://www.lepoissonrouge.com/lpr_events/colin-stetson-may-8th-2013/

ADMISSION: $13/$15

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

8:00 PM Oscar Bianchi, Marco Stroppa, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giuseppe Tartini, Jason Eckardt

VENUE: Italian Academy

DETAILS:

Oscar Bianchi, Marco Stroppa, Salvatore Sciarrino, Giuseppe Tartini and a world premiere by Jason Eckardt, Miranda Cuckson, violin, with Blair McMillen, piano

http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu/events_calendar.html

ADMISSION: Free

SATURDAY, MAY 11

8:00 PM Improvised Mayhem for 30th Century Ears.

VENUE: Spectrum

DETAILS:

Taylor Levine, Elliott Sharp, Weasel Walter, James Ilgenfritz, Philip White.

ADMISSION: $10

TUESDAY, MAY 14

7:30 PM Beat Furrer Chamber Music with the Talea Ensemble

VENUE: Austrian Center

DETAILS:

Beat Furrer: Lotófagos I (2006) *US Premiere
Beat Furrer: Studie for Piano (2011) *US Premiere
Beat Furrer: Scene VI, from FAMA (2004)
Beat Furrer: Lied (1993)

http://www.acfny.org/event/talea-ensemble-beat-furrer/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

8:00 PM Strings and Borders

VENUE: WNYC Greene Space

DETAILS:

Dr. Rosenberg (Australian violinist/inventor/fence bower) and the leading new music violinist Cornelius Dufallo join forces with other special guests to redefine strings.

http://o-m-w.org/events/strings-and-borders/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

THURSDAY, MAY 16 – FRIDAY, MAY 17

8:00 PM Beat Furrer – Fama (Opera)

VENUE: Czech Center

DETAILS:

FAMA is an “aural theater in eight scenes”, scored for 22 instrumentalists, 8 singers, and one actress.

http://www.acfny.org/event/beat-furrer-fama/

http://www.acfny.org/event/beat-furrer-fama-1/

ADMISSION: Free with RSVP

THURSDAY, MAY 23

8:00 PM Songs Of Zebulon: Frank London and Jeremiah Lockwood

VENUE: Barbes

DETAILS:

The sounds and spirit of the golden age of Ashkenazic religious singing. Frank London – trumpet; Jeremiah Lockwood – guitar and vocals; Shoko Nagai – organ and accordion; Ron Caswell – tuba, and Brian Drye – trombone and keyboard.

ADMISSION: $10

THURSDAY, MAY 30 – FRIDAY, MAY 31

8:00 PM Either/Or

VENUE: Kitchen

DETAILS:

Premiere works from New York composers Anthony Coleman, Jin Hi Kim, Miya Masaoka, and John Zorn. Also represented are recent projects from Richard Carrick, Erik Griswold, Thomas Meadowcroft, Ian Power, François Rose, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

http://www.thekitchen.org/event/361/0/1/

ADMISSION: $15

FRIDAY, MAY 31

8:00 PM Rinde Eckert & Ned Rothenberg – Five Beasts

VENUE: Roulette

DETAILS:

Performance artist/vocalist Rinde Eckert, composer/performer Ned Rothenberg, beatbox artist Adam Matta

http://roulette.org/events/rinde-eckert-ned-rothenberg/

ADMISSION: $10-15

Wadada Leo Smith Interview

Wadada Leo Smith
Wadada Leo Smith (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From The Checkout, an interview with Wadada on Ten Freedom Summers.

JJ: What gave you the inclination to start this thing?

WLS: Well, Leroy Jenkins was the…. um…. protagonist that said “Look”, well… I’ll say it this way. Our connection was very strong all the time. All through his life. We did lots of things together, like go for walks. I come to New York, we go for walks. We have food, sat out in the park and talked, things like that. Threadgill would also be part of that mix, Alvin Singleton would also be part of that mix. So in 1977 when Leroy put together a new ensemble, he had Andrew Cyrille on drums, Anthony Davis on piano, and him on violin. No bass. And he said “Smith”, you know, he always called me Smith. “Smith, how ‘bout writing a piece for me? To introduce my group?” And I did. And Medgar Evers was that piece, Ok? So on the premier, they premiered it in Italy. I was part of that festival. So I got a chance to hear the premier. And then on the premier performance in L.A., in October of 2011, Anthony Davis played the premier part and recorded it in November.

Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

Trio X: Live on Tour 2010 (CIMPoL, 2012) **** ½
Anne Guthrie & Richard Kamerman – Sinter (Erstwhile, 2013) ***
Kristoff K. Roll & Daunik Lazro – Chants du Milieu (Creative Sources, 2013) ****
Streifenjunko – Sval Torv (Sofa, 2012) ***
Chris Abrahams & Lucio Capece – None of Them Would Remember It That Way (Mikroton, 2012) **½
Barbara Romen, Gunter Schneider, Kai Fagaschinski – Here Comes the Sun (Mikroton, 2012) ****
Brian Groder & Tonino Miano – FluiDensity (Latham, 2013) ****½
Peeping Tom: Boperation (Umlaut Records, 2013) ****

Vijay Iyer, Alone and With Others, at Zankel Hall Reviewed

English: The Vijay Iyer Quartet performed an i...

From NYTimes.com:

There were many possible points of entry to Vijay Iyer’s immersive three-part concert at Zankel Hall on Saturday night, but the most illuminating was also the most deceptively simple. “Maybe I’ll play a standard,” Mr. Iyer said casually, introducing a solo piano mini-set near the program’s midpoint. Then he began a murky, unsettled, slow-rumbling prelude, only gradually recognizable as the songbook ballad “Body and Soul.”

This Week in Buenos Aires

downloadFrom Buenos Aires,su Nueva Musica:

AT “La Biblioteca Cafe”, M.T. de Alvear 1155.
Thursday May 2, 21 Hs
TRIO ( free jazz )
Tatiana Castro Mejía:Piano
Sebastian Groshaus:Drums
Guillermo Roldán:Bass

AT conDIT/cheLA, Iguazú 451.
Saturday May 4 , 18.00hs
CONCERT 4 : Ensamble Modelo62 (classical contemporary)
Gemma Tripiana Muñoz (-flutes), Jorge López García (-clarinets), Justin Christensen (-trumpet), Santiago Lascurain (- guitar), Teodora Stepancic (- piano), Astrid Haring (-harp), Klara Andrlova ( percussion), Rebecca Huber ( violín), Jan Willem Troost ( cello), Vasilis Stefanopoulos ( contrabass), direction, Ezequiel Menalled (Argentina).
1. Gonzalo Gimenez | Linarias (2013)
2. Martijn Padding | Mordants (2002) [duet violin and piano]
3. Gabriel Paiuk | Adjacent Sound (Biffures) (2012)
4. Claudio Baroni | For 62 (2011)
5. Gilius Van Bergeijk | Landschap met rode wolk (2012)
6. Janco Verduin | Hammer Smashed Phase (2010)

Sunday 5 , 14 a 22 hs
CONCERT 5 : PAIUK /TELLINGA/ LUQUE
Program: 14:00 hs. Apertura.
sPACE Raaijmakers: video / FILMS / Performances by Dick Raaijmakers.
Space Raviv Ganchrow: “Radio Plays Itself” Instalación [2 channels) (2013)
14:30 hs. | Conference I
MARTIJN TELLINGA , “El pequeño sonido, morfologías del sonido electrónico. Una breve introducción a los “Canons” de Dick Raaijmakers”
15:10 hs. | Concierto I
Dick Raiijmakers, Canon I [versión para 8 canales realizada por Kees Tazelaar]
Jaap M. Vink, Screen ,Casper Schipper, Once Upon a Time in a 4k Memory Buffer (2011) [4 channels]
16:00 hs. | ConferencE II
SERGIO LUQUE , “Síntesis Estocástica: Orígenes y Extensiones”
17:00 hs | Concierto II
Sergio Luque, “Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll was never meant to be like this”
Ianni Xenakis, Interlude Sonore for the Philips Pavilion
Dick Raaijmakers, Ballade Erlkönig
17:30 hs. | Performance 1 “Ping Pong” de Dick Raaijmakers
[instalación for 2 ping pong players ]
Con la Federación Argentina de Tenis de Mesa [FATM] y Martijn Tellinga.
18:30 hs | Conferencia III
GABRIEL PAIUK, “Timbre, escucha y medios tecnológicos”
19:30 hs Concierto III
Sara Pinheiro, S’wing lives (2010)
Martijn Telinga, noDEs Gabriel Paiuk, Affectio (2012)
Kees Tazelaar, Surresonance (2010)
20:30 Performance 2 “Truth, exercise for a listener” de Martijn Telinga
con Sergio Merce (saxo microtonal) y Mariano Malamud (viola)

AT El Arte de fluir
Friday May 3 , 21.30 hs
Cosmic Fritura & Nuñez 4tet ( free jazz)

At “Centro Cultural del Frente de Artistas” ,Yatay 334
Sunday 5 May , 21.00 hs
Omar Grandoso ( Objects,elctronics)
Carolina Rizzi ( Piano, objects) free improvisation / experimental

At Virasoro Bar , Guatemala 4328
Thursday 2 May – 21:30hs.:
PIPI PIAZZOLLA TRÍO
Daniel “Pipi” Piazzolla (drums)
Lucio Balduini (guitar)
Damián Fogiel (tenor sax)

Friday 03 May – 22:00hs.:
PATRICIO CARPOSSI
Patricio Carpossi (guitar)
Ramiro Flores (tenor sax)
Fermín Merlo (drums)
Mauricio Dawid (contrabass)

Friday 03 – 00:30hs.:
ISAIA/SEITZ/ALLEGRETTI
Fernando Isaia (trumpet)
Roberto Seitz (contrabass)
Damian Allegretti (drums)

Saturday May 04 – 00:30hs.:
UNDERGROUND MAFIA TRÍO
Francisco Salgado (trombone)
Hernán Rodríguez (drums)
Iván Viaggio (contrabass).

AT Casa Presa , Valdenegro 2636
Friday 3 ,21.00 hs
TATIANA CASTRO QUINTET ( FREE JAZZ )
Saturday 4 ,22.00 hs
Juan Pablo Arredondo 4tet ( free/ new jazz )

AT CC.Zagúan al Sur/Moreno 2320
Saturday 4 , 22.00 hs
Quio Binetti + Federico Barabino – ( experimental )

Coming to Seattle

English: Photo of jazz French horn play Tom Varner
English: Photo of jazz French horn play Tom Varner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

FRI. 5/3, 8 PM – Seattle Composers’ Salon, new works by Brad Anderson, Philip Arnautoff, Keith Eisenbrey, David M. Shere

SAT. 5/4, 8 PM – two solo pianists: Keith Eisenbrey plays his Welcome to my planet. I come in peace. + Neal Meyer plays Cage’s Solo for Piano from Concert for Piano & Orchestra (1958)

SAT. 5/11, 8 PM – Nonsequitur presents a Butch Morris tribute with JA Deane & Wayne Horvitz leading conductions w/ the Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble

THU. 5/16 – John Teske / Any Ensemble performs a hybrid of composed and improvised music to be interpreted by any group of instruments. Kate Olson, clarinets; Emma Ashbrook, bassoon; Alex Guy, viola; Natalie Mai Hall, cello; John Teske, double bass; Paul Kikuchi, percussion. Music by Paul Kikuchi, John Teske, and other Seattle composers.

FRI. 5/17, 8 PM – Jenny Ziefel & Beverly Setzer play new works for two bass clarinets by William O. Smith, Jim Knodle, Daniel Barry, Mauricio Murcia Bedoya, Theresa Martin

SAT. 5/18 – Tom Varner Quintet