Jazz Listings From The New York Times

Reid Anderson - bass Ethan Iverson - piano Dav...
Reid Anderson – bass Ethan Iverson – piano David King – drums (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From NYTimes.com:

The Bad Plus (Tuesday through July 21) Few groups in the greater jazz orbit sound more doggedly intrepid than the Bad Plus, which flirted with electronic textures on “Made Possible” (eOne), released last fall. The band — Reid Anderson on bass, Ethan Iverson on piano, David King on drums — has recently collaborated with sympathetic interlopers, notably the guitarist Bill Frisell. But this run, taking place on familiar footing, will simply feature the trio in all its lean, concussive glory. At 9 and 11 p.m., Village Vanguard, 178 Seventh Avenue South, at 11th Street, West Village, (212) 255-4037, villagevanguard.com; $25 cover, with a one-drink minimum. (Chinen)

Ingrid Laubrock’s Anti-House (Thursday) The saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock this year released “Strong Place” (Intakt), her fine second album with the restless unit she calls Anti-House. Here she re-engages with improvisers just as resourceful with texture as she is: the guitarist Mary Halvorson, the pianist Kris Davis, the bassist Sean Conly and the drummer Tom Rainey. At 8:30 p.m., Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village, (212) 989-9319, corneliastreetcafe.com; $20 cover includes one drink. (Chinen)

Sound It Out 1st Anniversary Hot House Festival (Thursday through July 21) For the last year, the Sound It Out concert series, founded by the music journalist Bradley Bambarger, has been a beacon of adventurous programming in Greenwich Village. To celebrate its first anniversary, the series will run four consecutive nights, beginning on Thursday with three brief performances: a duo by the drummer David King and the saxophonist Chris Speed (at 7 p.m.); another duo, with the pianist Russ Lossing and the bassist John Hébert (at 8 p.m.); and a set by Futuredrone, led by the drummer Joe Hertenstein and featuring the violist Mat Maneri, the pianist Anthony Coleman and the bassist Ken Filiano (at 9 p.m.) At 8 p.m., Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street, West Village, (212) 242-4770, greenwichhouse.org; $20 per night. (Chinen)

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

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From The Squid’s Ear:

Joane Hetu – La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D’Humus
(Ambiances Magnetiques)

Marc Ducret Marc Ducret – Tower, Vol. 4
(Ayler Records)

Joe McPhee Joe McPhee – Variations on a Blue Line
(Corbett vs. Dempsey)

Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout Goyvaerts / Morgan / Buggenhout – White Smoke
(Creative Sources)

Lisa Ullen Lisa Ullen – Catachresis
(Nuscope)

Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos Rodrigues / Yamauchi / Santos – Three Rushes
(Creative Sources)

Upcoming Ron Anderson Shows

Ron Anderson (Molecules)
Ron Anderson (Molecules) (Photo credit: eye & ear)

From Ron Anderson:

Friday, July 13, 2013
2013 NYX Festival – 8PM
121 Ludlow, Second Floor New York NY 10002 USA (650) 400-5100
Price: $10 per set
Ron Anderson (guitar) Sylvie Courisier (piano) Chuck Bettis (electronics) Michael Evans (drums)

Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Prospect Range
Synthesizer duo! – Al Margolis & Ron Anderson – 8pm
1226 Prospect Ave Brookyn NY 11215
Price: $5+ donation
Synthesizer duo! – Ron Anderson, Al Margolis

SUBGENRE 2SUBGENRE 2SUBGENRE 2
Thursday, July 25th, 2013
Jack
SUBGENRE 2 – (An Evening of music curated by Ron Anderson) – Les Rhinoceros – Chris Pitsiokos, Weasel Walter, Ron Anderson – Valerie Kuehne – Merrill Clark – 8pm
505+1/2 Waverly Ave Brooklyn NY 11238 USA
Price: $10
This will be the second in a series of music events with Ron Anderson as curator.
The concept is to have four exciting, powerful, new or experiment, avant-goups or solo performers each from different musical genres. Each group or soloist is strictly limited to 30 minutes of performance time.

Sunday, August 4th, 2013
Silent Barn
Ron Anderson, Stuart Popejoy, Brian Chase – 8pm
630 Bushwich Ave Brooklyn NY 11206 US
Price: $10
Ron Anderson (guitar) Stuart Popejoy (bass, keyboard) Brain Chase (drums)

Saturday, August 17th, 2013
The Void
The Molecules, Upsilon Acrux and Innerds!
3519 Cajon Blvd., San Diego CA 92104
The Molecules, Upsilon Acrux and Innerds! which is Bobby Bray from the Locust and Brandon from Sleeping People’s.

Sunday, August 18th, 2013
The Smell
The Molecules and Upsilon Acrux!
247 S. Main St. Los Angeles CA 90012 US 213/625-4325
It has been a long time since The Molecule have played in Los Angeles, and we are very happy to be playing with Upsilon Acrux.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
The Uptown
The Molecules and Gentlemen Surfer – 8pm
1928 Telegraph Oakland CA 94601 US
The final concert of The Molecules tour du California with Gentlemen Surfer. http://jonbafus.com

Friday, September 27th, 2013
Experi-Mental Festival 5
The Molecules
1087 Broadway Brooklyn NY 11221 US
This will be our first concert of the East Coast tour.

– See more at: http://www.ronanderson-molecules.com/gig/#sthash.N3b7A8Ec.0CCyQhpe.dpuf

The Post-Jazz Jazz of John Hollenbeck

From the New Republic:

John Hollenbeck has the power to induce synesthesia. A precociously gifted but still underappreciated composer, arranger, percussionist, and leader of several musical groups of varying sizes and orientations, Hollenbeck makes music that sounds the way the world looks and feels in 2013. You can hear, in his work, the collapse of cultural borders, the shuffling of traditions and influences, the old and the new and the earthy and the urban and the proper and the wiseass, swirling in unstable but unstoppable motion. Hollenbeck is a musician for our time, our hour of seemingly (but not really) limitless access and crumbling (but obstinately enduring) classifications. If you haven’t heard his music yet, you have certainly seen and felt what it sounds like, every day.

John Zorn, Still Looking Ahead

Zorn
Zorn (Photo credit: febbrile)

From The Jewish Week:

Although his 60th birthday falls on Sept. 2, the downtown music guru John Zorn is really a mid-career artist; it isn’t easy to predict where his music will go, but his rare interviews are becoming models of concision. Zorn is so musically prolific, his projects so numerous and his ambit so broadly inclusive, he hardly needs to add much verbiage.