Newsbits: Daisy and Stein in Chicago / Tilbury on Bailey / Bang on a Can Review / Upcoming Detroit Show

Derek Bailey playing the guitar
Derek Bailey playing the guitar (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Chicago Reader covers recent activity by Tim Daisy and Jason Stein.

John Tilbury has prepared several tracks based on the works of Derek Bailey.

Bang on a Can at the Rite of Summer festival is reviewed.

At Trinosophes, 1464 Gratiot, Detroit, Fri, July 19, 2013 at 8pm, the Doomsday Philharmonic will perform Matt Endahl’s composition “Jacob’s Ladder”. Inspired by works of Anthony Braxton, Bill Dixon, Michael Mantler, Frederic Rzewski and others, “Jacob’s Ladder” is a large ensemble improvised piece in which the players organize themselves into small ensembles, according to the structure of four bases found in DNA.

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Free Jazz Blog Reviews

Chris Abrahams
Chris Abrahams (Photo credit: Threthny)

From Free Jazz:

Pat Metheny – Tap: John Zorn’s Book of Angels, Vol. 20 (Nonesuch/Tzadik, 2013) ***½
Perry Robinson, Zerang, Roginski, Zimpel – Yemen. Music Of The Yemenite Jews (Multikulti, 2012) ****½
Chris Abrahams and Magda Mayas – Gardener (Relative Pitch, 2013) ***½
Chris Abrahams – Memory Night (Room40, 2013) ****
Just not Cricket! Three Days of British Improvised Music in Berlin (Ni-Vu-Ni-Connu, 2013) ****½
Wojtek Jachna & Jacek Buhl – Tapes (Milieu L’Acéphale, 2013) ***½
Nate Wooley – (9) Syllables (Mnóad, 2013) ****